It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-four 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?
When VVAW was formed in 1967, we were about opposition to an illegal and immoral war that was chewing up our generation and untold numbers of the Vietnamese people. We became part of the largest social movement in history that organized for peace and real social justice. We engaged in peaceful f...|
Taken from " Fascism is Not an Option" by Vietnam Veterans Against the War National Office Read More
View the 1971 50th Anniversary Pages and Guestbook
Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from John T. "Buzz"Noyes by John Lindquist:
Buzz was born on International Women's Day, he was proud of that and always let people know, especially his girlfriends.
We were Marines together in Vietnam and very good friends. Both of us were in the 3rd Marine Division. We first met at Dong Ha in September 1968. Buzz was a proud East-Sider from N. Stowell and E. Belleview. The day we met I was returning from the mess hall to the hooch. I turned down his row of hooches and I saw him reading a copy of Kaleidoscope, Milwaukee's underground newspaper. I said "Hey man, you from Milwaukee?". He said "Yeah! what's it to ya!" "I'm from Milwaukee" I said, and from that day we were best friends.... Read More
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