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PTSD and the Military : Soldiers Go AWOL to Get Help

Photo illustration by Jennifer Clampet / USAG Wiesbaden Public Affairs.Military health care inadequate:GI’s go AWOL for PTSD treatmentBy Dahr Jamail / December 13, 2009 MARFA, Texas — With a military health care system over-stretched by two ongoing wars in Afghanistan … finish reading PTSD and the Military : Soldiers Go AWOL to Get Help

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Fort Hood and the Prophetic ‘IF’

These battle-weary troops from the 1st Air Cav had just staged a “combat refusal” at the PACE firebase in Vietnam. There were also countless instances of “fragging” against officers by Vietnam GI’s. Photo from NAM – The Story of the … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Fort Hood and the Prophetic ‘IF’

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Special Delivery : Ft. Hood GI Gives Letter to Obama

Pfc. Michael Kern. Photo from Cynthia Thomas / Under the Hood Cafe.Stopping by the barracks:GI Michael Kern hands Obama IVAW letter What happened at Fort Hood has made it abundantly clear that the military mental health system, and our soldiers, … finish reading Special Delivery : Ft. Hood GI Gives Letter to Obama

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Prisoners of Conscience : U.S. Military Isolates War Resisters

Incarcerated anti-war GI and musician (above) Travis Bishop. Below, he is shown before his court martial at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas on Aug. 14, 2009. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.Army prisoners isolated,Denied right to legal counsel … finish reading Prisoners of Conscience : U.S. Military Isolates War Resisters

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Alice Embree : The Court Martial of Travis Bishop

Travis Bishop (right), before his sentencing. With (left) journalist Dahr Jamail and attorney James Branum. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.Anti-war GI Travis Bishop found guilty;joins Victor Agosto in Bell County jail I can not say that a … finish reading Alice Embree : The Court Martial of Travis Bishop

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Alice Embree : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

Victor Agosto, immediately prior to his Court Martial at Fort Hood, Texas. Seated on left is Agosto’s civilian attorney, James Branum. Photo by Cynthia Thomas / The Rag Blog.The Summary Court Martial of SPC Victor Agosto In an unscripted emotional … finish reading Alice Embree : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

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Victor Agosto : Soldier of Conscience Faces Court Martial

Victor Agosto speaks at Austin benefit for Under the Hood Cafe. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Soldier of conscience to be court-martialedSPC Victor Agosto refuses deployment and faces incarceration August 4, 2009 SPC Victor Agosto, a soldier stationed … finish reading Victor Agosto : Soldier of Conscience Faces Court Martial

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Refusing to Deploy : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

Victor Agosto and Jackie at Under the Hood Cafe in Killeen, Texas. Jackie made the sign for Victor who is facing a court martial for refusing to deploy to Afghanistan. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.GI resisters need … finish reading Refusing to Deploy : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

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Austin Iraq Vets : ‘Ain’t Gonna Study War No More’

Casey Porter. Photos by Sandy Carson / Austin Chronicle.Stop the Loss:Austin veterans turn away from Iraq and warBy Richard Whittaker / December 19, 2008 Eight years ago, Casey Porter and his father started rebuilding a ’68 Chevrolet Camaro. It was … finish reading Austin Iraq Vets : ‘Ain’t Gonna Study War No More’

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Fort Hood’s top NCO says he doesn’t want to fight

Command Sgt. Maj. Neil L. Ciotola, 1st Cavalry Division command sergeant major, participates in the casing of his division’s colors with Maj. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, 1st Cav. commanding general, during a Transition of Authority ceremony at the parade groundsin Baghdad.“We, … finish reading Fort Hood’s top NCO says he doesn’t want to fight

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