Cope North 2017 SERE Training

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Lawrence, a survival, evasion, resistance, and escape instructor, assigned to the 353rd Combat Training Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, prepares a snake to be cooked during Cope North 17 survival training at Andersen AFB, Guam, Feb. 17, 2017. Beginning in 1978 as a quarterly bilateral exercise held at Misawa AB, Japan, Cope North was moved to Andersen AFB in 1999. Today, the annual exercise serves as a keystone event to promote stability and security throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific by enabling forces to hone vital readiness skills critical to maintainning regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail
VIRIN: 170217-F-NX530-347.JPG
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