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Developing Arctic leaders deep in the last frontier

U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, train in Avalanche Rescue as part of the Cold Weather Orientation Course at the Northern Warfare Training Center at the Black Rapids Training Site near Fort Greely, Alaska, Match 27, 2013. The event helped develop leader skills needed for operating and planning for combat operations in extremely cold environments. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Wright/Released)



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Date Taken:03.27.2013

Date Posted:04.05.2013 16:37

Photo ID:901369

VIRIN:130327-A-AA000-001

Resolution:3376x6000

Size:6.11 MB

Location:FORT GREELY, AK, USGlobe

Hometown:ANCHORAGE, AK, US

Hometown:FORT GREELY, AK, US

Hometown:FORT WAINWRIGHT, AK, US

Hometown:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, US

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