Category Archives: Campaigns

Help Restore the Mural at My Lai

On a recent trip to Vietnam, VFP 72 member Mike Hastie (Army Medic Vietnam) visited the My Lai massacre site. While there, he noticed that the very moving mosaic mural has been ravaged by heat and humidity. He inquired how … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure Radiozine

Facilitated by community radio producer extraordinaire, Jimmy Tardy, a couple of our chapter’s Vietnam veterans have launched a special “radiozine” series on KBOO (90.7 FM). The two shows aired thus far are in the Vietnam: Full Disclosure vein. In a … Continue reading

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Portland’s rolling fasters issue statement

[Thanks to faster Jimmy Tardy for submitting this post.] PORTLAND, OR—A rolling fast began in June of 2013 to hold and maintain VFP member S. Brian Willson’s Guantánamo Hunger Striker’s Solidarity Fast, which ended after Brian was seriously injured in … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding – We Are America from ESP Media on Vimeo.

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Glorify War No More

I was invited to attend the Seattle VFP meeting this morning (Chapter 92) to give a presentation about the Vietnam Friendship Village Project. We had a good discussion afterward, about the Friendship Village, about U.S. cleanup efforts (information about this, … Continue reading

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