Barry Ladendorf, president of the Veterans for Peace Board, served in the U.S. Navy from 1965-69, serving as an officer on the USS Valley Forge and as a staff officer for the Pacific Fleet’s Commander Training program. Following his military service, he obtained a law degree from the University of San Diego and worked for the California attorney general’s office.
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Building a Better World—One Without Nuclear Weapons
The world is witnessing the unthinkable reemergence of a mini Cold War between nuclear powers: increasingly ominous actions by the United States/NATO and Russia; dangerous tensions between the United States and China; hot spots with nuclear weapons held by North Korea and Israel; and high tensions...
Monday, May 30, 2016
A Veteran’s Perspective On Memorial Day
As Americans mark Memorial Day, a holiday that invites us to reflect on the cost of war, we are reprinting these remarks that a leader of the Veterans for Peace made last week at Ralph Nader’s Breaking Through Power conference in Washington. For 31 years, Veterans For Peace has been the only...