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Iraq War veteran Justin Ford spoke at a rally held outside the Capitol Building in Washington DC on Thursday, July 28, 2011. Justin Ford, of Tallahassee, Florida, is a former Army Sergeant and an Iraq and Kosovo War Veteran. He currently serves as a Regional Field Director for Operation Free in New Mexico. The rally to "Save the American Dream" was organized to tell Democrats to stand strong against Republican debt ceiling proposals that cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid while keeping keep tax breaks for millionaires, billionaires and oil companies. Participants included major labor unions such as AFSCME, CWA, AFGE, Teamsters, and various progressive groups such as Move-On, Rebuild the Dream, Jobs with Justice, Gray-Panthers and Code-Pink. (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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