Acacia Park IVAW sentry-duty-a-thon

On Friday November 16 until Sunday November 18, the Colorado Springs chapter of IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR will be manning a “Tower Guard” in Acacia Park downtown. This will be a 12-hour a day vigil atop a scaffolding guard post, a motif pioneered earlier this year in DC by veteran Evan Knappenberger, minus assault rifle, minus orders to shoot anything that moved. This weekend local IVAW soldiers will stand atop their own guard tower and all are invited to visit and show their support. It’s a brave thing for these ex-soldiers to come out against the war in [Ft]Carson Springs. Let’s encourage them!
Evan Knappenberger keeping a 7-day Tower Guard vigil in Washington DC September 2007

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2 Responses to Acacia Park IVAW sentry-duty-a-thon

  1. Avatar Vigilante says:

    Acacia Park! Makes me feel homesick! (a little)

  2. Avatar pallas says:

    What a powerful statement. IVAW are my heroes! Thanks for the story and picture!

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