U.S. Marines Continue Training Mongolian Soldiers in Nonlethal Techniques

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Mark Massalski briefs Mongolian armed forces and general police personnel before rehearsing platoon tactics that can be employed during nonlethal situations at the Five Hills Training Area, Aug. 25, 2013. The training is part of a nonlethal weapons executive seminar field training exercise, hosted annually in the Pacific region and led this year by U.S. Marines with the 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Alexander Orellana checks for gaps in the shielded formation as service members with the Mongolian armed forces rehearse platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. Orellana, chief nonlethal weapons instructor, is assigned to the 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgts. Alexander Orellana, left, and Mark Massalski observe troop positioning as service members with the Mongolian armed forces rehearse platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • Service members assigned to the Mongolian armed forces rehearse platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • U.S. Marine nonlethal weapons instructors demonstrate apprehension techniques at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • Service members assigned to the Mongolian armed forces rehearse platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • Members of the Mongolian armed forces and general police rehearse platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle
  • U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Richard Lewis waits alongside members of the Mongolian armed forces and general police at the conclusion of the rehearsal of platoon tactics at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 25, 2013. Lewis, a nonlethal weapons instructor, is assigned to the 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle