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About VFP Linus Pauling Chapter

Veterans For Peace (VFP) is dedicated to eliminating war as an implement of foreign policy and to that end, works to educate the public about the true costs of war. Veterans For Peace (VFP) Linus Pauling Chapter 132 is a chapter of Veterans For Peace, St. Louis, MO, which has been waging peace since 1985 and is an NGO recognized by the United Nations. The local chapter and the national organization are both 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. Veterans For Peace is made up of veteran and associate members. More information about the national organization, including our Statement of Purpose and contact information for a VFP chapter near you, may be found at:

Vietnam Full Disclosure Discussion Notes

Viet Nam Full Disclosure VFP Discussion Session, Odd Fellows Hall, Corvallis 4 October 2017 Veterans For Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter, Corvallis and the Odd Fellows World Forum hosted a discussion about the American War in Vietnam following the airing of … Continue reading

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Vietnam Full Disclosure

Does the Burns documentary tell the full story…accurately? Beginning September 17, 2017, PBS (Oregon Public Broadcasting here) will air the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick series on the American war on Vietnam or as they call it, “The Vietnam War.” … Continue reading

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Vietnam Redux: An Open Letter to Ken Burns

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Vietnam will be revisited starting September 17th by a Ken Burns documentary series. Greg Laxer is a Vietnam-era army veteran who refused to go to Vietnam on principal, and was subsequently court-martialled for this.…

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No War 2017: War and the Environment

You can give a boost to peace, the environment, and the collaboration of movements for both. VFP Linus Pauling Chapter is an affiliate organization of World Beyond War and Veterans For Peace is a national co-sponsor of the event. Our chapter … Continue reading

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Drones Quilts Exhibited at 3 Conferences

Originally posted on drones quilt project:
The Drones Quilt Project exhibited recently at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Congress in Chicago, the Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, and the Veterans For Peace (VFP) Convention in Chicago. There…

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Uncle Sam’s Grisly Record of Murder and Mayhem Since 1945 by Paul Street

by Paul StreetWriter, Dandelion SaladThe Official Website of Paul Street, July 30, 2017August 1, 2017 The United States has killed, maimed, displaced, and otherwise harmed an astonishing number of people in its 241-year record of murder and mayhem – including … Continue reading

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Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases

Please visit this page, sign, and share:NoForeignBases.orgUNITY STATEMENT ENDORSEMENT FORMPlease Click Here to Add Your Signature SEE THE LIST OF ENDORSERS  Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military BasesUnity StatementWe, the undersigned peace, justice and environmental organizations, and individuals, endorse the following … Continue reading

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