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Soldiers jumped from CH-47 Chinook helicopters operated by the 1-52nd General Service Aviation Battalion during an airborne operationĀ over Malemute drop zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 5, 2021.

The soldiers, assigned to theĀ 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, are the only Arctic airborne brigade combat team in the Army trained to execute airborne maneuvers in extreme cold weather and high-altitude environments in support of combat, partnership and disaster-relief operations.Ā 

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Published on 2021-10-12

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