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Storytelling with pictures

A tale of riot control training with the Fleet Antiterrorism Security Teams from my days as a 1stSgt. The phalanx. The usual suspects. The approach and posture. The fin stabilized response. Inert OC spray for training. It tastes like the real thing! The run-away technique. Rioters break out their own ammo. Attack! Incoming! Sacrificing the […]

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Recruit Depot Adventures

While swapping stories with some Marines the other day I came across this gem.Seems a SgtMaj from one of the recruit training battalions was doing his rounds one day walking about the depot. He came upon a young recruit and as was his practice peppered him with a few questions. For a recruit, speaking with […]

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