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Airmen patriciate in weapons qualification

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron fire the M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron fire the M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airmen are taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Erola, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, counts the puncture holes on the target after the completion of a M9 Beretta pistol weapons qualification course in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Erola, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, counts the puncture holes on the target after the completion of a M9 Beretta pistol weapons qualification course in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron are taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron wait for the command to fire during a M9 Beretta pistol weapons qualification course in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron wait for the command to fire during a M9 Beretta pistol weapons qualification course in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airmen are taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon Dahl, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, observes the chamber of an M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon Dahl, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, observes the chamber of an M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron are taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Airman with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron loads a magazine into an M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airman with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron loads a magazine into an M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airman is taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron loads frangible 9mm ammo into magazines in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron loads frangible 9mm ammo into magazines in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airmen are taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Airman with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron prepares to fire the M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Airman with the 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron prepares to fire the M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airman is taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Erola, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, observes an Airman loading a M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Erola, left, a combat arms training and maintenance instructor with the 133rd Security Forces Squadron, observes an Airman loading a M9 Beretta pistol in Coon Rapids, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018. The Airman is taking part in the weapons qualification course which is one of many ways that they maintain their readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Austen R. Adriaens)