Second Lt. Andrew Porter and his wife, Ellen, above, laugh while she adjusts to the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon on Thursday afternoon at Wagner Range. Ellen Porter was one of more than 20 twenty spouses who joined their husbands on the range, watched them shoot, had lunch, and then, with their husbands' help, had the opportunity to fire M240B and M249 SAW machine guns. At left, 2nd Lt.Second Lieutenant Nathan Phillips adjusts wife Amber's Interceptor Body Armor, or IBA, before firing the weapons. The event was part of the Infantry Officer Basic Leadership Course Student Wives' Program at Fort Benning. The IOBLC IBOLC students are in Charlie Company, class 07-07.
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