A.W.O.L. in Canada: Darrell Anderson (Video)
Darrell Anderson talks about his decision to go AWOL and  flee to Canada 

Deserter defies mom in return to U.S.  
Iraqi war vet faces court martial, jail, in bid to speak out against Bush 

Mother `can’t talk him out of it’ but understands need to `heal himself’
by  Phingo Gombu, Toronto Star, September 8, 2006

Army deserter wants to return to U.S., mother says
Darrell Anderson, the young Lexington soldier who deserted to Canada last year after being wounded in Iraq, wants to come home. 
by Jim Warren , Lexington Herald-Leader, September  7, 2006

Not Shooting our Heroes: It’s a Start 
The U.S. government hasn’t shot military deserters since World War II (progress), but are we yet ready to recognize Iraq War deserters as heroes fighting on the front lines for our nation’s soul? by Peter Laufer, posted on The Huffington Post, September 10, 2006

You wouldn’t catch me dead in Iraq 
Scores of American troops are deserting — even from the front line in Iraq. But where have they gone? And why isn’t the US Army after them? Peter Laufer tracked down four of the deserters.  by Peter Laufer , Sunday Times Magazine UK, August 27, 2006

 We Shall Not be Moved
Some joined the US military as a patriotic duty, some to better themselves, but the horrors of serving in Iraq, including Abu Ghraib, changed everything. Deserters tell Gary Younge why they had to quit. by Gary Younge, The Guardian UK , August 26, 2006