Podcast: “It was easier to kill people than lay down the gun” -Suel Jones

“I met the enemy, guess who it was? It was me. And it’s always true. And that saved me. That has really saved me.”

Podcast: “Disruption of the military was the major cause of US defeat in Vietnam” -Eric Seitz

Attorney Eric Seitz on defending war objectors, “Our efforts were better utilized representing people in the military who were beginning to stir.”

A GI rebellion: When soldiers said no to war

While student demonstrators drew more attention, many military draftees and recently returned veterans also protested the Vietnam war.

Podcast: After dropping antiwar leaflets over military bases from a plane, Susan Schnall

While on active duty, “We flew the plane and fliers over five military installations in the SF Bay Area,” explained the former Army “Peace Nurse.”

GI Resistance, Vets For Peace 2019 Convention, Spokane WA

Going to the VFP convention in Spokane? Don’t miss the GI Resistance panel, Friday, 3:30pm, featuring our Exec. Dir. Jeff Paterson.

Podcast: “All forms of resistance to an illegal and unjust war are fully justifiable” – Dee Knight

Dee Knight, who left the US to resist the Vietnam War from Canada, declares, “Don’t be afraid. Follow your conscience.”

Shut Down Creech Air Force Base 2019

Join us for 10 years of drone resistance at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, September 29 – October 5, 2019

A Necessary national apology to US troops from Presidents Bush and Obama

The US Congress can redress some of this pain by creating legislation for the Reparation for Soldiers in the Iraq conflict.

Podcast: “Everything we could think of to screw with the system” – Ray Parrish

“The fact that we were not shot encouraged us that this was not an unusual opinion … that Vietnam was just a bad idea in so many ways.”

Podcast: “Not something you go home and be proud of” – John Ketwig

“The vast majority of guys who were sent to Vietnam were sent against their will…coerced into the army and had a chip on our shoulders.”

Podcast: “It was easier to kill people than lay down the gun” -Suel Jones

Podcast: “It was easier to kill people than lay down the gun” -Suel Jones

"I met the enemy, guess who it was? It was me. And it's always true. And that saved me. That has really saved me." read more

Podcast: “Disruption of the military was the major cause of US defeat in Vietnam” -Eric Seitz

Podcast: “Disruption of the military was the major cause of US defeat in Vietnam” -Eric Seitz

Attorney Eric Seitz on defending war objectors, "Our efforts were better utilized representing people in the military who were ... read more

A GI rebellion: When soldiers said no to war

A GI rebellion: When soldiers said no to war

While student demonstrators drew more attention, many military draftees and recently returned veterans also protested the Vietnam war. read more

Podcast: After dropping antiwar leaflets over military bases from a plane, Susan Schnall

Podcast: After dropping antiwar leaflets over military bases from a plane, Susan Schnall

While on active duty, "We flew the plane and fliers over five military installations in the SF Bay Area," explained the former Army ... read more

GI Resistance, Vets For Peace 2019 Convention, Spokane WA

GI Resistance, Vets For Peace 2019 Convention, Spokane WA

Going to the VFP convention in Spokane? Don't miss the GI Resistance panel, Friday, 3:30pm, featuring our Exec. Dir. Jeff Paterson. read more

Podcast: “All forms of resistance to an illegal and unjust war are fully justifiable” – Dee Knight

Podcast: “All forms of resistance to an illegal and unjust war are fully justifiable” – Dee Knight

Dee Knight, who left the US to resist the Vietnam War from Canada, declares, "Don't be afraid. Follow your conscience." read more

Shut Down Creech Air Force Base 2019

Shut Down Creech Air Force Base 2019

Join us for 10 years of drone resistance at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, September 29 - October 5, 2019 read more

A Necessary national apology to US troops from Presidents Bush and Obama

A Necessary national apology to US troops from Presidents Bush and Obama

The US Congress can redress some of this pain by creating legislation for the Reparation for Soldiers in the Iraq conflict. read more

“There are a lot of turning points in my life — but [meeting Courage to Resist] was a turning point during my conscientious objection process.”

-Jacob Bridge, US Marine Officer, 2015 conscientious objector

Supporting the Troops Who Refuse to Fight

We’re a group of concerned community members, veterans and military families who support military objectors to illegal war and occupation and the policies of empire. Our People Power strategy weakens the pillars that maintain war and occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere by supporting GI resistance, counter-recruitment and draft resistance, which cuts off the supply of troops. We are autonomous from and independent of any political organization or party.

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-Bob Watada & Rosa Sakanishi, father & step-mother of former Lt. Ehren Watada, Iraq War resister

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