MONDAY: Memorial Day for Peace!
When: Monday, May 28, 2012, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Christopher Columbus Park • Atlantic Ave. at Long Wharf • Aquarium T • Boston
Please join Veterans For Peace, Smedley Butler Brigade, Chapter 9 and Samantha Smith, Chapter 45, Military Families Speak Out, Massachusetts Peace Action, United for Justice with Peace as we commemorate Memorial Day.
There will be no parade, no marching band, no military equipment, no guns and drums, no Air Force fly-overs.
There will be veterans and supporters who have lost friends and loved ones. Veterans who know the horrors of war and the pain and anguish of loss. There will be friends and families of soldiers, remembering their loved ones. There will be Iraqi Refugees who have suffered terrible losses and will join with us as we remember and show respect for their loss.
There will be flowers dropped into the harbor for each fallen U.S. soldier from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Flowers will also be also be dropped into the harbor remembering the loss of Iraqi family and friends.
Merrimack Valley People for Peace
|Scottish Bag Pipes|
|Rev. Lara Hoke
Sec. VFP, Smedley D. Butler Brigade
Coordinator, VFP, Smedley D. Butler Brigade
Ex Comm. VFP, Smedley D. Butler Brigade
|In memory of our friend Capt, Paul Brailsford, VFP Samantha Smith Chapter|
VFP, Smedley D. Butler Brigade
|A short remembrance of my friend Zalmai, Afghanistan Veteran (2002-2003)|
Parent of Cpl. Jeffrey Lucey USMC
|Return to Hell|
|Si Kahn||Song – Hunter –(Music from CD)|
Smedley D. Butler Brigade
|What Memorial Day Means to Me|
Military Families Speak Out,
Gold Star Families Vietnam VFP Smedley D. Butler Brigade
|Suicide: The hidden wounds of war|
Massachusetts Peace Action
|Are we finished with war yet?|
United for Justice with Peace
|No More Wars in the Middle East|
Smedley D. Butler Brigade
|Ahmad & Leyla AlZubaydi
|Babylon Restaurant, Lowell|
|Arab Spring and Hypocrisy of the West|
|Brian Quirk||Scottish Bag Pipes|
|Rev. Ralph Galen
Community Church of Lawrence
Ex. Comm. Smedley D. Butler Brigade
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