Bison Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, demonstrated readiness and resilience during their cold weather training in Bethel, Alaska, February 2-4, 2024.
This training marked a significant reunion for the Alaska Army National Guard infantry unit in Bethel, emphasizing the city's importance as a training ground that challenges Soldiers to adapt and excel in real-world scenarios.
240203-Z-CA180-1010.JPG Photo By: Balinda O’Neal

BETHEL, Alaska - Alaska Army National Guardsmen with Bison Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, conduct a 5 kilometer snowshoe ruck march near the Alaska Army National Guard Readiness Center in Bethel, Feb. 3, 2024. The rugged terrain in Western Alaska served as an ideal testing ground for arctic warfare preparation. (Alaska National Guard photo by Balinda O’Neal)


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