POTD: U.S. Marines in Exercise Cold Response 2022

Eric B
by Eric B

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is back with pictures from Exercise Cold Response 2022 that took place in Bjerkvik, Norway, in March of this year. Above you see a U.S. Marine as he provides security while conducting a movement to contact. The Marines are assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division.

Below U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jacqueline Arre provides imagery support in a maneuver element. Arre is a combat photographer with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division. Hence the camera she’s carrying.

A U.S. Marine loads packs onto a BV206 Tracked Terrain Vehicle. This vehicle is a real beast in snow, mud and off-road.

Exercise Cold Response ’22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization allied nations and regional partners.

Photos and captions by U.S. Marine Corps, Lance Cpl. Meshaq Hylton.

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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  • HailHopler HailHopler on Jul 17, 2022

    Just like Wolfe at the Plains of Abraham or the siege of Quebec with the help of the Rangers, find the spot with such an inhospitable environment any academy nerd would declare no force could traverse, and then traverse it.

    Hack the impossible. That's how victories are made.

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    • Nicks87 Nicks87 on Jul 19, 2022

      @ Are you new to the internet? Or do my comments just hit too close to home for you? I'm no bigot but do you not see that America's military is as weak as it's ever been and it's because of the promotion and acceptance of degenerate behavior. The type of behavior portrayed in the photo is NOT representative of strength, it's weakness. Weakness of mind and body and if you think America's enemies arent aware of this, then you are vastly mistaken. The greatest military the world has ever seen is currently being destroyed from within by spineless leadership and social justice, if you think that's ok you can go F*** YOURSELF!!!