It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-two 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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New crises, new dangers, new possibilities.
Since our last issue, it seems we have entered a new era, with ever-compounding crises in politics and environment. At the same time, there are new possibilities in politics and citizen activity with fresh new faces and voices in Washington a...|
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) Holds First Ever Triennial by Kevin Basl:
On May 3, 2018, veterans from around the country came to Chicago to share art, poetry, performances, and ideas. The Veteran Art Summit, the opening event of On War & Survival: National Veterans Art Museum Triennial, happened at three venues across the city: National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago Cultural Center, and DePaul Art Museum.
With a focus on the visual, literary, performative, and creative practices of veterans, the ongoing NVAM Triennial explores the past century of war and survival, while challenging the perception that war is something only those who have served in the military can comprehend. Throughout history, art has provided a frame to create meaning out of the complicated experience of war, seek justice, and imagine reconciliation. The NVAM Triennial draws on this history to connect today's veteran artists with the history of veteran creative practices and their impact on society over the past century.... Read More
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