It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-five 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?
From the VVAW National Office
Who was the last person to die in the Afghanistan war? It was heart-rending to witness the useless deaths of thirteen GIs at the Kabul airport. The terror was further expanded into almost infinite grief when President Biden authorized what turned ou...|
Taken from "Afghanistan: Another Rich Man's War Ends" by Bill Branson and Joe Miller Read More
View the 1971 50th Anniversary Pages and Guestbook
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Remembrance of Ann Bailey by John Lindquist:
RIP Ann Lynne Bailey
December 7, 1948-April 30, 2021.
Ann was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Hinsdale, Illinois. In the early 1950s, her family moved to Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. Her parents were Robert Bailey, a WWII Army Veteran who served in Europe, and Ruby Bailey, née King, who was active in theater and spent WWII in New York City. Both of them supported VVAW.
Annie joined VVAW in April 1971 at Operation Dewey Canyon III. From 1971 until her death, she worked hard in the Milwaukee chapter. The small group of women in VVAW grew and participated in all of VVAW's actions. In 1972 Ann was in Miami Beach. In 1973, she was in Gainesville, Florida for the Gainesville Eight trial.
At times she traveled and stayed with VVAW chapters to help with their work. The Karl Armstrong Trial is one example. She helped in the 1970s and 1980s with all the work around the Veterans Administration.... Read More
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