The first anti-drone protest at Camp Ripley on Aug 27 gained a lot of media attention
Here's the Brainerd Dispatch article and TV coverage of the Anti-drone protest at Camp Ripley :
Democracy in action, outside Camp Ripley's gates - Brainerd Dispatch MN
CAMP RIPLEY — Peace vigil supporters and veterans demonstrated on opposite sides of the street in front of Camp Ripley's main gate Monday. Post Commander Col...
Check out the rather comprehensive local TV coverage of the August 27th anti-drone protest at Camp Ripley : Next anti-drone protest at Camp Ripley will be on International Peace Day on Sept 21st.class="shareMediaPhoto img">
Camp Ripley Protest/Counterprotest - Lakeland News at Ten - August 27, 2012
Friday, September 21 (International Peace Day) at 11 AM
Camp Ripley, Outside Front Gate, 15000 Highway 115, Little Falls. Join others to protest the use of drones by the U.S. military and others. Public welcome. Potluck following the protest. In honor of International Peace Day. Organized by: Little Falls Partners for Peace and Little Falls Occupy.
drone usage will not be discontinued but drawing attention to what is going on at Camp Ripley is very important.
There has also been an expansion of building there and State training, integrating Military training with police training. This has come under the auspices of "Homeland Security". The training involves "crowd control" procedures and the wording is highly ambiguous.
I used to be ok with living near the facility but am less comfortable with it, this last year.