American Veteran Winter 2012 : Page 1
WINTER 2012 Letters To The Editor 2 F ROM B ATTLEFIELD T O 3 B REAKTHROUGH WITH V ERNICE A RMOUR Commander’s Commentary 6 Membership Matters 8 Service Corner 10 Hill Watch 12 2TQITCOU2TQſNG 14 From The Front 16 Outside The Wire 27 From National 50 Keeping Posted 56 COVER: This extraordinary mural was captured in 2011 during the (SBGmUJ PG 8BS 4VNNFS &YQFEJUJPO on Camp Adder in Tallil, Iraq. Near UIF BJSmFME BOE OFYU EPPS UP UIF BJSQPSU mSF EFQBSUNFOU�d; UIJT a;
memorial consisted of 3 medium-sized blast barriers with a silhouette PGBmSFmHIUFS�d;DBNFMT�d;B1SFEBUPS UAV and the famous ziggurat outside the post in Talil. At the base PGUIFnBHQPMFXFSFNPEFMTPGCPUI UIF 1FOUBHPO BOE 8PSME 5SBEF Center towers. This memorial was EFTUSPZFEXJUIUIFXJUIESBXPG64 Forces from Camp Adder. VETERANS TREATMENT COURTS: AMVETS National Commander Gary L. Fry, an ardent supporter of Veterans Treatment Courts, endorses Justice For Vets, the nation’s only veterans organization exclusively committed to en-suring that veterans involved in the criminal justice system have access to Veterans Treatment Courts and the D ene ſ ts, services and treatment they have earned. 30 42 GRAFFITI OF WAR: As the Graf ſ ti of War 2 roject launches its 18-month National Gallery Tour, American Veteran Mag-azine tells the story of GoW’s mission to form a bridge of understanding between those who have endured the horrors of war and the rest of the world. Learn more about the groundbrea M ing Graf ſ ti of War 2 roject at www.graf ſ tiofwar.com.
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