Drone Activism

Drone Warfare Awareness and Resistance Resources

This page is a resource for education and action about the increasing and disturbing use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, Drones) in military and security operations.

Below you will find a list of upcoming actions concerning drones- including protests, mock drone attacks, civil disobedience, and awareness events.

There is also a resource section linking you and your community to relevant articles and studies about the impact of drones.




~~~~~~~~~~UPCOMING ACTIONS~~~~~~~~~~

PEACE OUTREACH: GROUND THE DRONES, END THE WARS (Syracuse, NY) 4:15-5:00 p.m. Hancock Airbase, Main Entrance, 6001 E. Molloy Rd. map
The ongoing Peace Outreach happens the 1st Tuesday of every month during the winter. Contact spc@peacecouncil.net or call 315-472-5478.



NO DRONES AT NIAGARA (Niagara Falls, NY) 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Niagara Falls Air Base Main Entrance, Lockport Road.
Carpools will leave UB South Park & Ride carpooling at 2:45 sharp. This action repeats every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.



PROTEST TO STOP THE DRONE WAR COMMAND CENTER (Horsham, PA) 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Horsham Air Guard Station, on the corner of Route 611/Easton Road & County Line Road. This event repeats every last Saturday of the month. For more information, background, nonviolent discipline, directions, recommended parking, public transit, and much more, including the list of the campaign’s endorsing group participants please see Brandywine Peace Community or call 610-544-1818.



OCCUPY BEALE AIR FORCE BASE (Linda, CA) Monday: 3:00-5:00 p.m. followed by a potluck and encampment until the morning rush-hour vigil on Tuesday: 6:00-8:00 a.m.
Crossing the line at Beale AFB

The vigils and encampment normally happen every last Monday and Tuesday of the month. If the last Monday is a holiday, they happen on the last Tuesday and Wednesday.



Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars is mobilizing vigils at Volk Field every 4th Tuesday of  the month from 3:30-4:30 pm. Volk Field trains pilots to fly the Shadow drones, which are used for target acquisition and surveillance, and are part of the larger killer drone program. For information on the vigil or to carpool, contact Joy at 608-239-4327 or joyfirst5@gmail.com or Bonnie at 608-256-5088 or blbb24@att.net. If you would like to attend the vigil, please double-check with Joy or Bonnie to make sure that there are not any changes to the calendar. Occasionally, there is civil resistance as part of the vigil. Contact Joy or Bonnie if you are interested in being involved in risking arrest.
For folks from the Chicago area: VCNV will intermittently send a van up to Wisconsin to join the Camp Douglas protest. Contact us at 773-878-3815 if interested.



MONTHLY DEATH WALK (Philadelphia, PA) 12:00 noon at 34th & Walnut Streets
Walk to raise awareness regarding the use of DRONE Warfare in Afghanistan and Pakistan and Yemen.

US Drone Warfare is Terrorism

We walk through the streets with black robes and white masks, banners, signs, and leaflets explaining the illegal use of drones by the U.S. military. The walk is on the 1st Saturday of each month from 12 Noon to 1 p.m. Please contact Marge Van Cleef if you wish to join at Resisters30@gmail.com or 267-763-1644.



NO DRONES AT THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD (Battle Creek, MI) 12:00 p.m. at 3367 W Dickman Rd, which is the north gate of the ANG base.
Protest at Battle Creek ANGB

Participants should gather at Battle Creek ANGB for a vigil of hope, to be followed by lunch at a local place. We will meet on the first Saturday of each month.
Contact: peacehouse@ peacehousekzoo.org
For folks from the Chicago area: VCNV will intermittently send a van up to Michigan to join the Battle Creek protest. Contact us at 773-878-3815 if interested.



STOP CIA KILLER DRONES AND TORTURE (Langley, VA) 10:00 a.m. at the 900 block of Dolley Madison Blvd.

Where to Go

The CIA has been found guilty by the European Court of torture, abuse, & secretly imprisoning. US Military & CIA drones have maimed & killed thousands of people in Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan, Iraq, Libya, & Afghanistan. Stand with us opposing CIA & US Military drones used in extrajudicial killings and US/CIA secret rendition, indefinite detention, all torture, to oppose & close the Guantanamo prison camp. Torture & US killer drone strikes are illegal, immoral, and must stop now! This protest repeats every 2nd Saturday of the month.
For more information contact Jack McHale: 703-772-0635




Drones: A Cyber War a tri-fold pamphlet

Publication: DRONE- Resisting Sanitized Remote-Control Death

Warfare is not a video game. Educate yourself and your community about the dangers of drone warfare. Check out the new publication DRONE- Resisting Sanitized Remote-Control Death written by Dennis Duvall and members of the Creech 14.



Grandmother and Long-time Activist Joyce Ellwanger Found Guilty of Trespassing in Wisconsin