An MC-130J Commando II aircrew member with the 27th Special Operations Wing prepares equipment at the first-ever simulated Forward Area Refueling Point for F-22 Raptors in an extreme cold weather environment during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 29, 2020. Emerald Warrior 20-1 provides annual, realistic pre-deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare special operations forces, conventional force enablers, partner nations, and interagency elements to integrate with and execute full spectrum special operations in an arctic climate, sharpening U.S. forces’ abilities to operate around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ridge Shan)

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