Building roads to stronger communities
U.S. Navy Reserve Sailor Petty Officer 1st Class Domingo Fuentes of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14 based at Gulfport, Miss., guides U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Rachel Thorson of the 317th Engineer Construction Company (ECC), stationed at Homewood, Ill., as she compacts dirt on a newly constructed road at the Blackfeet Reservation near Browning, Mont., July 30, 2017. The 317th ECC and NMCB 14 are conducting their annual training at the Blackfeet Reservation to construct roads for the Native American population as part of the Innovative Readiness Training program, which bridges the gap between essential military training and the needs of civil society. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Spc. Adam Parent)