166th Civil Engineer Squadron in Canada near the North Pole

Airmen preparing to participate in the real polar bear plunge in the Arctic Circle on July 30, 2011 are Tech. Sgt. Mike Caldwell, Staff Sgt. David Henon, Tech. Sgt. Michael McCarron, Airman 1st Class John Mayhoff, Master Sgt. Randal Fisher, 2nd Lt. Jaymes Ellers , Airman 1st Class Kristofer Wazlawik, Staff Sgt. Jessica Griffith, Tech. Sgt. Terence Wyszynski, Tech. Sgt. Ken Bennett, Staff Sgt. Shawn Moore and Staff Sgt. Andrew Steward. The Airmen form part of a 30-member team of the 166th Civil Engineer Squadron, Del. Air National Guard deployed to Canadian Forces Station Alert on a two-week training mission from July 24 to Aug. 8, 2011. CFS Alert, on the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, is the northernmost permanently inhabited place nearest the North Pole, 817 kilometers (508 miles) away. The 166th CES Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force personnel deploy anywhere in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jessica Griffith)

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