Fort Lee Army Base On Lockdown - Active Shooter (Update: "All Clear" Given)

Tyler Durden's picture

UPDATE: An “all clear” was issued shortly before 10 a.m., according to Fort Lee media relations. No other information at this time.

According to Facebook:

“An active shooter incident has been reported on Fort Lee at CASCOM HQ, Bldg. 5020.


All personnel should enact active shooter protocols immediately. The installation is being locked down until further notice. More info to follow.”


CASCOM stands for Combined Arms Support Command.


"We’ve had an active shooter incident," said Stephen Baker, a post spokesman. "The installation is locked down... it is still active," he said at 9:34 a.m.

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Dollar Bill Hiccup's picture

Active shooter protocol would logically entail drawing your service pistol and abrubtly ending the activity. Or rifle, if handy.

Oh, but this is the dis-armed armed forces.

paint it red call it hell's picture

Militarize the domestic police, demilitarize domestic military.

Makes perfect sense.......... to a fool.

NoDebt's picture

Fort Lee is in New Jersey, for those not familiar with it.  So it could just be somebody who got fed up with their property taxes.

NoDebt's picture

I just down-voted myself.  Virginia, not Jersey.  That'll teach me to start posting on ZH immediately after vacation.

Latina Lover's picture

I don't how exactly how, yet, but I smell a gun grab coming....

Never let a good crisis go to waste.

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, Mossad and Obama's handler/butt buddy.

conscious being's picture

COMEX/ CRIMEX, won't open. Get me an active shooter story  before the open.

whotookmyalias's picture

I bet they end up finding some guy carrying an umbrella. 

Thanatos's picture

This mornings BE VERY SCARED OF MEN WITH GUNS DRILL has concluded.

OR Strangelovian enough

Hey! This is a Military Base!

We don't allow weapons carrige or use here!

In any case:

Back to your regularly scheduled fear-porn consumption.

FishHockers's picture

Fort Dix is in NJ. Never heard of Fort Lee NJ.

NoDebt's picture

Yeah, I fucked up.  There is a TOWN called Fort Lee in NJ, but not a military base.  Fort Lee (the military base) is in Virginia, as corrected, above.  Dix is the base in NJ, just as you say.

ShortBusDoorGunner's picture

Its too late now. You can't stop us from posting dozens of "me too" messages to show our superior intellect and geographic snobbery.

KickIce's picture

Just imagine what we'd do to Belushi and a certain Animal House line...  :)

Pure Evil's picture

You have to give him kudos for the "tired of paying Jersey property taxes line."

But, isn't that why they've practically taken everyone's guns away in Jersey?

To keep them from starting a new anti property tax revolution?

Having worked in Jersey, but not being a Jersey native I knew people that had guns. But, they needed a permit from their township just to buy one and keep it in the house and another permit to transport anywhere in the state.

And, if gun hating liberals ran your township, which in Jersey was more likely than Obunga staying off the golf course, then you could be up shits creek if you wanted that permit.

greatbeard's picture

>> Its too late

Oh good, I can still jump on this one.

Ft. Lee is in Alabama, dumbass!!!!



Pure Evil's picture

I didn't see any Fort Lee in Alabama.

Can you provide a link?


Edit: It's now 11:53 and still no link to Alabama. Has Ted gone off his rocker?

holmes's picture

If they squeezed an army base into the Ftl Lee NJ area (near the GW Bridge) it would have to be the size of a telephone booth.

Theta_Burn's picture

 Roseanne Roseannadanna

Theta_Burn's picture

Fort Lee is a town in Jersey, recently famous for the GW bridge-lane closures, al la Gov. Chris Christie...

Chupacabra-322's picture

Yup, drove by there many times on my way to Washington Heights to go Cop way back in the day.

Police Commissioner Jacobs's picture

Lindbergh lived there when his baby was "kidnapped," didn't he?

camaro68ss's picture

Hurry, grab scissors


lordylord's picture

"Hurry, grab scissors"

I believe you are supposed to piss and shit yourself.  Oh wait, thats for rape.  In the case of a shooter, you're supposed to just give up your life in the hopes that your death precipitates the coming of the liberal/Statist utopia.

clade7's picture

Does Pachmeyer make aftermarket grips for Fiskars? 

docmac324's picture

Now THAT is funny.  "Grips for Fiskars"

Anusocracy's picture

So does having government.

Once it may have been a net benefit to survival, now it is a net loss.

Pool Shark's picture



Guns don't kill people;

it's those darn bullets...


ShortBusDoorGunner's picture

Guns just make the bullets go really fast.

Freddie's picture

Hope and Change.  Any parent who let's their kid join Obama's-banksters Red Shield military is guilty of child abuse.

HardAssets's picture

Unfortunately, the 'young, dumb, & full of cum' 18 year olds often make such stupid decisions on their own.
Friends of the family's kid signed up for an extended enlistment in the Army. Went in to be a M.P. (Military Police). - - The military is pushing for lots of new MPs. For domestic use ? -- While in Korea, was told that a tour in Iraq 'would enhance his career'. So he requested assignment there. Every bit of the way, his parents were appalled. His mother told me that when he volunteered for Iraq she "coulda killed him for doing that !"

This fellow was a good kid - a jock. He's a good young man. Has hated being an MP and hated the Army. He's very happy to be getting out in a few months. I woulda worried about him if he liked it.

The lesson ? Set them straight when they're real young - jr high school. Especially with jock kids who like team sports and doing things physical. The recruiters will be working on them. You see gear like Humvees & the military at all sorts of public events. PR. Recruiting when they're still very young.

PS - I'm from a military family, was an 'Army brat' and also served.

WillyGroper's picture

See the NCLB law complete with loopholes on just how they target them for recruitment.

HardAssets's picture

They hire PR and advertising firms to produce very sophisticated propaganda campaigns targeted at the young.

TheFourthStooge-ing's picture

Good articles for those trying to dissuade someone from 'volunteering'.

You also might want to take the young potential volunteer to a VA hospital and have him/her visit with some of the veterans there.

Dewey Cheatum Howe's picture

They always have. They always tend to go after the easily programmed types or those that come from troubled backgrounds looking to straighten themselves out.

Im my personal experience every guy I went to school with who joined the military out of HS were a bunch of first class fuck ups. Though I will admit the military did also straighten them all out and they've all went on to be good citizens afterwards at least the ones I've had contact with in the past few years.

WillyGroper's picture

Tell us oh wise sage: When they're of legal age just HTF do you stop them from doing anything thay want?

Honest to Pete, Freddie you can really spew some stupid shit.

MeMongo's picture

Mongo is pretty sure he's already possibly identified the shooter right after his workout!

Purely a guess on Mongo's part! Bout as legit as the MSM though!

Thom_333's picture

No , No...just buy a shotgun and stick it out thru the window and squeeze off two rounds. That will scare him (or them)!

DaddyO's picture

Another gun free zone shooting spree!?!

When will we learn?


headhunt's picture

When we elect people who believe in the Constitution and freedom

Meat Hammer's picture


Good one, headhunt!

Gringo Viejo's picture

God bless the servicemen.
Godamn the government.

Anusocracy's picture

Um, the servicemen keep the government in power.

Pickleton's picture

Um, you were searching for the NSA, CIA, FBI and DHS and came up short.

headhunt's picture

Not in America... Not yet.

HardAssets's picture

"Not in America... Not yet."

It's the implied threat.

Remember Hank Paulson said there would be martial law and troops on the streets if congress didn't bail out the banks.

They use that threat to terrorize the citizenry - whether the vast majority of servicemen know that, or not.

Dr. Engali's picture

It's about that time in the news cycle again. Quick ram through some legislation and send out the fund raising letters. Election time is just around the corner. In the mean time our trained military people are told to hide under a desk and grab a pair of scissors.