The “new “ regulations set forth how everyone on base must report privately owned firearms taken into Ft. Hood.
Anyone entering the base with a personal firearm must register the firearm with the base, and must declare to gate guards that they are bringing a personal firearm into the base.
The “new” regulations requires all service members and their families who are living or temporarily staying at Ft. Hood to register all privately owned firearms they keep on base.
The “new” regulations say that personnel must notify their immediate commander of their having personal firearms, and keep them in their respective unit arms room.
The announcement made when the new regulations were issued are specific in saying that they are “punitive in nature, and applies to all of III Corps, subordinate units, and all family members base wide.
All is in response to Major Nidal’s Jihad at the base Soldier Readiness Processing center. He is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.