Air Force Reminds Commanders: Conceal-Carry, Open-Carry OK on Base

Daily News Article - January 27, 2016


1. a) What did the Air Force remind base commanders of in a letter sent out earlier this month?
b) What did Maj. Keith Quick, the Air Force Security Forces Integrated Defense action officer, note about the policy?

2. What prompted the letter to base commanders?

3. What did attackers who targeted the military in Chattanooga, the Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery and in Little Rock have in common?

4. Describe the three programs established by the Air Force Security Forces Integrated Defense team to enable base commanders to improve security through conceal-carry.

5. Do you think all U.S. service personnel should be permitted to carry weapons while off duty and out of uniform? (Does the fact that they are targets for Islamic extremists influence your opinion one way or the other?) Explain your answers.