Representative Louie Gohmert wants to override commanders and allow service members to openly carry guns on base. This is a bad idea. Help us stop it by dialing 888-907-7125 to connect to your U.S. representative directly and ask them to vote NO on the Gohmert Amendment. Vote happening around 6pm today.
Not only trained to use; Soldiers are also trained in levels of force and to include use of deadly force. I will say at least you are consistent PN; that is exactly the type of response I expected from you. Typical DEM approach; bring up another "pressing" situation as opposed to addressing the issue at hand.
I think they need to look at a hybrid option. Based on past and present events; it makes sense to have more of an armed presence on military installations. This could be in the form of each battalion having their own armed security patrol. Based on events past it would also make sense to have an armed presence at large gathering/servicing areas. In all three occasions; if a armed presence was proximate to the scene; it would have played out more differently. Every Soldier, no. However a more serious approach needs to be formulated to coincide with the reality at hand. It is also important to remember that when Soldiers do deploy; they have a weapon and basic load of ammo at all times so it would not be a be an unfamiliar requirement. Even with all of this said I do concede that a better plan is needed,