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Friday, May 18, 2012
Yesterday started with Leah Bolger, Ann Wright and Erik Lobo attending the IVAW press conference at the Vietnam Memorial.
VFP's next electronic town hall meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2012. The meeting will be chaired by Leah Bolger, Mike Reid and Nate Goldshlag.
Details on how to join the meeting will be in next week's email blast.
Malcolm Chaddock of VFP Chapter 72 in Portland, Oregon is very concerned about the ongoing Fukushima meltdown, which, despite the denial of politicians and mass media, is said to be a continuing threat to all life on earth.
Veteran Member of VFP Chapter 002 in New Hampshire
Vandenberg 15 trial in California
VFP Jon Castro Chapter 019 in Riverside/San Bernandio area will hold its 8th Annual Memorial Day Awards luncheon on Monday, May 28th. Contact Tom Swann @ 760-324-5670 or Vickie Wilson @ 909-825-8176 for more information.
VFP member, John Amidon, from VFP Chapter 010 in Albany NY was among 15 protesters arrested Feb. 25th while protesting the Minute Man Missile launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. All pleaded not guilty in federal court on Thursday. <Full Story>
VFP Chapter 136 in Central Florida will be holding its
Dates: August 8-12, 2012
Where: Marriott/Biscayne Bay - Miami, FL
A block of rooms have been reserved for Veterans For Peace members. Double rooms are $112 including tax. Contact the hotel directly (1-800-228-9290/ 1-800-295-1421) or make reservations online. If making reservations by phone, please be sure to mention that you are registering for the VFP National Convention.
This year's theme is "Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean"
The convention website is available for
Resolution proposals can be submitted now to Bob Krzewinski, Resolution Chair. Deadline for submissions is June 6, 2012.
May 18-19 - VPT Nonviolence Training in Chicago, IL
May 19-21 - Protest NATO/G8 Summit in Chicago
July 14 - PeaceStock 2012 in Hager City, WI
Aug 8-12 - VFP National Convention in Miami, FL
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