414th Civil Affairs Battalion Conducts Pre-Validation Exercise
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Christina Ratliff, a Soldier with Charlie Company, 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, takes a photo of a Soldier and roleplayers posing together to signify their new friendship after a successful meeting with the mayor of a fictional town during a unit pre-validation exercise at Camp Grayling, Michigan, June 20, 2019. Pre-validation exercises are an essential task which prepare Soldiers for real encounters with citizens of other countries when they are deployed overseas. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Adam Parent)