Hòa Bình Việt Nam

Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace

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Richard Brummett is now a member of Hòa Bình Việt Nam's website.
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U.S. veteran leads clean-up of Vietnam War’s lethal remnants

There are still ongoing lethal consequences of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Undetonated "bomblets," dropped by the U.S. military during the conflict, are killing and maiming people who discover them by accident. To help close a painful chapter in history, American veteran Chuck Searcy has made bomb removal and education his humanitarian mission. Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports.…See More
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You're the Enemy - Welcome Back!

"Congratulations to Winners of the MY HERO International Film Festival!"
Nov 17
Chuck Palazzo posted a video

You're the Enemy - Welcome Back!

This video tells the story of how some brave American veterans of the war in Vietnam have found resolution and healing by coming back to the place their country devastated, to help heal the legacy of the war. The amazing forgiveness and optimism of…
Nov 17
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VFP Chapter 160 Board Member Ken Herrmann

Brockport professor leaves a lasting legacyhttp://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2014/11/03/brockport-professor-leaves-lasting-legacy/18445951/Throughout a career that combined activism and teaching, Ken Herrmann wanted to make life better for others and inspired those around him to do the same.Herrmann, who had been on the social work faculty at…See More
Nov 5
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The Audacity of Monsanto & the Short Memory of the Vietnam National University of Agriculture

http://markashwill.com/Note:  This is obviously NOT a post about education.  Given the relative freedom of speech that this blog has afforded me since I left the employ of a quasi-US governmental nonprofit five years ago, I reserve to right to explore other important issues related to Vietnam, including the war legacy of Agent Orange and the issue of food sovereignty as it relates to genetically modified crops.Below is a guest post by Chuck…See More
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Oct 22
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Now may be the time when Americans will step up and join with our Vietnamese friends and work together toward a tangible end

Saturday, October 11, 2014Proposals for commemoration letter follow-uphttp://www.vietnamfulldisclosure.org/From Chuck Searcy in HanoiThis has been a very impressive effort with a tremendous response, more than I expected -- to be quite honest.  More than 500 comments in a relatively short period following publication of the article in the Times confirms what I have believed for a long time:  mixed in with the sorrow, and anger,…See More
Oct 14
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Chuck and Chuck and Ben

in Da Nang, Vietnam
Oct 11
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BEN QUICK: Author, Son of Viet Nam Veteran, Father of Part-Time Indian

About Ben’s Current WorkOn September 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, I parked my car in a lot on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, threw a computer bag over my shoulder, and approached the east gate of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center—the 3000 acre desert sprawl of surplus military aircraft and parts known in Southern Arizona as the Boneyard.  A woman in uniform waved me over, checked my identification, and told me to wait.  Five minutes…See More
Sep 28
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WAR IS NOT GREEN - Colonel Ann says so!

WAR IS NOT GREEN - Colonel Ann says so!
Sep 27
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

New Listserv for Vietnam Full Disclosure Campaign

New Listserv for Vietnam Full Disclosure CampaignOrganizers have established a Google group to help build momentum within the nationwide movement of truth telling leading up to the 50th anniversary of the end of the American war in Vietnam.To subscribe to the VNFD Google group, go to…See More
Sep 27
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

War to Peace

War to PeaceDavid Stout / Quang Tri @david_m_stoutAn American 
veteran returns to Vietnam to help make it safer for 
his former enemyNearly 40 years on, Chuck Searcy is still fighting the Vietnam War—but now for the other side. It’s a September morning and Searcy, a 69-year-old veteran, is overseeing a team of Vietnamese about to blow up a bomb discovered in a village in the central…See More
Sep 19
Chuck Palazzo posted a blog post

Chuck Searcy still has unfinished business in Vietnam.

Chuck Searcy still has unfinished business in Vietnam. (Lee Shearer/Staff) Vietnam vet Chuck Searcy works to clean up U.S. bomb legacy in VietnamBy Lee Shearer updated Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 8:50pmChuck Searcy might one day return to…See More
Sep 15
CHARLES MATHES (CHUCK) SEARCY is now a member of Hòa Bình Việt Nam's website.
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U.S. veteran leads clean-up of Vietnam War’s lethal remnants

There are still ongoing lethal consequences of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Undetonated "bomblets," dropped by the U.S. military during the conflict, are killing and maiming people who discover them by accident. To help close a painful chapter in history, American veteran Chuck Searcy has made bomb removal and education his humanitarian mission. Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports.…

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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on November 21, 2014 at 9:49am

The Audacity of Monsanto & the Short Memory of the Vietnam National University of Agriculture

http://markashwill.com/

Note:  This is obviously NOT a post about education.  Given the relative freedom of speech that this blog has afforded me since I left the employ of a quasi-US governmental nonprofit five years ago, I reserve to right to explore other important issues related to Vietnam, including the war legacy of Agent Orange and the issue of food sovereignty as it…

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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on October 22, 2014 at 7:07pm

Now may be the time when Americans will step up and join with our Vietnamese friends and work together toward a tangible end

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Proposals for commemoration letter follow-up

http://www.vietnamfulldisclosure.org/

From Chuck Searcy in Hanoi
This has been a very impressive effort with a tremendous response, more than I expected -- to be quite honest.  More than 500 comments…
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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on October 14, 2014 at 3:00pm

BEN QUICK: Author, Son of Viet Nam Veteran, Father of Part-Time Indian

About Ben’s Current Work

On September 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, I parked my car in a lot on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, threw a computer bag over my shoulder, and approached the east gate of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center—the 3000 acre desert sprawl of surplus military aircraft and parts known in Southern Arizona as the Boneyard.  A woman in uniform waved me over, checked my…

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Posted by Chuck Palazzo on September 28, 2014 at 6:36pm

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VFP Chapter 160 Board Member Ken Herrmann

Brockport professor leaves a lasting legacy…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Nov 5.

VFP Statement Against Israeli Assault on Gaza

VFP Statement Against Israeli Assault on Gaza2014 Veterans For Peace National ConventionAsheville, North CarolinaJuly 26, 2014As veterans who have witnessed the horror of war, we are deeply outraged…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jul 29.

“Same, Same But Different” on Sunday, July 27, at 3 p.m. at the Franklin American Legion Hall, 614 W. Main Street, Franklin.

Chapter 160's very own Deryle Perryman and Moises Gonzalez, present:"Same, Same but Different"…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jul 21.

VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015

Hoa Binh Chapter 160 invites you to come toVietnam— VFP Peace Tour, Spring 2015 –Mark your calendars! April 16 – May 02, 2015Travel to Hanoi, A Luoi, Hue, Quang Tri and the DMZ, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh…Continue

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Started by Chuck Palazzo Jul 11.

 
 
 

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