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Corvallis Area Progressive Events Calendar
- Veterans Deliver Letter to Special Climate Envoy John Kerry
- Changed your mind and want to get out of the Delayed Entry Program (DEP)?
- Stop Police Militarization. Abolish the 1033 Program.
- Task & Purpose: The Pentagon tried to bury an alarming survey about widespread racism in the ranks
Category Archives: Truth in Recruiting
If you signed up for the Delayed Entry Program DEP (or the Army’s “Future Soldiers Training Program”) and then changed your mind, watch out for recruiters who say you can’t get out of it, or that you must report to … Continue reading
Posted at Task & Purpose here, Jan. 28, 2021. What many of us have known for years…CONFIRMED! From the article: “Overall, about one in five active duty members (17.9%) indicated experiencing racial/ethnic harassment and/or discrimination in the 12 months prior … Continue reading
By Rory Fanning, Truthout.
“In order for soldiers to kill, racist indoctrination needs to be part of the training.” Continue reading
From Abby Martin and Mike Prysner, an Empire Files interview with USMC Afghanistan war veteran, John Motter. If you know anyone considering joining the military, offer them this. John does a wonderful job of describing his personal experience in the … Continue reading
Does your local high school have a JROTC program? Does the program use a shooting range? This 25-page report documents the danger of lead contamination associated with the military’s JROTC marksmanship program in high schools across the country. The research … Continue reading
A must read for those concerned with the increasingly heavy presence of military recruiters in our schools and at community events. This should be particularly interesting to parents of school-age youth, who are offered minimal information on how much the … Continue reading
The deceptive claims made by my recruiter were part of my motivation to visit high schools in lower-income towns and help educate students about the particular ways they might be misled by the recruiters in their schools’ hallways. By Emily … Continue reading
Wow, watch this…trust us. Ben’s fascinating narrative could easily apply to any of the world’s top-tier militaries and his personal reflections brilliantly illustrate a service member’s experience. Ever wondered… Why do people join? What’s the training like? How do the … Continue reading
Amazing stuff. Thank you, @VFPUK. Must see videos for Truth in Recruiting activists and VFP members and allies. The best presentation of the Veterans For Peace mission statement ever: And… Truth in Military Recruiting…if military recruiters target small children, counter-recruiters should complete … Continue reading
New school year…New Truth in Recruiting (TiR) opportunities. As the school year begins, the Linus Pauling Chapter is scheduling regular high school visits to help students considering joining the military make an intelligent decision. We hope to go one step further this … Continue reading