The 1st Battle Group, 9th Infantry stages a spectacular ski review for Secretary of the Army Wilber M.
Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker and party arrive at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
Reviewing the troops.
Army band playing.
Ski troops pass in review.
Weasles, otters, M59s and tanks pass the reviewing stand.
The Secretary visits the Non-commissioned Officers Club.
Secretary Brucker departs Alaska.
Official Army footage released by Department of Defense
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Background: The 1st Battle Group, 9th Infantry stages a spectacular ski review for Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker during his recent inspection of the U.S. Army, Alaska.
Hundreds of infantrymen in "over-white" uniform, with fur parkas and wearing full packs stood at attention in an extended formation as the Secretary trooped the line in a vessel.
To the rhythmic strains of The Blue Danube waltz, hundreds of men, their skis and ski poles moving in unison, pass the reviewing stand. Weasles, otters, M59s and tanks follow the ski review.