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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Wayne Finegar Named New Executive Director of Quaker House

Wayne Finegar Named New Executive Director of Quaker House

The Board of Directors of Quaker House is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne W. Finegar II to the position of Executive Director, effective March 1, 2022. Wayne graduated from Swarthmore College in 1989 with a BA in Philosophy and received a JD degree from...

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Pushed Off the Path of War

Pushed Off the Path of War

Conscientious Objectors Tell Their Stories This is an extended version of the article by Lenore Yarger, Quaker House counselor to the GI Rights Hotline, printed in our Fall 2021 newsletter, HomeFront. Kristofer Miller was a sergeant in Special Forces training at Ft....

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A Different Type of Domestic Abuse

A Different Type of Domestic Abuse

This post is by our Quaker House LCSW mental health counselor, Joanna.  Abuse can come in many forms, and while I have written about this before, more of our clients are reporting financial abuse as one of the ways they are being controlled by their partners. This...

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Countering Military Extremism

Countering Military Extremism

This is an extended version of the article by Chuck Fager, former Quaker House Director, printed in our Fall 2021 newsletter, HomeFront. It was easy to be skeptical about the pledges last winter by the newly minted Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin, III, that he would...

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Quaker House of Fayetteville NC
Quaker House of Fayetteville NC

Quaker House announces the next online session discussing the Peace Testimony on June 8, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT. There will be a short presentation about challenges experienced while putting action to the Peace Testimony. The work of Quaker House will be used as a reference...

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