ISIS threat to SEAL base exposes Navy ban on personal firearms protection

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“The Navy itself has ordered the same men to be armed only with bare hands and/or improvised weapons of opportunity, such as a sharp stick or a rock…”

One of only two Navy SEAL training bases was the recipient of a phone threat ostensibly from the ISIS global Islamic Jihad terrorist network. As reported by the right-of-center Breitbart.com news portal on Sept. 28, 2014, a rather terse call was received at the San Diego SEAL training base late last week, but Navy officials were quick to discount the call as simply a “non-credible” prank. However, be it a prank or otherwise, the news report brings to light that the highly trained and equally lethal Navy special operators are expressly forbidden by the same Navy they serve from carrying personally owned firearms while aboard any given Naval installation, even if the sailor in question should have a civilian Concealed Carry Permit/License (CCP/CCL)

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