EMBASSY REINFORCEMENT: CRISIS RESPONSE MARINES SHARPEN SKILLS IN PORTUGAL
By 1st Lt. John McCombs, Marine Corps Forces Africa
7 Mar 2016
U.S. EMBASSY LISBON, PORTUGAL -- The U.S. Marines kept their weapons trained on the suspect as they closed in on him in the parking lot of the embassy. One Marine cautiously approached the man to search him for weapons while the other Marines in the unit kept their weapons up, ready to engage the intruder and protect embassy personnel.