Member Highlights

San Diego VFP Chapter Travels to Tijuana

March 01, 2019

San Diego Veterans For Peace traveled to Tijuana to attend a program put on by UC Davis regarding the Humanization of Deportees, with particular emphasis on the Deported Veterans in Baja California.

New Rules Lead to Privatization of the VA by Skip Delano

February 01, 2019

The floodgates for privatization of VA health care will open wider under sweeping new rules (access standards) proposed by the VA on January 29 for the more than 7 million veterans who use their hospitals and clinics. The most significant change in rules would allow veterans who live as little as a 30-minute drive from a VA health care facility to be able to instead choose private sector heath care providers, without pre-authorization from the VA.

A visit with VFP San Diego's Compassion Campaign

January 23, 2019

On a visit from San Francisco, Al Hunter joined members of the San Diego chapter to hand out sleeping bags as part of their Compassion Campaign

Border Report by Elliott Adams

January 18, 2019

Kathleen Hernandez and Elliott Adams spent a week working on the border at San Diego/Tijuana with Meta Peace Team. This report does not tell the appalling stories of the asylum seekers in the "caravans"; stories of the violence that forced them to run for their lives, the horrors of their month of walking through foreign hostile lands and the dangers in the camps hanging tenuously on to life.

Posada Without Borders

December 18, 2018

For 25 years the communities of Tijuana/San Diego, have come together at Friendship Park. This year members of the VFP Tijuana chapter participated.