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. 

New guidance on discharge upgrade applications related to mental health, TBI, sexual assault and sexual harassment

By | 08/30/2017

The Department of Defense has issued a new guidance on discharge upgrade applications based on mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.  In the past few years, the department has issued guidance for consideration of post-traumatic stress disorder…Read More »

On Watch Summer 2017 issue now available

By | 07/30/2017

Hazing and Bullying in the Military
New Air Force CO Instruction
DOD Transgender Policies To Be Delayed?
Chelsea Manning Released – Rejoicing Tempered By Reality
Report On GI Rights Hotline Annual Conference
MLTF Contingency Planning For Warfare
In Memory of Teresa Panepinto
MLTF Members Recognized As “Champions Of Justice”

Hazing and Bullying in the Military

By | 07/30/2017
This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.2 Summer 2017

Bullying and hazing are extremely serious problems in the military, but DoD and service regulations provide important protections for victims. In recent years, considerable public attention has focused on hazing and bullying within the military, particularly in the Marine Corps. Media and Congressional…Read More »