29 Oct '14, 5pm

Pentagon warns employees about Islamic State threats

Pentagon warns employees about Islamic State threats

Military personnel and civilians who work in the Pentagon could be targeted by the Islamic State group or other terrorists, the building’s internal security agency is warning employees in a new memo distributed late last week. The Pentagon Force Protection Agency directed security managers to remind Pentagon employees about how they can avoid standing out to terrorists, said agency spokesman Christopher Layman. “We disseminated this advisory, not because of a specific threat, but as a reminder for Pentagon employees to be vigilant at home, at work, during travel and in their communities, by using individual protective measures,” Layman told Military Times on Wednesday. However, the Oct. 24 memo comes on the heels of recent attacks in other countries, including Canada, where two soldiers were killed in separate incidents within a week. “Recent threats, revealed through vari...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20141029/NEWS05/3102...

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