Army Reserve Soldiers work to develop struggling border towns
Sgt. 1st Class Rhody Merisier, middle right, and Staff Sgt. Aldo Blanco, both assigned to the 478th Civil Affairs Battalion based in Miami, conduct a survey with residents of a colonia currently without potable water near Laredo, Texas, June 23, 2017. Nearly 200 Reserve Soldiers are participating in an Innovative Readiness Training mission to improve infrastructures in colonias along the Texas-Mexico border. (Photo by Sean Kimmons)

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