Cold Steel II
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Ricardo Ramirez loads a round into an M240B machine gun, while Spc. Cathier Ossiri, both with 315th Forward Support Company, 416th Theater Engineer Command, prepares to qualify, Dec. 5, 2017 during Operation Cold Steel II, hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. Operation Cold Steel is America's Army Reserve's crew-served weapon qualification and validation exercise to ensure units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short notice as part of Ready Force X, bringing combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best/TF Cold Steel II)