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Veterans for Peace Chapter 161, Iowa City

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Who are the people in VFP 161?
Veterans for Peace Chapter 161, based in Iowa City, welcomes veterans in the surrounding area who,
because of their personal experience and travails in a military infrastructure,
now join others locally and worldwide in
advocating for dismantling the military-industrial complex as a basis for prosperity.

June, 2017 vigil



Women's Boat to Gaza

Published on April 17, 2017 by City Channel 4 in Iowa City ...
On April 10th Iowans for Palestine and Veterans for Peace Chapter 161 presented Colonel Ann Wright, who discussed her latest attempt to break the Israeli siege on Gaza.
Ann Wright served 29 years in the US Army and retired as a Colonel, then serving as a US diplomat for 16 years in US Embassies in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Afghanistan and Mongolia. She resigned from the US government in March, 2003 in opposition to the war on Iraq. Since her resignation, she has traveled to Gaza seven times, and was an organizer for the 2016 Women's Boats to Gaza, serving as a boat leader.

Women's Boat to Gaza news stories


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For further information, call John Jadryev at 43O-2Ol9 or E-mail Ed Flaherty <flahertyem[at]q.com>


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