It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-two years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.
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New crises, new dangers, new possibilities.
Since our last issue, it seems we have entered a new era, with ever-compounding crises in politics and environment. At the same time, there are new possibilities in politics and citizen activity with fresh new faces and voices in Washington a...|
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Excerpt From THE VETERAN: Now Online
Taken from The Quiet Time by Marc Levy:
Imagine this: after a blistering hot day marching up and down mud-slicked hills, or tramping wide open fields, or steamy jungle, imagine setting out booby traps on enemy trails, laying in wait, then ever so carefully, breaking them down.
At dusk, after planting trips and claymores round the NDP, after finding a spot for your pack and gear, after eating tinned c-rations of beans and franks, imagine curling up on the cold, wet ground.
Now, fast asleep, being woken twice in the night by a man gently tapping your resting arm. "You're guard," he whispers, for the first of two one-hour shifts.
Leaving that foxhole the second time, grenades, machine gun, claymore detonators all in place, imagine two hours sleep, rising at dawn, shrugging off bugs and wet bamboo, rubbing rheumy eyes, brushing sticky teeth.
Before the grueling day begins, there is the welcoming taste of GI coffee.... Read More
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