By Bob Owens
After the Muslim terrorist attack in Chattanooga a week ago today, several state governors immediately authorized National Guard personnel to carry concealed weapons. There are bills that are being introduced to allow the wider full-time military to carry concealed as well.
The Department of Defense is horrified by the idea of not knowing who is armed in military facilities, in no small part due to the very uneven firearms training across the military, proven in incidents just like this:
A Navy recruiter is recovering in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself with his personal weapon that he brought to work Friday morning.
Gainsville Police said he accidentally shot himself in the upper thigh. No one else was injured.
The incident happened at a military recruiting office on Dawsonville Highway.
Police said they are looking into whether the recruiter brought the gun for protection in light of the events that occurred in Chattanooga. As of Friday afternoon, the recruiter who shot himself did not make any statements to investigators.
The policy at the recruiting center is indicated on signs posted on the window of the facility. It clearly states that no guns are allowed. Not even for recruiters.
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Source:: Bearing Arms