Army Reserve Soldiers and Marine Corps Reserve participate in River Assault 19
Spc. Steven Zuniga, a boat crew member prepares his bridge erection boat before constructing a floating system of barges in support of exercise River Assault 19 at Ft. Hood, Texas, on July 23, 2019. Spc. Zuniga is assigned to the 74th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st and 341st Multi-Role Bridge Company, 420th Engineer Brigade from Bryan, Texas, are building a floating bridge called an Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB). The IRB is a floating, collapsible system of barges that can be used as a full span bridge or to ferry vehicles and equipment across a body of water. River Assault 19 is a key U.S. Army Reserve training exercise that is intended for engineers and enablers to conduct specific training to increase readiness, enhance partnership and gain interoperability with multi-component and multi-service elements. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez, 210th MPAD)