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August, 2015

Aug. 31, 2015

Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team participates in Advanced Urban Combat Training

There is complete silence in the air in the seconds leading up to the loud pop emitted by a flash bang grenade dropped down a flight of stairs by a Marine. Suddenly, what looks like a chaotic scene to

Aug. 26, 2015

DoD 101: Drugs, Thugs and the Coast Guard

On the second day of their immersion into the workings of the U.S. Armed Forces, 23 members of the Secretary of Defense Senior Leader Engagement Program visit U.S. Coast Guard Base Miami Beach. There

Aug. 20, 2015

Japanese security guards complete non-lethal weapons and oleoresin capsicum spray training

The first line of defense for personnel threats aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler is the Japanese security guards who stand watch at the gates. The job this security team performs

Aug. 18, 2015

U.S. Army unit first to use non-lethal system at Fort Riley

Soldiers assigned to Company A, 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, participated in training with the M7 Spider Networked Munition System July 31 at

Aug. 18, 2015

The Utility of Non-Lethal Force

The pre-industrial-age view of military force is captured succinctly in a recent quote by defense scholar Dr. Richard Betts. According to Betts, military force is, “killing people and destroying

Aug. 5, 2015

Army science, technology team advances language translation in Africa

A U.S. Army team is testing and helping to develop a language translator to enable Soldiers communicate with their African counterparts.Improving the ability of American service members to communicate