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Civil Disturbance and Mock Riot Drills In Washington State

US Army Preparing for Martial Law Scenario in US? Civil Disturbance and Mock Riot Drills In Washington State

The Intel Hub | April 9, 2012

For years the alternative media has warned about the US military possibly being used against the American people in a time of economic collapse or any sort of martial law scenario.

Drills such as Vigilant Guard 2010 have brought widespread attention to the fact that portions of our own military are training to take on crowds of American citizens demanding food and Constitutional rights in a time of crisis.

Now, a new release by the website Public Intelligence, once again confirms that as recently as February and March of 2012, US troops at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington were conducting training scenarios for a civil disturbance domestic quick reaction force.

A series of photos of the drills shows US troops with crowd control riot shields on the opposite side of actors portraying what can only be described as American citizens.

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They've done drills up there like this before

I was stationed at McChord AFB from 01 to 05 and one of my friends was chosen as a volunteer for a drill similar to this one. I asked him today when I saw this post what it was for and he said it was in case the volcano erupted and how they would shut down the base and evacuate it. From my memory 10 years ago, he said he acted like a civilian trying to charge the gate to get on the base. (I didnt ask him that today, I just didnt remember the reason for the drill) I remember thinking it was really strange at the time as well.

if it comes down to it...

160,00,000+ gun owners in the U.S. and there is NO WAY they want a piece of that.
My good friend at the DOD has told me that it's well known up there that the U.S. soldiers will NEVER side with the government in a martial law or in his words “a civil war” situation against America citizens.
He's was in the Navy Seals for 6 years and said all of the soldiers want to come back, like now. That's why everything is in high gear right now because the hammer needs to come down while the soldiers are away. Wish I could say everything I wanted to say but the internet IS monitored in ways you can't even imagine. I don't feel like being set up and thrown in jail tonight. He's done in 3 months and Ill direct him to the DP because he is a RP supporter. He lurks at infowars and a few others, maybe here but I don't know. We'll have to wait. Seriously, buy guns and ammo if you don't have any now.

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Hold on now...

Let's confirm this first. Does anyone know anyone in the military that took part in that training so we can ask them what was going on? I don't think the military will fire on Americans--I know the cops would, but not the military--that has not happened in my life time. I wait to be informed otherwise.

I think they may be preparing for public protest against a war with Iran which seems to be set to go. 80% of US population does not want to start another undeclared war and for sure I'd be out there protesting if they do. I say "they" because those who voted for such wars do not represent none of the people I know. I don't think the military will turn on Americans.

Regardless of our assumptions, we need to know more accurately what they are training for. Someone must know someone of someone in that training group to get the info...

I say: if you can't make it better, don't make it worst!

Remember The Kent State Massacre?

"I don't think the military will fire on Americans--I know the cops would, but not the military--that has not happened in my life time."

I'm guessing you were born after May 4th, 1970.


Killed (and approximate distance from the National Guard):

Jeffrey Glenn Miller; age 20; 265 ft (81 m) shot through the mouth; killed instantly
Allison B. Krause; age 19; 343 ft (105 m) fatal left chest wound; died later that day
William Knox Schroeder; age 19; 382 ft (116 m) fatal chest wound; died almost an hour later in a hospital while undergoing surgery
Sandra Lee Scheuer; age 20; 390 ft (120 m) fatal neck wound; died a few minutes later from loss of blood

Wounded (and approximate distance from the National Guard):

Joseph Lewis Jr.; 71 ft (22 m); hit twice in the right abdomen and left lower leg
John R. Cleary; 110 ft (34 m); upper left chest wound
Thomas Mark Grace; 225 ft (69 m); struck in left ankle
Alan Michael Canfora; 225 ft (69 m); hit in his right wrist
Dean R. Kahler; 300 ft (91 m); back wound fracturing the vertebrae, permanently paralyzed from the chest down
Douglas Alan Wrentmore; 329 ft (100 m); hit in his right knee
James Dennis Russell; 375 ft (114 m); hit in his right thigh from a bullet and in the right forehead by birdshot, both wounds minor
Robert Follis Stamps; 495 ft (151 m); hit in his right buttock
Donald Scott MacKenzie; 750 ft (230 m); neck wound

Nearest unarmed student killed was almost a football field away. Nearest injured was 71 feet away.

Four days later, on May 8th, 11 people were bayoneted at the University Of New Mexico by the New Mexico National Guard.


I remember. If I could upvote

I remember. If I could upvote your post 10x I would..

Nothing New -- Don't Get Excited

The military has always had riot control training and exercises. In 1971 I was attending Navy Machinist's Mate A School in Great Lakes Il. We had orders to also train for riot control using batons etc. It's just standard training. Imagine that, even Navy men get such training.

I just came up with a new platform resolution...

"Whereas there is nothing in the constitution granting the President of the United States (or any other branch of the federal government) the authority to declare martial law within the borders of the United States, and

Whereas the the subordination of military leadership to civilian authority is an essential constitutional principle, established to prevent the imposition of a military dictatorship or any other totalitarian government upon the people of the United States, and

Whereas the recent deployment of regular U.S. army infantry on United States soil constitutes a reversal of their traditional role as the protectors of the American people against FOREIGN enemies, and

Whereas these same U.S. soldiers are being trained to use techniques of crowd control, nonlethal weaponry, and anti-insurgency tactics against American citizens, and

Whereas local law enforcement and each state's National Guard, should be adequate to respond to any legitimate emergency, and

Whereas the use of U.S. armed forces against the people of the United States is antithetical to the spirit and principles upon which this nation was founded, and

Whereas the road to tyranny inevitably involves the creation of a "police state", centralizing military power, and blurring the distinction between civil law enforcement and "national defense", and

Whereas "national emergencies" (whether real, imagined, or artificially created) have historically been used by tyrants as an excuse to suspend essential liberties, and permanently destroying constitutional government,

Therefore be it resolved that,

We oppose the deployment of regular U.S. armed forces or using them to impose martial law within the borders of the United States, and futhermore

We also call upon the members of congress to refuse to fund any activities by the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Centers for Disease Control, or any other body of the FEDERAL government directed at the creation of a quasi-military organization trained or equipped for the purpose of detaining, disabling, or controlling large numbers of American citizens."

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don't worry

Every tool on Modern Warfare that uses a riot shield gets crushed - just shoot at the feet or throw semtex on the shield - works like a charm - LOL!!
And remember - we don't live in the dark ages - every tactic they can come up with(like the roman-esque shield)has been out maneuvered - just do a little research and learn how to effectively counter attack.

Can we drill too?

I wanna practice some civil disobedience and mock riots. ;-) I think I'm getting a little rusty.

Michael Nystrom's fists can punch through FUD.

So they are training soldiers

To point guns at the people they supposed to be protecting?
Well, that makes sense to see a soldier on the other side stopping a "riot" when his family is on the other side "rioting" for their lives...

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Looks like a scene from the film 300


It takes a lot of energy to hold an irate crowd back.

I doubt everyone in the US military would take part in this.

If our military use deadly force on civilians, then somewhere else their own family is at risk of the same fate.

It really seems like the US

It really seems like the US government is scared of the American people. Maybe their consciences are bothering them?

It has nothing to do with

consciences. It has to do with their fear of losing control.

They know if it gets to a point of riots, they've already lost it. If they can't contain it, then they lose their power all together.

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Governments should be afraid of its people.

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