An Army veteran who recently returned from Iraq will speak tonight in Ashland.

An Army veteran who recently returned from Iraq will speak tonight in Ashland.

Eli Painted Crow, who has served 22 years, speaks from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Inner Child Cafe, 310 Oak St., Ashland.

She will describe Turtle Women Rising, a planned gathering of one million women (and men and children who support them) drumming for peace Oct. 10-13 in Washington, D.C.