Army Major Greg Sangster said Cpl Brent McCarthy was treated no differently. He said he was trained in a self defensive role to protect himself and others around him.
He told the inquest Cpl McCarthy's training was more than sufficient for the level of threat. He denied funding was an issue in this case.
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