anuary 14th, 1985 is a noteworthy day for the United States military. Some would even call it dubious. On this day the United States Army adopted the Beretta 92F as their sidearm choice, designating it the M9. I will not delve into the politics of such a decision. That subject would be full of conjecture and, in some cases, anger. Let us just say that the 9mm Beretta won out over the Sig P226 due to cost issues and replaced the 1911 because civilians said it should.