Skip to comments.Pentagon Denies Reports of No Live Ammo for Marines
Posted on 09/13/2012 4:15:06 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
A Marine spokesperson at the Pentagon denied reports that U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition in a statement to Fox News Thursday.
Pentagon Lt. Col. Chris Hughes told the outlet: The ambassador and RSO (Regional Security Officer) have been completely and appropriately engaged with the security situation. No restrictions on weapons or weapons status have been imposed. This information comes from the Det Commander at AMEMB (American Embassy) Cairo.
The statement came in response to open-source reporting that U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition.
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I was talking about Libya in which Americans were killed. Take your own advice.
I’d like to believe that, but if so why did they not have a shootout with the intruders?
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