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Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, performs a function check on an M249 light machine gun Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Function checks must be performed at minimum once a month on each weapon to ensure all the equipment is working properly and that no malfunctions will occur while on duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, performs a function check on an M249 light machine gun Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Function checks must be performed at minimum once a month on each weapon to ensure all the equipment is working properly and that no malfunctions will occur while on duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, reassembles an M249 light machine gun back together after performing a functionality check Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each SFS member turns in an Air Force Form 629 small arms hands receipt that states their eligibility and qualifications to handle any weapon the armory issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, reassembles an M249 light machine gun back together after performing a functionality check Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each SFS member turns in an Air Force Form 629 small arms hands receipt that states their eligibility and qualifications to handle any weapon the armory issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, clears an M249 light machine gun prior to storage in the armory Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each SFS member must perform clearing and arming procedures when coming on shift, receiving equipment or when they are returning weapons to the armory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, clears an M249 light machine gun prior to storage in the armory Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each SFS member must perform clearing and arming procedures when coming on shift, receiving equipment or when they are returning weapons to the armory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, hands Airman 1st Class Lamar Ellison, 22nd SFS patrolman, an accountability sheet Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Airmen at the armory issue approximately 200 items each day. This could range from any of the 12 different types of weapons systems or radios used while patrolling the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, hands Airman 1st Class Lamar Ellison, 22nd SFS patrolman, an accountability sheet Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Airmen at the armory issue approximately 200 items each day. This could range from any of the 12 different types of weapons systems or radios used while patrolling the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)

Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, performs a function check on an M249 light machine gun Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Function checks must be performed at minimum once a month on each weapon to ensure all the equipment is working properly and that no malfunctions will occur while on duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)