Army Reserve soldier assigned to 455 Chemical Brigade, 76 Operational Response Command, fires at targets with M4 Carbine as part of the marksmanship event during the “Best Warrior Competition” (BWC) on February 8, 2023 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. A Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) soldier maintain readiness and lethality by familiarizing and training on their assigned weapons systems. The BWC included a 12-mile foot march, marksmanship, physical fitness, obstacle course, land navigation, written tests, oral board interviews, Military Operations in Urban Terrain and Army Warrior Task lanes, along with a swim event. The 76th Operational Response Command (76th ORC) is the Army Reserve's Center for Defense Support of Civilian Authorities, providing support to state and local officials, first responders, and other federal agencies during emergencies or natural disasters. The 76th ORC is home to two Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) brigades, a space brigade, A Regional Support Group, The Army Reserve's Consequence Management Unit, 11 Army Reserve Elements, 10 Regional Emergency Preparedness Liaison Office (EPLO) Teams, and 53 State EPLO Teams. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Giovanny Lopez)

Photo by: Sgt. Giovanny Lopez |  VIRIN: 230208-A-BL167-115.JPG