Counter Recruitment Archive

Vigil at Military Recruiting Center in Honor of Father’s Day

Don’t Kill Other People. Don’t Kill Yourself. Don’t Join the Military.

Veterans for Peace Lead Funeral March in St. Paul

The day before the RNC, Veterans for Peace held a rally in front of the state capitol building in St. Paul, Minnesota followed by a solemn march.

Students Rally and March Against Military Recruiters at UCSC “Career” Fair

Students un-welcomed the military to UC Santa Cruz and disrupted their attempts to recruit during the "Career" Fair.

Over 4,000 Dead US Troops in Iraq; Capitola Army Recruiters Stay Open for Business

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.

“Not at Home for the Holidays” Protest at Capitola Military Recruitment Center

The Navy and other branches of the military wanted to avoid dealing with the Raging Grannies, so they, closed on December 15, 2007.

Grannies Rage at Capitola Military Recruitment Center

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."

Military Avoids Job Fair as Students Protest to “Unplug UCSC from the War Machine!”

The United States Army and United States Marine Corps were notably absent from this year's Job Fair at UC Santa Cruz.

Counter-Recruiters Return to Capitola Recruitment Center as Supreme Court Rules on Solomon Amendment

Rallies and marches were held nationwide in solidarity with the counter-recruitment activists in the Supreme Court case.

Foothill Anti-Capitalist Action Committee Shuts Down Military Recruiters by Default

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 Recruiting Protested During UCSC’s Career Fair

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.