‘Da 5 Bloods’: Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views

Viet Thanh Nguyen, NYT review: A lesser Spike Lee film whose characterizations of Vietnamese people are inextricable from its political failures.

What Happens If Trump Refuses to Leave? Military’s Role in Civil Unrest

By Jeff Paterson. Joe Biden recently shared his fear that Trump will “try to steal this election.” Looking at Trump’s own comments, it’s a legitimate fear.

A 21st Century Mister Roberts; Navy Leadership Runs Aground

The leaders of the United States Navy finally made their decision … To the tune of Anchors Aweigh, they tossed Captain Crozier overboard.

How the Soldier’s Revolt Ended the Vietnam War

“The army reported 126 fraggings in 1969, 271 in 1970 and 333 in 1971, when they stopped keeping count,” explains Joel Geier at anti-empire.com.

“Follow Your Conscience” Ad Runs in Base Newspaper

Seattle VFP placed a full-page “Follow your Conscience” advertisement in the weekly newspaper, The Ranger, which serves Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM).

TROOPS: Stand Down for Black Lives

Today you have to decide whether you are loyal to the values you swore to uphold or to the commanders who would order you to turn on your neighbors for demanding justice. You cannot be loyal to both.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Most Recent

The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

Upcoming Events

“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Important

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

A second edition of LETTERS TO THE WALL is now available at a 30% discount price. This edition includes two added features — an authors’ index and a reference index for names on The Wall that letter writers addressed. This book is made up of 187 or so letters written...

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...