“The only thing I’m proud of was my involvement with the anti-war movement,” Mike Turek, Vietnam Era Air Force.
Mike Tork joined the Navy before turning 18 and served in Vietnam with the Mobile Riverine Force (1966-1967).
“… and they asked my friend and I did we want to go to Chicago the next day for a Black Panther rally. That was the night I became a revolutionary.”
“You know what Commander, I’m not going to be doing that … I don’t know if you’ve noticed it over here, but we’re not the good guys,” declared Lt. Gene Marx to his XO in Vietnam. “I wasn’t over there defending anybody’s freedom.”
“There was a lot of guilt that I didn’t have the courage to stand up on the day that we killed those people,” explains Paul Cox. “But I decided I’m not gonna be quiet anymore. And I haven’t been quiet since.”
“It wasn’t like I planned to be a resister or a troublemaker or anything of the sort,” explains Randy Rowland, an organizer of the “Presidio 27 Mutiny.”