Featuring Tom Wilber & Jerry Lembcke — “The POWs who came out against the war … as far as anything they said … they did so as a matter of conscience.”
May 13, 2021
“I challenged the army … This time I did dissent and went to the stockade,” shared Steve who joined the Army to organize against the war from within.
May 10, 2021
“I was objecting to the abuse of prisoners [and] forwarding complaints … I had issues with how prisoners were being tortured at Guantanamo.”
April 14, 2021
Capt. David Wiggins went on a hunger strike, publicly resigned his commission, and eventually stopped obeying all orders while deployed for the Gulf War.
March 30, 2021
“We did not renounce the use of those constitutional rights simply because we were soldiers” – Andrew Pulley of the “Fort Jackson 8” anti-war GI defendants.
February 17, 2021
Inspired by the Vietnam Era GI Resistance Movement, Jonathan co-founded Appeal for Redress so that active duty US military personnel could speak out.
February 11, 2021
His traumatic experiences in heavy fighting in Iraq during Desert Storm led Charles Sheehan-Miles to become a conscientious objector.
October 23, 2020
Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars. “It’s not about a matter of being a coward… like all non-violent action, it takes a lot of rigor.”
“As an Army veteran, I’m so glad there’s an organization like Courage to Resist that really cares about people in the military and brings the whole community together in support of the heroes that follow the call of conscience and resist war…”
-Aimee Allison, 1991 Gulf War objector, community organizer