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What does POW stand for?

POW stands for Privately Owned Weapon

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  • Military and Government

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Under section 1062(a) of the 2011 NDAA, the Secretary of Defense was proscribed from prohibiting, issuing requirements relating to, collecting, or recording any information relating to the lawful acquisition, possession, ownership, carrying, or other use of a privately owned firearm, privately owned ammunition, or another privately owned weapon by a member of the Armed Forces or civilian employee of the Department of Defense (DoD) on non-DoD owned or controlled property (i.
Using the logic stated in Bob Nelson's April 25 letter, all police officers and military personnel who enjoy hunting and target practice and who keep their privately owned weapons at home should be evaluated for mental instability.
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.