Operation Cold Steel II
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Robert Hudson and Pfc. Benjamin Hill, both shower, laundry and clothing repair specialists, 452nd Quartermaster Company, train together as gunner and assistant gunner during target accusation practice on a Mark 19 40 mm grenade machine gun as part of Operation Cold Steel II, hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Nov. 11, 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 as part of Ready Force X 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)