"They will be recognized," a Navy official told Military.com.
The attack at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi left a sailor wounded and the gunman dead.
The gunman was identified as Adam Alsahli, according to three officials who spoke to The Associated Press anonymously.
A second "potential person of interest" may still be at large in the community, an FBI official said.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that, when the gunman tried to get through the gate, he was stopped by a young sailor.
Zacarias Moussaoui is serving a life sentence at a federal prison in Colorado after narrowly escaping the death penalty.
Militants had stormed the hospital Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with police.
The mountain’s name -- Mount POW/MIA -- honors prisoners of war and troops missing in action from U.S. conflicts.
The attack occurred a day after the Afghan defense minister and the head of U.S. forces in Afghanistan visited the facility.
Even as much of the world shuts down because of the novel coronavirus, terrorism continues in Afghanistan.