TITLE

Let's Arm the Forces

AUTHOR(S)
Tillman, Barrett
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2010, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
47668725

 

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