Pat Elder was a co-founder of the DC Antiwar Network (DAWN) and a member of the Steering Committee of the National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth, (NNOMY). Pat is currently involved in a national campaign with the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom project, Military Poisons, investigating on U.S. military base contamination domestically and internationally. Pat’s work has prominently appeared in NSA documents tracking domestic peace groups.
Pat Elder - National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth
Tough Times for Military Recruiting
How COVID-19 is impacting the Delayed Entry Program and threatening the health of recruits. By Pat Elder / National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth, NNOMY - June 8, 2020 - Leer la versión en español COVID-19 has profoundly impacted the way the military finds new soldiers. The recruiting command was caught unprepared to face the pandemic and is facing a challenging new reality. ...
First-person Shooter Games, the US Military, and Serial Killers
Pat Elder - May 23, 2018 - Both Nik Cruz, the Parkland shooter, and Dimitri Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the Santa Fe shooter, were emotionally distraught because of girls who rejected their advances. They ...Tags
Military Recruiting And How To Confront It
Pat Elder | Originally published in Popular Resistance - June 29, 2017 Wars start in our high schools and this is where we can end them. This year the Army’s goal is to recruit 80,000 active duty ...Tags
Military Enlistment Ruins Lives
Pat Elder | Counter-Recruit Press | November 2016 The military is the scourge of the American experience. Our military is a scourge on the American experience. Forty percent of those recruited every ...
The US Military, Like Ancient Rome's, Is Trying to Secure a Dying Empire
Mark Karlin | Originally published in Truthout - February 19, 2017 Delving into the underbelly of the US military, longtime antiwar activist Pat Elder reveals how military recruiters are assisted by ...
SkoolLive - School Jive - A new, interactive digital invasion of our high schools by corporations and the military
Pat Elder - For years DOD recruiting commanders have attempted to circumvent student privacy protections that are designed to shield minors from the wholesale transfer of student information from ...Tags
Halt the military invasion of Catholic schools
By Pat Elder - During the Second Battle of Fallujah in November 2004, 1st Lt. Jesse A. Grapes saved the lives of three wounded marines in his platoon by entering a burning house, where he ...
Military testing in the nation's high schools is a violation of student privacy
Pat Elder - During the last year or so about half of the states have enacted legislation aimed at protecting student privacy. Meanwhile, President Obama has called for a Student Data Privacy Act, ...
A Military Whitewash Campaign
Pat Elder - The National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy - A bill that would have protected the privacy of Connecticut's school children was recently defeated by the Democratically-controlled ...TagsState Representative Jack Hennessy | SB 423 Bill | National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy | Lt. Colonel Michael D. Coleman | Connecticut | Career Exploration Program | ASVAB-CEP | Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery | FERPA | Connecticut Coalition to Protect Students Privacy | asvab test | Pat Elder
Statewide ASVAB Option 8 Bill SB 423, Advances in Connecticut
Pat Elder - We’re working with the ACLU of Connecticut to pass SB 423, a bill that would protect the privacy of high school students who take the ASVAB. On March 19, 2014, SB 423 passed the ...