Member Highlights

Hawaiian Invitation Ceremony for Golden Rule Peace Boat

April 19, 2019

Puna Kalama Dawson, a Native Hawaiian Keeper of Knowledge and Hula instructor, performed a traditional Invitation Ceremony for the Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat, as its crew prepares to embark on a voyage to Hawaii, the Marshall Islands, Guam, Okinawa, Korea and Japan. The boat will arrive in Japan in time for the August 2020 75th anniversary commemorations of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

A Message from Ken and Tarak

April 08, 2019

Former U.S. Marine Corps Major, Ken Mayers, 82 and former U.S. Army paratrooper, Tarak Kauff, 77, spent two weeks in Limerick Prison after being denied bail and are now out of jail but unable to return home as the court has decided to hold their passports stating they are a “flight risk.”

VFP Members visit San Francisco Irish Consulate

March 27, 2019

A delegation of Veterans For Peace and CodePINK members converged on the Irish Consulate in San Francisco and met with Vice Consul Michael Treacy on Friday morning March 22, 2019.

Report on the Korea Peace Advocacy Days

March 22, 2019

Veterans For Peace members joined about 70 participants nationwide to participate in the Korea Peace Advocacy Days in D.C., 3/13-14, 2019. They made more than 60 Congressional visits—both House and Senate—starting in the afternoon of March 13.

Des Moines VFP Shut Down the DM Drone Command Center

March 21, 2019

Veterans for Peace and Catholic Workers from across the Midwest protested the Iowa Air National Guard Drone Command Center in Des Moines, Sunday, March 17 at 1 p.m.