Image20-year-old Army M1 Armor Crewman with1st Cavalry Division. Enlisted 2003, received an honorable discharge as a conscientious objector November 2005 after serving in Iraq October 2003 to August 2004. “I was punished with a field grade article 15 for anti-war statements I had made on a website… I informed my chain of command that I was a conscientious objector and refused to carry my weapons for the remainder of my time in Iraq.”