"(Veterans) have a unique opportunity to continue serving here at home through our participation in this civic movement for change," said New York chapter president Andrew Johnson.
Of Scott Olsen, the veteran in Oakland, CA who sustained a fractured skull during a late-October clash with police.
"We are in solidarity not only with Scott Olsen, but in solidarity with the entire Occupy Wall Street movement."
"We swore to protect and defend the constitution of the United States of America..."
"We’re here to support the Occupy movement."
While the national average is 9.1%.
Today, the Occupy Wall Street movement got a booster shot from a week of less-than-positive press when dozens of Iraq Veterans Against the War marched in solidarity with both Scott Olsen and the Occupy movement as a whole.
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