Veterans For Peace is an international organization made up of military veterans, military family members, and allies. We accept veteran members from all branches of service. We are dedicated to building a culture of peace, exposing the true costs of war, and healing the wounds of war. Our networks are made up of over 120 chapters across the United States and abroad. Veterans for Peace also believes and exists to restrain our government from intervening in the internal affairs of other nations. End the arms race. Reduce, and eventually eliminate, nuclear weapons. Seek justice for veterans and victims of war. Abolish war as an instrument of national policy. We attempt to accomplish our mission through public displays such as marching in parades, our memorial displays on Veteran's Day and Memorial Day in the open area in Traverse City and speaking out against war in public places. We proudly wear our Chapter 50 T-shirts. We also attempt to be present at schools to present a more realistic image of military service with no disrespect to Service branch Recruiters.