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'Military Voices Against Endless War' w/ Iraq Vets, Families, GI Resisters. Host

Sunday, May 29, 2005
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Not in Our Name Bay Area
Location Details:
King Middle School. 1781 Rose St. Berkeley


A Celebration of Conscience, Courage, Resistance and Truth in a Time of War

Sunday, May 29, 2005. King Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley. 6 PM

Featuring veterans of the Iraq War, military family members of service persons killed in Iraq, and military resisters, with short videos, music and award presentations

Hosted by National Slam Champion Poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph


Aidan Delgado - Army Spc Delgado will present an uncensored slide show on his six month assignment at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison (Florida)

Dr. Gene Bolles - chief of neurosurgery at Landstuhl Medical Center where he oversaw the treatment for thousands of US military casualties from Iraq (Colorado)

Camilo Mejia - Army Staff Sgt Mejia served a one year prison sentence for refusing to return to Iraq, citing the conduct of US troops towards Iraqi civilians and prisoners (Florida)

Cindy Sheehan - member of Gold Star Families for Peace, Cindy's son US Army Spc. Casey Sheehan was killed in Iraq April 4, 2004 (Vacaville)

Tim Goodrich - co-founder of Iraq Veterans Against the War, Air Force Airman Goodrich was stationed in Saudi Arabia (Los Angeles)

Stephen Funk - Marine LCpl Funk was the first military serviceperson to be imprisoned for publicly resisting the Iraq War (San Francisco)

Special musical guest Mat Callahan. "Courage to Resist" awards presented by 1991 Gulf War objectors Aimee Allison, Jeff Paterson, and Tahan K Jones.

Tickets, leaflets, and more information:
1-800-95-NOWAR ext. 710

Presented by Not in Our Name, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and Gold Star Families for Peace.

Endorsed and supported by Middle East Children's Alliance, Veterans for Peace, Global Exchange, Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, Bay Area United Against War, International Socialist Organization, and the Vanguard Foundation.
Added to the calendar on Tue, May 17, 2005 11:32AM
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