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Gaylord Oppegard served in the military from 1962-1965. But it was not until 2004 and after 30 years as a Methodist, that he took part in his first action opposing war and standing for peace. He is part of a founding group of Veterans for Peace in the Chippewa Valley.
With retirement, Gaylord has become very active in peace organizing. Located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, those interested in Veterans for peace may contact him via email or call him at 723-4713. Their next event with be a candlelight vigil to commemorate Veterans Day, 2005, to be held on November 11th, 7 pm, in front of the Federal Building on Barstow Street in Eau Claire.