Arctic units ready as fighting force and provide 'credible deterrent,' general says

By Nickolai Sukharev / February 27, 2024 at 11:10 AM
Exercises show that the Army's arctic units are a "credible deterrent" and ready for large-scale conflicts in winter conditions, according to the unit's commanding general. “We've done command post exercises, warfighter-like exercises, war games and continue to prepare for a large-scale combat operation, something that the units in Alaska have never had until now,” said Maj. Gen. Brian Eifler, commanding general of the 11th Airborne Division, based in Alaska. “So, we bring a real capability not only to Indo-Pacific, but...

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