In the News

July 2, 2014

Military police bring Guardian Justice

FORT BLISS, Texas – Stone-faced military police from two nations, fitted in full riot gear, endeavor to maintain control as disgruntled and resistant detainees provoked mayhem from within their

July 2, 2014

Security Forces Squadron Airmen complete Taser training

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Two small, dart-like electrodes strike a person's body with 50,000 volts of electricity causing them to experience stimulation of their sensory and motor nerves

June 28, 2014

Multinational partners conduct field-training exercise in Mongolia

FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, Mongolia – Nestled in a grass-covered valley surrounded by a panoramic view of rolling hills and low mountains lined with skyward-reaching rock formations, covered by an

June 26, 2014

Non-Lethal Capabilities Collaboration: JNLWD and DoS Bureau of Diplomatic Security

QUANTICO, Va. – The Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate continues to advocate the use of non-lethal capabilities in U.S interests at home and abroad. On June 18, the Directorate hosted approx. 50

June 19, 2014

5th AR train MP company on detainee ops

MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. – As part of the rigorous detainee operations training at 3rd Battalion, 362nd Armor Regiment, Task Force Stallion, 5th Armored Brigade, all Soldiers from the 342nd Military

June 12, 2014

Parris Island ASF Marines feel the burn at Fightertown

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. – In the blink of an eye, a blast of oleoresin capsicum spray lands on a Marines face. when the spray ran down their foreheads and settled in their skin and

June 8, 2014

856th Military Police Quick Response Force prepares for emergencies

PHOENIX – Training for the National Guard Readiness Force, more than 120 military police from the Arizona Army National Guard were at Camp Navajo near Flagstaff recently to prepare for duty in the

May 28, 2014

Squad leader reflects on Silver Saber exercise

CAMP NOVO SELO, Kosovo – With bottles and Molotov cocktails being thrown at his squad by an unruly crowd to his front, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dan Cisneros knew the chaos and confusion experienced during

May 27, 2014

Silver Saber exercise tests the skills of security forces in Kosovo

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – It’s the Super Bowl of crowd riot control events and it’s what the Kosovo forces have been training for the past couple of months. It’s Silver Saber and the three-day event

May 9, 2014

Non-lethal weapons, technologies put to the test by Filipino and American service members

CROW VALLEY, Philippines – Philippine and U.S. Marines were introduced to several non-lethal weapons technologies May 7 at Crow Valley, Philippines, as part of exercise Balikatan 2014.Various

April 25, 2014

Illinois National Guard military police company receives reaction force training

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Soldiers from the 233rd Military Police (MP) Company in Springfield, Ill., received National Guard Reaction Force (NGRF) training at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, Ill., April 24.

April 17, 2014

MP training course tests Soldiers’ knowledge in ‘real world’ scenarios

Fort Belvoir, Va. – For most people, getting Tased and pepper sprayed in one week isn’t a good thing.But for Soldiers in Fort Belvoir’s 212th Military Police Detachment, Headquarters Battalion, it

April 11, 2014

Nebraska National Guard Airmen, Soldiers combat riot control exercise, frigid temperatures

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska National Guard Soldiers from the 67th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade and 92nd Troop Command, and 15 Airmen from the 155th Air Refueling Wing battled frigid temperatures and

April 10, 2014

Puerto Rico and State Partnership Program Partner Dominican Republic Discuss Border Security

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – In an effort to continue strengthen an already strong relationship, Citizen-Soldiers from the Puerto Rico National Guard and 30 army officers and customs and border

April 7, 2014

International military police officers find common ground at African Lion 14

TIFNIT, Morocco – Military police officers from the U.S. Marines, Army and Air Force, along with Royal Moroccan soldiers specializing in riot-control, found common ground as enforcers of the law

April 4, 2014

Marines conduct non-lethal weapons training in Nigeria

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy – A group of Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14.1 recently returned from a five-day training exercise in Abuja, Nigeria, March

April 1, 2014

US Marines demonstrate non-lethal weapons to Ghanaian sailors

TAKORADI, Ghana – Three Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14.1 trained a group of sailors from the Ghana Navy in non-lethal weapons tactics in Takoradi, Ghana, March

April 1, 2014

Moroccans, U.S. engage in stability operations training

TIFNIT, Morocco – The U.S. and coalition forces learned valuable lessons during recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, specifically regarding the importance of stability operations and their

March 31, 2014

US, Moroccan military personnel refine escalation-of-force tactics during African Lion 14

TIFINIT TRAINING AREA, Morocco – Royal Moroccan Armed Forces soldiers and a joint-contingent of U.S. military police personnel, including U.S. Marines from 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, U.S. soldiers

March 14, 2014

Multinational soldiers conduct aerial rapid response training

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – When a civil disturbance happens in Kosovo, soldiers have to be ready to react within a moment’s notice and Multinational Battle Group-East troops train to do just