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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:

How veteran Kurt Vonnegut saw Armistice Day

“I will come to a time in my backwards trip when November eleventh, accidentally my birthday, was a sacred day called Armistice Day. When I was a boy, all the people of all the nations which had fought in the … Continue reading

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VFP & DSA to host WWI Armistice Centennial Forum: Confronting Imperialism

Please share this event on Facebook and with your friends. We need to #ReclaimArmisticeDay. Of particular importance is the need to share this with and invite other groups you wouldn’t normally associate with anti-war, anti-imperialist work, e.g., NAACP,, faith-based … Continue reading

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World Beyond War Exclusive: Armistice Day, Not Weapons Day — Everything You Need for November 10th and 11th

“Must read” is over-used…but you’ve got to see this from World Beyond War. The graphic alone is worth an extra click and some time reading a great (brief) piece by David Swanson. Here’s the opening, but head over to the … Continue reading

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VFP 132 Member Seeks Ways to Serve Locally

Our local free independent weekly, The Corvallis Advocate, recently published a compilation of interviews with local folks, called Meet Your Neighbors. One of our VFP chapter members, Dennis Stillwaggon, shared some thoughts on serving the community and with Veterans For … Continue reading

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No Trump Military Parade!

VFP 132 has just signed on as an organization supporting this. Please visit the “No Trump Military Parade” website to see the other organizations and to sign on as an individual (to help organize here or in DC). There are … Continue reading

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JROTC Shooting Programs are Dangerous to the Health 
and Safety of American School Children

Does your local high school have a JROTC program? Does the program use a shooting range? This 25-page report documents the danger of lead contamination associated with the military’s JROTC marksmanship program in high schools across the country. The research … Continue reading

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David Swanson: Top 100 Reasons Not to Bomb Iran

By David Swanson 1 There are over 80 million men, women, and children in Iran. Bombing them would be mass-murder. 2 If the U.S. government and its allies bomb Libya and Iran when their governments choose not to have … Continue reading

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