Veterans For Peace Spokane Washington - Chapter 035

Address : C/O NICHE #310 25 W. MAIN AVE
City: Spokane
Zipcode: 99201
Phone: 509-209-2385
Community Discussion List: SpokaneVeteransforPeace
Scope of organization:
  • Regional
This organization is a:
  • Offers Truth in Recruitment Information
  • Does School Demilitarization Activism
  • Offers Military Counseling
Organization base:
  • Veteran or military family based
Outreach to specific communities:
  • Veteran and Active Military
Issues you are working on:
  • General counter-recruitment/Truth in Recruitment youth education
Years in Operation: More than 20 years
Summary describing your organization:: Veterans for Peace is the only veterans organization devoted to promoting peace. Our chapter 35, based in Spokane, WA includes vets from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, etc., including our senior veteran from the first wave of Marines on Iwo Jima. We work toward the following objectives: Truth in Recruitment: Explaining the real nature of military service to high school students considering enlistment. -Exposing the true cost of war and militarism. -Exposing the toxic polluting generated by the military in general and Fairchild AFB in particular. -Addressing PTSD and veteran suicide. -Aiding veterans to navigate the bureaucracy required to collect benefits due. -Addressing the cost of military aid to foreign, generally repressive governments. -Co-sponsoring speakers and events that contribute to peace and justice.
Contact Person: Lewis (Rusty) Nelson
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