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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
UAE Presidential Guard to Receive Training from USMC
According to recent news reports, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will receive training in operations and logistics from the United States Marine Corps and contractors. The Presidential Guard of the UAE will be the beneficiary of this training. The proposed contract would provide training for counterterrorism, counterpiracy, national defense, and critical infrastructure protection. The UAE has been a steady partner of the U.S. in Afghanistan. Read more in "US Congress Notified to Approve $150 Million UAE Training", Defense News, January 9, 2014.