Category: On Watch Content

Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

By | 10/31/2017
This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

By David L Parsons Published by The University of North Carolina Press Page Count: 176 Publication Year: 2017 Website   Reviewed by Matthew Rinaldi The U.S. military, during its war in Vietnam, witnessed such a high level of disintegration that Col. Robert Heinl…Read More »

A Note on “The Vietnam War” Documentary series

By | 10/31/2017
This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

By Jim Klimaski Got my invitation to the preview of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new documentary. So I went. The ticket, which you had to pick up at the Kennedy Center just before the showing, gave you an indication to where this…Read More »

Department of Defense issues new CO instruction

By | 10/31/2017
This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

By Bill Galvin On July 12 the Department of Defense issued a new regulation for the adjudication of conscientious objector applications (DODI 1300.06). The new regulation is essentially the same, mostly word for word identical, but the Instruction itself has been rearranged.…Read More »

Veterans #Resist

By | 10/31/2017
This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

by Rena Guay Since election day, an anti-Trump movement has arisen and grown, as the president’s unstable, unconstitutional, racist, and simply bizarre pronouncements and policy-by-Tweet have jolted Americans into action to defend minorities, the sick or disabled and even democracy itself. Collectively,…Read More »

On Watch Fall-Winter 2017, 32-page double issue, now online

By | 10/31/2017

Veterans And The Trump Resistance,
DoD Updates Instruction On Conscientious Objection,
Updated MLTF Guide To Challenging Military Sexual Violence,
MLTF Update On Transgender Service Ban,
Guidance On Servicemember Dissent,
On Watch 40 Year Retrospective,
Concerns About Ken Burns PBS Vietnam War Series,
Book Review: Dangerous Grounds,
NLG Convention Report

MLTF’s ‘Challenging Military Sexual Violence’ guide gets update and promotion campaign

By | 10/02/2017
This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

MLTF’s memo “Challenging Military Sexual Violence: A Guide to Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policies in the U.S. Armed Forces for Servicemembers, MSV Survivors and Their Advocates” has been updated and republished.