Operation Cold Steel II
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Ceferino Ibarra, 812th Quartermaster Company out of Harlingen, Texas, keeps time to ensure his Soldiers meet the standard for donning their protective masks during Operation Cold Steel II at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Oct. 19, 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 Reserve photo by Maj. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command).