By Courage to Resist. June 10, 2008

Matthis Chiroux spent five years as an Army journalist and was honorably discharged in 2007. In early 2008, he was recalled to active duty and ordered to deploy to Iraq on June 15, 2008. Chiroux has publicly stated his intention to refuse to deploy. He spoke with Courage to Resist from Washington, DC.

{mp3}chiroux1{/mp3}Part One, 16:00 min.

{mp3}chiroux2{/mp3}Part Two, 14:30 min.


To donate to IVAW’s Legal Fund to support Matthis and other servicemembers who are refusing to support the occupation of Iraq, go to and select “Legal Fund” under special projects. If you would like to send a message of support to Sgt Matthis Chiroux, email