Army investigators say more guns missing in Georgia after Anniston probe

We continue to track the 98 missing weapons from the Civilian Shooting Program (CMP) in Anniston.

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The Corporation for the Promotion of Shooting and Firearm Safety is responsible for administering the CMP. It was created by an act of Congress in 1996. For this reason, the program does not fall under the ATF’s scope.

We reached out to every member of Congress who represents Alabama, asking if they are aware of this incident and what they can do as lawmakers to ensure gun safety and accountability in places where significant numbers of guns are going missing.

As of the publication of this report, we have not received any response from the senators or representatives we contacted. We will continue to follow up on this information.

We also learned that this is not the first time the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Southern Field Office has investigated missing firearms.

The Army CID South office was notified on May 16 that 31 pistols had gone missing from an equipment yard at Fort Moore, Georgia, between March and May of this year.

As part of this investigation, a $5,000 reward is being offered for credible information leading to the recovery of the pistols or for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible.

Weapons accessories and other military equipment also went missing from the Anniston military depot. Last May, eight people were convicted in federal court for thefts from the depot.