Army Makes Case Against Enlisting

By David Swanson, from http://warisacrime.org/content/army-makes-case-against-enlisting Remarkably, the U.S. Army War College has published a report (PDF) that makes an overwhelming case against enlisting in the U.S. Army.  The report, called “Civilian Organizational Inhibitors to U.S. Army Recruiting and the Road Ahead,” identifies counter-recruitment organizations that effectively discourage young people from joining the military. This is the…

Don’t Let Smith Voc & Ag Kick out AFSC!

UPDATE (Jan 21): After a meeting last week with the administration, it appears that AFSC is likely going to continue to be prevented from accessing the school, but that AFSC is the ONLY group that has been prevented from doing so. Join us tonight. UPDATE (Jan 11): Read the Republican’s story about this situation. UPDATE (Jan…

Ann Jones

They were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars, The Untold Story Ann Jones is a journalist, photographer, and the author of eight books of nonfiction. She has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, and embedded with American forces in Afghanistan. Last week, she discussed her new…

Bridging the citizen-military divide

For many veterans returning home, the divide between them and their loved ones is sometimes too much for them to handle. With the work of the VEP, Veterans Educational Program, they have come to see how this divide is affecting the veterans and their loved ones.