Veterans Day: Shawna Foster and Emily Yates

November 12, 2012 – Segment 3

In honor of Veterans Day, we speak with US National Guard veteran Shawna Foster and US Army veteran Emily Yates.They are part of Iraq Veterans Against the War, which, along with the Civilian Soldier Alliance, recently held its annual convention in Baltimore. We spoke to them about their experiences in the service, the challenges that women face in the military, and the Right to Heal campaign, which seeks to keep traumatized service members from deploying.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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