Cold Response 2010
NORWAY – Fox Company, 2nd Battalion 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division board the Fast Inshore Attack Craft to conduct an amphibious assault during exercise Cold Response 2010 on February 19, 2010. Cold Response 2010 (CR10) is a Norwegian sponsored, scheduled, and conducted multinational invitational exercise with the Norwegian armed forces focused on cold weather maritime/amphibious operations, interoperability of expeditionary forces, special and ground operations.
Participants include forces from Great Britain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Austria and other NATO partners. This exercise, previously known as Battle Griffin, will occur entirely north of the Arctic Circle and will emphasize individual and unit cold weather capabilities.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo taken by Master Sergeant Michael Q. Retana – Marine Forces Reserve Combat