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MLTF has several active committees that are open to members and friends. The best way to get involved with the MLTF’s work is through committee projects. Contact us for more information. In interested, fill out this form and we will get back…Read More »
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 »
NLG’s International Committee, with some imput from MLTF, crafted this statement on recent US actions in Iran, issued today by our parent organization, the National Lawyers Guild. Excerpt: “We call on our members and all people of conscience to mobilize in opposition…Read More »
The MLTF has updated its Discharge Upgrades memo to include important changes in Discharge Review Board and Board for Correction of Military Records policies. Several Department of Defense memoranda written in the last three years encourage the Boards to give more “liberal…Read More »
The Task Force engages in ongoing legal research, education and support work, and offers a number of resources designed to aid understanding of military law, the role of the military in a free democracy, and the rights of military personnel and veterans.…Read More »
By David Gespass Donald Trump has put the issue of criminal behavior on the battlefield squarely before the world with his pardons of 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and Maj. Matthew Golsteyn and his ensuring that Chief Edward Gallagher will retire as a…Read More »
The Military Law Task Force was formed in the 1970s in Washington, D.C. when Jim Klimaski, Mike Gaffney, and Keith Snyder first began publishing ON WATCH. In 1978, Kathy Gilberd became chair and the office was moved to San Diego, California. The…Read More »