POTD: U.S. Marine Corps in Norway

    The Art of Photography – Photo Of The Day here at The Firearm Blog is where we provide a look into the world of some amazing images from around the World. Have you ever been in Norway? I have and these soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps have as well. The location is Setermoen, Norway, where you can see soldiers with the Marine Rotational Force-Europe (MRF-E) as they fire their M4 carbines during a shooting drill earlier this year.

    The MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements.

    Setermoen is very far up North in Norway. Already in 1898, there was military education established here due to the strategic location in the midst of the mountains. In total there are about 1,500 soldiers stationed here.

    Left-handed and right-handed dry-fire drills.

    The training involved shooting with a handgun as well.

    All photos by U.S. Marine Corps, Photo by Lance Cpl. Skylar M. Harris.