Veteran Attacks Cindy Sheehan

KTNV
November 30, 2009

Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, along with other protesters stood outside Nellis AFB, chanting in opposition to President Obama’s plan to deploy an additional 30 to 35 thousand troops to Afghanistan.

“We are supporting the troops and we want them back home safely,” said Meg Green.

The activists also sounded off against the use of drones, which are unmanned aircraft controlled and launched by soldiers at bases around the world. Cindy Sheehan, the California mother, whose son was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004 has been traveling with the peace caravan. But Sheehan and the group were confronted by a military sergeant at Travis AFB where the protest turned heated and was anything but peaceful.

“He got very aggressive with us. He pushed and shoved us. That’s not right,” said Sheehan.

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