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It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-seven years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.

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march Latest Commentary: Mr. Romo, who died on May 1, 2024, was a central leader during the peak of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. He remained active with VVAW until the end of his life. Mr. Romo was part of a legacy of anti-war activism by veterans that was chronicled by historians, media organizations, and ac...

Taken from "Media Advisory: On Memorial Day, Veterans, Peace Activist and Friends Will Honor Long-Time Vietnam Veterans Against War Leader Barry Romo by Uplifting the Past and Future of the Anti-war Veterans Movement" by VVAW Read More

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Excerpt From  THE VETERAN:  Now Online

Taken from On the Necessity of Struggle by Bill Branson:

From the National Office Our politics and political unity were forged in our opposition to the war in Vietnam. Some of us were drafted, others volunteered. Many fought in the jungles, some in the rear or offshore. Many of our fathers and uncles fought fascism. All of us changed over there, often more intensely after we returned. As VVAW emerged from the late 1960s, we fought to bring our brothers home and to stop the senseless killing of the Vietnamese people. We realized the Vietnamese had the right to defend themselves and that we were on the wrong side. We realized that our service did nothing to advance freedom or democracy abroad or at home. Some of us lost comrades and part of ourselves to the war while in Southeast Asia. Others lost the struggle once back home, whether from the ravages of Agent Orange, PTSD, or any other effects of the dehumanizing war we engaged in.... Read More