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 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torture by John McNamer:
. . . plus the illegal invasions, the summary executions, and the surveillance state.
Why has it ever even bothered me that many thousands of people have been kidnapped and illegally rendered to CIA dark sites to be sometimes tortured to death or held for many years without any legitimate legal process?
That the use of "intelligence" information obtained from torture, well known to be mostly unreliable and useless, is now the norm for the supposedly civilized western nations of the world?
That the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Obama sits in weekly high-level meetings to examine a kill list of candidates to determine who will be the next "bug splat" on a video game screen, and then joke about how drones make him "really good at killing people?... Read More
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