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It all started in 1967, with six Vietnam veterans marching together in a peace demonstration. Now, fifty-seven years later, VVAW is still going strong-- continuing its fight for peace, justice, and the rights of all veterans.

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march Latest Commentary: For Immediate Release: Vietnam Veterans Against the War Mourns the Passing of Long-Time Member and National Leader Barry Romo Romo was a member of VVAW for over 50 years, having participated in many of the organization’s major events. His military service and activism were f...

Taken from "Vietnam Veterans Against the War Mourns the Passing of Long-Time Member and National Leader Barry Romo" by VVAW Read More

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Excerpt From  THE VETERAN:  Now Online

Taken from Four Dead in Ohio by John Ketwig (reviewer):

Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf (Abrams Comic Arts, 2020) Many years ago, when people wrote letters, I received a moving acknowledgement of my book, …and a hard rain fell from Canada. The first version of the book, a hardbound by Macmillan, featured cover art designed as a high school yearbook page, featuring actual yearbook pictures of myself and five others, plus one photo of a Vietnam soldier peering out from under his helmet with eyes vets recognize as "the thousand-yard stare." Alongside my photo was my wife's likeness, and the gent who had written the letter recognized her immediately. Throughout high school, he had been seated directly behind her by the alphabetical spelling of their last names. The letter revealed that he and his wife were college students in 1970. After the Kent State shootings, they left America.... Read More