Gear in the Wild: Live fire Arctic warfare training

An Army paratrooper assigned to Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, fires the M249 light machine gun at night during live fire training at Grezelka Range, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, on March 4, 2019. Utilizing the M249 light machine gun and M240L machine gun, the Spartan paratroopers honed their marksmanship skills by engaging multiple targets at varying distances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

See how U.S. Army paratroopers operate in Alaska in the video below: