Image24 year old PFC and combat engineer Kyle Snyder deserted in 2005 while on mid-tour leave from Iraq, after witnessing war crimes by American soldiers. He turned himself in at Fort Knox in October 2006, but went AWOL again after “the Army reneged on its promises” to discharge him. He has spoken many times in the U.S. and Canada against the war and military recruiting. He is now seeking permanent residence status in Canada.