In the News

April, 2013

April 26, 2013

Spirit Gate upgrades keep Whiteman safe

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The construction project to renovate the Spirit Gate entry control point is scheduled to be complete May 17, providing Whiteman with a new, non-lethal net barrier

April 18, 2013

Marines and sailors train under extreme stress at sea

USS PELELIU, At Sea – Being deployed at sea has afforded Marines and sailors of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit some very unique training opportunities. These opportunities have included training

April 17, 2013

‘Going Hot’ PMO shotgun, pistol, pepper spray training on target

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Nine Marines with the Cherry Point Provost Marshal’s Office qualified with pistols, shotguns and oleoresin capsicum spray aboard the air station April 11

April 16, 2013

Defenders conduct nonlethal force training

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The 86th Security Forces Squadron and the 569th U.S. Forces Police Squadron came together April 12 to train Airmen in verbal judo and certify them in nonlethal weapon

April 13, 2013

Commander Orders Single-Cell Detention at Guantanamo Bay for Continued Detainee Health and Security

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – The commander of Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) ordered the transition of detainees from communal to single-cell living at Camp VI to ensure the health and security of

April 11, 2013

Airman keeps squadron mission ready

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – An airman stood in line nervously. In front of him, his wingmen were each receiving a spray in the face upon reaching the front of the line. He could taste the particles

April 9, 2013

5th AR conducts non-lethal weapons training for deploying Guard engineeers

McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. – Several noncommissioned officers from Division West's 5th Armored Brigade and Soldiers from three deploying Army National Guard units recently trained here on a non-lethal

April 8, 2013

Marines learn about new escalation of force equipment

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. – Marines and sailors aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune attended classes and demonstrations of the new escalation of force equipment, April 2-4, 2013.The

April 2, 2013

Justice Department Announces the Successful Resolution of Its Agreement with the Orange County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office

The United States announced today that the Orange County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) has successfully implemented an agreement on the use of electronic control weapons, commonly referred to as

April 1, 2013

Backyard Brawls on MCAS Yuma? Oh No Says PMO!

YUMA, Ariz. – Marine and civilian police officers from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Provost Marshal’s Office participated in fight dissolution training at Ramada Field, March 26.The training