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Reserve soldiers participate in Operation Cold Steel
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)