Coast Guard Academy takes aim at competitive shooting course

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    On this brisk Saturday morning, teams of law enforcement officers, professionals and amateur shooters alike gathered to compete in the Walls of Steel shooting competition -- a firearms course where shooters took aim at a series of steel plates of various shapes and sizes.Among the teams to assemble this year was the Combat Arms Team from the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.Chief Warrant Officer Chad Barber is one of the firearms instructors at the academy and coaches the Combat Arms Team. He said, this type of competition provides future officers opportunities to further their skills.