UTC1:Cold Response
200227-N-JX484-0053.JPG Photo By: MC2 Mark Andrew Hays

Feb 28, 2020
SKJOLD, Norway - SKJOLD, Norway (Feb. 27, 2020) --Construction Electrician 2nd Class Evan Reese assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force (CTF) 68, conducts ice dive operations at a frozen lake in Skjold, Norway during Exercise Cold Response 2020. UCT-1 is deployed to Norway in support of Exercise Cold Response 2020 to execute joint maritime operations with Norwegian and Dutch military divers, demonstrating and improving capabilities in diving, port damage repair, and hydrographic surveying in an extreme cold weather/ice environment. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)


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