Bruce Gagnon, son of a career military man, volunteered for the US Air Force in 1971 after getting a waiver for a football injury. He tells in 281 how he was radicalised by his roommate, a leading organizer in the GI anti-war resistance movement. After 6 months he became a peace activist. He has worked for more than 2 decades on the prevention of militarision of space. He was an early member of the Anti-Defense Lobby in the 1970's regarding the U.S. space program. He is chair of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.