or some politician in uniform decided it would make The Obama & Co. happy; either way, it's a violation and they need their pee-pee whacked. Preferably with a 2x4.
Last week, NRA-ILA learned that quantities of once-fired small arms cartridge cases recovered from firing ranges on military bases, which by federal law the Department of Defense is prohibited from demilitarizing or destroying, were being sold for scrap.
They say they've talked with Senators Baucus and Testor about it, and they're checking into it. Yell at your congresscritters anyway; I don't know about Testor, but at this point I wouldn't trust that bastard Baucus as far as I could throw my truck.