My husband joined the Navy in March of 1999 and within thirty months we were engulfed in a war that would last the rest of his military career. When his ship pulled out of New York Harbor on 9/11, I never dreamed that we would still be at war when he retired in November of […]
What Top Gun Says About the Iran Nuclear Deal: Streyder for Inkstick
Executive Director Sarah Streyder penned an Opinion piece for Inkstick Media linking the blockbuster movie of the summer, Top Gun: Maverick, and the need for the Iran Nuclear Deal. Like the movie, this piece is a must see.
Military Families Support Re-entry to Iran Nuclear Deal
Time is running out. Latest reports tell us that this is our last chance to rescue a vital diplomatic deal. Now is the time to act to prevent an unnecessary war. Secure Families Initiative urges decision makers in Washington to support a negotiated re-entry into the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known […]
Why Nuclear Policy Matters to Military Families
Last week marked 100 days since the current presidential administration began. Rejoining the Iran Nuclear Deal was one policy that many expected to happen by this benchmark, but hasn’t happened. We thought this would be a good opportunity to reflect on U.S. nuclear weapons policy and why it matters to military families like us.
6 National Security Issues for Military Families to Follow in the Biden Administration
By: Janessa Schilmoeller. 2020 has been filled with unexpected challenges, and the recent election cycle was no different. This election was especially difficult for members of our military community who went to great lengths to have their votes counted. Despite the challenges of voting during a global pandemic, the United States saw record turnout, with […]
The Future of US-Iran Relations is on the Ballot
I know. 2020 has been the longest year in human history. What I’m about to say will sound like I’m talking about a lifetime ago, but bear with me… Remember January?