Marines

U.S. Marines train in the Arctic

Breaking the ice

1st Lt. Nicholas Patistas attempts to break the ice during cold-weather training in Norway.
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Catching fire

A U.K. Royal Commando mountain leader starts a fire while demonstrating survival techniques.
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Hope it's not Dasher or Dancer...

Per Eira, a local Sami tribesman, prepares to skin a reindeer.
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Man's best friend

Capt. Robert Mortenson, a company commander, pets a Norwegian search-and-rescue dog.
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On patrol

Cpl. Kevin Cabana, an antitank missileman, conducts a routine patrol during cold-weather training.
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In his sights

Lance Cpl. Evan George, a mortarman, keeps watch during a patrol.
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The next move

Cpl. Thomas Powers, a fire team leader, left, talks strategy with Cpl. Greggory Williams, a machinegunner, while on patrol.
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Hidden in the snow

A Marine with Black Sea Rotational Force maintains cover while training his sights on an "enemy" target.
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On the move

Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force march to their final position during the final exercise of cold-weather training.
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Make the call

Capt. Jonathan Blankenship, a company commander, gives a progress update.
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A meal for Marines

Lance Cpl. Quentin Yates eats reindeer liver during Arctic training.
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Winter wonderland

Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force treck to a position in northern Norway.
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Keepers of the flame

Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force keep warm during Arctic training.
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U.S. Marines train in the Arctic

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