It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, forty-seven 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.
Will you join us?
|Homeless Vets Standdown: Chicago, Illinois|
|November 21, 2014 from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM|
|National Guard Armory|
1551 N. Kedzie Ave.
|Standdown for Homeless Vets|
Latest Commentary: Taken from "What We Know and When We Know It" by Meg Miner:|
"They should have known better," said the Vietnam War vet to the Gulf War vet. "I feel bad for what they're going through, but after this long they should have known what they were getting into."
I was calling to request support for IVAW's Operation Recovery... Read More
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from VVAW Visits Archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society by Jen Tayabji:
In mid-March, several VVAW Board and staff members took a road trip to Madison and visited the VVAW archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society represent the largest and most comprehensive archives of VVAW and its members to date. There are smaller archives from VVAW members in other locations, including the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections at Cornell University and the Vietnam Center and Archives at Texas Tech University.
Bill Branson and Barry Romo with the page ofthe 1972 membership list showing their names.
This year, VVAW began an Archive Project to document and preserve the work of VVAW and its members for future generations. Our goal is to archive photos, flyers, publications, and other materials documenting the history of VVAW and its members... Read More
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