NationalGuardSecurityRALEIGH, N.C. — Governor Pat McCrory has ordered increased security at North Carolina National Guard facilities following the deadly shooting last week in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The order calls for heightened security at recruiting centers, armories and readiness centers statewide.

In a statement, McCrory said: “We will be vigilant in protecting those who protect us. These men and women are putting their lives on the line to serve our country and it’s our responsibility to ensure everything that is within our power to do for their safety is done.”