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Air National Guard Defenders host Cold Weather Operations Course

An Air National Guard Security Forces specialist assigned to the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, participates in a cold-water immersion as part of the Air National Guard's Security Forces Cold Weather Operations Course (CWOC) at Camp Ripley Training Center, Minnesota, on January 18, 2024. The two-week CWOC course combined classroom instruction, outdoor skills development, and a 3-day, field training event that required students to build and sleep in arctic tent systems, subsisting on cold weather Meals Ready to Eat and incorporated land navigation, live saving skills, and cold water immersion events. 50 students from Air National Guard wings from across the U.S. participated in the advanced, cold weather survival course planned by personnel assigned to the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Audra Flanagan)

PHOTO BY: Audra Flanagan
VIRIN: 240118-Z-BQ052-1394.JPG
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140/10

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400

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