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Staff Sgt. Cynthia Lopez, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory NCO in charge, inventories damaged M9 pistols in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013. The armory opened in August 2012 and is responsible for more than 3,000 weapons on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Cynthia Lopez, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory NCO in charge, inventories damaged M9 pistols in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013. The armory opened in August 2012 and is responsible for more than 3,000 weapons on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Cynthia Lopez, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory NCO in charge passes a damaged M9 pistol to Staff Sgt. John Gainey, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman, to store in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013.  When unserviceable weapons are returned, they must be kept separate from the useable weapons until the 455th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance members can fix them. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Cynthia Lopez, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory NCO in charge passes a damaged M9 pistol to Staff Sgt. John Gainey, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman, to store in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013. When unserviceable weapons are returned, they must be kept separate from the useable weapons until the 455th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance members can fix them. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ernesto Boybal, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman, disassembles an M9 pistol in order to adjust the magazine release to convert the right-handed weapon to left-handed operation in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013. With just one piece, the M9 pistol can be converted to operation by the alternate hand for a customer. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ernesto Boybal, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman, disassembles an M9 pistol in order to adjust the magazine release to convert the right-handed weapon to left-handed operation in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 10, 2013. With just one piece, the M9 pistol can be converted to operation by the alternate hand for a customer. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. John Gainey, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman collects M4 rifles and M9 pistols to move to the front storage area of the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013.  The armory opened in August 2012 and is responsible for more than 3,000 weapons on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. John Gainey, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Armory journeyman collects M4 rifles and M9 pistols to move to the front storage area of the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. The armory opened in August 2012 and is responsible for more than 3,000 weapons on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Senior Airman Quentin Hardy cleans his M9 pistol prior to returning it to the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. During the return process, all members weapons are inspected for cleanliness before the  turn-in is complete.  (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Senior Airman Quentin Hardy cleans his M9 pistol prior to returning it to the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. During the return process, all members weapons are inspected for cleanliness before the turn-in is complete. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Salinas, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group Combat Arms Training and Maintenance technician, works on the bolt of an M4 rifle to return the weapon to serviceable condition in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. Once a week a member from CATM comes to inspect and repair weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Salinas, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group Combat Arms Training and Maintenance technician, works on the bolt of an M4 rifle to return the weapon to serviceable condition in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. Once a week a member from CATM comes to inspect and repair weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Salinas, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group Combat Arms Training and Maintenance technician, works on the bolt of an M4 rifle to return the weapon to serviceable condition in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. Once a week a member from CATM comes to inspect and repair weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Salinas, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group Combat Arms Training and Maintenance technician, works on the bolt of an M4 rifle to return the weapon to serviceable condition in the armory on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 11, 2013. Once a week a member from CATM comes to inspect and repair weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

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