Eleanor H. Roper, front, pulls a continue battalion pack adult a slope during a margin practice on Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif.
Marine reservists James Mullard (right) from Rosyth Scotland and Ed Dutton (left) from Plymouth taking a rest during a ski patrol in the hills of Harstad, Northern Norway, in the Arctic Circle as part of their Cold Weather Survival training which lasts for two weeks. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday March 17, 2014.
Approximately 350 Canadian soldiers are in Norway as part of a massive NATO cold-weather combat exercise. Organized and led by the Norwegian Joint Headquarters, the exercise involves some personnel on land, at sea and in the air from 16 countries.