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What does POW stand for?

POW stands for Privately Owned Weapon

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com)-- In February of 2011 a new online store opened dedicated specifically to the world of gun holsters and like equipment that are used by individuals either for jobs that demand a firearm, citizens that carry privately owned weapons, or the many different styles of pistol competition shooters.
Gates directed the Armed Forces Chaplains Board and Center to review past guidance and updated to ensure religious support in mass-casualty incidents and he also directed undersecretary of defense for intelligence James Clapper to prepare and coordinate by June a privately owned weapons policy.
Gier Chuang is looking at a brand new weapon with a telescope during the inspection of collected illegal arms by South Sudan President Salva Kiir in Juba on Saturday 11, 2009 (photo Larco Lomayat) The southern Sudan police and army troops retrieved thousands of illegally and privately owned weapons including RPGs, PKMs, Kalashnikovs and pistols in the town's residential areas on Friday.