Are you going to D.C for Memorial Day? Smedleys and Friends, Quoting our namesake, VFP National has issued a call for veterans all over the country to come to the Vietnam Memorial Wall and then march on the… Read More
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
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
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
We’ve passed through a bit of a wicked winter, but as we know, the weather patterns are changing, so who knows what we are in store for. Regardless, by reducing our carbon footprint, we can still have a… Read More
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
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
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.