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Pentagon raises security level on bases to Bravo

Following the events of the Garland terror attack and increased talk from ISIS, Department of Defense increased the security condition at military installations across the country on Friday to “Bravo.” This latest move to increase security comes a day after FBI Director James Comey raised the prospect of thousands of ISIS followers online in the United States. CNN first confirmed the change of FPCON change to Bravo.

Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of the Colorado-based U.S. Northern Command, raised military installations’ force protection level to “Bravo” after months of maintaining it at “Alpha,” the lowest level of security, a defense official said Friday. The order results increased security, both visible and not-so-visible measures. Department of Defense officials have not given a timeline of how long that FPCON “Bravo” will remain in effect. The last time the force protection status was raised to the Bravo level was on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The higher levels of force protection are Charlie and Delta. Read more at

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