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Non-Lethal Weapons: 10th Mountain Division Training
10th Mountain Division soldiers feel the effects of a Taser during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum, N.Y.  DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
10th Mountain Division soldiers feel the effects of a Taser during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum, N.Y. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden

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Army Beefs Up Non-lethal Capabilities, Troops Train on 'Right Mix' New Tools

FORT DRUM, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2008 - U.S. soldiers are trained to use non-lethal force as much as possible. But until recently, not every soldier had "the right mix" of tools and capabilities to meet those goals, an officer said during exercises here last week. Story»

Non-Lethal Measures Can Be Used
To Resolve Many Hostile Situations

FORT DRUM, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2008 - Having non-lethal capabilities is a valuable asset to soldiers in combat, because even the most hostile situation can be resolved without lethal measures, Army Staff Sgt. Eric Johnson said during training and equipment fielding. Story»
Jeff Teats, right, a non-lethal weapons instructor, observes Army Spc. Yevgeniy Popov, a chemical warfare specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y., fire a Taser during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
Jeff Teats, right, a non-lethal weapons instructor, observes Army Spc. Yevgeniy Popov, a chemical warfare specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y., fire a Taser during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
Army Pfc. Justin Griffin, center, a combat engineer with Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y., learns what a Taser gun feels like during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
Army Pfc. Justin Griffin, center, a combat engineer with Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y., learns what a Taser gun feels like during non-lethal weapons training Nov. 19, 2008, at Fort Drum. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden