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Master Sergeant. Arlan Osvold, a Rosemount native, jumped into a blivet of ice water during a February 4 Polar Bear Plunge hosted by the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Red Bulls at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Photo by Corporel Trisha Betz.

Red Bull troops take polar plunge in Kuwait

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Editor's note: The following story was written by Staff Sergeant Lynette Hoke through the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System and e-mailed to the Echo Press.


CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - This year is the 15th anniversary of the Minnesota Polar Bear Plunge.

The plunge is held by the Minnesota Law Enforcement to benefit Special Olympics.

Participants must raise a minimum of $75 and take a plunge into one of designated spots on one of Minnesota's frozen lakes.

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