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.
Will you join us?
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 Inspired by Ashby Leach by James Bentley:
I was a member of VVAW in the 1970s and met Ashby Leach while I was attending City College of New York. I marched with other vets during the Free Ashby Leach campaign. Ashby observed me studying an organic chemistry textbook while I was with other veterans marching in support of his trying to get accepted into medical school. I was in a special program in the city university called the CUNY baccalaureate program and graduated magna cum laude. I got into this program after working as a volunteer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City making plastic reproductions of actual dinosaur bones. The program enabled me to get college credit for that work and allowed me to make my own curriculum and attend any school within the City University system.
At the end of each semester I sent the VA all my transcripts... Read More
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