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Steve in Idaho Veteran's For Common Sense (1) Veteran's For Common Sense 31 Oct 02

This e-mail from the head of thsoe Gulf War Veterans trying to prevent another war in Iraq. If you are in Virginia, or near it, you may want to support them:

Dear friends,

I'm writing all of you who signed the Veterans for Common Sense
statement to invite you to an upcoming dinner on Monday, November 4 at 6:40 PM in Fairfax, Virginia. If you are in the area please make the time to come out and talk. We're going to be discussing strategies and what the future of our group should be. We've gotten a tremendous response in just the few weeks since our web site went up. We hope to see you there!

If you haven't done so already, please also let your friends know about our statement and have them sign on. We're looking to deliver it by Veterans Day (that will be part of the discussion on Monday).


Veterans for Common Sense Veterans Day Dinner, November 4, 6:30pm

Hosted by

RSVP: by Noon, November 4, 2000

Who: Gulf War veterans and supporters with questions and concerns
about another war against Iraq are cordially invited to a get-together dinner to discuss how we get our message out to other veterans, the public, the government, and the press

Date: Monday, November 4, 2002

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Place: China Gourmet Restaurant
9901 Lee Highway
Fairfax City, VA 22030
(703) 293-9898 restaurant

This is close to the Vienna metro station -- if you would like a ride
from the station, let me know and someone can pick you up.


1. Introduction of Founders & Veterans

2. Our Statement, our supporters, and recent press coverage

3. Dinner (Dutch Treat)

4. Veterans Day activities, including Press Conference and
delivery of VCS letter to White House

5. Future VCS plans, including organizing, publicity of veterans'
concerns, fundraising, and future meetings

6. Closing comments by Founders

Directions: China Gourmet is located about 50 yards East of the
intersection of Rebel Run and Lee Highway in Fairfax City.

From I-495 (Beltway), take US-50 West (Arlington Blvd). Go to Fairfax City. Pass through Fairfax Circle (street name changes to Lee Highway). You will see China Gourmet on your left. Make a U-Turn at Rebel Run (there is a sign for Fairfax High School). After the U-Turn, China Gourmet will be on your immediate right.

From I-66, take VA-123 (Chain Bridge Road) South. Turn left on US-50
(Lee Highway). Pass Rebel Run (there is a sign for Fairfax High School). The China Gourmet will be on your immediate right.

Thank you,

Veterans For Common Sense

Charles Sheehan-Miles
Midwest Book Review calls Prayer at Rumayla "a compelling novel." -
Preview Charles' upcoming novel Murphy's War

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