NWTC Mission

NWTC provides Cold Weather and Mountain Warfare training to US military and designated personnel, in order to enhance war-fighting capabilities of US and coalition partners. On order, assists in rescue and recovery operations worldwide. Conduct outreach missions that incorporates mountain and cold regions operations in support of the USPACOM Theater Security Cooperation Plan (TSCP). Conducts missions in support of a memorandum of agreement between U.S. Department of Interior and USARAK for high altitude rescue vicinity Denali National Park in Alaska.


NWTC Mission Essential Task List (METL)

• Train and Certify Soldiers and Leaders on Cold Regions and Mountain skills to facilitate their ability to conduct Unilateral Operations.

• Develop Tactics, Techniques, Procedures and enhance Cold Regions and Mountain Joint Forces doctrine.

• Assist in rescue and recovery operations worldwide.