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Dec. 20, 2017

16th Special Troops ‘Vanguard’ Battalion develops leaders through innovative curriculum, staff ride

The 16th Special Troops Battalion recently conducted a staff ride to Oswiecim, Poland for all leaders at the platoon level and above.Oswiecim is probably known better by its German name during World

May 19, 2017

AF showcases game-changing technologies at DOD Lab Day

Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory presented 16 technology research projects in various stages of maturity during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day May 18,

Dec. 15, 2016

Non-Lethal Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict: Minimizing Civilian Casualties on the Battlefield

There have been tens of thousands of civilian casualties in the post-September 11th, 2003 invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of these deaths have been a result of enemy action,2 but despite exercising reasonable precautions, and with a command focus on reducing civilian casualties,3 civilian deaths have occurred as a direct result of U.S. combat operations.

April 27, 2016

Command and General Staff Officers Course students conduct non-lethal weapons familiarization

Students from the Command and General Staff Officers Course participated in a non-lethal weapons range at the Lansing Correctional Facility Range on April 14. The range experience with administrative

Feb. 3, 2016

Non-lethal weapons capability demonstrated on MacDill Air Force Base

The Department of Defense (DoD) Non-Lethal Weapons Program has developed technology capable of supporting the operational needs of the U.S. Armed Forces without harming non-combatants and limiting

May 21, 2015

Non-lethal elective course enrollment rising; Courses’ Range Day remains highlight

The Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program uses a variety of educational programs to promote increased understanding of non-lethal weapons and technologies. These efforts and others are

April 30, 2015

Evaluating Non-Lethal Weapons for military operations at Army War College

You’d be hard-pressed to find an ‘old school’ lecture approach to elective education here. After oral comprehensive exams formally close out the core courses, students select the elective courses

Nov. 3, 2014

Air War College class demonstrates the use of non-lethal weapons

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Air War College's Non-lethal Weapons and Effects elective class demonstrated the use of non-lethal weapons to its students at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Oct. 16,

Aug. 24, 2012

The DoD Non-Lethal Weapons Program launches new non-lethal weapons online course

QUANTICO, Va. – The DoD Non-Lethal Weapons Program has launched a new, non-lethal weapons online course for U.S. operating forces, Aug. 24. Located on the U.S. Navy's eLearning site, the course

May 26, 2011

III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installations Pacific

OKINAWA, Japan – Marines and sailors with Special Operations Training Group and Military Police Support Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, III MEF, participated in sustainment

Sept. 28, 2007

Free non-lethal weapons course for U.S. military members

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – A new course has been developed for all U.S. servicemembers looking to expand their knowledge on non- lethal weapons handling.Penn State's Applied Research Lab and the Center for