Operation Cold Steel 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Ryan Boogren, 208th Transportation Company, 79th Sustainment Support Command checks head space and timing on an M2. .50 caliber machine gun prior to beginning the blank fire mounted gunnery range during Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 10, 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)