Bobby Jindal Calls for Louisiana National Guard to Arm Personnel to Protect Military Facilities

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley

Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana issued an executive order Friday that authorized the Adjutant General of the state’s National Guard to both identify and arm guardsmen in order to protect those military facilities, a press release from the governor’s office announced.

Jindal also issued an executive order that calls for the flags at all Louisiana buildings to be flown at half-staff until July 24 in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, terrorist attacks.


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