Tag Archives: peace

2021 Memorial Day Commemoration

Hosted by the New York City chapter of Veterans For Peace Monday, May 31, 11am PDT Register here for this Zoom event. What would Memorial Day look like if we commemorated all the victims of war, and not just the military fallen … Continue reading

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VFP Linus Pauling Chapter president responds to attacks on Palestine by Israeli Government

by Rick Staggenborg. Published as a letter to the editor in the three mid-Valley newspapers May 28, 2021. “Palestinians in Gaza are dying by the hundreds under relentless Israeli missile attacks. Several Israeli citizens have also been killed by Hamas … Continue reading

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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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Corvallis honors Dr. King and the “Beyond Vietnam” speech

April 4, 2017 Photos of today’s rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech.

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Veterans For Peace Statement on Election Results

VFP National Office, November 9, 2016 https://www.veteransforpeace.org/our-work/position-statements/veterans-peace-statement-election-results/ Veterans For Peace calls for all of our members and those who believe peace is possible to remember that peace is not found in elections, it is found in the work we do … Continue reading

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Reclaim Armistice Day, November 11

[The original submission for the Corvallis Gazette-Times “As I See It” piece, published Nov. 6, 2016] November 11 is Armistice Day Many celebrate November 11 as Veterans Day, but across the country, Veterans For Peace chapters and other peace and … Continue reading

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Final Production for “Paying the Price for Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson”

 Trailer (click below) Support the Film (via the Indiegogo page) It has taken three-years and we are in our final production stages for the documentary film, “Paying the Price for Peace“. We need your support to finish the film and spread the word … Continue reading

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News Worth Spreading: “There IS An Alternative to War!”

Originally posted at his truly excellent blog by Joe Scarry, March 9, 2015. Please share widely. See his suggestions for spreading this important information on social media and elsewhere. And if you’re working on peace, especially nuclear disarmament, you should … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Tour: Derry

Powerful new documentary short from our Veterans For Peace chapter in the UK. Here’s the post on their website: http://veteransforpeace.org.uk/2014/a-different-kind-of-tour-derry/ Please watch this ~20 minute documentary–the first of a three part series on VFP-UK’s peace and reconciliation tour of Northern Ireland. … Continue reading

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VFP Statement Against Israeli Assault on Gaza, 2014

Veterans For Peace National Convention; Asheville, North Carolina July 26, 2014 As veterans who have witnessed the horror of war, we are deeply outraged by the State of Israel’s slaughter of many innocent civilians in Gaza. The military assault against children, women … Continue reading

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