Veterans for peace

chapter 163

Des Moines, Iowa

 
 









Des Moines Veterans Parade June 30,2012

Link to More Pictures:   


"DM parade: Iowa military heroes go rolling along" July 1, 2012 Sunday DM Reg

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20120701/NEWS/307010084/Des-Moines-parade-Iowa-military-heroes-go-rolling-along?Frontpage



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Fifteen IA Vet's march in the Sat. June 30, 2012 Gov's Vets Parade -

(61 photo slide show)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/frank_cordaro_and_the_dm_catholic_worker/sets/72157630371002646/

about chapter 163


Webmaster info

Email: iapeacevet@gmail.com


MY FAVORITES

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

~Albert Einstein

"If it's natural to kill, why do men have to go into training to learn to do it?"
—Joan Baez (attributed)


War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.

~Alfred Adler


We must pursue peaceful end through peaceful means.

~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

War settles nothing.

~Dwight D. Eisenhower

As far as I am concerned, war itself is immoral.

~General Omar Bradley

"Fight the rich, not their wars!"
—Anonymous (headline in Freedom, January 2003)

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.

~Dwight D. Eisenhower

 
 

OUR MISSION:

Veterans For Peace, Inc. (VFP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

We, having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others

(a) To increase public awareness of the costs of war

(b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations

(c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons

(d) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war

(e) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy.

To achieve these goals, members of Veterans For Peace pledge to use non-violent means and to maintain an organization that is both democratic and open with the understanding that all members are trusted to act in the best interests of the group for the larger purpose of world peace.

THIS SITE IS ALWAYS BEING UPDATED... COME BACK OFTEN..... JOIN US!   YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A VETERAN TO BE PART OF OUR ORGANIZATION!

 

If a veteran is against war, who can be for it?

Wage Peace

 

National VFP website:

http://veteransforpeace.org



Contributions to

Chapter 163:



Mail:  

Veterans for Peace

(Check to VFP #163)

6082 Sheffield Circle

Johnston, IA 50131

WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER.... NEVER WAS... NEVER WILL


THIS SONG SAYS IT ALL... PLEASE LISTEN (click on link below)


http://youtu.be/DFRgEQGIDzs

Iowa City Chapter #161


Ed Flaherty

flahertyem@q.com


Paul Deaton Solon, IA

paul.deaton@gmail.com


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Linn County Chapter 169


Robert Crozier

ribert.a.crozier@gmail.com


Joe Aossey

joassey6@yahoo.com

Next Meeting:


Next DM VPP meeting Monday, Sept. 23 - 5:30 p.m. at the Phil Berrigan CW

House, 713 Indiana Ave. DM IA (515)282-4781


All are welcome, veterans or non-veterans, members or not.... Join us in our cause.

COST OF WAR


http://costofwar.com/