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New! December 2018 Newsletter

SPOKANE VETERANS FOR PEACE CHAPTER #35 Niche #310 25 W. Main Avenue Spokane, WA 9201 Phone: 509-209-2385 E-mail: vfp35spokane@riseup.net WWW.SPOKANEVETERANSFORPEACE.ORG Facebook: Veterans For Peace – Spokane Chapter #35 this issue INTRO TO SPOKANE VFP P.1 NAT’L VFP CONVENTION P.2 OUR … Continue reading

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This military explosive is poisoning American soil The explosive compound that helped make America a superpower is now a domestic threat. By Ranjani Chakraborty Dec 29, 2017, 2:30pm EST

https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/12/29/16826118/military-explosive-poison-american-soil ProPublica months ago began investigating the scope of the environmental problems caused by the US military on domestic soil. What they found was arresting. The Pentagon has catalogued more than 40,000 contaminated sites across US states and territories, and … Continue reading

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Fairchild Contamination Update

Report back from US Air Force organized Public Relations event at Medical Lake High School on 5/24/17: Fairchild Air Force Base now faces intense scrutiny of the recently-disclosed, decades-long contamination problem there, which now affecting drinking water wells and soils … Continue reading

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Fairchild Leaking Toxic Chemicals into Airway Heights Drinking Water

Airway Heights residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday night to receive bottled water after city officials advised residents not to drink or cook with water from city pipes, as it is likely contaminated with chemical runoff from Fairchild Air … Continue reading

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VFP tries to stop Climate Change

Three people were arrested during an oil train protest along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail lines that run through Spokane on Sept. 29, 2016. (Nina Culver / The Spokesman-Review) THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 7:23 P.M. Oil and coal train … Continue reading

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VFP Awarded 2016 Peace Prize!

Veterans For Peace Awarded 2016 Peace Prize   The Board of Directors of the US Peace Memorial Foundation voted unanimously to award its 2016 Peace Prize to Veterans For Peace “In recognition of heroic efforts to expose the causes and costs of … Continue reading

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