Category: News

MLTF anti-racism committee

Working against racism and white supremacy in the military is one of MLTF’s priority areas. Committee activities include: Monitoring military policies on racial discrimination and white supremacy Evaluating and critiquing military regulations on discrimination, white supremacy and related issues Developing know-your-rights materials…Read More »

Free Speech in the Military – The Case of Cpt Alan Kennedy

by James M. Branum In the messaging put out by US military recruiters, one common theme is that the military “protects freedom,”[1] but unfortunately the military itself does a poor job of protecting the rights of its members to engage in their…Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to weigh constitutionality of male-only draft

“Worst news in years for opponents of the draft and draft registration” Editor’s Note: Due to the timely and critical nature of this article, which was included in the Summer 2021 issue of On Watch, we are bypassing our usual 30-day hold…Read More »

CLE Training: The Limits of the Illegal Orders Defense and Possible Alternative Protections Under Military Law during the 2020 Presidential Election and its aftermath

Topic/Background: During the last four years of the Trump administration, we have seen a growing use of military units in politicized ways against civilian populations in this country, including in the deployments to the US border and the more recent deployments of…Read More »