In the News

March, 2013

March 31, 2013

CLB-7 trains non-lethal weapons

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 7 participated in a non-lethal weapons training exercise in conjunction with the U.S Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program

March 28, 2013

NSWC Carderock Receives Patent for Propeller Entanglement System

WEST BETHESDA, Md. – Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock received a patent for a system designed to entangle small boat propellers, the Navy announced March 26.The small naval arresting rope

March 28, 2013

Japanese security guards train with Marines

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – For on-base personnel, the first line of defense against would-be aggressors is the Japanese security guards at the gates. The job these men preform requires them to be

March 22, 2013

A Shocking Tale - MPs get the full Taser experience

FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Last Friday, I intentionally let someone use a Taser on me. It's important to get that out of the way before we go any further. It wasn't an accident or a misunderstanding: I

March 11, 2013

Reserve Security Forces Unit Conducts Pepper Spray Training

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF RICHARDSON, Alaska – Members of the Air Force Reserve 477th Security Forces Squadron conducted a training session testing their skills after being hit with some pepper spray

March 4, 2013

New equipment gives Reserve MP Soldiers resources to succeed

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. – Although a military's strength is often measured by its arsenal, mission success sometimes depends on non-lethal equipment not traditionally used in armed conflicts. At the

March 1, 2013

Rep. Cartwright Urges Bureau of Prisons to Expedite Pepper Spray Pilot Program

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday Rep. Matt Cartwright sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Charles E. Samuels, Jr. concerning the recent tragedy at USP Canaan. In the letter Cartwright