Members of 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment based in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and part of the Alaska National Guard, conduct unit level marksmanship tasks in the Yukon Training Area Feb. 28, on Eielson Air Force Base as part of exercise Arctic Eagle 2020.
Marines launch practice rockets from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Exercise Arctic Edge at Fort Greely, Alaska, March 2, 2020. The exercise focuses on training, tactics, and procedures for operating in an Arctic environment.
A U.S. Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, takes flight for exercise Arctic Eagle 2020 on February 24, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Exercise Arctic Eagle 2020 (AE20) is homeland security and emergency response exercise operating throughout the state of Alaska, hosted by the Alaska National Guard.
Army paratroopers take part in U.S. Northern Command's Exercise Arctic Edge at the Donnelly drop zone near Ft. Greely, Alaska, Feb. 29, 2020. The exercise focuses on training, tactics, and procedures for operating in an Arctic environment.
U.S. Northern Command
Arctic Edge 2020 (AE20) is a joint force and international training exercise and is the largest joint exercise scheduled in Alaska this year with approximately 1,000 US military personnel working alongside members of the Canadian Armed Forces. AE20 is a Homeland Defense exercise hosted by Alaskan Command under the authority of U.S. Northern Command.