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Guam and Military law enforcement prepares for National Police Week with friendly shoot-off

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Yerida Vazquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, fires an M4 carbine at balloon targets April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. The balloons, varying sizes and movement in the wind, increased the difficulty of the rifle portion of the three gun shoot-off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Yerida Vazquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, fires an M4 carbine at balloon targets April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. The balloons, varying sizes and movement in the wind, increased the difficulty of the rifle portion of the three gun shoot-off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Silvano Uribe, Guam Police Department armorer, briefs shoot-off participants about range procedures April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. During each heat, participants flowed from the rifle, shotgun and pistol stages with the goal of hitting as many targets as possible in the shortest amount of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Silvano Uribe, Guam Police Department armorer, briefs shoot-off participants about range procedures April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. During each heat, participants flowed from the rifle, shotgun and pistol stages with the goal of hitting as many targets as possible in the shortest amount of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Bunton, 736th Security Forces fire team leader, fires an M870 shotgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. The 736th SFS won the four-stage team relay of the friendly shooting competition hosted by members of the Guam Police Department. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Bunton, 736th Security Forces fire team leader, fires an M870 shotgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. The 736th SFS won the four-stage team relay of the friendly shooting competition hosted by members of the Guam Police Department. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Yerida Vazquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, visualizes making a single-arm pistol shot before a shooting competition April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. During the relay stage of the shooting competition, four-person teams raced against the clock as they switched between the rifle, shotgun and two pistol stages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Yerida Vazquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, visualizes making a single-arm pistol shot before a shooting competition April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. During the relay stage of the shooting competition, four-person teams raced against the clock as they switched between the rifle, shotgun and two pistol stages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Loren, 36th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, loads an M870 shotgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Competitors were required to reload before shooting the last target in both the shotgun and pistol portions of the three gun shoot-off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Loren, 36th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, loads an M870 shotgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Competitors were required to reload before shooting the last target in both the shotgun and pistol portions of the three gun shoot-off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Capt. Scott Wade, Guam Police Department, fires a handgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Members of the GPD hosted this friendly shoot-off to bring law enforcement from around the island together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Capt. Scott Wade, Guam Police Department, fires a handgun April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Members of the GPD hosted this friendly shoot-off to bring law enforcement from around the island together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Airmen from the 36th Security Forces Squadron speak with the Guam Police Department Chief of Police Joseph Cruz April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Members of the GPD hosted this friendly shoot-off to bring law enforcement from around the island together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Airmen from the 36th Security Forces Squadron speak with the Guam Police Department Chief of Police Joseph Cruz April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. Members of the GPD hosted this friendly shoot-off to bring law enforcement from around the island together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

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