US Marines in Arctic Edge 2020


U.S. Marines from 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, load a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) onto a U.S. Air Force LC-130H assigned to the 139th Airlift Wing during U.S. Northern Command’s Exercise Arctic Edge.

Arctic Edge 2020 is a North American Aerospace Defense Command & U.S. Northern Command exercise scheduled every two years.

The exercise focuses on training, experimentation, techniques, tactics, and procedures development for Homeland Defense operations in an arctic environment. Arctic Edge 20 provides opportunities to validate arctic capabilities.


Video by Staff Sgt. Diana Cossaboom

4th Combat Camera Squadron