Those with ties to the Millington Navy base concerned and saddened by Chattanooga shooting

WREG.com

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. — The Millington Naval Training Center did not take any extra security precautions Thursday after a shooting in Chattanooga left four Marines dead.

Officials told WREG the incident in Chattanooga was isolated, and they would not increase security until they received orders from Washington.

“No one is safe. Civilian or military, there is no safe place anymore.” Cecil Ashley said.

Ashley said Thursday’s deadly shooting in Chattanooga was tragic and unthinkable, and it hit close to home.

She said what is so scary is that “it’s happened here, and it was with a person in uniform.”

In October 2013, Amos Patton, who had just been demoted, opened fire and tried to kill his fellow guardsmen in the Millington Army National Guard Recruiting Center.

Albert Bean, who was retried from the military and worked on the Millington base, was concerned more attacks could happen.

“Just to think about somebody would be so upset…

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