Category Archives: Veterans For Peace News

Gazette-Times: Corvallis display, virtual events set to note Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Jim Day, Aug. 4, 2020 To say that this year’s efforts to note the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have faced challenges would be an understatement. Observances scheduled at sites around … Continue reading

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Release Marine Jose Segovia Benitez from I.C.E.

From the VFP national Deported Veterans Advocacy Project: Jose Roberto Segovia Benitez, a U.S. Marine who was honorably discharged, is being held at the I.C.E. Processing Center in Adelanto, California.  Jose has been diagnosed with PTSD/Traumatic Brain Injury and is … 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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A sad loss…

April 8 update:  Good article in the LBCC Commuter paper. A memorial is set for this Thuqrsday, Apr. 13, 4:30pm at LBCC, Albany. More details TBA. Our VFP chapter and local Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) branch are mourning … Continue reading

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Veterans For Peace Statement Calling for Columbus Day to be Replaced with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Statement by Veterans For Peace national office 10/10/2016 Veterans For Peace believes that the federal holiday commemorating the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the “New World” is an affront to Indigenous peoples everywhere and particularly to native peoples of the … Continue reading

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The peace boat Golden Rule sails into a new era of nuclear activism

This article originally appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 25, 2016. [with links] by Dawn Stover Dwarfed by the ships from the US Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy, and the US Coast Guard that visited Portland, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Congress: Stop the spying on activist groups

Popular Resistance, Mar. 8, 2016 ON 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF BREAK-IN THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO – 60 GROUPS DEMAND CONGRESSIONAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE FBI & DHS Over 60 national and local groups have signed on to a letter initiated by the Bill … Continue reading

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Veterans For Peace Protests Pivot to Asia

Newton’s third law of motion reads, “When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body.” VFP member protests in early December, … Continue reading

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Time to end the myth

By Barry Ladendorf President, Board of Directors Veterans For Peace [reprinted from the VFP publication, Peace in Our Times, July 18, 2015] In a July 16 Associated Press article, “Atomic Bomb Test Marks 70th BirthdayAmid Renewed Interest,” Duane Hughes, retired … Continue reading

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VFP Press Release on Gaza Freedom Flotilla Seizure

@GazaFFlotilla #GazaFreedomFlotilla Press Release from Veterans For Peace      1404 North Broadway St. Louis, MO 63102  (314) 725-6005 http://www.veteransforpeace.org  @VFPNational FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 2, 2015 For more information: Ray McGovern, Participant, 2011 Freedom Flotilla, 703-994-1459 Michael T. McPhearson, VFP Executive … Continue reading

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