updated Fri. January 13, 2023
The Daily Orange
March 7, 2018
The action group was created in response to the announcement that the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base was acquiring MQ-9 Reaper drones, Kinane said. ... The group holds nonviolent demonstrations at the base to protest the presence of drone technology in upstate New York, Kinane added.
February 23, 2018
Once Williams' story became known, he received offers to look at 25 homes near Hancock Field, and ended up buying one of the houses he originally wanted. ... Set against the national civil rights protests in the South, it was sometimes viewed negatively by the local establishment, as agitation by outsiders.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
October 6, 2017
After the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base started dispatching bomb-bearing drones, non-violent protesters and peace activists started gathering outside its gates to protest the U.S. policy of drone warfare. The United States admits having killed about 200 civilians in drone strikes outside of declaredÃâÃÂ ...
September 25, 2017
Seven members of Upstate Drone Action were arrested Monday morning outside Hancock Air Force Base. Here is one of the signs protesters held to block the entrance of the air base. Seven members of Upstate Drone Action were arrested Monday morning outside Hancock Air Force Base. Here is one ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2017
DeWitt, N.Y. --A jury in DeWitt Town Court Thursday night found four people not guilty of obstructing government administration during a 2015 drone protest at the Hancock Field National Guard Base. Jurors found James Ricks and Daniel Burns, both of Ithaca, Brian Hynes of the Bronx, and Ed KinaneÃâÃÂ ...
December 23, 2016
Members of Upstate Drone Action set up a Nativity scene protest at the New York Air National Guard Hancock Field main gate Friday morning, Dec. 23, 2016. (Michael Greenlar ... Four drone protesters were arrested at the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in DeWitt on Friday morning. The protestersÃâÃÂ ...
January 28, 2016
DEWitt, N.Y.- A dozen drone protesters were arrested at Hancock Field National Air Base Thursday morning. The 12, who held 30 life-sized cutouts of activist Jerry Berrigan, blockaded the main entrance of the air base. DeWitt police, Onondaga County sheriff's deputies and New York state police respondedÃâÃÂ ...
January 19, 2016
Earl Evans and his workplace, the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, New York. Evans, mission support group ... “It's so bizarre and so egregious,” said Carol Baum of the Syracuse Peace Council, a group that organizes anti-drone protests at Hancock. “We had assumed the court systemÃâÃÂ ...
July 30, 2015
About 250 activists took part in an anti-drone protest outside the New York Air National Guard Base on East Malloy Road, DeWitt, April 28, 2013. ... SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Four drone protesters found guilty in June of trespassing at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base during a 2013 demonstration haveÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2015
DeWitt police arrested seven anti-drone protesters Thursday, March 19, 2015, who tried to block the gates to the 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field. In this file photo, about 250 activists took part in a protest outside the Air National Guard base on East Molloy Road on Sunday April 28, 2013. Stephen D.
WRVO Public Media
July 28, 2014
Activists opposed to drone warfare continue targeting the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base north of Syracuse. During a protest at the air base last week, local upstate drone activists were joined by some members of the Atlantic Life Community Activists, an East Coast-based group of pacifists.
April 28, 2013
Syracuse, N.Y. – About 30 people were arrested outside the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base this afternoon during a protest against the use of unmanned aerial drones. The arrests came at the end of a series of workshops and rallies held in Syracuse this weekend and organized by the UpstateÃâÃÂ ...