Veterans for Peace - Rogue Valley

Veterans for Peace - Rogue Valley
Contact Person: Hal Arnold or Don Chapin
 www.rv-vfp156.org
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   Oregon
Tel: 541-512-1108  
Scope:


Regional

Organizational Base:

Veteran or military family based

 Work Issues: 
Alternatives to the Military
ASVAB
College Counter recruitment Work
Pentagon Database JAMRS
General Counter Recruitment Education

 

Additional Info:

VFP 156 Mission Statement:

We, the members of Veterans for Peace, Chapter 156, affirm the objectives of the
National Veterans for Peace Mission Statement and dedicate ourselves to the achievement of those goals as we work toward embracing peace within ourselves.Further, VFP 156 pledges:

(a) To be a nonpartisan, multi-Service organization in which each member istreated with respect;       

(b) To, again, use non-violent means to make our positions known;       

(c) To use the power of reason to educate the general public about therealities of war;       

(d) To tell our youth the truth about enlistment, military training, service- its obligations and in-service benefits, and veterans’ benefits;       

(e) To present the idea that peaceful solutions are positions of strength

 

 

NNOMY Reader

 Learning the Issues about Youth Demilitarization

NNOMY ReaderThe NNOMY Reader is a useful primer to learn about the realities of military recruitment, the militarism effecting our youth in schools and our opportunities for peaceful coexistance. This collection of articles represents a historical overview of the U.S. based counter-recruitment movement's strategies to inform and intervene in schools and the community about the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar programs to recruit America's youth into escalating wars. The NNOMY Reader also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well as research presented by activists and investigators on the nature and risks of cultural militarization and how it  threatens our democracy. Learn more

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