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Originally posted by Justin Oldham
I'll be the first one to plead 'guilty' to a certain amount of paranoia.
Originally posted by eyewitness86
One line from the above listed site:
"VS-08 and National Level Exercise 1-08 will provide local, state, tribal, interagency, Department of Defense, and non-governmental organizations and agencies involved in homeland security and homeland defense the opportunity to participate in a full range of exercise scenarios that will better prepare participants to prevent and respond to national crises. The participating organizations will conduct a multi-layered, civilian-led response to a national crisis."
Civilian led? That sounds like the Sheriff and the other locals setting up roadblocks and harrassing citizens to me. Civilian led? I doubt it. They may be ' led ' but the Feds will be there pushing the buttons I am sure. I do not like it one bit and this is no doubt more acclimation for all of us to get ready for total control. Sickening.
Originally posted by CyborgPirateNinjaJesus
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the Norad exercise on 9/11 2001 called Vigilant Warrior??? Just checking because that sounds too familiar.
Originally posted by pjslug
With that being said, I'd like to strike out the improbable two-words "Martial Law" scenario and replace them with a more eventual and probable two-words scenario: Civil War.
Originally posted by spyder207The US military is not going to sit back and watch this occur and the typical citizen although he may own a few guns is not adequately prepared for them to intervene.
North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command along with U.S. Pacific Command, the Department of Homeland Security as well as local, state and other federal responders will exercise their response abilities against a variety of potential threats during Exercise Vigilant Shield ‘08, a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-designated, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)-sponsored, and U.S. Joint Forces Command-supported Department of Defense exercise for homeland defense and defense support of civil authorities missions.
VS-08 will be conducted concurrent with Top Officials 4 (TOPOFF 4), the nation’s premier exercise of terrorism preparedness sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, and several other linked exercises as part of the National Level Exercise 1-08. These linked exercises will take place October 15-20 and are being conducted throughout the United States and in conjunction with several partner nations including Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, as well as the Territory of Guam.
VS-08 and National Level Exercise 1-08 will provide local, state, tribal, interagency, Department of Defense, and non-governmental organizations and agencies involved in homeland security and homeland defense the opportunity to participate in a full range of exercise scenarios that will better prepare participants to prevent and respond to national crises. The participating organizations will conduct a multi-layered, civilian-led response to a national crisis.
USNORTHCOM’s primary exercise venues for VS-08 include locations in Oregon, Arizona and a cooperative venue with USPACOM in the Territory of Guam. NORAD’s aerospace detection and defense events will take place across all the exercise venues, to exercise the ability to mobilize resources for aerospace defense, aerospace control, maritime warning, and coordination of air operations in a disaster area.
Originally posted by titorite
Remember during the first few days of Katrina when the media reported Martial Law was declared in New Orleans then the next day the reports changed to NO martial law declared. As I heard about people being arrested for being near looters and put into temporary (grey hound bus station)jails and watched cops point guns at people to confinscate guns I gotta say; that was martial law. Thing about martial law is that once declared you can tell the media whatever you want because you under martial law.
Originally posted by antar
Here is what I was thinking about the night before you posted this.
1995 Bush sr. = Vigilant Sentinel ( Support the Afghan Gov.)
9-11-01 Bush jr. = Vigilant Warrior ( Test air capability)
10-15-20-07 Bush jr.= Vigilant Shield ( Test Maritime capability)