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We were once in that position ourselves, some of us quite recently. We know what it feels like to be caught up in strange and brutal wars not of our own making, and not clearly in the interests of our nation.
By Courage to Resist. March 15, 2015 Please donate today to support the troops who refuse to fight! The Courage to Resist March 2015 national newsletter (PDF) is arriving in mailboxes across the country this week. In this issue you can read about active duty Marine...
In 2005, Creech Air Force Base secretly became the first US base in the country to carry out illegal, remotely controlled assassinations using the M Q-1 Predator drones, and in 2006, the more advanced Reaper drones were added to its arsenal.
Presentation by JEFF PATERSON, former Kaneohe Bay Marine who publicly refused to deploy to the Gulf War.
“Spring Rising” is four days of creative resistance; theater, teach-ins; rallies and marches marking the anniversary of the United States.
Seeing the planes going into the Twin Towers made me feel like the planes were crashing into my heart when they went into the building. “I couldn’t understand why they would do that. When it was said that they hated our freedom, it was all I needed to hear.” Jake graduated from High School in 2007 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. There, he enrolled in Naval ROTC. When he graduated from college, in 2011, he also graduated as the Honor Graduate in the Commissioning Class at NROTC at CU, Boulder.
That’s why it’s necessary to keep both eyes open. This way you have some ability to track targets and establish 360 degrees of awareness.
He was stationed in Guantánamo Bay from March 2006 to March 2007, and was the Sergeant of the Guard the evening that three detainees died.
Some of the more common threads we see among these COs are an adoption of a vegan diet and gravitation toward Libertarianism that lead them to conclude that war is wrong.
By the American Civil Liberties Union. December 15, 2014 We will never know the names of so many of the CIA officers who spoke out against torture. They were among the brave men and women throughout the government who challenged the brutality approved at the highest...
Yesterday, in a military courtroom at Fort Carson, Colorado, military war resister Sara Beining was sentenced to time already served in pre-trial confinement, and a “bad conduct” discharge.
US war resister seeking asylum in Germany recently received great news from the EU’s top court prior to his upcoming immigration hearing
He was sent to Iraq in 2004, and was left paralyzed by a bullet on the fifth day of his deployment. In 2008, he explained that “many of us volunteered with patriotic feelings in our heart.
Supporters and friends are welcome to attend the hearing. It will take place at the Fort Carson courthouse.
This law enforcement bulletin was recently released in response to a Freedom of Information Action (FOIA) request. Most interesting to us is the citation of federal law (18 U.S.C. 2388) in an effort to paint our work as lawless.
Courage to Resist is a proud endorsing organization of the School of the Americas Watch’s 25th anniversary vigil at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
To our brothers and sisters in the Missouri National Guard: We are writing to you as active-duty U.S. service members and veterans, most of us having served in the Iraq war.
Just over one year ago, September 14, 2013, Beining was stopped for a traffic offense and held on an outstanding military warrant.
Courage to Resist. September 25, 2014 For years, drone usage has been sold to the American public as a safer option, potentially eliminating the threat of danger to US forces and protecting innocent civilians. An unnamed former Air Force imagery analyst and drone war...
Every day at least a dozen US military veterans take their own lives, with some estimates at over 22. In the end, these will far outnumber the fatalities on the far away battlefields.
We are more than 50 Israelis who were once soldiers and now declare our refusal to be part of the reserves. We oppose the Israeli Army and the conscription law.
“This guy is basically a hero, and he should be permitted to give care to detainees that is ethically appropriate,” Crider said.
The U.S. destroyed Iraq. Sending U.S. troops and/or weapons again cannot improve the situation. It can only cause more unnecessary death and destruction.
Iraq veterans warn Obama: Military intervention in Iraq will be a disaster. Read more at popularresistance.org