Tag Archives: Camp Ripley

When the Enemy You Kill Is Yourself, by Doug Olson

“The positive response [at Camp Ripley] is indicative of the war-weariness a majority of Americans, including a majority of Iraq and Afghan War veterans, feel.”

Waging Peace Counters the Indoctrination of Youth: Vigil Outside the Gates of Camp Ripley, by Doug Olson

Camp Ripley: Home to a $4 million drone-training facility

Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”

“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.

Inside Camp Ripley

During the vigil on September 17, 2017 at the Open House at Camp Ripley, two members went inside and took some photos. Clearly it was family day. Here is a slideshow with just a hint of what went on during the Open House. The vigil was sponsored by the Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace and […]

Photos: No Drones, Camp Ripley, September 15, 2013

Robin Hensel/Coleen Rowley> International Peace Movement

International Peace Movement “No matter what White House lawyers claim, the potential legal justifications for drone strikes do not hold water.” By Robin Henzel/Coleen Rowley  Nov. 17. 2012  brainerddispatch.com New information about drone operations contradicts the Sept. 23 op-ed piece by Col. Scott A. St. Sauver, commander of Camp Ripley. In his essay, written to […]

Drone Protest at Camp Ripley

Protesters stand amid a myriad of anti-drone and anti-war signs and posters Friday morning just outside the main gates of Camp Ripley. / Kimm Anderson, kanderson@stcloudtimes.com Drones have become a growing presence and a hefty source of concern for some at the Minnesota National Guard and civilian training facility north of Little Falls. Click here to watch the […]