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By Debra Sweet Brian Terrell of Voices for Creative Non Violence writes, “Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III authorized RPA aircrews to log combat time when flying an aircraft within designated hostile airspace, regardless of the aircrew’s physical location.” We already knew that members of the National Guard units are federalized […]

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Come to our exciting panel! We Are Not Your Soldiers: Learn to Talk Students Out of Signing Up for War Veterans with World Can’t Wait’s We Are Not Your Soldiers project present what they do in a typical high school classroom where students are considering joining the U.S. military. Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans relate their […]

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By Lyle Jeremy Rubin From The Nation I am a veteran of the Afghanistan war, and I refuse to stop bearing responsibility for my past. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have been wrangling over who is more qualified to be president. Amid the choreographed sparring, there is a story of substance that deserves recognition. In […]

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By Rory Fanning From TomDispatch | Original Article An Ex-Army Ranger Finds a New Mission Early each New Year’s Day I head for Lake Michigan with a handful of friends. We look for a quiet stretch of what, only six months earlier, was warm Chicago beach. Then we trudge through knee-deep snow in bathing suits […]

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“The Boys Who Said No” is a documentary film in-progress on the young men imprisoned for resisting the draft during the Vietnam War.  We’ll be posting more on the film so keep checking here.  Also, please visit the website for the film and visit and like the Facebook page.

By David Swanson From worldbeyondwar.org | Original Article Bring spray bottles of pink liquid to military recruitment offices and displays. Spray them. Tell potential recruits: Be all that you can be. And this could be you. “Pink mist. That’s what they call it. “When one of your mates hasn’t just bought it, “but goes in […]

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By Lyle Jeremy Rubin From aeon.com | Original Article Jacob Bridge is a popular lieutenant in the US Marines who woke up one day with an urgent need to leave the military. Why? First Lieutenant Jacob Bridge is stationed in Hawaii as a logistics officer. He started Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the University of […]

By a Vietnam war veteran From revcom.us | Original Article I am writing to revcom.us/Revolution because this is the one place that consistently stands with the people of the world against all forms of oppression and for a radically different and far better world. The reason for this letter is the current wave of patriotism, […]

The assassination order is given while coffee cups sit on desks in a whitehouse room. The target is chosen based on intelligence-often-wrong. They have his cellphone number to track him down and the drone is ready in the sky. The young soldier slept badly last night–he remembered the last strike. The kids. Collateral damage. A […]

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By David Swanson From davidswanson.org | Original Article U.S. military recruiters are teaching in public school classrooms, making presentations at school career days, coordinating with JROTC units in high schools and middle schools, volunteering as sports coaches and tutors and lunch buddies in high, middle, and elementary schools, showing up in humvees with $9,000 stereos, […]

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By Sarah Grey From Truthout | Original Article When he got home from Iraq, Hart Viges began sorting through his boyhood toys, looking for some he could pass on to his new baby nephew. He found a stash of G.I. Joes – his old favorites – and the memories came flooding back. “I thought about […]

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Sharleen Leahey performs “Who Killed Joey” with Maire and Amy of Virago at the Coalition for Peace Action rally in Princeton, New Jersey in March 2011 to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. Sharleen wrote the song for the veterans and mothers who tell us the truth about war. Words & […]