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.
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From the VVAW National Office
Who was the last person to die in the Afghanistan war? It was heart-rending to witness the useless deaths of thirteen GIs at the Kabul airport. The terror was further expanded into almost infinite grief when President Biden authorized what turned ou...|
Taken from "Afghanistan: Another Rich Man's War Ends" by Bill Branson and Joe Miller Read More
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Memories of Dewey Canyon III by Barry Romo as told to Jeff Machota:
Part 2 of an interview with Barry Romo conducted by Jeff Machota on March 6, 2021.
JM: Jeff Machota - Interviewer
BR: Barry Romo
JM: After the Winter Soldier Investigation, did your role in VVAW increase? What happened next?
BR: I go home. I hang out with all the people at Valley Junior College, and the anti-war people. I got a call asking me to become California Coordinator of VVAW.
JM: You said yes, then?
BR: I said yes and asked Mark Hartford to be co-coordinator with me. I couldn't do it alone. I asked the Ashtons as well, old friends from the anti-war Democratic Party. They said they would; because you had to do things like set up phone trees and stuff like that.
Dewey Canyon III was brought up at Winter Soldier. And the fact that there was going to be a demo afterwards. Then they flew me to New York City. We held a national meeting.... Read More
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