It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, forty-nine 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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|Chicago Homeless Vets Stand Down: Chicago, Illinois|
|June 10 - 11, 2016|
|General Jones Armory|
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
|Homeless Vets Stand Down|
Latest Commentary: Taken from "Veterans Fight Back" by Bill Branson:|
From the National Office
The beating of the war drums has picked up significantly, with the 2016 presidential elections campaign well underway... Read More
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from HR 2114: The Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2015 by Susan Schnall:
April 30, 1975: Reunification of Vietnam, the day the last Americans fled in helicopters from the roof of the Central Intelligence Station in the city that was then known as Saigon. That day that marked the end of the American War in Vietnam. That day the Vietnamese reclaimed their country. 40 years later, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced HR 2114-the Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2015 to heal the wounds of that conflict and help ameliorate the terrible suffering caused by the use of Agent Orange/dioxin in south and central Vietnam.
A classroom visit at Brandeis High School in New York.
(l-r) Susan Schnall, Joe Hirsch and Brian Matarrese.
During the American War in Vietnam, the United States dropped 7.8 million tons of munitions, more than used in World War II on Germany and Japan combined. An estimated 800,000 tons failed to detonate, contaminating 20% of the land... Read More
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