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Mar

2015

Marines learn riot-control techniques with non-lethal weapons

Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad, Defense Media Activity

Infantrymen with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, and artillerymen with Echo Battery, 2/6, trained with non-lethal weapons aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on March 25, 2015, in preparation for an upcoming deployment.The Expeditionary Operations Training Group teaches six courses a year for units deploying




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Mar

2015

Marines complete riot-control training

Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad, Defense Media Activity

“Shields!” shouts the platoon leader.The formation shifts as all shields and batons come up to the ready position.“Move!” He shouts again.In the early morning, an overcast sky bore down on the 68 students participating in a riot-control simulation.Infantrymen and artillerymen with Golf Company and Echo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment,




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Sep

2014

New flashbang launcher expands Marines’ non-lethal capability

Carden Hedelt, Marine Corps Systems Command

For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because lives are on the line. A new system being fielded to II and III Marine Expeditionary Forces, Reserve Units and Marine Corps Forces Central Command will give Marines more