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VFP Member on Hunger Strike to Protest U.S. Sanctions

June 21, 2019

Sally Alice Thompson is 95 years old and she is on a hunger strike for the children, children victims of the U.S. government's sanctions and war mongering on the countries where they live--Yemen, Syria, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela.

Introducing VFP's new Executive Director!

June 07, 2019

Veterans For Peace is excited to announce that they have hired Garett Reppenhagen as the new Executive Director of Veterans For Peace.

Anti-Trump Protests Planned for Shannon Airport in Ireland

May 31, 2019

To coincide with US President Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland, protests will be held at Shannon Airport starting at 3pm on June 5th. The US President is expected to land at Shannon that day, to fly out and back again on June 6th, and to leave on June 7th. A Peace Camp will be set up outside the airport for the duration of his visit, including overnight on the 5th and 6th June, and people are invited to spend whatever time they can there in order to maintain an ongoing protest against his presence in Ireland.

Milwaukee Area Labor Council works with VFP Chapter 102 to #SaveOurVA

May 29, 2019

The Milwaukee Area Labor Council released a press release regarding the concerns that many veterans will not have their needs met with the new implementation of the Mission Act.

NEWS ADVISORY: Local veterans to honor 288 fallen Southern California brothers and sisters on Memorial Day

May 24, 2019

On Monday, May 27th, 2019, (Memorial Day), the San Diego Veterans For Peace will be setting up its respected "Hometown Arlington West Memorial" on the front lawn of the USS Midway Museum, 910 N. Harbor Drive, near the corner of Broadway, in downtown San Diego.