"Getting back to work does not mean getting back to business as
usual. Going forward we will put several new policies and
security procedures in place," Garry Reid, a senior Pentagon
intelligence official, said in a statement.
Three U.S. sailors were killed and eight other people were
wounded in the attack at the Pensacola Naval Air Station. A
deputy sheriff shot dead the gunman, Saudi Air Force Second
Lieutenant Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.
After the attack, the U.S. military grounded Saudi pilots and
restricted the some 850 visiting Saudi military personnel in the
country to classroom training as part of a "safety stand-down"
during which time it reviewed vetting procedures.
Reid said in a statement that all military departments could
fully resume training when the new procedures were in place.
Next week, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is due to visit the base
in Pensacola, Florida, where the shooting took place and will
brief base leadership on the planned changes in vetting and
security, the Pentagon says.
(Reporting by Phil Stewart @phildstewart; Editing by Leslie
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