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Archive: February, 2016

Feb. 20, 2016

1/7: Non Lethal Weapons Training

Platoon-sized riot control requires unit cohesion, proficiency with non-lethal weapon systems and an understanding of the proper procedures used to safely administer non-lethal munitions and

Feb. 18, 2016

Law enforcement marines train to protect embassies quell riots

The Marine Corps’ flexibility is one of its defining marks as a fighting force. No climate is too austere, and no enemy is too staunch for the Marine Corps to endure - and overcome. This is apparent

Feb. 10, 2016

Sticks and stones

Stones, some larger than softballs, pelted the Army and Air Force law enforcement personnel hunkered down behind a man-made wall of riot shields on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. No,

Feb. 3, 2016

Non-lethal weapons capability demonstrated on MacDill Air Force Base

The Department of Defense (DoD) Non-Lethal Weapons Program has developed technology capable of supporting the operational needs of the U.S. Armed Forces without harming non-combatants and limiting

Feb. 1, 2016

Law enforcement Marines keep the peace with combat engineers

Get back, get back, get down! A Marine stood on the muddy football field while the morning’s dew filled the air. An instructor pointed a canister at him with a chemical agent meant to disarm an