The announcement comes as several related aspects of U.S. military policy are intersecting early in President Obama's second term.
Military families gave Tammy Duckworth a hero's welcome as the congressional candidate who lost both legs walked to the speakers platform.
With prayer and song, dozens of supporters saw anti-nuclear weapons campaigner Susan Crane back to prison.
A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.
One by one, they threw their medals toward the generals and statesmen behind the high barricades surrounding the NATO Summit in Chicago.
Carrying furniture from a foreclosed home through the streets, protesters marched on Citibank and the Cook County Sheriff.
The city's huge Latino community linked what the military alliance is doing worldwide to the violence and foreclosures they face in their neighborhood.
Right off the bat, the war in Afghanistan and U.S. military spending are two of the biggest items people are rejecting.
After a protest led by a young atheist, a federal judge has ordered the removal of an inappropriate prayer banner from a high school auditorium in Rhode Island.
They came to celebrate election victories in Ohio and across the country, the surging recall campaign in Wisconsin and the spreading Occupy movement.