“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” That’s probably the most common mistake, but we can’t really complain about the image above? Valmets and Aimpoints in the Winter Warfare Training during Arctic Forge 2023, in our Photo Of The Day.
Above you see Spc. Grey, a U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment, Virginia Army National Guard, aiming at a target downrange with a Finnish RK62M1 rifle during foreign weapon familiarization training at the Sodankylä Garrison, Finland.
Below: This is how you support your Valmet during winter! Get some!
Exercise Arctic Forge 23 is a U.S. Army Europe and Africa led umbrella exercise that leverages the host nation exercises Defense Exercise North in Finland, and exercise Joint Viking in Norway, taking place Feb. 16 through March 17, 2023, focused on building capabilities and cooperation in support of the U.S. Army’s Arctic Strategy.
Multicam versus something slightly better in the snow.
It looks a bit cold, but you wish you were there, don’t you?
Source: U.S. Army, photo by Sgt. James Garvin.