IRAQ VETERANS RUNNING FOR CONGRESS IN 2008

For Immediate Release
April 6, 2008

Iraq Vets for Congress Convene in DC:  ‘Fearless, Tested and Ready to
Lead’

Johnstown, PA – Republican Congressional candidate William Russell who
running against John Murtha, will be joining Tom Roughneen, Republican
candidate in the 7th District of NJ, in Washington DC at the National
Press
Club on Monday, April 7, 2008, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Tom Roughneen is
bringing together a group of Iraq War Veteran Congressional candidates
from
races throughout the country including Matt Salisbury, running in
Idaho,
Duane Sand, running in North Dakota, and Vincent Micco, running against
Steve Rothman in New Jersey along with other Veteran Candidates. The
National Press Club is located at 529 14th Street NW.  These candidates
are
meeting to show support for soldiers and also General David Petraeus
and
Ambassador Ryan Crocker who will be testifying before Congress early
next
week.  Refreshments will be served.

Iraq Vets for Congress is the brainchild of Congressional candidate
Kieran
Lalor, running in New York, an Iraq War veteran and a former Marine.
More
information on the various candidates can be found at
www.IraqVeteransForCongress.com. Kieran Lalor was featured on Fox
Television
regarding ‘Iraq Vets for Congress’ at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DPbyzRyY4c     

According to Russell: “Our common theme is that we have all served in
Iraq
or Afghanistan as citizen soldiers and are now looking to serve as
citizen
legislators.”

Russell is a husband, father, small business owner, and an American
Soldier.
He continues to serve in the Army Reserve after 28 years and has served
in
Desert Storm, the Balkans, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and was in the
Pentagon
along with his wife and unborn son on 9/11. His video is available at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVSFvbP8rs0

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