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Stop Police Militarization. Abolish the 1033 Program.

The Federal 1033 program allows any federal, state, or local law enforcement agency to acquire military weapons from the Pentagon. According to Defense Logistics Agency reports, neither the Corvallis Police Department nor the Benton County Sheriffs Office participate in the … Continue reading

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VFP Corvallis sponsoring Benton County Fair Peace Booth

Volunteer staff slots going fast. Sign up today! Corvallis VFP Linus Pauling Chapter is one of the sponsors for 2014 Benton County Fair & Rodeo Peace Booth. The Fair runs from July 30 through August 2. If you would like to volunteer to … Continue reading

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Lines for Life and Military Helpline

Local connection for troubled veterans We met recently with a member of the Lines for Life staff from Portland. Their project, Military Helpline, runs 24/7/365 and helps veterans and family members in crisis find help. The Helpline is completely confidential … Continue reading

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