Northern Warfare Training Center adds arctic challenge
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Patricia McMurphy, U.S. Army Alaksa Public Affairs
Soldiers learn to move through snow-covered terrain using Army-issued snow shoes and skis, how to survive outdoors by constructing shelters, and how to treat, package and transport casualties necessary Arctic skills to survive and successfully complete their mission in any cold weather environment, whether it's in Alaska or the mountains of Afghanistan, at the Northern Warfare Training Center's Cold Weather Leaders Course and then are tested during the Arctic Challenge.
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