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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.

Will you join us?

march Latest Commentary: Taken from "For Peace, Justice, and Veterans Rights" by Bill Branson:

From the National Office Eisenhower. Kennedy. Johnson. Nixon. Ford. GHW Bush. Clinton. GW Bush. Obama... Read More

Excerpt From  THE VETERAN:  Now Online

Taken from Upside Down: The March on Washington April 24, 1971 by John Retallack:

Just published: "Upside Down" is a book of 26 photographs from the March on Washington held on the Mall in Washington, DC on April 24, 1971. As you probably know, VVAW's Dewey Canyon III had just completed. Saturday, the following day, 200,000 civilians from all walks of life including veterans from World War II and Korea joined the remaining VVAW veterans. The pictures were taken that Saturday. The book is available at Blurb.com. 10% of all sale income will be donated to support VVAW. John Retallack was in the Army Medical Corps stationed in Germany 1962-1965 and is currently a VVAW member. After discharge, he studied professional photography and moved to NYC to pursue a career in advertising. In 1980, he began teaching at the college level starting at The School of Visual Arts in NYC and ultimately at The School of Photographic Arts & Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is now retired and working in fine art photography. More information can be found at www... Read More


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