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A Memorial Peace Park Opened in South Korea

June 18, 2020

Concerned South Korean peace groups have finished and opened the Hyosoon-Miseon Peace Park recently, in memory of the two young Korean school girls crushed to death by a heavy U.S. armored vehicle that was travelling on the South Korean countryside road in 2002.

Veterans Support Congresswoman Lee's Amendment to Cut Pentagon Budget

June 18, 2020

Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced a resolution calling for significant cuts to the Pentagon budget. Last year’s $738 billion National Defense Authorization Act was the largest on record, coming at the expense of health care, education, infrastructure spending, and public health research. In the middle of a global pandemic, it’s more clear than ever that wasteful spending on unnecessary and endless wars does not keep our country safe or healthy.

The Lasting Effects of War: A conversation with author Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai and Veterans For Peace

April 28, 2020

Please join award winning author Nguyen Phan Que Mai as she discusses her latest book, The Mountains Sing, a novel about multiple generations of a family living through the decades of war in Vietnam. Hosted by Veterans For Peace, this conversation, to include a reading from The Mountains Sing, will allow attendees to join with Que Mai to discuss the lasting effects of war on all participants.

Message from Executive Director

April 20, 2020

A message from Garett Reppenhagen

Category: Staff

A Message From VFP

March 26, 2020

The events of the last few weeks have revealed what you have always known, the world is interconnected in a deep way and what affects one of us can affect all of us. We know that you have known this because you joined Veterans For Peace to speak out against militarism and the disastrous effects that our country has on many countries around the world.

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