GI Press & Organizations
- Ad Hoc Committee of Veterans for Peace in Vietnam founded.
- New York City - Veterans for Peace founded.
- New York City - Vietnam Veterans Against the War founded.
- Berkeley - First issue of The Bond published.
- New York City - Committee for GI Rights founded.
- Richard Perrin publishes antiwar statement in The Bond.
- Chicago - First issue of Veterans Stars and Stripes for Peace published.
- Pfc. James Chung publishes antiwar statement in The Bond.
- US Navy reportedly warns its personnel in South Vietnam to avoid peace groups whose members would try to induce them to desert.
- American Servicemen’s Union founded at Fort Sill.
- Chicago - First issue of Vietnam GI published.
- Columbia - Fred Gardner opens first GI coffeehouse, the UFO.
- Fort Sam Houston - 7 black GIs (Kenneth Calloway, Tyrone Exum, Alton Jones, Chip Maxwell, Robert Meek, Ronald Saunders, Zacchary Scott) distribute pamphlet that said in part: "What happens when, or rather if, a brother comes back from Vietnam? He still has to be bothered by the same old honkie racism. On Christmas leave, a train of GIs stopped in Texas. Some black troops went into a restaurant to eat, but were made to sit in the 'Black Section' or to take the food outside and eat. One brother sat at the 'white' counter for forty-five minutes to an hour and wasn't served. He was wearing the uniform of the U.S. Army, but he was still black."
- Fort Benning - Three GIs (Pfc. Maury Knutson, Pfc. Thomas Wake, Pfc. Andrew Holloway)send letter of support to the ASU.
- Paris - Terry Klug, Cornell Hiselman, G Wuerth, Dick Perrin and Philip Wagner hold press conference to announce the publication of ACT.
- Berkeley - First issue of The Ally published.
- Paris - First issue of ACT published
- San Francisco - GI Association founded.
- Berlin - First issue of Where It’s At published.
- Toronto - Union of American Exiles founded.
- Killeen - Oleo Strut Coffeehouse opens.
- Summer of Support announces plans to open GI coffeehouses and projects in military towns across the country.
- Fort Knox - First issue of Fun Travel Adventurepublished.
- Fort Leonard Wood - First issue of Pawn’s Pawn published.
- San Francisco - First issue of Task Force (San Francisco) published.
- A panel of active-duty GIs and Vietnam veterans speak about the importance of organizing GIs at a national conference called by the Student Mobilization Committee.
- Seattle - GI-Civilian Alliance for Peace founded.
- Fort Gordon - First issue of Last Harass published.
- Tacoma - Shelter Half coffee house opens.
- Fort Lewis - First issue of Counterpoint published.
- Fort Campbell - First issue of Flag in Action published.
- Los Angeles - GIs and Vietnam Veterans Against the War founded.
- Fort Sheridan - First issue of The Logistic published.
- Fort Knox - Leaflet announcing GI teach-in distributed.
- Fort Dix - First issue of The Ultimate Weapon published.
- Oak Knoll Naval Hospital - First issue of The Underground Oak published.
- Cherry Point NAS - First issue of Head-On! published.
- Fort Sam Houston - GIs publish pro-panther pamphlet supporting “Black Power.”
- Fort Jackson - GIs United Against the War in Vietnam founded.
- New York - First issue of GI Voicepublished.
- Washington DC - First issue of Open Sights published.
- Fort Eustis - First issue of Rough Draft published
- Fort Devens - First issue of Top Secretpublished.
- Oxford and London - Union of American Exiles in Britain founded.
- Los Angeles - First issue of About Face published.
- Fort Polk - First issue of Fort Polk GI Voice published.
- Servicemen’s Peace and Freedom League founded.
- “Echo Mike” coffee house opens.
- Oxford - First issue of The American Exile in Britain published.
- Senior US militry commanders order investigations into reports that militant black power groups such as the Black Panther Party might be organizing and recruiting among the troops in Vietnam.
- GI Defense Organization publishes advertisement in The New York Times titled “Don't let the Pentagon Court-Martial the First Amendmant.”
- Fort Ord - First issue of As You Were published.
- Fort Huachuca - First issue of Huachuca Hard Times published.
- San Francisco - First issue of The Looper(San Francisco) published.
- San Francisco - First issue of Marine Blues published.
- Carmel - First issue of Reveille published.
- GIs United file suit asking the Federal Courts to declare “that American soldiers, citizens in uniform, have the same constitutional rights as all other Americans.”
- Washington DC - First issue of OM The Servicemen’s Newsletter published.
- Wright Patterson AFB - First issue of USAF published.
- Fort Hood - First issue of The GI Organizer published.
- Fort Sheridan - First issue of Dull Brass published.
- London - Ad Hoc Presidio Stockade Committee founded.
- Fort Dix - Spec/4 Allen Myers, editor of The Ultimate Weapon, petitions to be allowed to distribute the paper openly on base.
- Fort Eustis - Editor of Rough Draftapplies for permission to legally distribute paper on-base.
- First issue of American Deserters Committee Newsletter published.
- Travis AFB - First issue of Eyes Left published.
- San Francisco - First issue of Final Flight published.
- Chanute AFB - First issue of A Four Year Bummer published.
- Fort Lee - First issue of Spartacus published.
- Los Angeles - First issue of Up Front published.
- Evanston - Earth coffee house opens
- Vietnam - GIs serving with the 101st Airborne publish Statement in Support of Presidio 27.
- Fort Eustis - Editors of Rough Draft, petition to distribute paper on-base.
- Heidelberg - First issue of The Graffiti published.
- Jeff Sharlet, founder/editor Vietnam GI, dies of cancer in Miami.
- Camp Lejeune - Bob Kukiel requests permission to distribute the Bill of Rights and the GI paper Head-On on-base.
- Fort Meade - Antiwar leaflet distributed on-base.
- New York City - First issue of GI Press Service published.
- Fort Jackson - Committee of Fort Jackson Conscientious Objectors founded.
- Beaufort MCAS - First issue of Chessman published.
- Amori-Ken, Japan - First issue ofHair published.
- El Paso - First issue of Up Tight published.
- "Free the Fort Dix 38" petition distributed in GI papers across the country.
- Fort Huachuca - David Egan, the Editor of Huachuca Hard Times petitions for right to distribute paper on-base. He is given permission to do so on July 12.
- Fort Leonard Wood - First issue of Military Issues published.
- Fort Bragg - First issue of Bragg Briefs published.
- Barksdale AFB - First issue of GAF published.
- Fort Bragg - Editors of Bragg Briefs petition for right to distribute paper on-base.
- Fort Eustis - Editors of Rough Draft resubmit their petition to distribute paper on-base, having gotten no response to the request made in May.
- Fort Carson - First issue of Aboveground published.
- New York City - First issue of Fort Dix 38 Speak Out published.
- Fort Bliss - GIs for Peace founded.
- Fort Carson - Editors of Aboveground petition for right to distribute paper on-base.
- Fort Bliss - GIs for Peace granted permission to distribute leaflet on-base.
- Fort Eustis - Editors of Rough Draft granted permission to distribute the paper on-base for one week, in front of the post theater between the hours of 6 and 9 pm.
- Muldraugh, Kentucky - Fort Knox coffee house opens.
- New York City - First issue of The Obligore published.
- Berkeley - GI-Student Union founded
- Colorado Springs - Home Front coffee house opens.
- Washington DC - GI Mobilization Committee founded.
- Fort Carson - Editors of Aboveground resubmit their petition to distribute paper openly on-base. They are punitively reassigned five days later.
- Fort Eustis - Brass allow Rough Draft to be distributed on-base without harassment or interference for one day.
- Fort McClellan - First issue of Left Face published.
- Baltimore - First issue of New Salute published.
- Fort McClellan - GIs and WACs United Against the War founded.
- Fort Lewis - First issue of Fed Up! published.
- Fort Myer - Sp/4 Joe Durr one of the editors of Open Sights petitions for the right to distribute paper on-base.
- Camp Pendelton - First issue of Attitude Check published.
- Tokyo - First issue of Kill for Peace published.
- Fort Detrick - First issue of The Pawn published.
- Fort Benning - First issue of Rap published.
- Concerned Officers Movement founded.
- Washington DC - First issue of Forward March of American Idealism published.
- Fort Dix - Soldiers Liberation Front founded.
- Fort Bliss - GIs for Peace vote to continue organizing openly instead of going underground.
- Fort Bragg - Black Brigade founded.
- Frankfurt - First Amendment coffee house opens.
- San Diego Movement for a Democratic Military founded.
- Aboveground reports there are more than 200 active ASU members at Fort Carson.
- Anniston - Inner Eye coffee house opens.
- Fort McClellan - Editors of Left Face request permission to distribute paper on-base
- Fort Richardson - First issue of Anchorage Troop published.
- Berlin - First issue of Forward published.
- New York City - First issue of Potemkin published.
- Fort Jackson - First issue of Short Times published.
- Fort Sam Houston - First issue of Your Military Left published.
- Baltimore - Movement Center GI Coffee house opens.
- Great Lakes Naval Training Center - Great Lakes Movement for a Democratic Military founded.
- Fort McClellan - Fort McClellan GIS-WACS United Against the War in Vietnam founded.
- Roger Priest’s GI Referendum on Vietnam distributed through the GI press.
- WSSB Radio broadcast 55 minute “phone in” show with Harold Price of the Black Brigade and Dave O’Brien from GIs United answering questions.
- Columbus - Ohio Peace Veteran’s Coalition founded.
- Chicago - First issue of Navy Times are Changing published.
- Berlin - First issue of We Got the brASS published.
- Fort Wainwright - Fort Wainwright United Servicemen of Alaska founded.
- Baltimore - Baltimore GIs United founded.
- El Toro MCAS - First issue of Pay Back published.
- Fairbanks - Fellowship of the Ring Coffeehouse opened.
- Fort Lewis - Independent Servicemen's Union founded.
- Fort Wainwright - Editor of The Green Machine applies for permission to distribute paper on base.
- Fort Knox - First issue of EM-16 published.
- Fort Carson - First issue of Counter Attack published
- Alameda - First issue of Up Against the Bulkhead published.
April 4 - 5
- Baltimore - Meeting of east coast GI Newspaper editors.
- Washington DC - First Issue of COM Newsletter published.
- Philadelphia - First issue of The Destroyer published.
- Fort Wayne - First Issue of First Amendment published.
- Fort Polk - First issue of Ft. Polk Puke published.
- Fort Devens - First Issue of Morning Report published.
- Long Beacxh - First Issue of Out Now published.
- Seaside, CA - First Issue of Right-On Post published.
- Fort Knox - FTA Manifesto published.
- Fort Hood - Spring Offensive Committee founded.
- Fort Devens - Editors of Morning Report petition to distribute paper on-base.
- Grand Forks AFB - GI and GI wives for Peace coffee house with Dave Dellinger, John Froines and Phil Ochs.
- National GI Alliance founded.
- Fort Campbell - First issue of Napalm published.
- Redstone Arsenal - First issue of Our Thing published.
- Washington DC - First issue of GI Alliance Newsletter published.
- Norton AFB - First issue of sNorton Bird published.
- Santa Anna - First issue of Pay Back published.
- Fort Hamilton - Fort Hamilton GIs United founded.
- Fort Carson MDM founded
- Heidelberg - First issue of A’bout Face published.
- Heidelberg - First issue of Next Step published.
- Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines - First issue of The Whig published.
- Heidelberg - Unsatisfied Black Soldiers founded.
- Wright-Patterson AFB - First issue of Star Spangled Bummer published.
- Camp Pendelton - First issue of Black Unity pubished.
- Boston - First issue of Catharsis published.
- San Diego - First issue of Dare to Struggle published.
- Fort Lewis - First issue of Lewis-McChord Free Press published.
- Mildenhall RAF Base - First issue of P.E.A.C.E. published.
- Fort Hamilton - Committee to Defend the Fort Hamilton GIs founded.
- Mildenhall - People Emerging Against Corrupt Establishments founded.
- Quonset-Davisville GIs for Peace formed.
- Washington DC - DMZ coffee house opens.
- Fayetteville - Haymarket Square coffeehouse opens.
- Pentagon GI coffee house opens.
- Tokyo - First issue of Freedom Rings published.
- Virginia Beach - First issue of On the Beach published.
- Fort Hamilton - First issue ofXpress published.
- GI-Airmen Coalition founded.
- Heidelberg - Soldiers for Democratic Action founded.
- Great Lakes Training Center - “People’s Place” coffee house opens.
- Keflavik, Iceland - First issue of Stuffed Puffin published.
- Black United Soldiers Founded.
- Patton Barracks, Heidelberg - First issue of Call Up published.
- Patton Barracks, Heidelberg - First issue of SDA published.
- Fukoka, Japan - First issue of Yand published
- Fukoka, Japan - Young American’s for a New Direction founded.
- Fort Lewis - Lewis McChord Free Press petitions for distribution on base.
- Fort Ord - First issue of Unity Now published.
- Kadena AFB, Okinawa - First issue of Demand for Freedom published.
- Iwakuni Brig - First issue of The Stars-n-Bars published.
- Norea - First issue of Korea Free Press published.
- First issue of Morning Report published.
- Fort Bragg - GI Union founded.
- Augusta - First issue of Polylogue published.
- Editors of Broken Arrow petition to distribute paper on-base
- Aomori-Ken, Japan - First issue of Hair Revived published
- The Air Force Times estimates there are at least "25 Black radical soldier’s organizations inside the US Air Force."
- El Paso - GI Alliance founded.
- West Germany - First issue of Voice of the Lumpen published.
- Beaufort MCAS - First issue of Chessman 2 published.
- Movement to Off the Military founded.
- FTA founded by Jane Fonda and Donaald Sutherland.
- Fort Ord - First issue of P.O.W. published.
- Fort Campbell - First issue of People's Press published.
- El Paso - GI Alliance founded.
- Fort McLellan - First issue of Whack! published.
- San Diego - First issue of Liberty Call published.
- Pease AFB - Service People for Peace and Justice founded.
- Fort Greely - First issue ofArctic Arsenal published.
- Mountain Home AFB - First issue ofHelping Hand published.
- Hawaii - First issue of Liberated Barracks published.
- Fort Meade - Brothers and Sisters for Equality founded.
- Fort Huachuca - First issue of Where Are We published.
- Pease AFB - First issue of Off the Brass published.
- Travis AFB - First issue of Travisty published.
- Fort Jackson GI Center opens.
- Fort Hood - Fort Hood United Front founded.
- Fort Polk - First issue of A Different Drummer published.
- San Diego - First issue of Up From the Bottom published.
- Fort Sam Houston -GI Coordinating Committee founded.
- Fort Sill - First issue of Barrage published.
- 29 Palms MCAS - First issue of The Rose Garden published.
- Fort Campbell - GI Union founded.
- Covered Wagon coffee house reopens in Mountain Home.
- First issue of Worms Eye View (of Nixon's War) published.