Our Mission

Quaker House is a manifestation of the Friends’ Peace Testimony. Based in Fayetteville, NC, home of Ft. Bragg, Quaker House provides counseling and support to service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world.

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Recent Highlights

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Hope, Support, and Pathways to Possible Impossibilities

Hope, Support, and Pathways to Possible Impossibilities

Recently Lenore described our work with the GI Rights Hotline to a Guatemalan immigrant friend.  “The government must not like you,” he said.  “Once you’re in the US military, they make it almost impossible to get out.”  Not everyone with whom we talk...

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The Selective Service’s Selective Hearing

The Selective Service System is currently being scrutinized, hopefully with an element of discernment involved.  That’s where you come in.  We depend on you to comment during this short window of time during which decisions are being made about future...

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“You Will Never Touch Me Again”

This is about a past client, but I hope that all current and future clients of domestic violence have her attitude.  She was married to an active duty soldier for several years, and then he retired from the military.  He did not handle his transition to...

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The Violence We Give Away

The violence we give will always come home to us. A bomb dropped in Cambodia will explode in a classroom in Colorado. The bodies of Guatemalan mental patients, mangled by the experiments of American researchers, will be cremated in the fires of Ferguson, Missouri. The...

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