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Russell Fay, left, an exercise physiologist, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Asher Wilthew, a tactical air control party specialist, both assigned to Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, adjust a ski binding while preparing for the day’s cross country ski movement along the Denali Highway, Alaska, during Operation Agipen 2, Jan. 29, 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. Fay and Wilthew are from Pewaukee, Wis., and Garrettsville, Ohio, respectively. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)
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