Tag Archives: Veterans for Peace

Tree Planting Memorial

On a beautiful Fall day, members of our local VFP planted trees in the memory of Dick McLean, George Haeseler and Arvid Antonson. These trees are planted in Floyd West Park at the intersection of Chapman and Court Streets in … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on Tree Planting Memorial

75 Years: Living With the “Device” *

By Doug Garnar I was born on June 6, 1945 (D-Day plus one year). 40 days later, on July 16th, the world changed with the first successful test of a nuclear device. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the civilian leader of the … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on 75 Years: Living With the “Device” *

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorium

Video by Vera Scroggins On August 6, 2020, Peace Groups gathered at First Congregational Church, Binghamton, NY for the 34th year of honoring the dead and harmed after the nuclear attacks of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August of 1945. Veterans … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged , | Comments Off on Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorium

Remembering WWI—There Is No Just War

My father, Francis Gilroy, a US Navy airman wrote home to his mother from Queenstown (Cobh) Ireland after 11 Am on November 11th, 1918 that he had “been up”. “Up”, meaning flying in a seven-ply wood wing aircraft, a submarine … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on Remembering WWI—There Is No Just War

Veterans for Peace Winter 2020 Newsletter

From the Veterans for Peace Winter 2020 newsletter, page 18: The past year was the busiest ever for VFP Stu Naismith Chapter 90. It began with the January 2019 annual luncheon and conversation (via phone) with Suzanne Gordon of San … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on Veterans for Peace Winter 2020 Newsletter

Bearing Witness to Homelessness in San Diego

By Stan Levin / San Diego Veterans for Peace They are here, by the hundreds, by the thousands, the dispossessed among us. People having little in the way of the niceties of a comfortable existence That equates with the concept … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on Bearing Witness to Homelessness in San Diego

Veterans for Peace Winter 2019 Newsletter

From the Veterans for Peace Winter 2019 newsletter, page 15: Veterans for Peace #090 Binghamton NY Members of the Stu Naismith Chapter were in New York City on November 7 and 8 to support Kathy Kelly’s Voices for Creative Nonviolence … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged | Comments Off on Veterans for Peace Winter 2019 Newsletter