Read the Fall 2018 issue of On Watch, now online for all

Volume XXIX, Vol 3


Rescuing 17 Year Olds from Military Enlistment Contracts
NNOMY Counter-Recruitment Summit Report
Report on Selective Service Commission Hearings: Chicago
Personnel Provisions of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act
Thinking About MLTF’s Future
Members’ Thoughts on MLTF Future Priorities

On Watch Summer 2018 now online

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 member obituary: Jeffrey Segal

The MLTF is saddened to announce the death of long-time Task Force member Jeff Segal. A long-time Guild activist, Jeff joined the Task Force steering committee during the 1980’s, serving as our treasurer for many years. He brought keen political insights and…Read More »

Trump Trans Ban 2.0

The Trump administration is trying again to block most transgender individuals from serving in the US military. But the policy issued by Defense Secretary Mattis on Friday was almost immediately challenged in court. MLTF is working to fully digest the policy changes…Read More »

Countering Military Recruitment

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series  On Watch 29.1 Spring 2018

By Libby Frank In 2003, in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, our son, who was a senior at the time, approached us about the presence of military recruiters in the school. They had always been there but the juxtaposition of…Read More »

New Military Policy on Harassment

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series  On Watch 29.1 Spring 2018

By Kathleen Gilberd | On February 8, 2018, the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness issued a new overarching DOD policy prohibiting harassment. DoD Instruction 1020.03, “Harassment Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces,” establishes DoD policy governing all types of…Read More »