U.S. Army Reserve Civil Affairs conducts Cobra Strike 2017
Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Wangler, soldier with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, coordinates rescue efforts with Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk, a civilian protection organization, during training exercise Cobra Strike 17, Wackernheim, Germany, Sept. 16, 2017. This local multi-partnered exercise tests civil affairs solders’ assessment skills in a fictitious post-earthquake disaster scenario and coordination with local emergency services (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Jeku Arce, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).