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INDIAN SPRINGS — Officials say four protesters were arrested outside a U.S. Air Force base near Las Vegas during an annual demonstration against military use of drones in attacks overseas. Renay Davis, a San Francisco resident and protest organizer, said four of the 12 people who turned out for the ...
U.S. Highway 95 is open in both directions after a reported suspicious item near the entrance to Creech Air Force Base Tuesday afternoon was deemed safe. Officials received word about 4 p.m. about a construction truck entering the front gate of the base, about 30 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada ...

"It's not transparent what they do over there," Anderson said. The incident occurred in April of 2017 after Anderson was arrested for blocking the entrance to Creech Air Force Base to protest the military use of drones. She has been arrested before during protests, and she says she was in and out of the jail,
The 99th Security Forces Squadron provides anti-terrorism protection, police services and flight-line security for Nellis and Creech Air Force bases, according to Nellis' website. Murray took over as commander of the 99th Air Base Wing in July 2016. In an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal in May ...
Protestors have staged an anti-drone demonstration outside RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire - home to the UK's Reaper fleet. The unmanned aircraft, which carry 500lb bombs and Hellfire missiles for strikes on insurgents, began operations from the base in 2013. Campaigners claim the systems are putting ...

The audience of protesters comprises mainly of the over-50 crowd, however. The ethics of using drones are the draw for these activists, but for the local organizers, the problem with Ramstein Air Force Base runs deep. To them, drones are just one symptom of a larger problem they've been warning about ...
INDIAN SPRINGS — Hundreds of “hunters” as they're know in the drone warfare world welcomed a new leader, Col. Julian “Ghost” Cheater, during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Creech Air Force Base. They also bade goodbye to Case Cunningham, a former Thunderbirds ...

As host to the 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, the tip of the Air Force spear in the nation's global war on terrorism, Creech is arguably the most active military base of the ... Cunningham said he believes that protesters who repeatedly demonstrate against drone warfare at Creech are “vastly misinformed.
A protest outside Creech Air Force Base near Las Vegas ended with the arrests of 7 protesters Wednesday morning, according to a report in the Las ... About 25 people gathered to protest the use of military drones to conduct air strikes, said a spokesman for the Nevada Desert Experience advocacy group.
INDIAN SPRINGS — Anti-drone warfare demonstrators briefly blocked traffic as airmen and workers arrived early Wednesday at Creech Air Force Base, continuing a series of protests this week aimed at heightening awareness about deadly airstrikes the U.S. military conducts overseas in the global war on ...
In Nevada, five activists were arrested attempting a citizen's arrest of Creech Air Force Base Commander Colonel Case Cunningham for crimes against humanity on Thursday. Creech Air Force Base is one of several homes for the U.S. military's lethal drone program in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, ...
Las Vegas police said they arrested 13 people from a Catholic political group opposed to drone warfare after a protest Sunday near Creech Air Force Base. The protesters were arrested on a charge of unlawful assembly. The base is in Indian Springs on U.S. Highway 95, about 45 miles northwest of Las ...
Follow-up protests developed last summer outside a courthouse when more than 30 anti-drone protesters appeared together following similar arrests at the Creech base gate a year ago. Charges against most were dropped for lack of evidence. Protesters want the Air Force to stop flying unmanned ...
It's drone warfare. Beltran is an outspoken anti-drone activist, an anomaly for a resident of Indian Springs. On Monday afternoon, he was standing at a weeklong anti-drone protest directed at the pilots and civilian staff who commute every day to Creech, one of the military's hubs for flying drones. “They don't ...


 

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