Counter Recruitment Archive
Don’t Kill Other People. Don’t Kill Yourself. Don’t Join the Military.
Students un-welcomed the military to UC Santa Cruz and disrupted their attempts to recruit during the “Career” Fair.
Protests and vigils were held across the nation on March 24th following an announcement the day before of 4,000 dead US soldiers in Iraq.
The Navy and other branches of the military wanted to avoid dealing with the Raging Grannies, so they, closed on December 15, 2007.
Protestors converged on the Military Recruitment Center in Capitola “to end the war in Iraq now, and to work for a future of peace and justice for all.”
The United States Army and United States Marine Corps were notably absent from this year’s Job Fair at UC Santa Cruz.
Rallies and marches were held nationwide in solidarity with the counter-recruitment activists in the Supreme Court case.
The military learned about the protest and thought it would be a better idea to stay away from it, rather than be the focus of the demonstration.
Military recruiters returned to UC Santa Cruz for the first time since they were rallied off campus by Students Against War on April 5, 2005.