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Marines Earn Rare Arctic Service Ribbon on First Norway Deployment

Military.com | 10 May 2017 | by Hope Hodge Seck

VAERNES GARRISON, Norway -- In addition to the occasional case of fingertip frostbite, Marines on a six-month rotational deployment here will return with authorization to wear the ice-blue Navy Arctic Service Ribbon, a testament to long days and nights spent learning to fight in the cold.

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