U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 3rd Maintenance Squadron de-ice a C-17 Globemaster III after the 15th Airlift Squadron completed an Air Force Force Generation certification event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 7, 2022. The 15th Airlift Squadron completed a training event that tested their ability to communicate, navigate and maneuver in a contested environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Parker)
Every time the U.S. is facing the possibility of a foreign conflict, there are those who say the U.S. military can’t fight in the desert, jungle, or in the cold weather. That simply isn’t true. The US is such a big country that our military can train to fight in all three conditions. We have deserts, hot, steaming jungles, and plenty of snow. These pictures prove the point that our military can live and fight in extremely cold climates. In this case, the winter snows of Poland, Latvia, Korea, and of course, Alaska.
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