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.

Our Programs

Recent Highlights

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Conscientious Objectors’ Panel

Conscientious Objectors’ Panel

Every month, Quaker House takes approximately 300 calls on the GI Rights Hotline from people having issues with military membership. These callers want help and information. Some seek discharge from the military because their consciences will not allow them to fight...

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“Raise the Next Generation Gently”

“Raise the Next Generation Gently”

National Guard staging in Fayetteville, NC, in anticipation of protests after murder of George Floyd. Recently a young soldier called us from Ft. Benning, Georgia. Like many, he contracted the coronavirus during his first couple of weeks in basic training and was sent...

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Deep Roots of Complex Trauma

Deep Roots of Complex Trauma

Joanna being interviewed by Reuters reporter about what we were seeing among service members with sudden deployments. Reporter was wearing a coat because we had to replace our furnace this year, too. We are very lucky in that despite the COVID-19 outbreak, clients...

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Hope and Sustaining Power

Hope and Sustaining Power

What gives us hope? This has been a tough time. As I write this, the presidential election in the United States has not officially come to a conclusion and the nine-day interval since Election Day has felt like a month, at least. COVID cases are beginning their...

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The United States has not been invited to invade/militarily interfere in Haiti - again. Nor should we. This is a great review of US-Haitian history, which is more involved and complex that most of us were taught in school. https://t.co/PJrjih9OvR

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