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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, trek across Alaska’s wilderness while supporting the brigade’s leader training during the Cold Weather Orientation Course at the Northern Warfare Training Center at the Black Rapids Training Site near Fort Greely, Alaska, March 26, 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. Michael O’Brien/Released)



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Date Taken:03.26.2013

Date Posted:04.05.2013 16:48

Photo ID:901379

VIRIN:130326-A-FZ028-006

Resolution:3456x2304

Size:3.79 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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