Local

April 12, 2013

CATM takes aim, teaches Airmen to shoot

CATM5
 

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.

 
CATM3
 

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.

 
CATM2
 

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.

 
CATM6
 

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.

 
CATM4
 

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.

 
CATM1
 

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.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Red Flag offers B-52 crews training that ‘can’t be beat’

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadon, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis for take off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 15. T...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

‘Thunder’ rolls at Fort Irwin

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., look on as an A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort I...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd

Hill activates their first F-35 fighter squadron

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd Lt. Col. George R. Watkins addresses the audience and squadron members during the 34th Fighter Squadron activation ceremony July 17 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The 34th FS will be the fir...
 

 

Nellis celebrates successful Vacation Bible School

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Nellis Chapel has done it again with the 18th and best year of Vacation Bible School ever. This year’s theme of Science, provided by Gospel Light’s Son Sparks Labs, proved to be engaging and fun for all 192 children and volunteers. Discovering the light of God in a...
 
 

The unseen leader

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho — Over the years, I’ve seen many leaders come and go. The ones I admired, I took note of the traits I wished I had, as well as the ones I already possessed. It took me a long time to realize some of my personal and professional weaknesses were...
 
 

Donald Rumsfeld visits Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld interacts with a service member during a book signing and meet-and-greet at the Base Exchange, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 16, 2015. Rumsfeld is the youngest and oldest individual ever to sit in the Defense Secretary position,...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>