ImageIn May, 2008 U.S. Army combat vehicle driver and conscientious objector, Robert Weiss was sentenced to 7 months brig time for refusing to deploy to Iraq. When asked why he deserted and refused deployment, Weiss replied “I had no intention of boarding the flight, your honor,” he said to Judge Peter Master.

“..I believe they would have transitioned me to a Stryker [combat vehicle] driver position.”