Iraq Vets, VVAW & S. Jersey VFP~ 3 Days of "A SEA of TOMBSTONES" **

Jason Washburn

Iraq Veteran Against the War, Marine Jason Washburn, places a Tombstone of a
fellow Marine

sea

The Sea of Tombstones is set up 6 times per year, for a total of 20 days

collaboration

It's a collaborative effort of Viet Nam Vets Against the War, Veterans For Peace of
South Jersey, and Vets of all eras, who all belong to Delaware Valley Veterans For America

Memorializing 3,860 KIA

A Sea of Tombstones, at Philly's Liberty Bell, memorializes the 3,860 KIA of our War
in Iraq.  Our "Cost of War" Display takes up nearly 3 acres on Fed land between the
Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, & the Constitution Center, attracting 10's of Thousands of
visitors, from around our Nation, and the world.
 
Jen Pacanowski

IVAW Combat Medic Jen Pacanowski, an Army Vet of Iraq.

Sunrise

Sunrise @ A Sea of Tombstones

parents

Parents adorn the faux Tombstone with flowers, flags, and hand written messages,
gaining a modicum of closure.  We play "Taps", and keep the mood solemn and hallowed.

taps

sea

Construction always begins on Friday morning, so we can 'splain OIF to school children tours.

DeValVets

About 40 Delaware Valley Veterans, S. Jersey VFP, IVAW, VVAW, & Code Pink take
shifts keeping visitors informed of The Cost of War.
 

Be Well, RAISE HELL !
Bill Perry
215-945-3350
Delaware Valley Veterans For America

Disabled American Veteran, VVAW, VFP, VFW, VVA