Veterans for Peace: Rachel Corrie Chapter 109

Veterans for Peace

Rachel Corrie Chapter 109
Olympia WA

Veterans Working Together for Peace & Justice Through Non-violence. Wage Peace!

Veterans for Peace, Inc. (VFP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war.

Statement Of Purpose

We, having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others

(a) Toward increasing public awareness of the costs of war
(b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations
(c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons
(d) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy.
(e) To make non-violent conflict resolution an integral part of national policy
(f) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war

To achieve these goals, members of Veterans For Peace pledge to use non-violent means and to maintain an organization that is both democratic and open with the understanding that all members are trusted to act in the best interests of the group for the larger purpose of world peace.