Tag Archives: Anti-War GIs

Jim Simons :
The 50-year lawyer: Defying the systems of power

I knew that what I would write would never be published by the ‘Bar Journal.’ So I happily write it for ‘The Rag Blog.’ Here I stand, though the road was not exactly what I expected. By Jim Simons | … finish reading Jim Simons :
The 50-year lawyer: Defying the systems of power

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

As long as there are people who will agree to fight to kill others for the whims of a nation state’s leaders, we will continue to have war. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 19, 2014 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

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Tom Hayden :
The negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Public opinion supports Bergdahl but Republicans and neocons are grumbling about his anti-war statements and rumors that he went AWOL. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2014 After the negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, I … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

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JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

Former Movement lawyer Cam Cunningham passed away this month. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Defending the Movement:Remembering Cam Cunningham In 1971 we cleaned out our firm bank account and took off by car to the May Day action … finish reading JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

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Susan Van Haitsma : Anti-War GI’s March in Killeen Vets Day Parade

Representatives of IVAW and Under the Hood Cafe marched in the Killeen Veterans Day Parade. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.The burdens of war:Anti-war GI’s on Veterans Day By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : Anti-War GI’s March in Killeen Vets Day Parade

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Alice Embree : War is Trauma but GIs Have the Right to Heal

“Stop the Deployment of Traumatized Troops.” Members of IVAW demonstrate in Washington, D.C., October 2010. Photo by Rose Marie Berger / rosemarieberger.com.Operation Recovery and Hoodstock IIIBy Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / September 28, 2011 The Austin Lounge Lizards … finish reading Alice Embree : War is Trauma but GIs Have the Right to Heal

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Nancy Miller Saunders : Jane Fonda and the ‘Home of the Brave’

Jane Fonda at the Oleo Strut GI Coffee House, Killeen, Texas, circa May 1970. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / Space City! Jane Fonda and the ‘home of the brave’ By Nancy Miller Saunders / The Rag Blog / August 11, … finish reading Nancy Miller Saunders : Jane Fonda and the ‘Home of the Brave’

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Scott Kimball and Aaron Hughes : Ft. Hood: ‘On Watch’ for Traumatized Soldiers

Memorial Day:Ft. Hood ‘Watchtower’ on lookoutfor mistreatment of soldiers with trauma By Scott Kimball and Aaron Hughes / The Rag Blog / May 30, 2011 FORT HOOD, Texas — Members of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), and representatives from … finish reading Scott Kimball and Aaron Hughes : Ft. Hood: ‘On Watch’ for Traumatized Soldiers

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Clare Bayard : Veterans and the Healing Process

AWOL soldier Jeff Hanks speaks about the effects of PTSD on his family, Nov. 11, near Ft. Campbell in Oak Grove, Ky. Photo by Robert Smith / AP.Healing from empire:Anti-war veterans redefine Veterans Day By Clare Bayard / The Rag … finish reading Clare Bayard : Veterans and the Healing Process

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Alice Embree : Making the War Personal at Under the Hood

Under the Hood GI Coffeehouse, Killeen, Texas. Photo from Under the Hood photostream / Flickr.We can’t give you anything…Making the war personal By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2010 We can’t give you anything but war, … finish reading Alice Embree : Making the War Personal at Under the Hood

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Jim Turpin : Military Suicides, PTSD at All-Time High

Under the Hood Café near Ft. Hood in Killeen Texas is a place where active duty GIs and veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan can discuss the debilitating effects of war. Photo from Under the Hood / Flickr.Texas’ Fort Hood sets … finish reading Jim Turpin : Military Suicides, PTSD at All-Time High

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Clare Bayard : Soldiers Charge Troops Unprepared for Deployment

Troops in Afghanistan: How prepared are they? Photo by Brennan Linsley /AP.Army Weak:Reserve members facing deploymentCharge their company not fit for battle By Clare Bayard / The Rag Blog / August 12, 2010 See ‘A call to action at Fort … finish reading Clare Bayard : Soldiers Charge Troops Unprepared for Deployment

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