Hit me with your best shot

by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ian, son of Tech. Sgt. Thomas Gentry, 603rd Air Operations Center air and air defense noncommissioned officer in charge, retrieves an arrow from a target during an Introduction to Archery course at the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club July 29 on Vogelweh Military Complex. Students learned the art of archery using different styles of bows and arrows, sights, and weights.

Dominic, son of Tech. Sgt. Thomas Gentry, 603rd Air Operations Center air and air defense noncommissioned officer in charge, listens as Marc Galbraith, 786th Force Support Squadron archery course instructor, demonstrates pulling back the arrow during an Introduction to Archery course at the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club July 29 on Vogelweh Military Complex.

Introduction to Archery course participants gather arrows from targets during the course July 29 on Vogelweh Military Complex. Aside from participating on a regular basis, either in training or in competitions, sport shooting certification in Germany requires individuals to complete a basic-knowledge course. The course is also open for recreational use.

Students practice hitting targets during an Introduction to Archery course at the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club July 29 on Vogelweh Military Complex.

Dominic, son of Tech. Sgt. Thomas Gentry, 603rd Air Operations Center air and air defense noncommissioned officer in charge, pulls an arrow out of a target during an Introduction to Archery course at the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club July 29 on Vogelweh Military Complex. Registration for the Introduction to Archery course includes equipment rental and a course fee and is available to anyone with base access.