MRF-E 21.1 Cold Weather Training

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stands watch during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)
A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stands watch during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stands watch during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, shovels compacted snow blocks for his bivouac area during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II  in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)
A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, shovels compacted snow blocks for his bivouac area during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, teaches a class on avalanche rescue during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, observes a cold weather survival class given by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conducts a leader’s recon during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, boils snow for clean drinking water during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, listens to instructions on how to use an avalanche beacon during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, receive a cold weather survival class by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, set up their bivouac areas during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, receive a cold weather survival class by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conducts a leader’s recon during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A Norwegian Forsvaret soldier explains the dangers of frostbite to U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A Norwegian Forsvaret soldier observes a class given to the U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stands watch during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stands watch during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, boil snow for clean water during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 13, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, set up their bivouac area during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, stage their gear after a hike led by a Norwegian Forsvaret soldier during a cold weather training package in preparation for Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 12, 2020. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey)