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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

From Boston.com: St. Patrick’s parade organizers will allow gay vets to march

St. Patrick’s parade organizers will allow gay vets to march In this March 20, 2016, photo, members of OutVets march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston. –Steven Senne / AP By Mark Pratt, Associated… Read More

Veterans who work for peace are again prohibited from St. Pats Parade

Veterans who work for peace are again prohibited from St. Pats Parade “And the Band Played On” March 18, 2017 SOUTH BOSTON Veterans who have honorably served this country are once again prohibited from walking in the Saint… Read More

Standing Rock Statement

Thank you to our very own Michael Sullivan for being a integral part of setting up the Veteran’s tent at Standing Rock. Statement from VFP National: Veterans For Peace Statement in Support of the Pipeline Resistance at Standing… Read More

Globe Article: Warriors Celebrating Peace, Not Themselves

vets for peace

Pat Scanlon and other members of Veterans for Peace were interviewed for this excellent article in the Boston Globe. So proud of our veterans who have seen the horrors of war, and now commit themselves to peace. It… Read More

Boston Globe Article

St. Pat's Peace Parade

Gays in parade, but Veterans for Peace shunned Globe Staff/File 2013 David Carlson of Brighton marched in the Veterans for Peace parade in 2013. The organization has been barred from joining the main St. Patrick’s Day parade in… Read More

Rainbow Times Article on VFP and St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saint Pat's Peace Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Paying Homage to VFP, Gay Inclusion By: Christine Nicco*/TRT Reporter— OUTVETS and Boston Pride’s participation in the less exclusive South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by the Allied War Veterans Council, AWVC, is… Read More

NECN “No Parade for Veterans for Peace?”

Vietnam Vet Pat Scanlon and Sarah Wunsch of MA ACLU discuss the exclusion of Veterans for Peace from Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The Peace Parade Battle is far from Over!

Pat Scanlon

Boston.com featured story: After a year of reaching out to the city of Boston with no response, the Massachusetts chapter of Veterans for Peace (VFP) announced Monday that they’ve canceled their annual St. Patrick’s Peace Parade. The group’s decision to… Read More