You can't always do it alone in a dangerous situation. Help those who are less prepared to protect themselves and potentially you. A Marine from the 2nd MEB of the 2/3 Marines hands his interpreter a pistol for his own self-defense during a patrol.
2nd Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) Company, 3rd Platoon, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team (FAST) fire M9a1 pistols at a firing range during training. The Marines are practising firing and reloading their sidearms with one hand only to simulate conditions that may occur during combat e.g. a wounded right arm / hand.