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Peaceful protest held at Vandenberg on Armed Forces Day

Residents of Lompoc, Calif., show support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. Rumsey)

Residents of Lompoc, Calif., show support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. Rumsey)

On Armed Forces Day, a man holds a boy amidst a group of anti-war protesters at the Vandenberg Air Force Base entrance May 19. Across the road from the anti-war protestors, a pro-troops group demonstrated their patriotism. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

On Armed Forces Day, a man holds a boy amidst a group of anti-war protesters at the Vandenberg Air Force Base entrance May 19. Across the road from the anti-war protestors, a pro-troops group demonstrated their patriotism. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

On Armed Forces Day, pro-troop demonstrators cross the road to congregate with others as a small group of anti-war protesters chant across the road from the Vandenberg Air Force Base entrance on May 19. About 20 people on each side turned out for the peaceful protest.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

On Armed Forces Day, pro-troop demonstrators cross the road to congregate with others as a small group of anti-war protesters chant across the road from the Vandenberg Air Force Base entrance on May 19. About 20 people on each side turned out for the peaceful protest. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

A resident of Lompoc, Calif., shows support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew)

A resident of Lompoc, Calif., shows support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew)

Residents of Lompoc, Calif., show support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew)

Residents of Lompoc, Calif., show support for Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel during a protest held on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at the Vandenberg main gate. This annual demonstration is scheduled by local citizens in protest against those across the street who oppose military and government actions and foreign policy. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Plew)