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Senior Airman Arry Milcette, a crew chief with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, fires an M-16 rifle during a competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Milcette participated in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle competition held by the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Senior Airman Arry Milcette, a crew chief with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, fires an M-16 rifle during a competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Milcette participated in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle competition held by the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Tech. Sgt. Michael Cover, an aerospace ground equipment craftsman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. More than 300 Air Commandos participated in the Excellence in Competition, a rifle shooting competition, in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Tech. Sgt. Michael Cover, an aerospace ground equipment craftsman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. More than 300 Air Commandos participated in the Excellence in Competition, a rifle shooting competition, in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Airman 1st Class Christon Reed, a contracting specialist with the 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron, aims a rifle down range at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted Excellence in Competition, a rifle competition in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Airman 1st Class Christon Reed, a contracting specialist with the 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron, aims a rifle down range at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted Excellence in Competition, a rifle competition in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Staff Sgt. Darrin Miller, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, observes the firing line during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Miller ensured procedures and safety measures were enforced during the Excellence in Competition event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Staff Sgt. Darrin Miller, a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, observes the firing line during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Miller ensured procedures and safety measures were enforced during the Excellence in Competition event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Col. Rene Leon, the maintenance division chief at Air Force Special Operations Command, assesses his target during the Excellence in Competition event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted a rifle competition in which the top ten percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Col. Rene Leon, the maintenance division chief at Air Force Special Operations Command, assesses his target during the Excellence in Competition event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted a rifle competition in which the top ten percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Maj. Whit Walker, director of operations with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine during the Excellence in Competition Event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Over 300 Air Commandos signed up to participate in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle shooting competition held over a three day period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Maj. Whit Walker, director of operations with the 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine during the Excellence in Competition Event at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 4, 2017. Over 300 Air Commandos signed up to participate in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle shooting competition held over a three day period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Airman 1st Class Trevor McLendon, an aircraft metals technology apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, fires an M16 A2 rifle during a competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. McLendon participated in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle competition held by the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Airman 1st Class Trevor McLendon, an aircraft metals technology apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, fires an M16 A2 rifle during a competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. McLendon participated in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle competition held by the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Senior Airman Chaz Stukes, a patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. More than 300 Air Commandos signed up to participate in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle shooting competition held over a three-day period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Senior Airman Chaz Stukes, a patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, loads ammunition into a magazine at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. More than 300 Air Commandos signed up to participate in the Excellence in Competition event, a rifle shooting competition held over a three-day period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Marino, the NCO in charge of Combat Arms Training and Maintenance with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, counts a shooter’s score during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. The 1st SOSFS hosted the Excellence in Competition event in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Marino, the NCO in charge of Combat Arms Training and Maintenance with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, counts a shooter’s score during a rifle competition at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 6, 2017. The 1st SOSFS hosted the Excellence in Competition event in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- The 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron hosted a rifle competition, here, April 4. More than 300 Air Commandos participated in the Excellence in Competition, a rifle shooting competition, in which the top 10 percent will be awarded an Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge. The Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge is authorized on the Service Dress Uniform.