Month: November 2011

New access to old discharge upgrade manual

By | 11/28/2011

The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center at Yale has put David Addlestone’s  Military Discharge Upgrading, and Introduction to Veterans Administration Law: A Practice Manual, along with its 1990 supplement, online at http://ctveteranslegal.org/resources/. Although the manual is dated, it is still an excellent resource when…Read More »

Army Times article notes troops’ presence in Occupy movement, cites MLTF

By | 11/19/2011

An article was published in the November 18, 2011 issue of Army Times, Navy Times, et. al. (Gannett-owned publications that serve the military community) that highlighted how off-duty servicemembers and veterans are participating in the Occupy movement across the country. ‘Occupy’ protests…Read More »

Bay Area workshop on servicemembers’ rights to protest, Nov. 15

By | 11/08/2011

SAN FRANCISCO – On November 15, a workshop will be held on servicemembers’ right to protest and related issues. Sponsored by Bay Area Military Law Panel of the National Lawyers Guild, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Veterans for Peace, the GI Rights Hotline – SF, Courage to Resist, and Swords to Plowshares. Panelists will include Steve Collier, Teresa Panepinto, Rai Sue Sussman, and Jane Kaplan will serve as moderator.