National Depleted Uranium Conference
When: Saturday, May 19, 2007
Where: East Tennessee State University in Johnson
It's happening! Saturday, May 19, a
major conference on depleted uranium is scheduled
for East Tennessee State University in Johnson City,
Tennessee. There is no registration cost, so you can
afford to travel and bring your friends. Military
personnel, especially those who have been in Iraq
and Afghanistan, are mos! t welcome to help us
strategize next steps. There is a Camp DU tenting
option for those who choose just across the road
from Aerojet Ordnance, one of the primary
manufacturers of DU penetrator cores for the 120 mm
Abrams tank shells. Saturday parking for the
conference is free on campus and there are various
eating places near Room 102 in Rogers Stout Hall,
where we will be meeting, next to the Sherrod
Major Doug Rokke, PhD, has been the Pentagon expert
on depleted uranium. Cathy Garger writes eloquently
on the issues of depleted uranium munitions.
Mohammad Daud Miraki, PhD, is an articulate speaker
and author of Afghanistan After Democracy. These
three lead off the day at 9:00AM, EST, and will be
followed by break out groups that grapple with next
steps in this nonviolent campaign to stop the
production of depleted uranium weapons.
It is past time to expose the horrors of DU to the
US public and put together a plan to stop its use.
Come join us in this major step. Alert and invite
media to cover this event. Christian Peacemaker
Teams is sponsoring a DU Delegation that runs from
May 18 - 27. This conference is an integral part of
this international delegation. To join the
delegation, go to cpt.org and check links to
delegations and registrations.
Questions? Contact either Linda Modica at
or 423-676-2925, or Cliff Kindy at the above email
Blessings of peace to your days!
Help the US become Radiation Free by 2033!