Tag Archives: veterans

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 confront a system that ignores them

By MITCH USMC05-09, Deployed to Fallujah, Iraq, in 2006 Originally posted at Socialist Action. Veterans are tired. They are tired of a system that no longer listens to them, tired of longer deployments, tired of a medical system that takes days … 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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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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VFP UK Launches Powerful Media Campaign

Amazing stuff. Thank you, @VFPUK. Must see videos for Truth in Recruiting activists and VFP members and allies. The best presentation of the Veterans For Peace mission statement ever: And… Truth in Military Recruiting…if military recruiters target small children, counter-recruiters should complete … Continue reading

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Honor Vets – Don’t Rewrite Their History

Vietnam was a mistake and the scene of countless atrocities…but not according to the new and improved version coming from the Pentagon. US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, October 16, 2014 Excerpt: Now the Pentagon is planning … Continue reading

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A local veteran’s story of healing

Injured Iraq veteran finding recovery through farming. A very active member of our Corvallis peace community and stalwart organizer with Military Families Speak Out (MFSO), Adele Kubein, agreed to share this story of her daughter’s immense challenges she has faced since returning … Continue reading

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