Joey King


Joey King, board member of Veterans For Peace, discusses the pretenses and lies that got us into war in oil-rich Libya; laying odds on whether Obama will admit a mistake or send in ground troops to make it much worse; how veterans against war and Rep. Ron Paul show conservatives that being antiwar isn’t just for Lefties; and how Veterans For Peace is building up their membership and adding new chapters.

MP3 here. (19:59)

Joey King was Distinguished Military Graduate from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. He graduated from the following Army schools: Airborne, Ranger, Pathfinder, Air Assault, Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, Jungle Expert, and the Infantry Officer’s Mortar Platoon Officer’s Course. He served with the 82nd Airborne Division and the Airborne unit in Vicenza Italy. He was a platoon leader and company executive officer. He resigned from the active army in July 1987 and later resigned from the Reserves saying:

“I, 1LT (First Lieutenant) Joey B King SSN# ——-, wish to resign my commission in the Individual Ready Reserve as soon as possible. My 6-year obligation ended 1 Dec 90, however, I was unable to resign at that time due to the Iraq War. I am resigning because of a personal conviction that war is an unacceptable means of resolving differences among nations.”

Joey B. King, First Lieutenant Infantry

Since leaving the Army, Joey has been active in various causes including the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Truth-in-recruiting, Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking, Veterans Day Parade, Stop the Bombs, and the School of the Americas Watch. He also participated as an international election observer in El Salvador March 09. Joey is chair of Veterans For Peace Middle TN

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