Marching Home: A Conference on the Iraq War & Its Consequences for Veterans

Venue: Rutgers University Student Center

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 05, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 07, 2007
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Marching Home is the first major conference on the Iraq War that is focusing on veterans' experiences and issues, with dynamic workshops to bring together veterans, students, and community members.It opens FRIDAY NIGHT with notable Iraq War Veteran, former marine and military recruiter, Jimmy Massey.

SATURDAY is being kicked off with an Opening Plenary on the Discussion of the War Inside the Military with Liam Madden, co-founder of Appeal for Redress, a campaign of military service members to halt the war, and retired Colonel and former diplomat Ann Wright who resigned in protest against the invasion of Iraq. This will be followed by a number of workshops including: "Navigating the VA: How to get what you deserve," “Coming Home: Transition and PTSD”, "Military Recruitment and Youth," "Women and the Military” with former Brigadier General Janis Karpinski, "Effects of Depleted Uranium," “The Humanitarian Costs in Iraq” and many more (see the website for a complete listing).SATURDAY NIGHT, 8:00PM Remo Conscious, Evan Greer, and Son of Nun are droppin beats not bombs at a free live concert hosted by Universol.SUNDAY, we will have a strategy session where vets, students, and others can talk to each other and set goals.There will be food!

Please reserve your spot by October 1. Register online at Coming from afar or planning on staying the weekend? Contact us about possible housing options at

Sponsored by Rutgers Against the War, Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War, and others. See website for complete listing of sponsors and endorsers.


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