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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

November 29, 2007

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What It’s About:

(From the website mission statement):  The mission of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is to ensure the enactment of policies that properly provide for our Troops & Veterans, keep our military strong, and guarantee our national security for the purpose of a stronger America. We uniquely empower Iraq & Afghanistan combat veterans to use their credibility and experiences to speak truth to power, shape public opinion, and place a priority on these issues.

How Henry Helps: 

Henry has referenced the site in several interviews.  Interview with founder Paul Rieckhoff and fellow Iraq War veteran Jason Lemieux on The Henry Rollins Show (EPISODE 310 – FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH 2007).  He also donated signed merchandise for the IAVA’s First Annual Fall Benefit in New York.

To Find Out More:

Visit the Operation Truth / Iraq and Afganistan Veterans of America Official Website

Visit founding author Paul Rieckhoff’s personal website and learn more about his book, “Chasing Ghosts”