After Chattanooga shooting, Marine Corps develops a shelter in place policy for recruiters

After Chattanooga shooting, Marine Corps develops a shelter in place policy for recruiters

Marine officials have ruled out arming recruiters following this summer’s deadly shooting rampage in Tennessee that killed five service members, but other security measures to better protect troops are in the works, the head of Marine Corps Recruiting Command told Marine Corps Times.

When a lone gunman opened fire on a Chattanooga Armed Forces recruiting office and a Navy Reserve center on July 16, some politicians were quick to call for military recruiters to be armed. But none of the military services are interested in arming recruiters, said Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, MCRC’s commanding general, during a Tuesday interview here.

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