Tag Archives: Veterans for Peace

Reclaim Armistice Day

It’s probably just as well the 45th president cancelled his military parade and commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Armistice Day was born and designated as “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and … Continue reading

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Veterans Condemn Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy

Veterans For Peace strongly condemns Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy, the imprisonment of children, and criminalization of undocumented immigrants. Our immigration laws and enforcement tactics have long been at a crisis point and we are now witnessing even more draconian … Continue reading

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Iraq Peace Vigil, Fifteen Years Later

Action alert by Ed Flaherty – Please join Veterans For Peace and PEACE Iowa at the Clinton St/Iowa Ave entrance to the Pentacrest in Iowa City at 5:30 – 6:00 PM on Monday, March 19th for a 15-Year Peace Vigil. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Memorial Day

We can end the witch hunt because it’s been found in the person of Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer. I had hoped our first female speaker would be different from other politicians. Those hopes were dashed as she proved herself … Continue reading

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Veterans March At Standing Rock

Take a minute and honor these warriors by being a witness to the struggle.  

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Veterans for Peace Sponsor Armistice Day Observance

Bells worldwide were rung on the 11th month, the 11th day, at 11 a.m. in 1918 to celebrate and recognize the ending of WWI, “the war to end all wars. ” To commemorate that peaceful pledge, bells were rung around … Continue reading

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Cemeteries And Decorations

BIG GROVE TOWNSHIP, Iowa — A couple of years ago the Solon American Legion moved their annual Memorial Day commemoration from Oakland Cemetery to the new service memorial at American Legion Field. As remaining World War II veterans depart on … Continue reading

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On Being A Veteran

My 1975 enlistment in the U.S. Army had everything to do with how screwed up the military was coming out of Vietnam. I asked myself, if regular people didn’t step up and fix the mess, who will? I almost didn’t … Continue reading

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Rowley – McGovern Iowa Speaking Tour

FBI whistle blower Coleen Rowley and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern to speak at organized events in nine Iowa cities beginning Sept. 24 IOWA CITY — The three Iowa chapters of Veterans for Peace announce a nine-city tour of Iowa … Continue reading

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Fair Booth Workers To Receive Non-violence Training

It’s a sad state of affairs when non-profits feel they must take non-violence training in preparation to staff a booth at the Johnson County Fair. PEACE Iowa, Veterans for Peace, 100Grannies for a Livable Future and Iowa Physicians for Social … Continue reading

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