Operation Cold Steel II
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Hector Martinez, a transportation management coordinator of the 348th Transportation Battalion, fires an M240B machine gun on the Engagement Skills Trainer as Sgt. Shatonna Burton, a psychological operations specialist of the 348th Trans. BN., trains as an assistant gunner during Operation Cold Steel II, hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Oct. 14, 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 photo by Sgt. Heather Doppke/79th Theater Sustainment Command)