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Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policy and Operations
Chairman, Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Integrated Product Team

The Executive Agent is advised by a group of General officers representing each of the Services, Special Operations Command, and the Coast Guard. Chaired by the Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Plans, Policies & Operations, the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Integrated Product Team brings the views of their respective organizations to Department of Defense's non-lethal weapons efforts. They review and recommend approval of the proposed Department of Defense non-lethal weapons budget each year, ensuring there are no duplications of efforts among the Services. They are the panel that also arbitrates any Service concerns.


Col Wendell B. Leimbach, Jr.
Director, Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office 

The Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office, located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., is responsible for the management of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program and serves as the focal point for technical and programmatic guidance of current and projected joint non-lethal weapons technologies. The Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office provides programmatic recommendations and facilitates joint non-lethal weapons requirements by ensuring that funding supports the joint non-lethal weapons systems that the Department of Defense or combatant commands have identified as needs.