Adam Kokesh was corporal in the marine corps and served in Falujah, Iraq. He was (other than) honorably discharged from the military because of his political activities and bringing a pistol back from Iraq. Since 2007 he is an American libertarian anti-war activist, independent journalist and a pod-caster. He has a youtubechannel called Adam vs the Man. The show started in July 2010 as a radio program on 1550 KRKE in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In April 2011, his show was picked up by RT America. After leaving RT Kokesh has continued his Adam vs. The Man pod casts and video reports independently on his website and YouTube channel.
His OpenCarry march on July 4th 2013 in Washington DC draw a lot of attention in the media, as well as the many arrests of Adam Kokesh during pro-marijuana demonstrations and dancing at the Jefferson Memorial.