WASHINGTON (WAVY) - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has ordered a security review of all Navy and Marine bases in the country after Monday’s massacre in Washington.
“Our Sailors, Marines and civilians are familiar with the dangers of service, but our security is something we can never take for granted,” a tweet from Mabus’ account read.
Monday, a lone gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people. A motive for the shooting remains unknown at this time.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>"I ordered a review of every <a href="https://twitter.com/USNavy">@USNavy</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/USMC">@USMC</a> base in the U.S. to ensure we live up to our responsibility of taking care of our people. "</p>— SECNAV Ray Mabus (@SECNAV) <a href="https://twitter.com/SECNAV/statuses/380003580906045440">September 17, 2013</a></blockquote>
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