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CLB 24, 24th MEU, conducts OC spray certification Sgt. Richard Blumenstein

Sgt. Matt Michaelre, a St. Louis, Mo., native and combat engineer with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, strikes a pad after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum, or OC spray, during a level one OC spray certification in Kuwait, July 17, 2012. The Marines are in Kuwait conducting a variety of sustainment training exercises that started in early June and will continue throughout the summer months. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Military police from Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted certification with oleoresin capsicum, or OC spray, as part of Kuwait sustainment training, July 17.

The certification is a prerequisite for any Marine who may potentially have to use OC spray during future tactical operations. The 24th MEU is in Kuwait supporting the U.S. Central Command and providing maritime security cooperation in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.


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Date Taken:07.17.2012

Date Posted:07.25.2012 10:54

Location:CAMP BUEHRING, KWGlobe

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