GI's, Veterans & Military Families Against the War
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US Marine Corps Reservist Stephen Funk (right) was court-martialed and imprisoned for his public stand against killing and war
photo credit: http://www.rcnv.org/rcnv/sfunk.htm For background on Stephen Funk's case: www.join-snafu.orgA selection of articles, letters, and actions in support of military personnel and their families who are opposing unjust wars
SNAFU, Support Network for an Armed Forces Union, went to Jacksonville, No. Carolina near Camp Lejeune to accompany the mother of Stephen Funk, a young marine serving 6 months in the brig for refusing to go to Iraq and speaking out about it. They demonstrated and showed a video about depleted uranium to community college students there. Their efforts struck a chord in the population, most of whom are dependent on the military and have been exposed to combat and depleted uranium.
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GIs Petition Congress To End Iraq War
CBS News Online
The APPEAL FOR REDRESS GIs will be on 60 Minutes tomorrow (Sunday, Feb 25, 2007)) evening.
'The soldiers, sailors, air force members and marines who signed the "Appeal for Redress" to Congress asking for an end to the occupation of Iraq will be interviewed on 60 minutes on CBS Sunday night, Feb. 25, 2007.
The url http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/02/22/60minutes/main2505412.shtml
of CBS News Online gives more information about their struggle.
A.N.S.W.E.R. Files Freedom Of Information Act Request with The Department of Defense and the CIA For the Release of the Withheld Evidence of Abuse of Prisoners Held in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo
RESISTANCE: IN THE EYE OF THE AMERICAN HEGEMON Published by SWANS web magazine Read at http://www.swans.com/library/art10/iraq/index.htmlA collection of articles on the occupation of Iraq by 20 authors and activists, including some known at this IAC site like Michael Parenti, Denis Halliday, Greg Elich, Rania Masri and the IAC's own Sara Flounders and John Catalinotto, who collaborated to write an article on: Depleted Uranium The Pentagon Betrayal Of GIs And Iraqis (Swans - February 2, 2004) Students at Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, N.C., watched the video, their eyes opened wide. Many of the students there are active or former military personnel from nearby Marine Camp Lejeune, enrolled for career retraining. The video, Metal of Dishonor: the Pentagon's Secret Weapon, exposes the dangers of the depleted uranium (DU) weapons currently being used by the U.S., most recently in Iraq. ... for more of this article, click on http://www.swans.com/library/art10/iraq/flounders.html
From: GIs Scoff At Re-Enlistment Bonus
Associated Press January 8, 2004 BAQOUBA, Iraq - At a checkpoint on the barren plain east of Baqouba, word of a new U.S. Army plan to pay soldiers up to $10,000 to re-enlist evoked laughter from a few bored-looking troopers. "Man, they can't pay me enough to stay here," said a 23-year-old specialist from the Army's 4th Infantry Division as he manned the checkpoint with Iraqi police outside this city 35 miles northeast of Baghdad. His comments reflect a sentiment not uncommon among the nearly two dozen soldiers in Iraq who have spoken with The Associated Press since the Army announced the increased re-enlistment bonuses for soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait on Monday. Full article: http://www.military.com/NewsContent/0,13319,FL_bonus_010804,00.html?ESRC=e b.nl
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