Operation Cold Steel 2017
A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier qualifies with an M2 .50 caliber machine gun during Operation Cold Steel at Fort 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 Spc. Maurice Cheeks, 319th Medical Detachment)