Tag Archives: Veterans Day

#ReclaimArmisticeDay

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72, Portland, Oregon, will hold a celebration of Armistice Day at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11, at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. At 11:11, we will chime our bells 11 times to commemorate the … 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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Armistice Day 2014: Ring out war, ring in peace

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, please join us in Portland’s Pioneer Square (701 SW 6th) at 10:30 a.m., and bring a bell if you have one. At 11 o’clock we will circle around and ring bells together — 11 chimes … Continue reading

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On Veterans’ Day

by Jamie Skinner (US Naval Flight Officer 1980-86) I was told November 11th, was to remember Flanders Field in hopes that knowing of its horrors, war might be repealed, But now I’m thanked on Veteran’s Day for the service I … Continue reading

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Armistice Day 2013

The Armistice of 1918, ending the terrible slaughter of World War I, was signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, signaling that the world had pulled back from the brink of disaster. For many … Continue reading

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