Chalk 1 Vehicle Crew Works as Team
Spc. Ryan Garris with the 413th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, based in Schenectady, N.Y. stands in the gunner hatch of an M1097 HMMWV behind an M2 machine gun, ready to conduct crew-served weapons training during Operation Cold Steel III, hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 31, 2018. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure 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 Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Sofia)