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Operation Cold Steel

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers train and qualify on M2, M19, and M240B mounted to various military vehicle platforms such as Humvees, FMTVs, HEMTTs, and HETs during Operation Cold Steel.
US Army Reserve Spc. Nathan Maddox with the 310th chemical company, 76th Operational Response Command, operates an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Nathan Maddox with the 310th chemical company, 76th Operational Response Command, operates an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authoriti ...More
US Army Reserve Spc. Isaac Talley, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist and US Army Sgt. Gregory Crespin a wheeled vehicle mechanic, both with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, inspect an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Isaac Talley, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist and US Army Sgt. Gregory Crespin a wheeled vehicle mechanic, both with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, inspect an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operati ...More
US Army Reserve Sgt. Gregory Crespin, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, makes adjustments to an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Sgt. Gregory Crespin, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, makes adjustments to an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’ ...More
US Army Reserve Spc. Adam Paquet, a petroleum and supply specialist with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, lifts rounds for a MK19 grenade launcher in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 377th TSC is aligned with U.S. Southern Command, which oversees U.S. military interests in Latin America and the Caribbean. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Adam Paquet, a petroleum and supply specialist with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, lifts rounds for a MK19 grenade launcher in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 377th TSC is aligned with U.S. South ...More
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, return from a firing exercise as part of Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, which provides mission command to assigned units of the Army Reserve in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to ensure unit readiness to deploy to war and successfully execute their wartime missions. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, return from a firing exercise as part of Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, which provides mission command to as ...More
Army Reserve Spc. Joel Santana Rodriguez, from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, prepares to clean an M2 .50 caliber machine gun after crew-served qualification during Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, which provides mission command to assigned units of the Army Reserve in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to ensure unit readiness to deploy to war and successfully execute their wartime missions. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
Army Reserve Spc. Joel Santana Rodriguez, from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, prepares to clean an M2 .50 caliber machine gun after crew-served qualification during Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out o ...More
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., for Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a ...More
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun is staged and ready to proceed to a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun is staged and ready to proceed to a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that Amer ...More
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun receives ammunition in preparation for  a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun receives ammunition in preparation for a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure tha ...More
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., for Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a ...More
US Army Reserve Spc. Nathan Maddox with the 310th chemical company, 76th Operational Response Command, operates an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Isaac Talley, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist and US Army Sgt. Gregory Crespin a wheeled vehicle mechanic, both with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, inspect an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Sgt. Gregory Crespin, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 76th Operational Response Command, makes adjustments to an M2 .50 caliber machine gun in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 76th ORC is the Army Reserve’s center for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, coordinating support to state and local officials, first responders and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Adam Paquet, a petroleum and supply specialist with the 277th Quartermaster Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, lifts rounds for a MK19 grenade launcher in preparation for qualification as part Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 2, 2017. The 377th TSC is aligned with U.S. Southern Command, which oversees U.S. military interests in Latin America and the Caribbean. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, return from a firing exercise as part of Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, which provides mission command to assigned units of the Army Reserve in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to ensure unit readiness to deploy to war and successfully execute their wartime missions. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
Army Reserve Spc. Joel Santana Rodriguez, from the 430th Quartermaster Company, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, prepares to clean an M2 .50 caliber machine gun after crew-served qualification during Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., on March 31, 2017. The company is assigned to the 1st MSC, based out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, which provides mission command to assigned units of the Army Reserve in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to ensure unit readiness to deploy to war and successfully execute their wartime missions. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., for Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun is staged and ready to proceed to a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
A tactical vehicle mounted with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun receives ammunition in preparation for  a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., during Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)
US Army Reserve Spc. Calvin Gray a motor transport operator with the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Pvt. 1st Class Donte Henderson a power generation equipment repairer with the 354th civil affairs company, 351st Civil Affairs Command prep .50 caliber machine gun ammunition to be given to the firing teams during a live fire exercise at Range 26 on Fort McCoy, Wis., for Operation Cold Steel, April 03, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment / Released)