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316th ESC Cold Steel II
316th ESC fuelers fire crew-served weapons in year-end range training
Twelve U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command recently completed a week-long M240B automatic weapon training event called Operation Cold Steel II at Ft. Hunter Liggett, California Dec. 12, 2017. The training makes the sustainment Soldiers more lethal, accurate and combat ready.
316th ESC Cold Steel II
316th ESC fuelers fire crew-served weapons in year-end range training
Twelve U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command recently completed a week-long M240B automatic weapon training event called Operation Cold Steel II at Ft. Hunter Liggett, California Dec. 12, 2017. The training makes the sustainment Soldiers more lethal, accurate and combat ready.
316th ESC Cold Steel II
316th ESC fuelers fire crew-served weapons in year-end range training
Twelve U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command recently completed a week-long M240B automatic weapon training event called Operation Cold Steel II at Ft. Hunter Liggett, California Dec. 12, 2017. The training makes the sustainment Soldiers more lethal, accurate and combat ready.
316th ESC Cold Steel II
316th ESC fuelers fire crew-served weapons in year-end range training
Twelve U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command recently completed a week-long M240B automatic weapon training event called Operation Cold Steel II at Ft. Hunter Liggett, California Dec. 12, 2017. The training makes the sustainment Soldiers more lethal, accurate and combat ready.
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Ryan Koranda, 56th Military Police Company loads ammunition into an M240B machine gun, assisting Spc. Cody Basham, 182nd Transportation Company during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Cody Basham, 182nd Transportation Company serves as assistant gunner while Pfc. Ryan Koranda, 56th Military Police Company qualifies with an M240B machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Konner Krouse, 56th Military Police Company, based out of Mesa, Ariz., collects 7.62 mm brass after qualifying with an M240B machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Sebastian Austin and Sgt. Jorge Monge, 224th Military Police Company work as a team qualifying with an M2 machine gun, while wearing protective masks during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Sebastian Austin and Sgt. Jorge Monge, 224th Military Police Company work as a team qualifying with an M2 machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Austin Hystead, 56th Military Police Company, stages ammunition for qualification with an M240B machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Peter Gaytan instructs Soldiers on simulation weapons training using an Engagement Skills Trainer during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Jorge Monge, 224th Military Police Company serves as assistant gunner, watching rounds downrange to provide adjustments to his gunner during an M2 machine gun range during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Ryan Koranda, 56th Military Police Company, based in Mesa, Ariz., positions himself behind an M240B machine gun as he adjusts an AN/PAS-13 thermal weapon sight with participating in familiarization training during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jesus Valles, 883rd Quartermaster Company, based in Broken Arrow, Okla., provides AN/PAS-13 familiarization training to Soldiers using a thermal weapon sight for the first time during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. The device allows Soldiers the capability to locate targets day or night at great distances, through smoke and fog. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jesus Valles, 883rd Quartermaster Company, based in Broken Arrow, Okla., provides training on an M240B machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Cody Basham, 182nd Transportation Company, and Pfc. Ryan Koranda, 56th Military Police Company, observe targets before working on target acquisition with an M240B machine gun and AN/PAS-13 thermal weapon sight during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Fatima Flores observes the accuracy of Spc. Karina Mendez while conducting night-fire qualification with an M2 machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Both Soldiers are with the 607th Military Police Battalion based in Grand Prairie, Texas. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Karina Mendez provides overwatch as Spc. Fatima Flores fires the M2 machine gun for night-fire qualification during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017. Both Soldiers are with the 607th Military Police Battalion based in Grand Prairie, Texas. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participate in Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 3, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers from the 200th MPC participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve, led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
Ready to fire: Military police join Cold Steel
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 484th Movement Control Battalion provide ammunition support for the M2 and M240B machine gun firing ranges during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Dec. 3, 2017. Approximately 100 military police Soldiers with the 200th Military Police Command participated in Operation Cold Steel, the largest gunnery operation in the history of America’s Army Reserve, led by the U.S. Army Reserve and hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, training Soldiers to work as gunnery teams with crew-served weapons. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Valerie Palacios/200th Military Police Command)
About Us
January 4, 2018 - During the U.S. Army Reserve’s and Task Force Coyote’s Operation Cold Steel II held at Fort Hunter Liggett, California from mid-October through mid-December 2017, more than 150 Soldiers from the Pennsylvania-based 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command qualified on the M240B, a general-purpose machine gun.
December 18, 2017 - The “office view” was a gunnery range for Soldiers from the 200th Military Police Command who jumped on the U.S. Army Reserve’s largest gunnery operation, Operation Cold Steel II, at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, to train on crew-served machine guns Oct. 12 – Dec. 15, 2017.
November 27, 2017 - Task Force Coyote, Operation Cold Steel II began Oct. 12, 2017 at Fort Hunter Liggett, California.
November 9, 2017 - The U.S. Army Reserve serves as part of the Total Force. To build that force in the Army Reserve, there is extensive training that goes into keeping Soldiers capable, combat-ready, and lethal. For the largest Federal Reserve force in the nation's history, exercises like Operation Cold Steel II are vital in preparation to rapidly respond in any part of the world.
November 3, 2017 - For U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Cassie Kiester-Maldonado, a cargo specialist with the 743rd Transportation Company, Operation Cold Steel II is teaching her crew-served weapons operations, but she is also learning what it means to be away from her seven-month old son for the first time.
October 18, 2017 - Operation Cold Steel II kicked off Oct. 12, 2017 at Fort Hunter Liggett, California.
September 6, 2017 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 373rd Combat Sustainment Support Brigade assisted local authorities here beginning August 29, 2017, during relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
August 30, 2017 - Army Reserve Soldiers from Texas and Colorado continue to support aviation and wheeled vehicle rescues of displaced civilians in affected areas.
August 29, 2017 - Army Reserve Soldiers from the 79th Quartermaster Company, based in Houston, began emergency evacuation operations, responding to the immediate needs of area residents affected by yesterday’s Hurricane Harvey damage.
July 31, 2017 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), provided laundry and shower services during the two-week 2017 Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise Jul. 14 to 27, 2017.

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