- Associated Press - Monday, April 6, 2015

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Over a 10-year period there have been more than 230 instances of soldiers violating Army regulations by bringing an unregistered firearm on to a Central Texas post.

The Killeen Daily Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1GhGXIy ) that an open-records request revealed the violations occurred from 2004 to 2014. There were 45 reports of unregistered weapons last year, the highest number over that 10-year timeframe.

Army regulations stipulate than any service member and their family living on a post must register all personal firearms. The rules do not apply to those living off-post.

An Army report in January recommended changes to personal firearms policy, including that soldiers be required to register any privately owned firearm irrespective of whether a soldier lives in public or private housing.

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Information from: Killeen Daily Herald, https://www.kdhnews.com

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