It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty 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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|VVAW 50th Anniversary Event: Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|September 10, 2017 from 1:00pm - 6:00PM|
801 E. Clarke Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
|50th Anniversary Event of VVAW in Milwaukee|
Latest Commentary: Taken from "50 Years of VVAW" by Joe Miller:|
From the National Office
This year we mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)... Read More
View and sign the 50th Anniversary Guestbook
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Notes from the Boonies by Paul Wisovaty:
I belong to a small Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post in a town of 4,000 people. We have about half a dozen active members, very little money, and we meet in a small room donated by a local businessman. But we do some nice things in the community: provide color guards at veterans' funerals, give speeches at the high school, march in parades, raise money for relief for needy veterans and widows, things like that. I guess I'm saying that while we don't or can't afford to do a lot, the things that we do are nice. People seem to appreciate that.
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But there is one thing we do, at every meeting, that really bothers me. We - like every other VFW and American Legion post in the country - observe a moment of silence and a prayer for "those missing in action and those held as prisoners of war... Read More
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