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Commanders now authorized to ask suicidal soldiers if they have guns

The NRA was in no position to oppose this change in the law. And some soldiers may live because of it. Good.

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The NRA was in no position to oppose this change in the law. And some soldiers may live because of it. Good.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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