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Simulator hones gunnery skills

Spc. David Iveson (left) assists Pfc. Bailey Frasch during training on the M-2 .50 caliber, Unstabilized Gunnery Trainer, or UGT-I, simulator at the Baker Armoryin March. Iveson and Frasch are both assigned to Fox Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard. (Submitted by Pat Caldwell)

By Pat Caldwell
To the Enterprise

BAKER CITY – Pfc. Bailey Frasch learned firsthand the considerable advantage that proper instruction on an M-2 .50 caliber machine gun can deliver on the battlefield during a training session last month at the Oregon Army National Guard Armory in Baker City.

Frasch, assigned to Fox Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard, spent most of her day training, firing and learning the details . . .