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Write YOUR Letter to The Wall: Come to Our May 22nd Workshop!

A Call for Letters To The Wall “Last Memorial Day, Veterans For Peace delivered 151 letters and 32 postcards to The Wall — the Vietnam War memorial in Washington, D.C. — in a solemn ceremony of remembrance and grief,” writes … Continue reading

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David Swanson: War is a Lie

At two back-to-back book talks on Saturday, April 16, 2016, DAVID SWANSON speaks on the latest developments in the telling and the debunking of lies about wars. Swanson will answer questions and sign copies of his new book, War Is … Continue reading

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Think Armistice Day

Armistice Day in Portland Join Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 for Portland’s annual commemoration of Armistice Day, November 11, 2015 in Pioneer Courthouse Square in southwest Portland. Please bring a bell or a sign, and arrive by 11:00 a.m. At … Continue reading

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Flags and cranes mark 70th anniversary of atomic bombings

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 members — an impressive number given that some were away in San Diego attending the national VFP convention — once again turned out for the annual commemoration of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki … Continue reading

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Please Come to Our Summer Fundraiser

You’re invited! Saturday, July 25th, 2:00–5:00pm at the Peace House 2116 NE 18th Avenue, Portland This outdoor benefit for Veterans For Peace Portland Chapter 72 features food and drink, music, talk, and a silent auction. $10 admission (no one turned … Continue reading

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Advice for those considering joining the military

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This Memorial Day, gather with Veterans For Peace

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 invites you to join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 for a memorable gathering. WE ASSEMBLE at 10:30 a.m. at the WWII Memorial Wall at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way … Continue reading

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HeroRats Save Lives

This April 18, 2015 New York Times op-ed by Nicholas Kristof tells the story of Apopo’s HeroRat program. By sniffing out landmines and other unexploded ordnance in former war zones, clearance of these areas can be done more swiftly, and … Continue reading

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Veteran Artists featured at OCAC event

Veteran artists Drew Cameron, Jesse Albrecht, and Aaron Hughes are featured in an Artist Talk at the Oregon College of Art and Craft on Tuesday April 7th. The event takes place from 6:00 to 7:30pm in the Centrum at OCAC, … Continue reading

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Spend Valentines Day morning with Chris Appy

Brunch & Book Talk with American Reckoning Author February 14, 2015 • 11am – 1pm Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland Celebrate acclaimed historian and award-winning author Christian Appy, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts in … Continue reading

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