Air Commandos shoot straight, remain ready

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, is issued a M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017.  Air Commandos are required to qualify on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle prior to deploying to certain locations around the world.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, is issued a M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Air Commandos are required to qualify on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle prior to deploying to certain locations around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, a flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, clears his M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Hurlburt’s CATM range is the second busiest in the Air Force, annually qualify approximately 11,000 students on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, a flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, clears his M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Hurlburt’s CATM range is the second busiest in the Air Force, annually qualify approximately 11,000 students on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Marino, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, demonstrates how to properly hold an M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors train and qualify Airmen on required weapons needed for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Marino, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, demonstrates how to properly hold an M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors train and qualify Airmen on required weapons needed for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron supervise Air Commandos as they fire their M4 rifles down range during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Instructors watch the students’ techniques and performance take notes on how to help them improve firing techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron supervise Air Commandos as they fire their M4 rifles down range during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Instructors watch the students’ techniques and performance take notes on how to help them improve firing techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, fires his M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Air Commandos are required to qualify on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle prior to deploying to certain locations around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky, flight chief with the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron, fires his M4 rifle during a weapons qualification course at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Air Commandos are required to qualify on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle prior to deploying to certain locations around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

SSgt Cory Cunningham, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, evaluates Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky’s target during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors train and qualify Airmen on required weapons for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

SSgt Cory Cunningham, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, evaluates Master Sgt. Derek Zarnesky’s target during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors train and qualify Airmen on required weapons for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Air Commandos have their targets evaluated by Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors from the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Hurlburt’s CATM range is the second busiest in the Air Force,  annually qualify approximately 11,000 students on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Air Commandos have their targets evaluated by Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors from the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron during a weapons qualification course at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 16, 2017. Hurlburt’s CATM range is the second busiest in the Air Force, annually qualify approximately 11,000 students on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron qualify Air Commandos on weapons that required for deployments to certain locations overseas. Hurlburt’s CATM range is the second busiest in the Air Force where they annually qualify approximately 11,000 students on the M9 pistol and M4 rifle.