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Marines sharpen skills for school-defense at Quantico

By Ian Simpson

Reuters
Quantico, VA | May 9, 2013

There has never been a shooting at a U.S. Defense Department school and the U.S. Marines are doing their best to ensure one never takes place.

Bombs, blood, dozens of gunshots, billowing smoke, screaming teenagers, bodies sprawled on the gym floor - all of it fake - were part of the first school shooting exercise at Marine Corps Base Quantico, known as "the Crossroads of the Marine Corps." Read story


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