Tag Archives: vfpsf

2015 St Patrick

Photos: Judith Sandoval

Posted in American Legion Bob Basker Post 315, Event, Peace Demonstrations, Peace Journeys, Photo Gallery, San Francisco, San Francisco Chapter, Veterans, Veterans For Peace, Voices Of Veterans, Western Region | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Afghanistan: Emergency Hospitals & America’s The Longest War

Hospitals Treat Needy Regardless Of…. Sherri Maurin November 25, 2014 In late November, President Obama reversed his long held commitment to the American and Afghan peoples, so troubled by war, to end combat missions.  The loss of lives on the Afghan side is … Continue reading

Posted in Iraq Veterans Against the War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Al-Aqsa Mosque Demonstration

Al-Aqsa Mosque Meta Peace Team October 31, 2014 The troubles that surrounded the closing of the Al Aqsa Mosque (which President Abbas called it a declaration of war and which complicate relations with Jordan because the Mosque and East Jerusalem are … Continue reading

Posted in Olive Harvest, Peace Journeys, Scott Abrams, Scott Abrams, Veterans, Veterans For Peace, Veterans For Peace National HQ, West Bank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Olive Harvest, Scott Abrams, Scott Abrams, West Bank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Olive Harvest, Peace Journeys, Scott Abrams, Scott Abrams, Veterans For Peace, West Bank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olive Harvest In Burin

Picking Olives Meta Peace Team Burin, Nablus, West Bank October 28, 2014 Today we picked olives in Burin, a short “service” ride south of Nablus. We have picked in the area quite a lot because illegal settlements (Bracha and Yitzar) … Continue reading

Posted in Olive Harvest, Peace Journeys, Scott Abrams, Scott Abrams, Veterans, Voices Of Veterans, West Bank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Peace Journeys, Scott Abrams, Scott Abrams, Veterans, Veterans For Peace, Veterans For Peace Chapters, Veterans For Peace National HQ, West Bank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NOT AGAIN, On ‘A More Expansive Mission’ In Afghanistan!

By Dr. Hakim Afghan Peace Volunteers Kabul, Afghanistan November 24, 2014 President Obama has authorized ‘a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned’. Imagine that, like the late U.S. war veteran Jacob George, you’re sent … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Afghanistan 2014, Sherri Maurin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Project Renew Update: PBS & Athens Georgia

U.S. Veteran leads clean-up of Vietnam War’s lethal remnants PBS News Hour Judy Woodruff,  @judywoodruff November 20, 2014 There are still ongoing lethal consequences of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Undetonated “bomblets,” dropped by the U.S. military during … Continue reading

Posted in Chuck Searcy, Chuck Searcy, Peace Journeys, Project Renew, Project Renew UXO, Veterans, Veterans For Peace, Veterans For Peace Chapters, Veterans For Peace Viet Nam, Viet Nam | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Remembering Jacob David George

September 18, 2014 Facebook.com/jacob.d.george.1 Jacob George, a 3-tour Afghanistan War Veteran and IVAW member from Arkansas took his own life yesterday. He was an incredibly warm person, a gifted troubadour and banjo player, and as he described himself, a ‘storytelling hillbilly’. … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Health, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Music, Peace Demonstrations, PTSD, Voices Of Veterans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment