Skip to comments.22nd MEU Marines complete non-lethal weapons course
Posted on 09/03/2013 7:32:26 PM PDT by smokingfrog
Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in a non-lethal weapons course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 5-16, 2013.
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According to Thompson, he never would have imagined himself training for riot control, but understands how these skills could be critical for the MEU in a contingency operation.
The MEU is scheduled to deploy in early 2014 to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious missions across the full range of military operations.
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“Nation building” in Syria?
A non-lethal Marine in Islam? How can this square up with logic?
Marines were not meant to play patty cake with tinker toy guns. We need them to know how to efficiently kill on demand.
They’ll probably need riot control skills when society’s remnants demonstrate their discontent over our national annihilation in nuclear war for the sake of... Syria?
So.... we’re all going to die for... Syria???
What a b*tch.
The Marine Corps has been doing non-lethal training since the 1950s. The tools and tactics have changed, but there is still a need to prevent a crowd of people from doing what you don’t want them to do without killing them.
War ain’t beanbag. Until now.