By Courage to Resist. September 23, 2015
On Monday, September 14, the Air Force Times, a weekly newspaper with a circulation of over 65,000 subscribers who include active, reserve and retired U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and general military personnel and their families, published the advertisement below (select “read more”), carrying a message from 54 veterans urging US drone pilots to refuse to follow orders to fly surveillance and attack missions, citing international law. Courage to Resist is proud to have contributed to this historic effort, which was organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War, KnowDrones.com, Veterans for Peace, and World Can’t Wait.
We tend to agree. In large part, due to the large amounts of money it usually takes to run ads, relative to our budgets. However, every once-in-awhile it possibly worthwhile, and we almost always will do a special appeal specifically for such an ad. The benefit of doing that is that we involve folks that really do like be involved in media ad buys. Or, if we here crickets in response to such an appeal, we can always change direction.