In the News

April, 2012

April 27, 2012

APS-12: GCE quiets riots in final exercise, during Non-Lethal Weapons and Tactics training

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – The rioters yell and scream as they hurl bricks, bottles and anything else they can find, including themselves. Despite the crowd's attempts to force through its

April 26, 2012

Riot-ready Marines display non-lethal capabilities to Bulgarians

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria – Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 12 participated in non-lethal weapons and tactics exchange with more than 25 Bulgarian soldiers, sailors and civilian police in Plovdiv,

April 25, 2012

APS-12: GCE takes up shields to hold the line, during Non-Lethal Weapons & Tactics training

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – The sun bears down on the group, all donned in their protective gear, as they wait. Unmoving, unwavering and unyielding they wait. Suddenly the command rings

April 20, 2012

APS-12: Ground Combat Element pushes through pain of OC during Non-Lethal Weapons and Tactics training

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – One after another, they willingly and reluctantly stepped into position, closed their eyes and held their breath trying to prepare themselves for what was to

April 20, 2012

Measuring human behavior

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. – Along the winding Snake Hill road in the Picatinny Arsenal 3500 area sits he Target Behavioral Response Laboratory (TBRL), which is responsible for providing answers to what

April 15, 2012

Virginia Guard hones less-than-lethal training skills

FORT PICKETT, Va. – Soldiers from the Lynchburg-based 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Brigade Combat Team conducted training in less-than-lethal operations April 13-15 at Fort Pickett to

April 14, 2012

African Lion Marines and Moroccans conduct Peace Support Operations

TIFNIT, Morocco – Marine reservists from the Marine Wing Support Squadrons 471 and 473, and Royal Moroccan Armed Forces conducted bilateral Peace Support Operations training on a Moroccan training

April 13, 2012

Taser, Taser, Taser! Wolf Pack Defenders undergo training

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Screams drowned the sound of laughter echoing in the halls of the 8th Security Forces Squadron training center April 4 during Taser training for Kunsan Air Base

April 11, 2012

Marines conduct security augment force training

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Japan – Nearly 50 Marines attached to security augment force units on Okinawa conducted oleoresin capsicum, or OC, spray certification training here April 6.As part