It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-one years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Last Visit To Boonton High School by Ken Dalton:
Late last spring I (Ken Dalton of the NY/NJ Chapter of VVAW & Veterans For Peace, Chapter 21 New Jersey), made my last visit to the Boonton High School (New Jersey) class on the American War in Vietnam. I have been a regular visitor to Mr Frank Dunn's course on that war. Unfortunately for us, Frank Dunn is now enjoying a well deserved retirement after many years as a history teacher at Boonton High.
Over the years, I always received a great reception from the kids, explaining that since I was in the Navy, I never shot at anybody and nobody shot at me. However, that never relieved me of the moral injury of taking part in that immoral and unjust war. In addition, having docked in Vung Tau, Vietnam and subsequently being exposed to Agent Orange, I didn't escape prostate cancer which may have been caused by that exposure.... Read More
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