Tag Archives: Veterans

Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award Reception

A Pre-Convention Reception evening honors Veterans For Peace 2016 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Visiting VFP UK members host a discussion” Undermining Militarism in the UK.” Pat Scanlon sings his new song “Extremist” Wednesday, August 10, 7-9pm, Room 212 Veterans Building, 401 … Continue reading

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Comfort Woman Grandma Yong Soo Lee

Sunday, March 20, 2016 7pm, Room 206 Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Franicsco, CA 94102   Visiting from Seoul, Korea, Grandma Yong Soo Lee is speaking about her life during World War II and  about the Comfort Woman who … Continue reading

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2016 Việt Nam Tour Update

Hometown Hero: John Koehler Channel 5 News Green Bay Wisconsin February 3, 2016 Terry Kovarik reports Green Bay, Wisconsin’s John Koehler is heading to Vietnam for three weeks in March on a humanitarian mission to learn more about Agent Orange … Continue reading

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Veterans For Peace Celebrate Peace & Reconciliationter

VFP 30th Anniversary National Convention August 5-9, 2015 San Diego, California vfpnationalconvention.org Keynote Banquet Speaker:  Seymour Hersh and Speakers: Sylvia Aurora, Dr. Kathleen Barry, Phyllis Bennis, Majorie Cohn, Ben Griffin, Dr. Thao Ha, Willie Hager, Le Ly Hayslip, Ray McGovern, Dr. Akiko Mikamo, Miko Peled Special Events

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The Nation: Lethal Legacy Of The Vietnam War

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange. George Black February 25, 2015  This article appeared in the March 16, 2015 edition of The Nation. ..”Ever … Continue reading

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A March & A Meeting

Denny Riley December 14, 2014 The sun came out in San Francisco yesterday as we marched in step with thousands of people across America, shouting “Black lives matter!” “Hands up don’t shoot!” “I can’t breath!” and carrying signs and banners … Continue reading

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Olive Harvest

Eight Trees, Family Of Five Meta Peace Team Burin, Nablus, West Bank October 27, 2014 On Monday October 27, 2014, the MPT team participated in the olive harvest with a family living in Burin, a village in the Nablus region. The village … Continue reading

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Orwa Hammad Funeral

Tear Gas & Rubber Bullets Fired After Burial Meta Peace Team Silwad, Palestine October 26, 2014 On Sunday, the MPT team attended the funeral for Orwa Hammad, the fourteen year old US citizen who was fatally shot by the Israeli … Continue reading

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Meta Peace Team: Helping With The Fall Olive Harvest

Meta Peace Team (MPT) Arrives Safely West Bank October 1, 2014 We are pleased to share that the team has arrived safely. Thank you for your support of Meta Peace Team and our wonderful Fall Olive Harvest (and beyond) International … Continue reading

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West Bank: International Peace Team Member Shot

Member Survives Shooting Meta Peace Team Palestine Scott Abrams November 11, 2014 One of MPT’s International team members, who is here (Palestine) working the olive harvest, was shot in the chest with a .22 long rifle round. This is not standard … Continue reading

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