Category Archives: MLTF Publications & Resources

New memo on Dissent policies published, Military Psychiatric Policies updated

Newly published: A new memo on Military Dissent Policies and an update to Military Psychiatric Policies. Both are available in two formats: to be read online, with responsive sizing, or as a PDF for download and printing. If you need a printed copy, or would like to order multiple copies, please contact us.

Fall 2016 issue of On Watch now online

The Fall 2016 issue of On Watch (PDF) is now available for the general public.


  • New Military Transgender Policy
  • 2016 NLG Convention Report
  • GI Rights Network Conference 2016
  • Chelsea Manning Update
  • Announcements

Spring 2016 issue of On Watch now online

The Spring 2016 issue of On Watch is now available for the general public.

On Watch Spring 2016 Vol. XXVII No. 2


Trends in Conscientious Objector Cases
Maria Santelli

Hobby Lobby and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act: New Arguments for Military Conscientious Objectors?
Deborah Karpatkin and Peter Goldberger

Cushing v. Tetter: Still a Good Tool in the Box
Alison Carter

It Is Time to Abolish Draft Registration and Restore Full Rights to People of Conscience
Maria Santelli and Bill Galvin


Winter 2016 issue of On Watch now online

The new issue of On Watch is now available for members of MLTF, subscribers and friends.

On Watch Winter 2016 Vol. XXVII No. 1

  •  Women in Combat: A historical and political analysis of “change” in the U.S. Armed Forces by
    Kathy Johnson and David Gespass
  • Military Sexual Assault Policy Updates by Kathleen Gilberd
  • MLTF Resources on Military Sexual Violence
  • When the Mother’s Military Status Punishes the Child (FERES doctrine) by Deborah Karpatkin
  • The Military after Don’t Ask Don’t Tell by Jeff Lake
  • Announcements

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December 2014 issue of On Watch now online

The latest issue of MLTF’s quarterly newsletter, On Watch, released to members and subscribers about a month ago, is now available to the public.

On Watch December 2014 xxv No.3  (PDF)

  • Secularism the new face of CO
  • Adjustment disorder discharges
  • Op-Ed: On Modernizing the US Nuclear Arsenal (republished from
  • 2014 NLG Convention Report
  • Stopping militarization of public schools ( see
  • News & Notes

Titles in bold indicate that the content is published online in addition to in the PDF version of On Watch linked above.