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MILITARY RECRUITERS OUT AT UCSC AFTER SAW'S THIRD STRIKE
by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com)
Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:55 PM
UCSC, April, 11, 2006: For the third time in a row a coalition protest organized by Students Against War (SAW) ousted military recruiters from the UCSC Job Fair.
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UCSC, April, 11, 2006: For the third time in a row a coalition protest organized by Students Against War (SAW) ousted military recruiters from the UCSC Job fair.

Fourteen images depict events from arrival of 160 SAW counter recruitment protestors, through action decision making, struggles with UCSC staff and police, recruiter frustration and final departure.

For the whole story in photos go to: http://www.bobfitchphoto.com (click on “Free Photo Displays” and “UCSC 3rd Time.…04/11/06”

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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(1 of 2)A transparent net banner provides message, presence and visibility for marchers.

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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(2 of 2)A transparent net banner provides message, presence and visibility for marchers.

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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(1 of 2) Banner plows through tent and desk security barricade erected to screen job fair participants.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(2 of 2) Banner plows through tent and desk security barricade erected to screen job fair participants.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Frustrated UCSC staff and security workers huddle in front of net banner which advancing students use to blockade entrance to isolated Army recruiter office at the College 8 West Field House.

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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Kate Flannagan, SAW member and liaison with UCSC security, facilitates group about removing recruiters.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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SAW members vote on proposed a action.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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From inside isolated recruiting station room in West Field House, Will Griffin, commander of regional Army recruiting activities pensively contemplates on his predicament as faces of protestors are reflected in the office window
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Over 150 protestors block access to military recruiter tables in an isolated office next to the main Job Fair meeting room. Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard recruiters did not attend. The only recruiting group was from the Army and National Guard.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(1 of 2) Demonstrators struggle with UCSC Staff and police over materials reportedly provided to them during a brief visit with recruiters.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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(2 of 2) Demonstrators struggle with UCSC Staff and police over materials reportedly provided to them during a brief visit with recruiters.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Sam Aranke facilitates decision about exit plan for recruiters who have announced they plan to depart.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Will Griffin, commander of regional Army recruitment activities prepares for departure at door of West Field House.
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by Bob Fitch (all photos copyright) (bob [at] bobfitchphoto.com) Tuesday Apr 11th, 2006 11:57 PM
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Retreating Army recruiter Will Griffin is escorted by UCSC staff and police to nearby elevator where he was taken to a back door and chauffeured away by UCSC staff in an unmarked car.
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Respectmatt604Saturday Apr 22nd, 2006 2:58 AM
not in france!cpWednesday Apr 12th, 2006 7:18 PM
Nice jobXWednesday Apr 12th, 2006 5:56 PM
3rd Time UCSC Students Oust Recruiters from Job FairBob FitchWednesday Apr 12th, 2006 12:15 PM
excellent strategy and resultskenWednesday Apr 12th, 2006 11:46 AM
fantastic photos there bobpcWednesday Apr 12th, 2006 9:45 AM

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