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April 12, 2013

CATM takes aim, teaches Airmen to shoot

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Staff Sgt. Nicholas Yarman, 99th Security Forces Squadron armory NCO in charge, aims his M9 pistol down the firing range during a combat arms training and maintenance class April 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The M9 is a short recoil, semi-automatic, single-action and double-action pistol which uses a 15-round staggered box magazine with a reversible magazine release button that can be positioned for either right- or left-handed shooters.

 
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Nellis and Creech Air Force Base Airmen aim M4 carbine assault rifles down the firing range during a combat arms training and maintenance class April 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Safety procedures on the range are key to ensure no one is injured during training.

 
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Staff Sgt. Nicholas Yarman, 99th Security Forces Squadron armory NCO in charge, moves his target further down the firing range during a combat arms training and maintenance class April 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Targets are moved to test service members on their accuracy at different distances during the M9 qualification course.

 
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Senior Airman Kevin Robinson, 99th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, watches Airman 1st Class Joseph Hammersten, 99th Force Support Squadron food service worker, clear his M4 carbine assault rifle during a combat arms training and maintenance class April 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Clearing a small arms weapon is one of the steps to ensure it fires properly.

 
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Airman 1st Class Joseph Hammersten, 99th Force Support Squadron food service worker, shoots an M4 carbine assault rifle during a combat arms training and maintenance class April 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The M4 carbine assault rifle is a gas-operated, magazine-fed, selective fire, shoulder-fired weapon with a telescoping stock.

 
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Nellis and Creech Air Force Base Airmen attend a combat arms training and maintenance class April 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. CATM classes are held Monday through Friday for either the M4 carbine assault rifle or the M9 pistol.




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