East coast based U.S. Naval Special Warfare Operators, SEALs, engages with an AC-130J Ghostrider as the aircraft conducts a flyover on Attu Island, Alaska, Aug. 31, 2023, as part of Operation Polar Dagger. During the operation, special operations forces projected the ability of U.S. forces to defend critical infrastructure, enhanced all-domain awareness, demonstrated operational reach, and strengthened the understanding of activity in the Arctic region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson)

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