March 2016 - U.S. Marines with Combined Arms Company 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division conduct a patrol during Cold Response 16 around Torring, Norway.
Cold Response 16 is a Norwegian-led exercise to rehearse high-intensity operations in winter conditions. The exercise involves more than 16,000 troops from 13 countries ... over 3,000 U.S. service members; approximately 6,500 members of the Norwegian Armed Forces; and nearly 4,000 troops from 11 allied and partner nations including Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, Canada, Belgium, France, Latvia,; and approximately 300 NATO personnel. The training underscores NATO's ability to defend against any threat in any environment.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Kathryn K. Bynum Video edited by USA Patriotism!