Anti-war veterans holding convention in Oregon
The Associated Press
Posted : Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 21:45:41 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 300 military veterans are gathering in Portland this week for the annual conventions of Veterans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against the War, two groups that oppose the nation’s wars.
The topics will include post-traumatic stress disorder and efforts to free Bradley Manning, the former military intelligence analyst imprisoned following accusations by the government that he provided secret military and diplomatic documents to Wikileaks, The Oregonian reported. (continued at link below)