Two KC-135R Stratotankers carrying Airmen and cargo from the 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, arrive to a snowy Ørland Air Station, Norway, March 5, 2020. The 168th Wing is providing air refueling capabilities during Exercise Cold Response, a Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway with participation from each of its military services as well as from nine additional NATO allied nations and regional partners. (Photos courtesy of Jan Terje Hellemsbakke/Royal Norwegian Air Force)
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168th Wing Arrives in Norway

Two KC-135R Stratotankers carrying Airmen and cargo from the 168th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, arrive to a snowy Ørland Air Station, Norway, March 5, 2020. The 168th Wing is providing air refueling capabilities during Exercise Cold Response, a Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway with participation from each of [Read More …]

200225-N-JX484-0481 SKJOLD, Norway (Feb. 25, 2020) -- Equipment Operator 2nd Class Scott Carney, assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, uses hand signals to communicate during ice dive operations at a frozen lake in Skjold, Norway, during Exercise Cold Response 2020, Feb. 25, 2020. UCT-1 is deployed to Norway in support of Exercise Cold Response 2020 to execute joint maritime operations with Norwegian and Dutch military divers, demonstrating and improving capabilities in diving, port damage repair, and hydrographic surveying in an extreme cold weather/ ice environment. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)
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UCT-1 Participates in Cold Response 2020

200225-N-JX484-0481 SKJOLD, Norway (Feb. 25, 2020) — Equipment Operator 2nd Class Scott Carney, assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, uses hand signals to communicate during ice dive operations at a frozen lake in Skjold, Norway, during Exercise Cold Response 2020, Feb. 25, 2020. UCT-1 is deployed to Norway in [Read More …]

200227-N-JX484-0053 SKJOLD, Norway (Feb. 27, 2020) -- Construction Electrician 2nd Class Evan Reese, assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, conducts ice dive operations at a frozen lake in Skjold, Norway, during Exercise Cold Response 2020, Feb. 27, 2020. UCT-1 is deployed to Norway in support of Exercise Cold Response 2020 to execute joint maritime operations with Norwegian and Dutch military divers, demonstrating and improving capabilities in diving, port damage repair, and hydrographic surveying in an extreme cold weather/ice environment. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)
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UCT-1 Participates in Cold Response 2020

200227-N-JX484-0053 SKJOLD, Norway (Feb. 27, 2020) — Construction Electrician 2nd Class Evan Reese, assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, conducts ice dive operations at a frozen lake in Skjold, Norway, during Exercise Cold Response 2020, Feb. 27, 2020. UCT-1 is deployed to Norway in support of Exercise Cold Response [Read More …]