In the News

Oct. 12, 2016

ARDEC engineers develop Solid State Active Denial Technology for non-lethal crowd control

Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are developing technology for non-lethal crowd control designed to help protect Soldiers while minimizing collateral damage and preventing any permanent physical

Oct. 1, 2016

Kansas National Guard conducts civil disturbance training

The brawl was the capstone to a weekend of civil disturbance training that brought together the 184th Security Forces Squadron, the 190th Security Forces Squadron and the 35th Military Police Company.

Sept. 23, 2016

Mongolian Armed Forces, U.S. Marines host senior military leader’s seminar during NOLES

After 12 days of instruction and hands-on training, the Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 came to an end with the closing ceremony during the leadership seminar, Sept. 23, 2016.Service

Sept. 22, 2016

126th, 375th SFS/LRS participate in non-lethal weapons training

The United States Transportation Command and the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate organized a non-lethal weapons training and demonstration Sept. 8 at the Illinois National Guard training center

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

April 4, 2016

CLB-2 completes non-lethal weapons training

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2 participated in the unit’s final exercise for their non-lethal weapons training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 25.The final exercise was a

March 19, 2016

Operation Thunder Road IV: The building blocks for success

Just two weeks into a new rotation and Soldiers of Kosovo Force 21 are already looking to refine and perfect their tactics, techniques and procedures to help provide a safe and secure environment for

March 6, 2016

The partnership takes center stage: Massachusetts Guardsmen train with Canadian Forces

In a crisis, military police may be called upon to exercise their skills as protectors of the people and enforcers of the law. During these crisis situations local and federal law enforcement agencies

Feb. 20, 2016

1/7: Non Lethal Weapons Training

Platoon-sized riot control requires unit cohesion, proficiency with non-lethal weapon systems and an understanding of the proper procedures used to safely administer non-lethal munitions and

Feb. 18, 2016

Law enforcement marines train to protect embassies quell riots

The Marine Corps’ flexibility is one of its defining marks as a fighting force. No climate is too austere, and no enemy is too staunch for the Marine Corps to endure - and overcome. This is apparent

Feb. 10, 2016

Sticks and stones

Stones, some larger than softballs, pelted the Army and Air Force law enforcement personnel hunkered down behind a man-made wall of riot shields on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. No,

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

Feb. 1, 2016

Law enforcement Marines keep the peace with combat engineers

Get back, get back, get down! A Marine stood on the muddy football field while the morning’s dew filled the air. An instructor pointed a canister at him with a chemical agent meant to disarm an

Jan. 19, 2016

Spray and pray: CLB-22 conducts non-lethal weapons course

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 22 endured multiple stressors in an intense non-lethal weapons training course, Jan. 11-22, in preparation for an upcoming deployment with the 22nd Marine

Dec. 2, 2015

Nigerien, Malian soldiers aid U.S. Army's language-translation technology

The U.S. Army is testing and upgrading a language-translation program by training with African soldiers, officials said.Recording foreign Soldiers' speech and providing the data to Army researchers is

Dec. 29, 2014

Shoulder to Shoulder: Marines amplify nonlethal capabilities

CAMP HANSEN, Japan – A formation of Marines, nine wide, marches down the noisy streets of the Central Training Area equipped with riot shields, batons and protective gear. The objective is to reach

Dec. 23, 2014

Taser, OC training essential for Security Forces Squadron

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – "This will be the longest five seconds of your life."Nervous and sweating, a young Airman steps up for his turn. His eyes are glued shut, hands clenched with fear, when he

Dec. 22, 2014

Three non-lethal weapon systems are demonstrated aboard Camp Pendleton during Exercise Valiant Mark

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Three Marines stood side by side in anticipation of what was about to hit only one of them. Before he could even decide, the middle man, 1st Lt. David Deal, rushed to the side

Dec. 10, 2014

U.S. Marines, French Gendarmes conduct crowd and riot control training

MORÓN AIR BASE, Spain – Molotov cocktails explode and tear gas fill the streets as U.S. Marines from SPMAGTF Crisis Response – Africa and French gendarmes with Mobile Gendarmerie Armored Group try to

Dec. 9, 2014

Taser! Taser! Taser!

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Those three words no one wants to hear; taser, taser, taser. Once those clicks start, your life will be electrifying and not in a pleasant way.The 21st Security Forces