MLTF responds to SCOTUS decision on Transgender ban

As 2019 began, the administration’s attempt to ban military service by transgender people was blocked by four nationwide injunctions in Washington State, California, Washington D.C. and in Maryland. In November, 2018, the Justice Department had petitioned the United States Supreme Court and…Read More »

Curl up by the fire with the Winter 2018 issue of On Watch

Volume XXIX, Vol 4

Contents

Deployed to the Border: A Test of Conscience for Service Members
Military Equal Opportunity Policies
New Navy Policy on ‘Other Designated Physical and Mental Conditions’
Army Captain Under Scrutiny for Tweeting Facts About U.S. Military
Update on Military Transgender Policy
Report from 2018 NLG Convention in Portland
Member News

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

Volume XXIX, Vol 3

Contents

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 »