Category Archives: Military

Issues relevant to members of the military

Tip: Military Service Verification

Military members serving on active duty occasionally need to show proof of active duty military service to a private vendor or another government organization in order to qualify for protections offered by the Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The SCRA, … Continue reading

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IL Non-Resident Concealed Carry – Major Change

On 2 Feb 2017, to the surprise of many, the Illinois State Police changed the list of states classified as substantially similar for the purpose of allowing applications for a concealed carry license. Since 2014, residents of VA, SC, NM, … Continue reading

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Pentagon Issues New Arming Policy

The Pentagon just released a new revision of its arming policy, known as the Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 5210.56, “Arming and Use of Force.” ┬áThe new revisions were reportedly made to meet Congress’ inclusion of a requirement in the … Continue reading

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NDAA 2016 – Military Carry Provision

On November 25, 2015, The President of the United States signed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. ┬áThis is an annual policy bill that marries with the defense appropriations bill (not yet signed) to provide policy guidance … Continue reading

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