GUEST COLUMN: Give our military heroes their 2nd Amendment protections

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 08:00 AM.

Will this administration continue sending Marines into war zones, improperly armed, and ban carrying firearms on base because of their liberal anti-gun agenda?

I’m one career cop who trusts our military personnel to be armed, trained, and allowed to act. Congress should move swiftly to give our military the tools to slow this terrible trend! 

Col. Graham W. Fountain is a retired state and local law enforcement executive and expert in the field of public safety policy. He served two terms as president of the State Law Enforcement Chiefs Association, commissioner and chair of the Florida Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation Commission, The Florida Seaports Security Standards Council and the U.S. Department of Justice, Homeland Security Advisory Council. You can reach him at

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