Monday, February 02, 2009

Robin Long Vigil Update:

This action is sponsored by
San Diego Veterans For Peace
Hugh Thompson Memorial Chapter 91

Robin is the first active duty American G.I. Iraq war resister to desert the United States military and seek asylum in Canada. He was subsequently extradited and turned over to the US Government for prosecution. He was tried and convicted in a military courts martial, and is currently serving his sentence in the brig at MCAS Miramar.

The next vigil will be held in February:

DATE: Tuesday, February 3rd
TIME: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
PLACE: North Gate to MCAS Miramar, San Diego; Northwest Corner of Miramar Road & Clayton Drive

The recurring vigil will be held on the first Tuesday of every month, 4:30pm to 6:30pm until Robin is free.

More info about Robin can be found at:

and at:

Please feel free to contact Dawn M. O'Brien for further information, Dawn can be reached at:

Related News storys and photos re Robin Long actions:

NBC 7/39:

LA Times:,0,7942497.story

NC Times:

Channel 10 (KGTV):