Skip to comments.Vets for Freedom 'Four Months to Victory' Campaign
Posted on 07/12/2008 8:27:21 AM PDT by thinkingIsPresuppositional
Vets for Freedom 'Four Months to Victory' Campaign
On July 9, 2008, Vets for Freedom (VFF) kicked off a nationwide campaign entitled “Four Months For Victory.” This grassroots effort, combined with a $1.5 million media buy, will remind Virginians of the importance of success in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the War on Terror as a whole.
VFF was founded two years ago by combat veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Today, our organization carries membership of 25,000 in all fifty states. The Virginia organization has 350 registered members, as well as countless supporters. We represent the courage, conviction and commitment of the thousands of service members in the Commonwealth, many of whom are still on the front lines working every day to complete their mission-defeating al-Qaeda and Iranian backed militias in Iraq, and helping to stand up a stable, democratic, and allied Iraqi government.
Our country’s strategic victory in Iraq is essential to our national security. A premature withdrawal will have severe consequences and endanger-if not completely end-the progress being made by the Iraqi government and military. Evidence of this progress is seen in the following facts:
• Civilian casualties in Baghdad have decreased by 90% since June 2007
• Overall attacks in Iraq have dropped by 70% since June 2007
• The month of May 2008 marked an 86% decrease in American casualties as compared to May of 2007 - the lowest since 2003.
We are not advocates for an indefinite military presence in Iraq. We know our brave servicemen and women will return home with the honor befitting their service...
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