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January, 2014

Jan. 31, 2014

11th MEU Conducts Nonlethal Training

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – One by one, Marines reluctantly stood at attention within six feet from an instructor. Some Marines tried to compose themselves with heavy breathing, while others clenched

Jan. 30, 2014

Multinational soldiers deal with riots, fire at JMRC

HOHENFELS, Germany – “Get out of here!” Rioters yell as one hurls a Molotov cocktail at multinational soldiers, bursting into a wave of fire that crashed against riot shields. Chanting and banging

Jan. 27, 2014

A painful lesson: The 31st MEU’s artillery battery trains non-lethal techniques

OKINAWA, Japan – They traded their cannons for shields, artillery shells for pepper spray, and rifles for Tasers. The Marines went non-lethal. More than one hundred Marines and Sailors of Golf

Jan. 15, 2014

Training heats up for Armenian troops

CAMP SLIM LINES, Kosovo – With their transfer of authority completed, the Armenian coy hit the ground running and turned up the heat with crowd and riot control training.Armenian soldiers with

Jan. 10, 2014

Special Operations Training Group prepares 2/1 Marines for MEU

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Special Operations Training Group hosted assault, support, and security training for Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 7.SOTG

Jan. 8, 2014

Shocking new tool enhanced Gunfighter LE mission, protects Defenders

A stunning experience revealed essential force protection methods for Defenders performing new training here, Dec. 10.Members of the 366th Security Forces Squadron performed training with the TASER