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It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, forty-nine years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.

Explore these pages; see what we've done, what we do, and why we do it. The struggle continues, perhaps these days more than ever. VVAW has never stopped working to protect the welfare of those who served their country.

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Chicago Homeless Vets Stand Down: Chicago, Illinois
June 10 - 11, 2016
General Jones Armory
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
Homeless Vets Stand Down
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Latest Commentary: Taken from "Veterans Fight Back" by Bill Branson:

From the National Office The beating of the war drums has picked up significantly, with the 2016 presidential elections campaign well underway... Read More


Excerpt From  THE VETERAN:  Now Online

Taken from Peace At Home, Peace Abroad by Ben Chitty:

Report on a conference sponsored by the Veterans Peace Council and the Dave Cline Commemoration Committee New York City June 6, 2015. Introduction Ben Chitty. Is it possible to achieve peace abroad without achieving peace at home? Or to achieve peace at home without peace abroad? If we had a desegregated, equal opportunity, green US military, would it not still be the military arm of the US empire? When hundreds of thousands took to the streets to oppose the invasion of Iraq, the media called them "the second superpower," so why did we not stop the war? In his 1967 Riverside speech "Beyond Vietnam," the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of the obstacles to peace and justice. "We must rapidly begin the shift," he said, "from a 'thing-oriented' society to a 'person-oriented' society..... Read More


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