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'Excellence in Competition' tests Commandos' aim

Staff Sgt. Richard Rosa, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor, explains the rules of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match to participants at the CATM range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. The competition included more than 70 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match pass around targets at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Left and right handed pistol holsters are separated during the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors shot 30 rounds at a target 25 yards away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match line up at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors who finished in the top 10 percent earned the Pistol Excellence in Competition medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

An Air Commando holds a target before the shooting in the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. The EIC was one of many events this week in observance of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match put up their targets at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. The competition included more than 70 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match put up their targets at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors shot 30 rounds at a target 25 yards away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Senior Airman Timothy Rich, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructor, monitors participants during the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match at the CATM range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors who finished in the top 10 percent earned the Pistol Excellence in Competition medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

A Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range instructor watches over participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors shot 30 rounds at a target 25 yards away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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A participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match holds a Beretta M9 pistol at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. The competition included more than 70 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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A participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match fires a Beretta M9 pistol at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. The EIC was one of many events this week in observance of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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Participants of the Excellence-In-Competition pistol match retrieve their targets at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., May 16, 2018. Competitors who finished in the top 10 percent earned the Pistol Excellence in Competition medal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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