Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers train, help Texas communities
Nancy Martinez, left, a volunteer interpreter, working with a civil affairs team from B Co., 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, speaks to a resident of la Presa, a Colonia neighborhood in Webb County, Texas June 22, 2019. As part of the Department of defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, civil affairs teams assessed impoverished properties in Webb County, where an estimated 16,500-25,000 people live in sub-standard conditions in 64 communities called colonias.