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3rd ANNUAL VFP TOUR VIET NAM:14 NIGHTS & 15 DAYS; March 29-April 12, 2014

3rd ANNUAL VFP TOUR VIET NAM

14 NIGHTS & 15 DAYS

March 29-April 12, 2014

 

Sponsors:  Veterans For Peace, Hoa Binh (Peace) Chapter 160, of American vets living in Viet Nam, invite 20 veterans and non-vet activists and spouses.

 

Mission:  Strengthen relationship with Viet Namese victims of America’s war; meet Viet Namese vets; see a…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on July 31, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

VIET NAM REVISITED

VIET NAM REVISITED

Everyone has their story; it is unique only to them. It is the combination of many experiences that make them who they are today and what they will be tomorrow. I traveled recently with a group of thirteen Americans to Viet Nam on a journey organized by Veterans for Peace, Chapter 160; some of the group was returning and some were visiting for the first time. There were teachers, writers, a lawyer, nurses, wives, a flight attendant, and veterans. We…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on June 16, 2013 at 8:09pm — 1 Comment

I wonder: What would President Ho Chi Minh have to say about all of this?

Chuck Palazzo
Da Nang, Viet Nam
June 6th, 2013
Vietnam's food safety and sovereignty in jeopardy …
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on June 8, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tour of Vietnam: VFP Chapter 160 Spring 2013

                                  Tour of Vietnam

 

 

Recently, a group of Vietnam Veterans left the United States to travel back once again to Vietnam. There were thirteen members in the group. Some of the members were anti- war protestor, some where spouses of veterans, and there was one Korean War veteran amongst them.  All of them were affiliated with…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 23, 2013 at 7:55am — No Comments

A prayer for peace, a history of war

A prayer for peace, a history of war 
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013 07:25:00…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 18, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Veterans for Peace Journey: An op-ed by VFP member and 2013 Tour participant AND Korean War Vet, Russ Christensen

Veterans for Peace Journey

Russ Christensen

May 9, 2013

 

The national organization of Veterans for peace has called for volunteers to join in a tour of Vietnam. This call is for volunteers to give assistance in remediation of the damage done to the country of Vietnam in the spraying of tons of Agent Orange over the countryside. This spraying of Agent Orange released a contaminant of dioxin to the groundwaters of the…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 10, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Vietnam in the Aftermath of a Chemical Holocaust

Evaggelos Vallianatos

Adjunct professor of environmental analysis, Pitzer College

 

Vietnam in the Aftermath of a Chemical Holocaust

Posted: 04/03/2013 5:54 pm



The Geneva Agreement of 1954 ended the French colonial rule of Vietnam. However, the Eisenhower administration subverted the idea of a united and independent Vietnam. It funded a puppet government in Saigon to resist Hanoi, thus precipitating a twenty-year American War in Indochina.



In 1961,…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on April 5, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Vietnam Chapter 160 of The Veterans For Peace has funded the Cow Raising Training for the farmers who are affected by Agent Orange in A luoi, Thua Thien Hue, Viet nam

The Vietnam Chapter 160 of The Veterans For Peace has funded the Cow Raising Training for the farmers who are affected by Agent Orange in A luoi, Thua Thien Hue, Viet nam

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on March 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Don't Thank Me for My Service

  • U.S. Marine in Zaranj, Nimroz province, December 30, 2011. U.S. Marine in Zaranj, Nimroz province, December 30, 2011. (Photo:…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on March 12, 2013 at 7:15am — No Comments

"SameSame But Different"

Hey All,

We've finished a rough cut of Same Same But Different and are fine-tuning the film to get it ready for screening at film festivals.

Hopefully we'll catch you at one of them.



Here's a link to the opening sequence:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/320072119/same-same-but-different/posts

The updates are interesting viewing as well as they follow the story of…

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Added by Deryle Perryman on February 19, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments

My Awakening: Tap An Bac, Quang Ngai, Vietnam, March 15, 1969

By Billy Kelly

I am probably the only American alive who knows this hamlet’s name. On March 15, 1969, I was involved in an all-day battle in this very area—mercifully, the only one of my brief military career. The combat took place within a two-kilometer by four-kilometer area.…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on February 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Where Were YOU On February 15, 2003

Where Were YOU On February 15, 2003

By Mike Ferner

12 February, 2013

Countercurrents.org

On that day, for the first time in human history , people of every nation on earth said “NO” to a war before it began .…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on February 13, 2013 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Winter Soldiers: They tried to tell us

07 February 2013

Nancy Miller Saunders : They Tried to Tell Us…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on February 10, 2013 at 3:47pm — No Comments

The Vietnam War Memorial in Vietnam Would Be 20 to 50 Times Larger Than Ours

Imagine if we could bridge the empathy gap that separates us from the Vietnamese and our war with them and against them.…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on February 8, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Buried history in Hanoi

Forty years after the Paris peace agreement, the city — and the country — bear reminders of the war.…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on January 22, 2013 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Reflections on the Vietnam War: The Things a Warrior Knows

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on January 22, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Over VND2 billion raised for AO victims in Da Nang

Over VND2 billion raised for AO victims in Da Nang

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on January 15, 2013 at 7:17pm — No Comments

LIGHTER THAN ORANGE

'Lighter than Orange' is a look into the ongoing consequences of the herbicide, Agent Orange, on Vietnamese veterans and their children.

 

http://igg.me/p/290858

 

Dear friends,…
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Added by Chuck Palazzo on December 12, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments

VTV6 wants to interview American veterans of the war in Vietnam, for upcoming 40th anniversary of 1972 Christmas bombing

Vietnam Tv (VTV6) is working on a special program to air in Vietnam on December 28th, 2012, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the so-called Christmas bombing in 1972.  The program's main purpose will be, "to share the reflections, pains of war and especially in the sense of reconciliation and mutual understanding toward the need to build connections,…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on November 3, 2012 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

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