(Picture from the Chattanooga shooting in 2015)
Fox News had this article on the evaluation that the Air Force did on arming Air Force personnel. Perry Chiaramonte has this article:
The military branch earlier this month sent out a letter to its base commanders around the nation reminding them that they can authorize subordinates to carry guns, even while off-duty and out of uniform. . . .
An Air Force spokesperson acknowledged to Military.com that the attack in Chattanooga was the reason for the review and outcome. . . .
“Finally, someone in the federal government is recognizing what has been obvious to sheriffs and police across the country,” John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, told FoxNews.com. “Concealed handgun permit holders have stopped dozens of what would have clearly been mass public shootings.” . . .
Military.com reported on a new Air Force study: