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Albert Lea native continues to serve his country

Maj. Ryan Gore, left, 86th Training Division and Operation Coldsteel Operations officer, meets briefly with LTG Charles Luckey, Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve, during Operation Cold Steel March 18 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short notice and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and joint partners anywhere in the world. – Provided