NEW YORK TIMES Mar 8th, 2017
"If our leaders are serious about making the Marine Corps the best it can be, and if they want to avoid repeated scandals, they must change the culture... this kind of behavior isn’t a joke or a normal part of building cohesion but a weakness — and a betrayal of our core values of honor, courage and commitment." - Alex McCoy
WASHINGTON POST Feb 24th, 2017
"Before the waivers were granted, Common Defense said the day-care cuts 'directly damage military readiness, and place an unacceptable burden upon service members and their families, who are already sacrificing so much for our country,' and 'undermine the military’s efforts to support military spouses building sustainable careers of their own.'”
BUZZFEED Feb 12th, 2017
Iraq War veteran Josh Manning speaks during a Martin Luther King Day gathering. “I’m a secular Jew,” he said. “Part of me didn’t want to come, though, because I’m not from Whitefish. But Montana is one big small town.”
CNN Feb 9th, 2017
“I think it’s our obligation whenever any service member is killed, when an 8-year-old girl is killed, when we lose the right to conduct ground operations out of country that has otherwise hosted special operations troops, I think it’s our obligation as Americans to be asking questions about what decision-making went into this.” - Perry O'Brien
TASK AND PURPOSE Jan 22nd, 2017
“My husband and son are military and Donald Trump has been so reckless... I hope that the veteran voice is recognized here, to say that the military community is no more hardened to the cost of war than the average citizen.” - Nicola Batts | Army spouse and mother of a soldier
ROLLING STONE Jan 21st, 2017
"As a woman, I feel I need to be vocal about oppression. As a veteran, I'm obligated to stand up for my rights and for the rights of others." - Jessica Allier-Lopez
BUZZFEED Jan 17th, 2017
“We’ve been fighters for a long time. I think the march has been stained by people saying, ‘Oh, this is just people who can’t take the end results,’” Campos-Palma said. “The march isn’t about ‘I’m against Donald Trump.’ The march is about abundance. I’m here, and we’re gonna do something, and you need to pay attention to us.” - Pam Campos
NEW YORK MAGAZINE Jan 12th, 2017
“I’m attending the march with a group of women veterans. I’ll march behind them, because I’ve been led by women before — and my big Marine Corps ego survived just fine. It’s time the country sees that following a woman’s leadership doesn’t make a man weak.” - Alexander McCoy
FOREIGN POLICY Dec 7th, 2016
"As a former Army intelligence soldier and then analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency, I believe that Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, the president-elect's pick for national security advisor, presents a clear and present danger to our national security."
NEW YORK TIMES Dec 3rd, 2016
“To ask employees to look for the .0001 percent chance of something when you have an actual emergency and dead Americans is beyond the pale,” said Joshua Manning, an agency analyst from 2009 to 2013.
U.S. UNCUT October 27th, 2016
"In perhaps the most explosive ad of the election season, female veterans are personally speaking out against Donald Trump’s misogyny and bluster."
NY DAILY NEWS Oct 4th, 2016
“What Donald Trump did was very, very, very damaging to the cause of getting people to seek treatment,” said Katherine Scheirman, a Manhattan resident who served 20 years as a military doctor in the Air Force. “It’s so frightening to think of him as our commander in chief.”
TAMPA BAY TIMES August 18th, 2016
A group of veterans protested at Sen. Marco Rubio's Tampa campaign office Thursday, demanding that he withdraw his support of Donald Trump... "The leaders within his party cannot support that kind of person for commander-in-chief," said Dessia Laxton-Reinke of Tampa. "He does not respect the sacrifices of American military families. He does not espouse the values that we defend."
NBC NEWS Aug 18th, 2016
"McCain avoided saying Donald Trump's name at a national security roundtable event in Phoenix, Arizona, but could not evade a bevy of Trump related questions, including one about a group of veterans poised to deliver 100,000 signatures to his office asking him to denounce Trump."
FOX 10 PHOENIX Aug 18th, 2016
"Military veteran Nate Terani joined other vets to drop off 110,000 signatures at Sen. John McCain's office earlier today, asking him to denounce Donald Trump because of his attacks on the Gold Star family of Humayun Khan, a U.S. soldier who died in Iraq."