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Is The Army is Prepping for Modern-Day Martial Law - July 15 - Sept. 15

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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:45 AM
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Ok...so I had this pop up in a news feed. I tried to hit the link, but apparently www.soc.mil site is down for some reason so I hit a cached version to see if this was a real press release, and it is. It was released 3 days ago:



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So they are training, in force, across Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado....that is a LOT of states to train in for an exercise this size. Is something else going on here? And why is www.soc.mil down?



FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, March 24, 2015) - Members of U.S. Army Special Operations Command will train with other U.S Armed Forces units July 15 through Sept. 15 in a multi-state exercise called Jade Helm 15.

USASOC periodically conducts training exercises such as these to practice core special warfare tasks, which help protect the nation against foreign enemies. It is imperative that Special Operations Soldiers receive the best training, equipment and resources possible.

While multi-state training exercises such as these are not unique to the military, the size and scope of Jade Helm sets this one apart. To stay ahead of the environmental challenges faced overseas, Jade Helm will take place across seven states. However, Army Special Operations Forces (ARSOF) will only train in five states: Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. The diverse terrain in these states replicates areas Special Operations Soldiers regularly find themselves operating in overseas.

The training exercise will be conducted on private and public land with the permission of the private landowners, and from state and local authorities. In essence, all exercise activity will be taking place on pre-coordinated public and private lands.

The public can expect nothing much different from their day-to-day activities since much of exercise will be conducted in remote areas. The most noticeable effect the exercise may have on the local communities is an increase in vehicle and military air traffic and its associated noise. There will also be economic gain: an increase in the local economy, in fuel and food purchases and hotel lodging.

This exercise is routine training to maintain a high level of readiness for ARSOF since they must be ready to support potential missions anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice.

During this eight-week period, ARSOF soldiers will use this opportunity to further develop tactics, techniques and procedures for emerging concepts in Special Operations warfare.

USASOC intends to conduct the exercise safely and courteously while providing the best possible training available for the nation's Army Special Operations Forces. State and local officials are being informed of the scope of Jade Helm and will continue to be updated as the exercise progresses.


Source Article from news feed
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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:51 AM
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Its not down for me.




posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:51 AM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe

Seems fairly common to have exercises. This one may be large or even far larger than anything we've heard of but the correlation between falseflags and exercises can't be drawn. Sure they seem to have a correlation, until you consider how many exercises are happening on a daily basis.


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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:52 AM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe

Hmm well beforeitsnews and infowars are all over this.

So, no there will be no martial law



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:54 AM
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Well....it appears www.soc.mil is now back up. Wondering if their press release got so many hits that it shut their site down for a bit.

Either way, they have 5 of the 7 states listed in the release. The other two are Nevada and California. Seems this exercise is spanning from the central southern to the southwest along the entire bottom of the US.

Wonder if this has anything to do with some sort of immigration issues, or because of the call from Russia to arm Mexico and possibly others below our border.

Here is the training area map:




posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 09:58 AM
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originally posted by: Antipathy17
a reply to: Vasa Croe

Seems fairly common to have exercises. This one may be large or even far larger than anything we've heard of but the correlation between falseflags and exercises can't be drawn. Sure they seem to have a correlation, until you consider how many exercises are happening on a daily basis.


I would say that 8 weeks of the largest operation of its kind ever is a big red flag. The official press release even says it is larger than ever:



While multi-state training exercises such as these are not unique to the military, the size and scope of Jade Helm sets this one apart.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:00 AM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: Vasa Croe

Hmm well beforeitsnews and infowars are all over this.

So, no there will be no martial law



They may be all over it, but the press release on it is directly from the US Army website. The exercise is happening and is the largest of its kind. Just so happens that every state on the Mexico border are involved......



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:00 AM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe

So they're gonna just put a handful of states under martial law, and are announcing their presence beforehand.

Sure that makes sense.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:07 AM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: Vasa Croe

So they're gonna just put a handful of states under martial law, and are announcing their presence beforehand.

Sure that makes sense.


No clue. Doubt that would happen, but the facts are there that this is the largest operation of its kind ever done and happens to be in every state along our border. That is quite the military operation and should raise some eyebrows. It would raise more if it were done in secret, but hey, while my conspiracy hat is on, why wouldn't they announce it?

It would give them a perfect opportunity to come in under guise of military training then set up permanent shop. Nobody would be any the wiser until it was too late.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:09 AM
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Being bored at home in a foreign country I tune into Alex jones every so often. (yes he is a clown in many ways... But he's also entertaining and at least I understand English)

Some of what's been said is this is to increase coordination between the fed and local Leo's. (conspiracy side) it's to get people used to seeing military on the streets, as they practice taking govt buildings, and running recuse missions etc.

It's a mild concern tO me that they only " hostile" areas are deeply conservative areas.
Also we have 10s of thousands of acres set aside for military training.. What is to be gained doing this on public land?

Anyways take it all with a grain of salt.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:12 AM
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a reply to: Irishhaf



Also we have 10s of thousands of acres set aside for military training.. What is to be gained doing this on public land?

Getting citizens used to seeing it, so the majority of the sheep don't freak out when 3-10% of the neighbors are rounded up.
That would be one explanation.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:19 AM
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My other thought on this is perhaps there is some intelligence to suggest something coming from the south of the US. There have been a lot of happenings with Petrocaribe, Cuba, Nicaragua, Mexico, Venezuela, and a few others. Russia and NK have taken a serious interest in Cuba, and the Russian FM was just visiting Nicaragua, Guatemala and Venezuela....all having major issues with the US at the moment.

Maybe there has been enough chatter to think there may be something planned from the border, so the US is prepping to have troops in the area if it does?

Russia seems to be playing a game of chess with US Cuba relations and seems like plenty of others to our south at the moment. They also are getting very tight with NK it would seem.
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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:27 AM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: Vasa Croe

So they're gonna just put a handful of states under martial law, and are announcing their presence beforehand.

Sure that makes sense.


They just need a false flag attack and it wouldn't take much to impose martial law in much more than a handful of states. I hope this is not really the case.
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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:35 AM
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Just watched something on this on the news. They were saying the actual operations would test the capability of the military to "blend in" with the normal population of these states...hmmm . This SHOULD raise a "red flag" with everyone.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:42 AM
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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: Vasa Croe

Hmm well beforeitsnews and infowars are all over this.

So, no there will be no martial law



Lol...now that is funny!!!!

Hyporbole FOR THE FAIL!!!!!!



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 10:46 AM
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originally posted by: here4this
Just watched something on this on the news. They were saying the actual operations would test the capability of the military to "blend in" with the normal population of these states...hmmm . This SHOULD raise a "red flag" with everyone.


I don't know how trustworthy the Houston Chronicle is, but they have a quote from local LEO that backs up your statement:



Among the planned exercises, soldiers will try to operate undetected amongst civilian populations in some towns and cities where residents will be advised to report any suspicious activity they notice as a means of testing the military's effectiveness, said county law enforcement officials who had been briefed by the Army.

"They're going to set up cells of people and test how well they're able to move around without getting too noticed in the community," said Roy Boyd, chief deputy with the Victoria County Sheriff's Office. "They're testing their abilities to basically blend in with the local environment and not stand out and blow their cover."


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So that is worrisome...I guess all local LEO on the public lands that are taking place in this exercise had to give the OK for military to attempt to blend in with their normal citizens. I also find it odd that the chief deputy referenced these infiltration groups as "cells"....isn't that what government usually references terrorist groups as?
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posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 11:00 AM
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Wonder what Mexico thinks of this? I know if Mexico did this near our border the conspiracy would be flying here and other sites more so then it is with us doing it already.
Could it be more to do with the threat Russia wants to arm Mexico? Probably not if it was scheduled before that threat. But how do we know that threat wasn't already known to the Government here?

Or what if this is designed to put a large Military presence in harms way to spark North Korea to launch a nuke. Oh my.

Called good for the economy. What a laugh that is it's tax payer money being spent idiots.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 11:04 AM
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a reply to: Connman

North Korea can't reach the US with a nuclear missile.

It is good for the economy. You have several thousand people that are going to be going out to eat, getting taxis, hotel rooms, etc.



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 11:09 AM
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Just checking up on US Mexico relations I found this in a formal statement from the Senate Armed Services Committee by Admiral William Gortney on the 15th of March 2015:



This past year marked a historical milestone in our security relationship with Mexico.
Mexico took the unprecedented step of approaching the DOD about acquisition of United States
military equipment through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. A package of UH-60
helicopters and High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles valued at over one billion dollars
was the result—a 100-fold increase from prior years. This is a substantial and long-term
investment by the government of Mexico for United States equipment, training, and sustainment.


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So Mexico has increased their military purchases from the US this year by 100 fold? That is quite a leap!



posted on Mar, 27 2015 @ 11:14 AM
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And from the same meeting, this statement by GENERAL JOHN F. KELLY, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
COMMANDER, UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND:



Increased Russian Presence. In contrast, Russian activities in the region are more
concerning. Periodically since 2008, Russia has pursued an increased presence in Latin America
through propaganda, military arms and equipment sales, counterdrug agreements, and trade.

Under President Putin, however, we have seen a clear return to Cold War-tactics. As part of its
global strategy, Russia is using power projection in an attempt to erode U.S. leadership and
challenge U.S. influence in the Western Hemisphere. Last year and again this year, a Russian
intelligence ship docked in Havana multiple times while conducting operations in the Gulf of
Mexico and along the east coast of the United States.

Russia has courted Cuba, Venezuela, and
Nicaragua to gain access to air bases and ports for resupply of Russian naval assets and strategic
bombers operating in the Western Hemisphere. Russian media also announced Russia would
begin sending long-range strategic bombers to patrol the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, in
an effort to “monitor foreign powers’ military activities and maritime communications.” While
these actions do not pose an immediate threat, Russia’s activities in the hemisphere are
concerning and underscore the importance of remaining engaged with our partners.


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