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"Oh, never mind" update, April 7, 2017. After taking a year off, I've been back on staff part-time for a couple months now. Melissa Keith recently stepped down from her manager role (but continues to contribute as a collective member). We're currently looking for...
Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist January 1, 2016 In order to better focus our time and energies on our core mission of supporting war resisters (including Chelsea Manning), Courage to Resist is closing our online shop that has featured shirts, stickers, posters,...
Did Sgt. Bergdahl walk away from his post in Afghanistan? Yes, by his own account he did so, in order to bring attention to poor leadership which he believed was endangering his fellow soldiers.
Aside for forcing us to regularly evaluate and summarize our efforts, the point of these newsletters is to help us raise funds to sustain our work in support of the troops who have the courage to resist.
By Courage to Resist Courage to Resist salutes these four recent service members – with 20-years of drone warfare experience between them – for their courage to resist our nation's endless drone warfare. Thank you Brandon Bryant and Michael Haas (15th Reconnaissance...
No televised sporting event escapes celebration of the troops. Networks treat viewers to stars and stripes covering entire football fields.
Courage to Resist is proud to have contributed to this historic effort, which was organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War, KnowDrones.com, Veterans for Peace, and World Can’t Wait.
“A tremendous amount of courage is required to oppose the Iraq War as André Shepherd did”, declared Rudi Friedrich today for Connection e.V.
Now these convictions will follow me thru to any parole/clemency hearing forever. Was expecting to be in min custody in Feb, now years added.
Fantastic three minute video produced by Veterans for Peace UK, directed by Price James, written by Darren Cullen, and featuring Matt Berry.
By Courage to Resist. July 24, 2015 Please donate today to support the troops who refuse to fight! The Courage to Resist August 2015 national newsletter (PDF) is arriving in mailboxes across the country in the next few days. In this issue you can read about the new...
New crowd-funding campaign for Chelsea Manning’s legal fees now underway! -Trevor Timm, Freedom of the Press Foundation
Chelsea Manning contingent was awarded the highest honor, “The Absolutely Fabulous Overall Contingent”.
With Conscientious Objectors and War Resisters from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.
We turn now to developments in the case against Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was held in Taliban captivity for five years after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009.
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.