Former SEAL schools Gabriel Gomez on guns and freedom - National gun rights | Examiner.com I have spent the majority of my life in the military, another veteran commented on The War on Guns blog preview for yesterdaysGun Rights Examiner column. I am qualified, officially, with most anti-personnel weapons. And some others, too. Even non-American weapons and armaments. Yet when not wearing a uniform, I have to seek permission from amateurs to carry and use weapons? he asked, ending with an expletive to express his sentiment for that.