Tag Archives: Veterans for Peace Chapter #161

Peace Vigil Friday

Dear Peacemakers, It is spring, lots of folks are fully vaccinated, and we need peace in Yemen, at home, Iraq, Iran, Guatemala, etc. etc more than ever before.  Come if you can!!!  There will be  signs available, and informational  handouts.  … Continue reading

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Armistice Day Observance To Be Held On Zoom

Armistice Day message from Ed Flaherty: Veterans For Peace, Chapter 161 is holding space with a traditional Armistice Day Observance on Zoom. You are invited to be there with us as we celebrate the peace that the world felt at … Continue reading

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Iowa's Carnival Of Militarism

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Steve Hanken wrote this letter to the editor in anticipation of the Great Jones County Fair where along with swine, poultry and cattle shows, a tractor pull, harness racing, 4-H presentations, a demolition derby and grandstand performances by … Continue reading

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Iowa Veterans for Peace Marks Anniversary

The Eastern Iowa chapter of Veterans for Peace marked its third anniversary by standing witness to peace along the RAGBRAI route near Fairfield on Saturday. During the time since receiving their charter from the national organization, Chapter 161 spawned two … Continue reading

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Obama's Baby Steps Forward

President Obama spoke in Berlin this week, and I have been waiting to listen to the speech, doing so this morning. Friends have been talking about Obama’s call for a new series of steps toward nuclear abolition. One friend, who … Continue reading

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Iowa City Event: Perspectives On Drone Warfare

Perspectives on Drone Warfare: Pakistan & Afghanistan Wed, Jan. 23rd, 7 PM, St Mary’s Church Social Hall, 302 E. Jefferson St Iowa City  (access involves steps) sponsored by Veterans for Peace Chapter #161 Featuring Leah Bolger, National President of Veterans … Continue reading

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