Monday, March 24 EL BARRIO starting 5:00 PM, 103rd & Lexington Ave.: Army Recruiting Station facing Ortiz Funeral Parlor; questions Gloria E. Quinones <geq339 At earthlink.net>
Monday, March 24, MIDTOWN 6:00 PM on west side of Fifth Ave. btw. 49th & 50th Streets;
<joan.wile AT grandmothersagainstthewar.org> (possibly with Vets For Peace)
Monday, March 24 in STATEN ISLAND 7:00 until 8:30 PM at St. George Recruiting Center & Post Office, 45 Bay Street near the ferry. www.icasualties.org Mourn 4,000 U.S. soldiers killed and over 1.5 million Iraqis. Various groups: 718.309.7458, 347.524.5631 <statenisland @ mds-nyc.org>
Monday, March 24 WHITE PLAINS nowarwestchester.org Chuck Bell — 914 830 0639
Tuesday March 25 UNION SQUARE NYC at 6:30 PM (south plaza & steps) — The long-planned American Friends Service Committee “day after” vigil. Bring candles & pictures if possible. Questions 212.598.0958 <IBieri at afsc.org>. http://www.afsc.org/4000
Wednesday, March 26, Teaneck 4:30-7:00 pm with 5:00 pm press conference & reading of the names of the troops from New Jersey and Iraqi people killed Mark the death of over 4000 US troops and 1 million Iraqis — National Guard Armory Teaneck Road and Liberty Road. Frequent buses right to armory from Port Authority or GWB bus station.
Noting the burden placed on military families, the vice president said the biggest burden is carried by President George W. Bush, who made the decision to commit US troops to war, and reminded the public that U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan volunteered for duty.