Camp Lemonnier hosts Norwegian Foot March

U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and other units here participate in a Norwegian Foot March, an 18.6-mile march conducted while carrying a 25-pound rucksack, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 25, 2022. The foot march originated in 1915 as a test of endurance for Norwegian military soldiers, with the strategic goal of moving larger units of troops over a great distance swiftly and in a manner that enabled them to be combat ready after a lengthy march carrying a rucksack and weaponry. Those who complete the Norwegian Foot March, or Marsjmerket, earn a Norwegian armed forces skill badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Blake Wiles)



By Senior Airman Blake Wiles Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Apr 02, 2022
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