Category Archives: Human War Toll

Corvallis Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration 2022

Corvallis Commemoration: Thursday, August 4, 2022 Corvallis Riverfront Park, 1st and Madison, Corvallis  Event begins at 6:30pm with traditional Japanese koto music by Masumi Timson. Program begins at around 7pm  Speakers: Joe Scott – Language and Culture Bearer, Siletz Tribe; … Continue reading

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Be wary of mainstream media’s portrayal of the Russia – Ukraine conflict

This article by former Marine intelligence officer and weapons inspector Scott Ritter outlines some of the issues that are ignored or obfuscated by mainstream media sources. Continue reading

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Anti-Nuke boat Golden Rule, on port visit to Oceanside, CA, met by VFP 132 members

Feb. 2, 2022, Oceanside, CA Two members of Veterans For Peace, Linus Pauling chapter 132, mid-Valley, Oregon, Leah & Bart Bolger, were on hand as the sailing vessel Golden Rule, the anti-nuclear war activism and education vessel, made a port … Continue reading

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Unpacking “Thank you for your service”

Many veterans are uncomfortable with the sometimes insincere, performative offering of thanks they get from cashiers and others. Our VFP chapter member, Rodger Asai, offers these thoughts to consider.

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Veterans to President Biden: Just Say No to Nuclear War!

To mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, Veterans For Peace is publishing an Open Letter to President Biden: Just Say NO to Nuclear War!  The letter calls on President Biden to step back from … Continue reading

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WE WILL NEVER FORGET

A 9/11 message from Veterans For Peace…featuring Linus Pauling Chapter member Joel Inman and other post-9/11 veterans. This is powerful.

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Time for the US to give up dreams of empire and to repair the devastation US wars have caused

By Rick Staggenborg, President, VFP Linus Pauling Chapter 132, Mid-Valley, Oregon This letter to the editor first appeared on September 11, 2021 in the Corvallis Gazette-Times and Albany Democrat-Herald. “Watching the reaction of Americans to the tragedy befalling the people … Continue reading

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Corvallis Advocate: Corvallis honors victims of nuclear harm, footage available

by Emilie Ratcliff, August 28, 2021 “Footage from this month’s Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration, an annual event in which members of the Corvallis community gather to mourn and remember the devastating nuclear attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, is … Continue reading

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Corvallis Remembers Nuclear Attack Victims – a photo gallery

The local chapters of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) and Veterans For Peace hosted a commemoration for the victims of the United States attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The ceremony … Continue reading

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Hiroshima survivor visits Corvallis Peace Tree

On May 27, 2021, local Corvallis Hiroshima survivor June Ikuko Terasaka Moore, came to visit and bless (with her and her family’s presence) our Peace Tree. The Peace Tree was planted April 11, 2019 at the Oregon State University (OSU) … Continue reading

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