210119-F-DV125-1011
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Rutland, 31st Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) noncommissioned officer in charge, explains the purpose of the “via ferrata” during SERE training at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 19, 2021. Italian for “iron path”, via ferrata is a system of metal cables or ladders that assist in climbing dangerous routes within the mountains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. K. Tucker Owen)

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