It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, forty-eight 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?
|Chicago Homeless Vets Stand Down: Chicago, Illinois|
|June 26 - 27, 2015|
|General Jones Armory|
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
|Homeless Vets Stand Down|
Latest Commentary: Taken from "No New War in the Middle East" by Bill Branson:|
From the National Office
After Vietnam Veterans Against the War's (VVAW) 47 years, we are again witnessing the US at war in Iraq and Syria. Our country seems to be on the warpath, doomed to make the same mistakes yet again, not having learned the real lessons from our war... Read More
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from War Is Not A Game by Gerald R. Gioglio (reviewer):
War is Not a Game: The New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They BuiltBy Nan Levinson
(Rutgers University Press, 2014)
When it comes to being thoroughly familiar with one's topic, author Nan Levinson is the real deal and her work in "War is Not a Game" makes one want to set that useful baseball cliché in italics. Here we have a comprehensive, engaging account of the birth and development of the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) along with an in-depth look at key GIs, veterans and civilians who built this and ancillary organizations like Military Families Speak Out (MFSO).
This bright and carefully crafted book is essentially journalistic in style, yet can approach participant observation when the author gets more deeply ingrained in events she's reporting... Read More
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