100th Anniversary of Armistice Day Commemoration

Time to reclaim Armistice Day as a day of PEACE The Smedley,Butler Brigade of Veterans for peace in Boston, long prohibited from being in the Veterans Day parade (too political), will again be having the “follow up” parade… Read More

Sept. 6th March and Standout

On Sept. 6th the Smedley Butler Brigade of VFP marched from Park Street station through downtown crossing, to South Station for a stand out. We handed out leaflets informing folks of deaths in Yemen resulting from Raytheon’s weapons…. Read More

Mass Peace Action – Civil Disobedience & Arrests

  Civil Disobedience & Arrests Doug Stuart, Ray Ajemian, and Homer Franck attended the Mass Peace Action demonstration on May 27th.  The event comprised of a 1 hour demonstration on the main street in Lexington Center and Green… Read More

Save the VA Standout

Stop VA Privatization Legislative Alert 

Urgent!  Stop VA Privatization Legislative Alert  Help Fix, Fund & Fully Staff the VA  See attached PDF:  VADocSummary

Armistice Day

Armistice Day For Peace – Saturday November 11:  Every year for over a decade we have had our Armistice Peace March behind the “official” Veterans Day parade in Boston. We continued that tradition this year as well. Article in… Read More

About Smedley VFP

Veterans For Peace is both a local and national organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. Our local chapters, the Smedley Butler Bde, and Samantha Smith’s work closely together to advance Peace and educate people to the perils… Read More

Why Smedley?

Smedley Butler  -from Wikipedia, all citations included.   Smedley Darlington Butler[1] (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) was a United States Marine Corpsmajor general, the highest rank authorized at that time, and at the time of his death the most… Read More