Michael McPhearson

Michael McPhearson is the executive director of Veterans For Peace and veteran of the Persian Gulf War also known as the First Iraq War.  Michael’s military career includes 6 years of reserve and 5 years active duty service. He separated from active duty in 1992 as a Captain. He is a member of Military Families Speak out and Co-Chair of the St. Louis Don’t Shoot Coalition formed in the aftermath of the police killing of Michael Brown Jr.

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Monday, June 19, 2017
Mourning Philando Castile at a Anti-Nuke Rally
The following remarks were made on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at an anti-nuclear weapons rally in St. Louis, Missouri: I am here today as a peacemaker and a justice seeker to stand in solidarity with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom commonly known as WILPF. But I am also here...
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Don’t Thank Me Anymore... Just Care for Veterans Who Return and Work To End All War
This past Saturday morning in Saint Louis, MO I was walking home when I saw a people gathering and portions of the street being blocked. I live downtown, so it could have been another run, walk or festival. I asked someone who looked like a participant and he told me it was for the Veterans Day...
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