Shows featuring Sgt. Matthis Chiroux

  • On Veterans Day, Vets of Iraq and Afghanistan and their supporters Face Trial for Antiwar Protest Morganweb
    Today, on Veterans Day, we turn to the voices of veterans who are speaking out about the crimes they committed and the impact of the war on their lives. Ten antiwar veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and five civilians pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of disorderly conduct at a protest last month outside the final presidential debate. We speak to IVAW member Sgt. Matthis Chiroux,...
    November 11, 2008 | Story
  • Iraq Vet Calls on Antiwar Movement to Press President-Elect Obama for Immediate Withdrawal from Iraq Chirouxweb
    In the wake of Barack Obama becoming the forty-fourth president of the United States, we speak with Sgt. Matthis Chiroux, a member of Iraq Veteran Against the War. Sgt. Chiroux served in the Army until being honorably discharged last year after over four years of service, including in Afghanistan, where Obama has pledged to escalate the war. [includes rush transcript]
    November 05, 2008 | Story
  • Iraq Veterans Against the War Descends on Denver to Call on Democrats to Endorse True Antiwar Platform Ivawweb
    On Monday, IVAW delivered a letter to Senator Barack Obama’s DNC campaign headquarters asking that he endorse the organization’s three main points: the immediate withdrawal of all occupying forces from Iraq, full and adequate healthcare and benefits to all returning service members and veterans, and reparations made to the Iraqi people for the destruction caused by the US war and...
    August 26, 2008 | Story
  • US Army Sergeant Matthis Chiroux Refuses to Deploy to Iraq Chirouxweb
    Sergeant Matthis Chiroux served in the Army for five years, with tours in Afghanistan, Japan, Germany and the Philippines. Last month, Chiroux announced he would not deploy to Iraq. On Sunday, Father’s Day, the deadline for him to report for active duty expired. [includes rush transcript]
    June 17, 2008 | Story