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Resource ID: #19722
Subject: Military
Source: Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek
Date: April 19, 20, May 2, 4, 11, 16



A series of stories by the Contra Costa Times "raised serious questions about the National Guard's ability" to protect "Bay Area bridges against a possible terrorist attack." The newspapers investigation "uncovered widespread problems, the most serious that some soldiers sporting loaded M-16s in crowded civillian areas were unqualified to handle their weapons."

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