New president, same war in Iraq

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Not ready, not there!

The command was issued by borough peaceniks, who rallied outside the National Guard recruitment office in Bay Ridge to protest the deployment to Iraq of the reserve military force, whose motto is “Always Ready, Always There.”

Organized by Peace Action New York State, marchers departed from the Bay Ridge library, 7223 Ridge Boulevard, and walked to the recruitment facility at 4th Avenue and 85th Street, where they set up a table of information and handed out anti−war literature to passers−by.

Established in 1636, the National Guard is the oldest unit of the United States Armed Forces, and among the nation’s longest−enduring institutions able to trace its history back to the earliest English colonies in North America where colonists organized their own defense by mobilizng able−bodied male citizens into militias.

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: