Veterans for Peace Santa Barbara

increasing public awareness of the costs of war

VFP 25th Anniversary Convention

Join us for VFP’s 25th Anniversary Convention!  August 18 – 22, 2010 at the Eastland Park Hotel in Portland, ME. This convention takes place on the heels of the VFP National Convention, August 5 – 9, 2009, held at the University of Maryland, College Park Campus. There were over 190 members of VFP, 45 members of MFSO, and over 80 members of IVAW who attended the national convention in College.. Read More

Arlington West Afghanistan

Sunday, July 19th, 2009. Veterans for Peace Santa Barbara will be setting up a special Arlington West Memorial honoring the more than 700 US troops killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of that war.


Veterans For Peace Santa Barbara unites with chapters across America to increase public awareness of the cost of war, care for members and their families, and educate the public about veterans issues. We are committed to our Constitution and the rule of law. We seek the elimination of nuclear weapons and the elimination of the use of war for political and economic ends. We invite you to join us, to.. Read More

Fourth of July Parade

Once again VFP Santa Barbara Chapter 54 will be participating in the annual 4th of July Parade down State Street, scheduled for Saturday July 4. All members, friends, and Arlington West volunteers are invited to join our group. We will assemble near the starting point of the parade at State Street and Micheltorena. If you can’t find us, ask at the check-in desk outside Cantwell’s Market at State and Arrellaga… Read More

January Moratorium Actions

December 20, 2008 Santa Barbara, CA Source: The Santa Barbara event consisted of a mock cemetery of the US military teen dead, from the Iraq & Afghanistan conflicts. To date we have information on 304, 18 & 19 year old casualties from both conflicts. The “Tombstones” were set up by volunteers from the local Vets for Peace chapter and SBCC students. Visitors to the Beach Front were asked to.. Read More