In the News

February, 2014

Feb. 28, 2014

Engineers train with Spiders

Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. – Combat engineers now have a new "creepy" class added to their schedule. Before they graduate from Advanced Individual Training on Fort Leonard Wood, they will all know how to

Feb. 26, 2014

Arrowhead MPs exhibit resolve during pepper spray training

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Pepper spray shows up on television and in the news quite often. There is a good reason for that. It hurts. It really hurts.In order to certify their ability to carry

Feb. 21, 2014

11th MEU Marines take heat during crisis response training

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s ground combat element, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, employ nonlethal crowd control techniques during the Crisis Response Course, Special Operations

Feb. 11, 2014

6th Security Forces Squadron selected for DoD video

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 6th Security Forces Squadron marine patrol was chosen to demonstrate non-lethal maritime tactics for a Department of Defense instructional video. A film crew filmed

Feb. 10, 2014

Vanguard military police certify with painful spray

FORT STEWART, Ga. – “It kind of feels like somebody getting gasoline, pouring it on your face and lighting a match,” said Spc. Joshua Willison, a military police officer with the military police

Feb. 7, 2014

Marines prepare for 31st MEU with escalation of force training

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Instructors from 1st Law Enforcement Battalion provided Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, with non-lethal weapons training aboard Camp