An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


Sep 20, 2016

A law enforcement instructor demonstrates proper fighting techniques prior to a defensive and offensive tactics course near the Provost Marshal’s Office aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 18, 2016. Marines from various units are undergoing a two-week training course to support the PMO as part of the Gate Augmentation Force. One of the training requirements necessary for completing the program, service members must conduct defensive and offensive tactics in response to a simulated attack after having been pepper sprayed. Instructors exposed the service members to the spray in order to reinforce the importance of remaining calm, should they be contaminated by it in the future.

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.

No camera details available.