Tag Archives: Hancock Field Air National Guard Base

Frida Berrigan: Grandmother Sentenced to Prison for Protesting US Drone Base

Grady Flores’ one-year sentence is the result of a strange legal sleight of hand that positions the Hancock Air Base commander, Col. Earl A. Evans, as the victim of protests. By Frida Berrigan  BillMoyers.com  August 13, 2014 This post originally appeared at  In These Times. “This has got to stop.” Judge David Gideon’s words refer not […]

Organizing Notes: Contempt for this court

Drone War Crimes: Violation of Due Process By Bruce Gagnon  Organizing Notes  May 17, 2014    Protests and arrests at the Hancock drone base in Syracuse, New York have been steady for the past couple of years.  So many have been arrested that the trials are backed-up like five o’clock traffic in Los Angeles. I […]

Anti-Drone Protests at the NY Air National Guard Base at Hancock Field

Click the photo for the video>  About 250 activists took part in an Anti-Drone Protest, outside the NY Air National Guard Base on East Malloy Road on Sunday April 28, 2013. The protest started in front of the Thompson Road entrance to the base. After several speeches, the protestors marched down East Malloy Road to […]

Bruce Gagnon> Droning On and On

DRONING ON AND ON By Bruce Gagnon  February 15, 2013  Space4Peace Drone medals?  The out-going Secretary of War Leon Panetta has announced that the Pentagon will begin awarding the Distinguished Warfare Medal to individuals for “extraordinary achievement” related to military operations that occurred after Sept. 11, 2001. But unlike other combat medals, it does not […]