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    Non-lethal weapons exercise begins in Mongolia [Image 7 of 7]

    Non-lethal weapons exercise begins in Mongolia

    FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, MONGOLIA

    08.17.2013

    Photo by Sgt. Ben Eberle 

    U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

    1st Lt. Ryan Trunk and Gunnery Sgt. Alexander Orellana render a salute alongside Lt. Col. D. Javklanbayar, senior staff officer for the Peace Support Operations Department, General Staff, Mongolian Armed Forces, during the opening ceremony for the Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2013 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Aug. 17. NOLES is a regularly scheduled field training exercise and leadership seminar sponsored by U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, and hosted annually by various nations throughout Asia-Pacific. In its 12th iteration, this multinational training event is designed to promote awareness and effective use of non-lethal weapons as a tool to maintain order in low-intensity conflict situations or during incidents of civil unrest. Mongolia, a regular participant, is hosting NOLES for the third time. Trunk, training officer with Law Enforcement Battalion, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group and officer-in-charge of the Marine detachment during the exercise is from Brookline, Mass. Orellana, company gunnery sergeant with Company B, LE Battalion, is from New York.

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    Date Taken: 08.17.2013
    Date Posted: 08.17.2013 19:04
    Photo ID: 997702
    VIRIN: 130817-M-MG222-005
    Resolution: 5292x3468
    Size: 4.57 MB
    Location: FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, MN 
    Hometown: BROOKLINE, MA, US
    Hometown: NEW YORK, NY, US

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