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Construction workers from Evergreen Construction work on the exterior of the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s Airmen will use the new CATM range to complete their annual qualification course, which is necessary to remain familiar with firearm techniques. This will allow mission success for Team McConnell by maintaining full spectrum readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Construction workers from Evergreen Construction work on the exterior of the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s Airmen will use the new CATM range to complete their annual qualification course, which is necessary to remain familiar with firearm techniques. This will allow mission success for Team McConnell by maintaining full spectrum readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Ryan Gatenby, Action Target construction worker, hangs wire in the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The new CATM range will be able to train 28 Airmen at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Ryan Gatenby, Action Target construction worker, hangs wire in the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The new CATM range will be able to train 28 Airmen at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker, cuts metal to install posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The new CATM range will be totally enclosed, making it virtually sound proof for the rest of the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker, cuts metal to install posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The new CATM range will be totally enclosed, making it virtually sound proof for the rest of the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker installs metal posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range, Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The CATM range project began in March 2019 and is scheduled to be finished July 3, 2020. The old CATM range will be used as a tactical training facility for McConnell’s Security Forces Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker installs metal posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range, Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The CATM range project began in March 2019 and is scheduled to be finished July 3, 2020. The old CATM range will be used as a tactical training facility for McConnell’s Security Forces Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker, cuts metal to install posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The project is expected to use approximately 500 contracted workers to build and finalize the new CATM range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

Tyler Weber, Hi Tec Interior construction worker, cuts metal to install posts at the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The project is expected to use approximately 500 contracted workers to build and finalize the new CATM range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)