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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Asher Wilthew, a tactical air control party specialists assigned to Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, prepares to load up staged skiis at the conclusion of Operation Agipen 2 at Paxson, Alaska, Feb. 1, 2023. Agipen 2 was an unsupported, sustained cold-weather operation designed to validate equipment and previous arctic training in austere conditions. During the multi-day training exercise the 3rd ASOS special warfare Airmen conducted a long-distance, overland ski movement that included pulling individual pulk sleds by incorporating cross country skiing and skijoring. Wilthew is from Garrettsville, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)
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