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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 29, 2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, now part of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit rinse their faces off after being OC sprayed here Jan. 29. Oleoresin Capsicum, also known as OC spray, is one of the nonlethal weapons used by both law enforcement and military forces Marines experienced the burning sensation of OC spray while conducting hostile containment tactics as part of their qualification. Marines then rinsed their eyes out and walked around to recover.

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