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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

YouTube Speaks Out: Let's Help Our Vets!

So, now that we're outraged at the news out of Walter Reed, what to do? ReluctantRedneck has started a campaign asking us to speak out, write, phone, podcast, or record a video reply to the treatment of our returning vets at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Here's his call:

The video responses he's already received are pretty moving, so I've included some of them in extended.

Click on 'Article Link' below tags for more...

Don't forget to rate these vids up here.

lewismdmx, a Desert Storm vet, is passionate and angry:

diverkev, a military veteran who receives care from the VA in Hawaii (of course!), is thoughtful and slowly works his way into a really moving commentary:

stukeck is a Vietnam vet who advises, "Don't ask our government to do something that you're not willing to do yourself...I think we should all get off our backsides and find those folks who need our help in our local communities..."

What do you have to say about it?

[UPDATE Apr 1, 2007]: Although not a direct response to ReluctantRedneck's call for vodcast replies, I just recorded my first YouTube call-to-action video last week, and it fits well here:

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