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Soldier in Basic Training Does Not Realize Why His Rifle Has Stopped Shooting

This clueless soldier in basic training cannot figure out why his rifle has stopped shooting. Luckily, he has his drill sergeant present to help him out.

This young soldier had a common problem that most of us have experienced at one time or another while we were at the shooting range: his weapon stopped firing. Figuring he had some sort of malfunction, he asked his drill sergeant for assistance.

Fortunately, this young soldier’s problem was much simpler than he originally thought.

Admit it: this has probably happened to you at least once while at the range. We’ve all been there: you’re blazing away and having a good time, but then your gun stops firing much too soon.

After discovering that you’ve shot off all the ammunition in your magazine, you think to yourself, “How did this happen?

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Soldier in Basic Training Does Not Realize Why His Rifle Has Stopped Shooting