U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fire a TOW anti-tank missile downrange in Setermoen, Norway, June 29, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises, including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Chase W. Drayer)
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Marine Forces Europe – Defensive range in Setermoen, Norway

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fire a TOW anti-tank missile downrange in Setermoen, Norway, June 29, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises, including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Chase W. Drayer)

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and a Norwegian soldier with Brigade North/Norwegian Army watch as a pot of deer stew cooks on a campfire during a Norwegian survival skills training event at the Haltdalen Training Facility, Norway, June 23, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abrey Liggins)
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Boots of the Norwegian Soldier

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and a Norwegian soldier with Brigade North/Norwegian Army watch as a pot of deer stew cooks on a campfire during a Norwegian survival skills training event at the Haltdalen Training Facility, Norway, June 23, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as [Read More …]

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force – Europe, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, tests his concealment in an observation post during a fire team defense range at the Haltdalen Training Facility, Norway, June 17, 2020. The exercise focused on small unit defensive survival skills in mountainous terrain. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abrey Liggins)
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Hunkering Down

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force – Europe, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, tests his concealment in an observation post during a fire team defense range at the Haltdalen Training Facility, Norway, June 17, 2020. The exercise focused on small unit defensive survival skills in mountainous terrain. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and Norwegian soldiers examine a map to determine where to send air support during Exercise Thunder Reindeer in Setermoen, Norway, May 27, 2020. Thunder Reindeer is an annual two-week exercise that includes live-fire ranges, combined arms and improves interoperability between the U.S. Marine Corps and Norwegian Armed Forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Chase W. Drayer)
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Low in the Snow – Thunder Reindeer

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and Norwegian soldiers examine a map to determine where to send air support during Exercise Thunder Reindeer in Setermoen, Norway, May 27, 2020. Thunder Reindeer is an annual two-week exercise that includes live-fire ranges, combined arms and improves interoperability between the U.S. Marine Corps and Norwegian Armed Forces. [Read More …]

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, demonstrates skiing movements during a cross-country skiing class in Setermoen, Norway, May 26, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abrey Liggins)
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Ski Good or Eat Wood

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, demonstrates skiing movements during a cross-country skiing class in Setermoen, Norway, May 26, 2020. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abrey [Read More …]

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, provide notional suppressing fire during buddy rushing drills in Giskås, Norway, Feb. 7, 2020. The drills provided familiarity for the Marines before an upcoming squad attack range. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which enhance overall interoperability of the U.S. Marine Corps with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nathaniel Q. Hamilton)
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Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1 Trains in Norway

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, provide notional suppressing fire during buddy rushing drills in Giskås, Norway, Feb. 7, 2020. The drills provided familiarity for the Marines before an upcoming squad attack range. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which [Read More …]