Immersing himself in the lives of the conscientious objectors
of Camp 56 has changed him permanently, McQuiddy said.
Religious/secular motivations among conscientious objectors
to military service.
Despite a tradition of exemption for those who belonged to pacifist religious groups, those who were of no religion, non-traditional religion, or even simply of a non-pacifist faith were generally denied conscientious objector
25) Although the statute exempts conscientious objectors
from combat service, those granted conscientious objector
status must still serve the U.
Others grounded their defense of conscientious objectors
in their understanding of the Baptist identity.
The Conscientious Objectors
suffered for refusing to fight while millions of their countrymen were giving their lives.
He told the court it was his right to avoid combat training while he was applying for conscientious objector
Army last year, has said that he wants to leave the military, claiming he is a conscientious objector
because Islam is a peaceful religion and his God does "not give legitimacy to the war" in Afghanistan, Iraq or elsewhere.
While serving in Iraq with the 320th Military Police Company of the US Army, Aidan Delgado's newfound adherence to Buddhism and his witness of abuses at Abu Ghraib led him to apply for and receive conscientious objector
status and to later become an active participant in the anti-war movement.
The poems have been chosen from Stafford's earlier works by poet, teacher, and former Marine officer (one of the first to be honorably discharged as a conscientious objector
during the Vietnam War) Fred Marchant.
The early success of the conscientious objector
project developed into a collaborative book project based upon the interviews.
After seven months stationed in Heidelberg, Germany, Webb decided he could no longer live with himself if he stayed in the Army, so he applied for honorable discharge as a conscientious objector
(CO) under Army Regulation 600-43.
She enlisted three years ago, and in 2004 she requested conscientious objector
When I first joined the Army, I enlisted as a conscientious objector
Kevin Ramirez, coordinator for the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
, a group that advises and supports those in the military seeking the conscientious objector
status, long ago accepted the business of the military's recruiting.