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- 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
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The Federal 1033 program allows any federal, state, or local law enforcement agency to acquire military weapons from the Pentagon. According to Defense Logistics Agency reports, neither the Corvallis Police Department nor the Benton County Sheriffs Office participate in the … 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
This story first appeared in Responsible Statecraft, January 20, 2020. By Lawrence Wilkerson, Col., USA, Ret. “The collapse of the Libyan state has had region-wide repercussions, with flows of people and weapons destabilizing other countries throughout North Africa.” This statement … Continue reading
…or PR. Don’t believe for a minute that the Pentagon is trying to save the planet by using solar panels on roof tops and bio-fuels in their jets.
Veterans For Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter member, Joel Inman, wrote the following letter to the Corvallis Gazette-Times editor. It was published May 7, 2017. We believe Joel presents a case that would appeal to fiscal conservatives and libertarians as well. … 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
Originally posted at TomDispatch.com, November 22, 2016 Introduction by Tom Engelhardt It couldn’t be stranger when you think about it (which few here care to do). In the latter part of the twentieth century and the first years of this … Continue reading
After sowing chaos for a decade, the Obama administration is expanding the military’s imperial footprint throughout Africa, Asia & more of the Middle East. Source: US Planning New Military Bases In Middle East, Asia, And Africa
Vietnam was a mistake and the scene of countless atrocities…but not according to the new and improved version coming from the Pentagon. US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, October 16, 2014 Excerpt: Now the Pentagon is planning … Continue reading