Tag: Bill Galvin

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 »

New Air Force CO Instruction

By | 06/30/2017
This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.2 Summer 2017

by Bill Galvin In April the Air Force issued a new conscientious objector Instruction (AFI 36-3204). While the Summary of Changes states, “This publication has been substantially revised and requires a complete review,” and there are some changes of significance, the overwhelming…Read More »

It is time to abolish draft registration and restore full rights to people of conscience

By | 07/07/2016

By Bill Galvin and Maria Santelli, Center on Conscience & War[1] This article was first published first publishing on Feb. 24, 2016 at worldbeyondwar.org. It was re-published with permission in the Spring 2016 issue of On Watch.  With the combat restriction for…Read More »