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Dr. Martin Luther King III Visits Friendship park

September 06, 2018

The son of Martin Luther King Jr. commemorated the anniversary of his father's famous "I Have A Dream" speech by calling for humane treatment of immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees.

VFP Member Tim Keenan Addresses Jane Fonda

August 09, 2018

Tim Keenan of Veterans For Peace Chapter in Traverse City, Michigan, recently attended a talk given by Jane Fonda and Michael Moore.

Tim Keenan had the chance to address Jane, saying “If I could, what I would do right now is I would come up to you and I would drape the Congressional Medal of Honor around you,” said Tim Keenan, a Vietnam War veteran. “I’m so proud of you for all the work you’ve done and all that you have endured, the adversity and your courage.”

Veterans For Peace Signs on to Open Letter to People of Japan

August 02, 2018

VFP joins a coalition of concerned peace organizations and citizens of the United States who are advocating for the importance of abolishing nuclear weapons globally, toward a more peaceful world. The coalition recently issued an open letter to express our sincere regrets and apologies for the deaths of those killed by our nation’s atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a war crime and crime against humanity, although our government has never apologized.

Veterans Support Brittany DeBarros

July 25, 2018

Brittany DeBarros has been tweeting facts of U.S. militarism during her #14DayOrders and is now being investigated. Veterans For Peace supports Brittany's courageous actions.

Veterans For Peace To Join 'Disarm Trident' Peace Walk

July 20, 2018

From September 3 - 14, DISARM TRIDENT activists, that will include members of Veterans For Peace, will walk down the length of Georgia's coast from Savannah to the Kings Bay Submarine Base.