It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-three 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.
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Here we go again, folks. "Imminent threats" manufactured to justify assassination of a top Iranian general who was a "bad guy".
This, it is argued, was done to "stop a war". What? Political assassination used as a "peace" effort? We truly are in an Orwellian world.
Taken from "Into Another Rich Man's War (VVAW Statement on Potential War with Iran)" by VVAW Read More
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from Larsen J. "Lars" Prip: Presente by Stanley Campbell:
Our friend, Larsen J. Prip, and a friend of peace and justice and a Vietnam marine veteran, died on July 28, 2019. If you ever walked the length of Madison, Wisconsin's large farmers' market almost any Saturday morning, you would see "Lars" with a Veterans for Peace vest and a large homemade sign extolling the virtues of anti-war activism. Lars, to his friends (and he had many in the movement), was a constant demonstrator.
I first met Lars on the streets of Madison and then through Vets for Peace activities in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was a longtime member of the Veterans for Peace group and stood with the Vets in Madison Capitol when they were arrested for protesting the then Governor Walker.
On July 18, he announced through Facebook that he had pancreatic cancer, relaying the diagnosis from the VA Hospital, Madison. Two weeks later he was gone.... Read More
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