This publication applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard (ARNG)/Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the US Army Reserve (USAR) unless otherwise stated. It provides guidance on the operation and marksmanship of the M9, 9-mm pistol and the M11, 9-mm pistol. It reflects current Army standards in weapons qualification. It is a guide for the instructor to develop training programs, plans, and lessons that meet the objectives of the US Army Marksmanship program for developing combat-effective marksmen. The Soldier develops confidence, knowledge, and skills by following the guidelines in this manual.
Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns refer to either gender. Also, some of the uniforms illustrated in this manual are shown without camouflage for greater clarity.
This publication prescribes DA Form 88-R, Combat Pistol Qualification Course Scorecard, and DA Form 5704-R, Alternate Pistol Qualification Course Scorecard.
The proponent for this publication is the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The preparing agency is the US Army Infantry School. You may send comments and recommendations by any means, US mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone, as long as you use or follow the format of DA Form 2028, Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms. You may also phone for more information.