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NOLES 2016 Photos
A Mongolian Armed Forces soldier detains a protester with the assistance of a U.S. Marine with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, during a simulated riot for Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 final demonstration at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with several rehearsed scenarios. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Michael McDonald, left, presents a plaque to Mongolian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Sunkhbat Radnaabazar during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. McDonald is the officer in charge of the Marines participating in NOLES.Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with several rehearsed scenarios. Both the United States and Mongolia have a continuing interest in strengthening their partnership with other Pacific nations, which will provide the cornerstone for security and stability in the region.
A Mongolian Armed Forces soldier loads an 40 mm round into an M203 grenade launcher during a simulated riot for Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 final demonstration at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with several rehearsed scenarios. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers detain a protester during a simulated riot for Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with several rehearsed scenarios. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
Service members from various nations listen to a welcome brief concerning the seminar portion of Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. NOLES includes a leadership seminar hosting senior leaders from more than 17 nations. Both the United States and Mongolia have a continuing interest in strengthening their partnership with other Pacific nations, which will provide the cornerstone for security and stability in the region.
Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers and Mongolian National Police put on protective gear for the final field training exercise demonstration during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with several rehearsed scenarios. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
U.S. Marine Col. Peter Gadd, right, speaks to the Marines with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 21, 2016. Gadd is the commanding officer of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. NOLES is an opportunity for all participating nations to enhance interoperability and strengthen military-to-military partnerships through cooperation.
U.S. Marine Sgt. Brant LaRue, a military police Marine with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, fires a practice grenade from a Mossberg 500 shotgun during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 20, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police rehearsed for the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with a riot control situation. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers and Mongolian National Police practice riot control techniques during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 20, 2016. The final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES included a riot control situation. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Ezequiel Silva and Cpl. Samuel Masse, both military police Marines with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrate proper use of non-lethal weapons during the riot control portion Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 20, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with a riot control situation. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet)
Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers practice firing non-lethal weapons during a simulated riot for Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 20, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with a riot control situation. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
A hostile crowd approach Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers and Mongolian National Police during a simulated riot for Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 20, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police completed the final portion of the field training exercise for NOLES with a riot control situation. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
U.S. Marines with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, spray Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers with oleoresin capsicum during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
A Mongolian Armed Forces soldier executes a mechanical advantage control holds technique after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
A U.S. Marine sprays Mongolian Armed Forces Junior Sgt. Battsend Enkhtuya with oleoresin capsicum during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet)
Mongolian Armed Forces Junior Sgt. Battsend Enkhtuya executes a mechanical advantage control holds technique after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Ezequiel Silva, a military police Marine with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrates a mechanical advantage control holds technique during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet)
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Joseph Ross sprays a Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers with oleoresin capsicum during Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 17, 2016. Ross is a platoon sergeant with 1st Platoon, A Company, 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force.  Mongolian soldiers and National Police were exposed to oleoresin capsicum spray and had to complete a five-level circuit course. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan E. LopezCruet)
Mongolian Armed Forces Senior Sgt. Mandaa Bayarsukh discusses riot control techniques with U.S. Marines with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force,  during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 19, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and National Police rehearsed various riot control formations. Non-lethal weapons are designed to incapacitate equipment and personnel while minimizing fatalities and permanent injury to personnel, and undesired collateral damage to property.
Mongolian Armed Forces soldiers push through a simulated riot during Non-Lethal Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2016 at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, Sept. 19, 2016. Mongolian soldiers and Mongolian National Police learned various riot control formations where they can implement non-lethal weapons tactics learned through the exercise. NOLES is a regularly scheduled field training exercise and leadership seminar hosted annually by various nations throughout Asia Pacific.