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December 7, 2012

Move, shoot, communicate training

Airman 1st Class James Hensley

Department of the Air Force police, along with members from the 56th Security Forces Squadron, load nonlethal training ammunition into their weapons before the shoot, move and communicate training exercise.

 

Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Cory Becker, Department of the Air Force policeman, sprints to another point of cover to engage a hostile element during the training exercise. DAF policemen are required to complete an annual proficiency training course such as this along with standard weapons qualifications.

 

Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

M-9 Berretta pistols sit ready for use by the Department of the Air Force police officers during the shoot, move and communicate training exercise Nov. 28 at Luke Air Force Base. DAF police are required to complete annual proficiency qualification training on the M-9 pistol.

 

Airman 1st Class James Hensley

Luanne Bruggeman and Cory Becker, Department of the Air Force police officers, take cover during a shoot, move and communicate training exercise. The training hones the skills needed for DAF personnel to function as a cohesive team under fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Rolando Gonzalez and Cory Becker, Department of the Air Force policemen, are instructed by Senior Airman Daniel Lennon, 56th SFS unit scheduler and trainer, on a stacking technique during the training exercise. Since DAF police work closely with 56th SFS, they are required to learn the same skills to help safeguard the base and its personnel.

 




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