Let's Arm the Forces

Tillman, Barrett
January 2010
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2010, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p10
Conference Proceeding
The article reports on the need for professional soldiers to have the permission to carry weapons as self-defense, following the massacre in Fort Hood, Texas on November 5, 2009. Lieutenant General Robert Cone of Fort Hood responded to the issue of soldiers being armed, stating that additional patrols would be deployed. It mentions that the problem of this issue is within the administration, and the solution for this is to allow competent professionals to carry unloaded weapons.


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