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RELEASE: Veterans Warn Against "No Fly Zone" in Ukraine

March 17, 2022

Veterans of several U.S. wars are urging President Biden to hold fast against growing political pressure to implement a “no-fly zone.”

Category: Press Release

Opportunity to Participate in Master's Thesis on Moral Injury & How People Perceive Themselves (Survey)

March 14, 2022

Complete a survey to assist a graduate student studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

The study is focused on combat experience involving moral conflict - sometimes called moral injury - and how this affects how “human” people feel when they return home. The hope is that the information gained in this study
will help inform mental health treatment for service-members who have experienced moral injury.

Category: Uncategorized

The Ukraine Crisis and the Recent IPCC Report

March 08, 2022

Just as Veterans For Peace (VFP) condemned US invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, we strongly condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and grieve for the human and environmental/climate devastation now occurring there.

Release: Stop Padding the Pentagon’s Budget, 86 Groups Tell Biden

March 08, 2022

President Joe Biden should decrease the Pentagon topline in his forthcoming FY 23 budget request, Public Citizen and 85 other groups said today. Following the president’s FY 22 request proposing a substantial military spending increase, Congress proceeded to give the Pentagon an additional $25 billion.

Veterans For Peace Encourages Diplomacy Not War

February 24, 2022

Veterans For Peace condemns the invasion of Ukraine. Our mission remains the same. We are committed to a sustainable and just peace. As veterans we know increased violence only fuels extremism. We have watched, and in some cases been firsthand witnesses to how the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, etc. have had their countries and lives destroyed by U.S. and Russian military involvement.

Category: Position Statement
Tag: Ukraine