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In My Experience: The Iraq War


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U.S. Army soldiers prepare to board an aircraft in Kuwait after leaving Iraq on December 14, 2011.
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U.S. Army soldiers prepare to board an aircraft in Kuwait after leaving Iraq on December 14, 2011.

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the United States' invasion of Iraq. As part of our "In My Experience" series spotlighting the personal stories of local residents, we'll talk with four people whose lives have been profoundly affected by the Iraq War.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Elizabeth Elias, military spouse whose husband served in Iraq in 2007-2008
  • Haitham Jasim, Iraqi immigrant and former translator for the U.S. Marines; he left Iraq in 2008 and now lives in San Jose
  • Karen Meredith, mother of Lt. Ken Ballard, who was killed in Iraq in 2004
  • Mike Liguori, U.S. Marine who served two tours in Iraq between 2004-2006

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