Iraq Veterans Against the War encourages Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve troops that have questions about the war to contact the IVAW GI Outreach Committee at [email protected] . Confidentiality is assured.
Know Your Rights
The chain of command may tell you that you "signed away your rights when you signed on the dotted line". However, even under regulations, that is not the case. Among many other political rights, you have the ability to both join and participate in IVAW. Click here to find out more.
Want to know more about joining? Click here.
GI Rights Hotline
A network of nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations who provide free and confidential information to service members about military discharges, grievance and complaint procedures, and other civil rights to include a toll free phone hotline (1-877-447-4487). Every member of the military should know about this resource. If you would like convenient pocket cards, either for yourself or for other members of your unit, contact [email protected] .
Appeal for Redress
The Appeal for Redress provides a way in which individual service members can appeal to their Congressional Representative and US Senators to urge an end to the U.S. military occupation of Iraq. The first Appeal signatures were delivered to members of Congress on January 16, to coincide with at the time of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January 2007. Appeal for Redress will continue to collect signatures until all active duty, Guard, and active reserve soldiers are out of Iraq. Click here for more information and to sign the appeal.