Blank fire commences at Op Cold Steel 17
FORT MCCOY, Wis. - A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier with the 76th Operational Response Command, clears his weapon prior to beginning the blank-fire range during Operation Cold Steel at McCoy, Wis., March 14, 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 and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best, 84th Training Command)