U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, conduct a 5-kilometer hike during Marine Rotational Force- Europe 23.1 in Setermoen, Norway, Jan. 29, 2023. MRF-E 23.1 focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which enhances the overall interoperability of the U.S. Marine Corps with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christian M. Garcia)
A U.S. Marine with 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division, operates a Bandvagn 206 during the Belted Vehicle Course in Forset, Norway, Dec. 10, 2022.
U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Division, execute an arctic range during the NATO Cold Weather Instructor Course (NCWIC) in Innset, Norway, Nov. 29, 2022.
U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Division light a Small Unit Expeditionary (SUE) stove at their campsite during the NATO Cold Weather Instructor Course in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 24, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christine Latuner, platoon sergeant, with Combat Logistics Battalion 6 (CLB-6), Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, leads her team during a patrol for Freezing Winds 22 Syndalen, Finland, Nov. 27, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt Anthony Vandiver, logistics officer, with Combat Logistics Battalion 6 (CLB-6), Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, conducts a helicopter lift with Finnish aircraft NH90 during Freezing Winds 22 in Gumbole, Finland Nov. 30, 2022.
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and Finnish Soldiers with Ekenas Coastal Battalion, prime a trinitrotoluene (TNT) explosive during an Explosive Ordnance Disposal range in preparation for exercise Freezing Winds 22 in Syndalen, Finland, Oct. 4, 2022.
Finnish Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Blomqvist (center), a combat boat craft commander with Vaasa Coastal Battalion, gives a safety brief to Marines before executing a littoral reconnaissance range in preparation for exercise Freezing Winds 22 in Syndalen, Finland, Oct. 8, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Makenna Holden, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 6 (CLB-6), Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, sights in during a table 5 range in preparation for Exercise Freezing Winds 22 in Syndalen, Finland, Oct. 10, 2022.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Makenna Holden, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 6 (CLB-6), Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, faces up range before firing on a table 5 range in preparation for exercise Freezing Winds 22 in Syndalen, Finland, Oct. 10, 2022.
U.S. Marines with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), disembark a Finnish U700 Jehu- class amphibious assault craft during an island seizure exercise on Russaro Island, Finland, Aug. 12, 2022.
Norwegian soldiers with Armoured Battalion, Brigade Nord, Norwegian Army, load a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 (HMH-366), 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, during Exercise Cold Response 22 in Setermoen, Norway, March 15, 2022.
The Commandant of Marine Corps, General David H. Berger, salutes at a private ceremony at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery marking the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood, May 29, 2022.
Attendees of the Naval Infantry Leadership Symposium - Africa (NILS-A) 2022 pose for a group photo in Dakar, Senegal, July 6, 2022.
Swedish Marines with 4th Marine Regiment, Swedish Amphibious Corps ride a F470 combat rubber raiding craft during exercise TYR 22 at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Souda bay, Greece, July 13, 2022.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Armando Elizalde)
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U.S. Marines with Jaeger (Hunter) concept platoon, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, hike to a hide site position prior to Exercise Cold Response 22 in Setermoen, Norway, March 3, 2022.
NATO Ambassadors and visitors load an MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 aboard Her Majesty's Ship Queen Elizabeth, Nov. 22, 2021.
A Norwegian soldier instructs U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Expeditionary Force on cold weather patrol measures using a snow table near Tolga, Norway, Dec. 5, 2021.
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