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June 13, 2018

3’s company 7’s a crowd

Facing movements, formations, ‘rock inoculation drills,’ and perilous ‘bum rushes’ from fellow Marines role playing as unruly crowd members are all included in the drills. Marines with India Company,

June 4, 2018

Marines Forward-Deploy Portable Drone-Killing System

Forward-deployed Marines are using a new system to protect U.S. troops from the threat of cheap and lethal unmanned aerial vehicles, the service told USNI News last week. The Marine Corps’

May 24, 2018

Fightertown Marines complete SAF training

Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron conducted Security Augmentation Force training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island May 21 – 23.  The SAF is a detail of Marines selected

May 7, 2018

Stop Resisting! BLT 2/6 participates in non-lethal techniques course [Images]

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), practice non-lethal control techniques during a non-lethal training course

May 7, 2018

Stop Resisting! BLT 2/6 participates in non-lethal techniques course [Images]

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), practice non-lethal control techniques during a non-lethal training course

April 16, 2018

TF 51/5 to rehearse capabilities during bilateral engagement in Levant region

Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF 51/5) commenced participation in the eighth consecutive iteration of exercise Eager Lion with the Jordan Armed Forces April

April 5, 2018

Behind the Shield: BSRF 18.1 non-lethal weapons training [Images]

Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 18.1 prepare to confront hostile role-players during the riot control portion of non-lethal weapons training at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania April 5th,

Feb. 22, 2018

FASTCENT stands ready to execute its mission

U.S. Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Company, Central Command (FASTCENT) stand ready to conduct rapid response expeditionary security operations in support of U.S. 5th Fleet and

Feb. 9, 2018

Fighting Blind [Video]

U.S. Marines with Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command conducted a non-lethal weapons course that culminated with exposure to pepper spray while subduing opponents with the

Dec. 20, 2017

15th MEU Marines have shocking experience

Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit just completed their final portion of the Law Enforcement’s Non-Lethal Weapons Course, which is a three day course in proper non-lethal weaponry

Dec. 7, 2017

Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeffrey Rychener, a non-lethal weapons instructor, Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD), demonstrates the use of non-lethal weapons at Range 14 Charlie at Marine Corps

Oct. 27, 2017

Marines to get Star Trek phaser-like device for nonlethal weapon option

Marines will soon have a Star Trek phaser-like new green laser that can reach out and “warn or visually suppress” opponents without firing a round. The Ocular Interrupter System is essentially a green

Aug. 21, 2017

NOLES FTX kicks off in Sri Lanka

U.S. Marines and Sri Lankan Armed Forces attend the opening ceremony for the Non-Lethal Executive Seminar, marking the start of the field training exercise at Welissara Navy Base, Sri Lanka, August

Aug. 18, 2017

III MEF Marines conduct OC training aboard Camp Hansen

Marines with the Camp Hansen Camp Guard Detachment completed oleoresin capsicum training qualification on August, 16, 2017, in order to maintain mission readiness and to prepare new augments to

July 25, 2017

Developing and Fielding Non-Lethal Weapons: The Marine Corps and Army Approach

Changes in modern warfare have included a remarkable shift in the international security mosaic. While threats from traditional state actors still exist, threats from nonstate actors have emerged in

May 12, 2017

Non-lethal training: Defense of the American embassies

Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit give commands to a simulated mob during Composite Training Unit Exercise aboard USS Pearl Harbor

May 8, 2017

Tears Under the Sun: SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines Conduct non-lethal weapons training

U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Gilbow, non-lethal weapons instructor and detainee operations chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, observes Marines receiving proper shielding techniques during a one-week non-lethal weapons class while forward deployed in the Middle East, May 8, 2017. The training ensures SPMAGTF Marines are prepared to respond to a variety of scenarios that may occur across the USCENTCOM area of operations. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a well-trained crisis response unit that has the ability to project combat power over vast distances using organic aviation, logistical, and ground combat assets.

April 28, 2017

MCESG Non-Lethal training

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Louis H. Flores, left, instructor advisor with Marine Corps Embassy Security Group sprays a student during oleoresin capsicum spray training at Weapons Training Battalion,

April 22, 2017

Stronger Together than Apart

A safe, stable and secure Africa is in the best interest of the United States and its allied countries. In effort to elevate and strengthen military forces and relationships, Exercise African Lion 17 (AL), held in Morocco, was created to establish our commitment to African security and peace support operations.

April 18, 2017

Containing the riot: Japanese grunts receive non lethal weapons training

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – Protesters yell and chant, while a riot control platoon comes rolling in like Thor, the Norse god of thunder. The protesters began to charge, but the platoon