Army Reserve Soldiers and Marine Corps Reserve participate in River Assault 19
(Left to Right) Capt. Russell L. Bettencourt, commander of the 74th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion and Capt. Forrest M. Statler, commander of the 341st MRBC, 420th Engineer Brigade, watch over their Soldiers as they construct a floating barge in the Belton Lake, on Ft. Hood, Texas, as they prepare to build a floating bridge called an Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) in support of exercise River Assault 19 on July 23, 2019.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)