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Veterans for Peace Banner Unfurled on the Way into Shannon

category national | anti-war / imperialism | news report author Wednesday April 24, 2019 23:37author by sh - ShannonWatch Report this post to the editors

Earlier this week, the two Veterans for Peace activists Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers unfurled their banner on the carriageway approaching Shannon Airport.
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They did this to highlight the ongoing misuse of the airport by the US military. On Sunday morning last at least two US military aircraft were being protected and refueled there (photographs below).

One was a large C17 Globemaster hiding in the fog, number 03-3124. This warplane has since flown on the USA, and is now heading south possibly towards Florida. The other was Omni Air N819AX on contract to the US military. It arrived from Norfolk Naval Station Chambers field in USA on Sat 20 April and flew on to Kuwait.

See also
Kathy Kelly Letter of Support for Peace Activists Ken and Tarak
http://shannonwatch.org/blog/kathy-kelly-letter-support-peace-activists-ken-and-tarak

Related Link: http://shannonwatch.org/blog/veterans-peace-banner-unfurled-way-shannon

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