It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, forty-six 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?
|Chicago Homeless Vets Standdown: Chicago, Illinois|
|June 20 - 22, 2013|
|5200 S Cottage Grove Ave |
|Homeless Vets Standdown|
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 Celebration of the Life of David Cline by Susan Schnall:
With a call for unity in the veteran movement for peace and justice, co-host of the Celebration of the Life of David Cline, Michael McPhearson welcomed the crowd of over 150 people gathered at Connolly's Pub and Restaurant in NYC to remember Dave and discuss those issues with which he was involved.
It has been five years since Dave's untimely death. About a year ago Michael McPhearson began meeting with groups about organizing an event to celebrate Dave's life. A committee including Ben Chitty, Brian Matarrese, George McAnanama, Pete Bronson, Bill Gilson, Bob Carpenter, Laurie Sandow, Tom Fasy, and myself met monthly to discuss the program, speakers, and outreach. The committee that brought this event together is now working on a conference on the veterans peace movement scheduled to be held on Armed Forces Day, May 18, 2013 in NYC.
Like many others who attended, my life was changed by the US conflict in Vietnam... Read More
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