19 pictures of troops braving the cold that will make you thankful to be indoors
Troops don’t wait for perfect conditions to get things done, and combat ops and mission training don’t get canceled by winter weather.
Here are 19 pictures that will make you thankful to be indoors.
This picture of Air Force C-130s landing on an icy runway to deliver troops:
These soldiers digging out a vehicle stuck in the snow in Zabul province, Afghanistan:
These soldiers scaling a cliff with spiked boots and climbing gear:
This soldier pitching a tent in sub-zero temperatures:
… and his brothers who keep him company:
… while a few pull sentry duty:
These flight deck sailors waiting on jets to return:
… while others huddle around the catapult steam to keep warm:
This Army rifleman providing security in the snow:
These Marines braving a snow storm on patrol:
Or this soldier standing guard in the village of Marzak, Afghanistan:
These Marine Corps officer candidates marching through a snow storm while carrying close to their equivalent in weight:
This airman at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan working on a C-130 during snow fall:
… while this soldier on the other side of the base clears the snow from a Chinook:
This sailor clearing the snow from the pier to make it easier to get in and out of his home — the USS Missouri:
This sailor directing an E/F-18 Growler in the middle of a heavy snow storm:
These guys shoveling snow off the flight deck:
… while this Air Boss tries to get a snowball fight going:
… and these Marines showing how moto they are with a little shirtless winter wonderland PT:
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