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U.S. Soldiers with the Alaska Air National Guard assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, takes flight en route from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Deadhorse, Alaska, in a CH-47 Chinook for exercise Arctic Eagle on Feb. 24, 2020. The Alaska National Guard is hosting Exercise Arctic Eagle 2020, a joint-training exercise, Feb. 20 to March 6, 2020, throughout Alaska, including Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Wainwright, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and as far north as Teshekpuk Lake. As a homeland security and emergency response exercise, Arctic Eagle 20 is designed to increase the National Guard’s ability and effectiveness to operate in the extreme cold-weather conditions found in Arctic environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard)