VFP workshop

With Agustin Aguayo, Mark Wilkerson, & Steve Mortillo presented by Courage to Resist & IVAW

At the Veterans for Peace 2007 National Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, "Veterans’ Truth – Gateway to Peace" August 15-19.

"Supporting GI Resistance" presented by Courage to Resist and Iraq Veterans Against the War. Thursday, August 16th at 4 pm in the East Room of the Holiday Inn Select, St. Louis.

Workshop panel featuring:

  • Army Spc. Mark Wilkerson, Iraq veteran recently released after nearly seven months in the Ft. Sill, OK brig for refusing to redeploy to Iraq.
  • Army Spc. Agustin Aguayo, Iraq veteran recently released after nearly eight months in a U.S. military brig in Germany for refusing to redeploy to Iraq.
  • Army Spc. Steve Mortillo, Iraq Veterans Against the War organizer.
  • Jeff Paterson, Marine Gulf War resister and Courage to Resist organizer.

This workshop is a networking and learning opportunity for those involved, or interested, in the G.I. resistance/solidarity movement which is made up of organizations and people engaged in work ranging from military counseling, to legal advocacy, to political campaigns in support of public resisters and their families.

The goal of this workshop is to contribute to the collective base of support for the growing anti-war movement inside the military today.