Operation Cold Steel II
U.S. Army Reserve Spcs. Gabriela Benitez and Jose Barajas, automated logistical specialists, 693rd Quartermaster Company, work together as gunner and assistant gunner to group and zero an M2A1 machine gun during Operation Cold Steel II, hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Oct. 16, 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)