By Michelle Malkin
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Back in May, with ISIS ascendant, the Obama Pentagon ordered U.S. military bases here at home to raise their force protection condition status (FPCON) to “Bravo” amid a “general increase in the threat environment.”
FPCON is the military’s security posture to protect troops, their families, civilian employees, information, equipment and facilities against terrorist threats. FPCON Bravo — the third-highest threat level on a five-tier scale used by the Department of Defense — signals a climate in which “increased and more predictable threat[s] of terrorist activity” and “probable violence” exist, requiring higher security measures ranging from vehicle inspections, stricter ID checks and increased guard presence.
In September, with Syrian Muslim refugees flooding Europe and moving into areas near U.S. military bases and housing, the Army rightly raised alarms again about the threat such mass resettlement poses to our troops abroad.
“If it ends up being right next to where we have American bases or American …Read the Rest