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Staff Sgt. Brandon Nendel, left, 23d Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) instructor, critiques the target sheet of Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, during a CATM class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Brandon Nendel, left, 23d Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) instructor, critiques the target sheet of Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, during a CATM class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Mickey Barton, 81st Fighter Squadron weapons air advisor, carries his target sheet during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Mickey Barton, 81st Fighter Squadron weapons air advisor, carries his target sheet during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Students listen to instruction while wearing gas masks during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Students listen to instruction while wearing gas masks during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 23d Maintenance Group aims down the sight of a M4 carbine during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.	 (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 23d Maintenance Group aims down the sight of a M4 carbine during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, fires an M4 carbine during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, fires an M4 carbine during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Students look down their sights as they fire M4 carbines during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Students look down their sights as they fire M4 carbines during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, left, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, collects bullet casings with a brass roller following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Tech. Sgt. Jonathon Tyler, left, 23d Maintenance Group munitions specialist, collects bullet casings with a brass roller following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 3, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Bullet casings fall into a wooden box following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Bullet casings fall into a wooden box following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airmen scrutinize their target sheets during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.  Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airmen scrutinize their target sheets during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron places an M4 carbine on the ground during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)
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An Airman from the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron places an M4 carbine on the ground during a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Dylan Wren, right, 23d Communications Squadron transmission systems specialist, pulls a wire through the barrel of an M4 carbine following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Staff Sgt. Dylan Wren, right, 23d Communications Squadron transmission systems specialist, pulls a wire through the barrel of an M4 carbine following a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) class, April 4, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- During CATM Airmen must demonstrate quality safety standards while handling and shooting their weapons proficiently in order to be eligible to deploy. Throughout the class the instructors emphasized: weapon handling techniques, proper sight usage and internal weapon cleaning procedures.