Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War. read more
Join the 2019 Global Climate Strike Sept. 20-27; youth-led actions Sept. 20. Militarism is killing us and our planet. Resist extinction. read more
Largest producer of greenhouse gases on Earth? US Military -- Anti-militarism themed images for social media. It's time for a rebellion read more
Trump Admin has unleashed ICE in unprecedented ways. Military forced to support concentration camps, as well as border deployments. read more
"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
Attorney Eric Seitz on defending war objectors, "Our efforts were better utilized representing people in the military who were ... read more
While student demonstrators drew more attention, many military draftees and recently returned veterans also protested the Vietnam war. read more
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
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Dee Knight, who left the US to resist the Vietnam War from Canada, declares, “Don’t be afraid. Follow your conscience.”
Join us for 10 years of drone resistance at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, September 29 – October 5, 2019
The US Congress can redress some of this pain by creating legislation for the Reparation for Soldiers in the Iraq conflict.
“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.”
“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.”
I said, “This is fucked up.” And he said, “You’re just having a little thing.” And I said, “No, it’s not okay.” I said, “We don’t belong here.”
On organizing with the American Serviceman’s Union: “I thought, what could I be doing that’s more effective than helping the GIs organize to stay out of this war.”
“Four of us from the same platoon desert[ed] together, which is the ultimate military crime,” shares Ward Reilly, US Army Vietnam era GI resister
“It’s very hard for people to believe that their country would try to kill them,” explains former National Guard member Zels Johnson.
“I told my command officer that I wasn’t going to, I was refusing my orders [to Vietnam] … In his rage, he thought if he court-martialed me, he’d have to stay in the Army past his discharge date.”
Berkeley, California: Report and photos from the 13th Annual “Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day” and Peace Flag raising.
Air Force vet, intel analyst turned anti-war activist arrested and charged with violating the Espionage Act.
Emergency support needed at the Venezuela Embassy in DC – “Their coups failed in Venezuela so they are trying one here.”
Michael Uhl led a combat intelligence team with the 11th Infantry Brigade in Vietnam during 1968-69. Afterwards, he helped expose the Phoenix Program.