Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan featured testimony from U.S. veterans who served in those occupations, giving an accurate account of what is really happening day in and day out, on the ground.
This four-day event brought together veterans from across the country to testify about their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan – and present video and photographic evidence. In addition, panels of scholars, veterans, journalists, and other specialists gave context to the testimony. These panels covered everything from the history of the GI resistance movement to the fight for veterans’ health benefits and support.
Jeff Englehart, Iraq War combat veteran
Garett Reppenhagen, Iraq War combat veteran
Ronn Cantu, active duty blogger
Camilo Mejia, Iraq War resister and Chair of the IVAW Board
Kelly Doughtery, IVAW Executive Director
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