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Ann Wright

Ann Wright

Ann Wright is a 29 year US Army/Army Reserves veteran who retired as a Colonel and a former US diplomat who resigned in March 2003 in opposition to the war on Iraq.  She served in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia and Mongolia.  In December 2001 she was on the small team that reopened the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.  She is the co-author of the book "Dissent: Voices of Conscience."

Articles by this author

 

Video Hidden by US Navy for 6 Months Shows 34 Hours of Spewing Jet Fuel

An estimated 20,000 gallons were leaked in the Red Hill tunnel in Hawaii. This whole catastrophe has put the community's trust of the Navy in the toilet.

Ann Wright ·


Largest Ever US-NATO Naval War Drills in Pacific a Threat to Both Peace and Marine Life

Military posturing in the Asia-Pacific also risks nuclear war and the potential extinction of the human species.

Ann Wright ·


Emptying the Navy's Red Hill Jet Fuel Tanks in Honolulu Should Take 27 Days—Not Two Years

With 50 trucks working this schedule (with 3 union drivers working 8-hour shifts) of moving 3,750,000 gallons per day, it would take 27 days to drain the 100 million gallons from Red Hill tanks.

Ann Wright ·


Pledging Allegiance to the Gun-Loving Insanity of the United States

It is time to end the allegiance of too many in our country to guns and violence and to begin to walk a path towards common sense solutions.

Ann Wright ·


It's Taking Nine Years to Replace Underground Jet Fuel Tanks in Washington State—Red Hill Can't Wait That Long

Citizen pressure is critical to keep DOD's feet to the fire to defuel the Red Hill tanks before another catastrophic fuel leak occurs here on O'ahu.

Ann Wright ·


Navy Decisions on Red Hill Jet Fuel Tanks Very Costly to Military Families, Taxpayers, and Hawaii's Environment

$1.1 billion and counting for U.S. Navy's obstinance in shutting down dangerous, leaking red hill jet fuel tanks in Honolulu.

Ann Wright ·


I Resigned My Diplomatic Post Over the US Invasion of Iraq. Will Any Russian Diplomats Do the Same?

I would not be easy. But from my own experience, I can tell those Russian diplomats that a heavy load will be lifted from their consciences if they do.

Ann Wright ·


Hawaii Citizen Groups Wary of US Military's Sudden Decision to Shutter Red Hill Jet Fuel Storage Facility

"Admitting you have a problem is just step one in the journey to fixing it."

Ann Wright ·

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