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RANGE SAFETY237.C - Proper weapons handling is the responsibility of the person in control of the weapon- It is unlawful to point a weapon at any person unless required in the performance of duty237.D - Most prevalent accident factor in accidents is assumption weapon is not loaded237.I - Be aware of what is behind the target239 - Rule 1: Treat every weapon as if it was loadedIntended to prevent unintentional injury to personnel or damage to property- Rule 2: Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shootEnforces muzzle awareness- Rule 3: Keep your finger straight and off the trigger until ready to fireMinimize risk of firing weapon negligently or prematurely- Rule 4: Keep the weapon on safe until you intend to fireEnforces the use of the weapons safety features- Load: Condition 4 to Condition 3- Make Ready: Condition 3 to Condition 1- Load and Make Ready: Condition 4 to Condition 1- Fire: Shoot!- Cease Fire: Stop Shooting!- Unload: Condition 1 or 3 to Condition 4- Unload and Show Clear: Same as unload, but with 2 people- Malfunction: failureof the weapon to fire satisfactorilyor perform as designed- Stoppage: An unintentional interruptionin the cycle of operation- Remedial Action: action required to clear a stoppageSHARED INFORMATION BETWEEN THE RIFLES AND SHOTGUN409 - Transports (FOR ALL THREE WEAPONS)Strong Side Sling: muzzle up, no immediate threat w/ unlikely enemy contactWeak Side Sling: muzzle down, no immediate threat w/ unlikely enemy contact, primarily forinclement weatherCross Body Sling: default muzzle down, when both hands are required for work, can be muzzle up if instructed to410 - Carries (FOR ALL THREE WEAPONS)Tactical: no immediate threatpresent, buttstock to hip w/ muzzle 45 degrees upwardAlert (DIRT): enemy contact is likely, buttstock to shoulder w/ muzzle 45 degrees downwardReady: enemy contact is imminent, buttstock to shoulder w/ weapon just below eye level396 - Cycle of Operations (RIFLE)Firing:

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