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Shoot, Move and Communicate—Reload and Reiterate!

An Airman with the 103rd Security Forces Squadron takes aim on a target downrange during a shoot, move and communicate training session at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013. (Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Dawn Surprenant/Released)

An Airman with the 103rd Security Forces Squadron takes aim on a target downrange during a shoot, move and communicate training session at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013. (Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Dawn Surprenant/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Richard Marks of the 103rd Security Forces Squadron instructs two other security forces personnel in using a non-lethal “ASP." This training was  added to the end of the shoot, move and communicate training held at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013. (Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Dawn Surprenant/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Richard Marks of the 103rd Security Forces Squadron instructs two other security forces personnel in using a non-lethal “ASP." This training was added to the end of the shoot, move and communicate training held at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013. (Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Dawn Surprenant/Released)

Staff Sgt. Patrick Glennon with the 103rd Security Forces Squadron reloads his M-4 rifle during the shoot, move and communicate  training at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013.  (Air National Guard photo by  Senior Airman Manny Santiago/Released)

Staff Sgt. Patrick Glennon with the 103rd Security Forces Squadron reloads his M-4 rifle during the shoot, move and communicate training at Bradley Air National Guard Base, East Granby, Conn., April 6, 2013. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Manny Santiago/Released)

BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE - East Granby, Conn. -- During the Connecticut Air National Guard's April Unit Training Assembly, the 103rd Security Forces Squadron took to the field to train in fire team communication drills. Armed with M-4s with Simuntion-style ammunition, the security forces practiced shooting, moving and communicating to further enhance their base defense capabilities.

According to Tech. Sgt. Richard Marks, the purpose of the training was to build teamwork, improve talking and moving as a team and to practice shooting while moving.

Additionally, Marks said the training gives the Airmen the opportunity to get out of the classroom and to be engaged to better prepare them for deployments.