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Gen. David H. Berger
Executive Agent, Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program
The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David H. Berger serves as the Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program Executive Agent. The Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office serves as the Non-Lethal Weapons Program Executive Agent's day-to-day management.
Lt. Gen. David J. Furness
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, Lt. Gen. George W. Smith, Jr., 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.
LtGen Furness Biography
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.