Army Experience Center finally Closes

Peace Groups Help Close Army Experience Center in Philly

Posted on Jun 10, 2010 by Coalition for Peace Action

Peace Claim Role in Shutting Down Army Experience Center in Philadelphia according to an Army announcement made shortly before June 19 protest. Sustained demonstrations, vigils, and boycott contributed to its demise.

A coalition of thirty peace groups, coordinated by the Coalition for Peace Action and the Brandywine Peace Community, are celebrating the contribution of their campaign to the just-announced decision that a high tech recruiting center called the Army Experience Center, located in the Franklin Mills Mall in Northeast Philadelphia, will be shut down.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported today that the Army plans to permanently close the facility by July 31, 2010.

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