CATM and CBRNE - Flying Tigers

CATM - The Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) course trains basic cadets on the nomenclature, assembly/disassembly, and safe operation of the M-4 carbine rifle.  Basic cadets fire the Air Force Qualification Course (AFQC). If basic cadets earn an expert rating for the M-4 AFQC, they will be authorized the wear of the USAF small arms expert ribbon. 

CBRNE -  Learns how to wear gas masks and special clothing that protects them from tear gas. Entered a chamber filled with tear gas and learned how to properly escape from the gas. Also learned breathing techniques and other survival techniques. The purpose of CBRNE is to prepare the Basics for chemical warfare and how to deal with various types of weaponry.   



To view photos, go to CLASSES > 2026 > BCT2 > Flying Tigers. Set your sort order from OLDEST to NEWEST.

CATM photos begin on page 155. 

CBRNE photos begin on page 181. 

You can also click the links below:

CATM - Flying Tigers

CBRNE - Flying Tigers