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First beach rescue interagency team exercise off South Padre Island

Twelve volunteers victims tread water with lifejackets while waiting for rescue off popular South Padre Island, Texas, beaches Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. More than 50 people in three agencies responded to the mock disaster. The Coast Guard, City of South Padre Island Beach Patrol and Cameron County Beach Patrol organized the exercise to evaluate communication and coordination between the agencies as they managed recovery, triage and transportation for all the victims at one time. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)



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This work, First beach rescue interagency team exercise off South Padre Island [Image 5 of 5], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.28.2013

Date Posted:08.28.2013 22:11

Photo ID:1005046

VIRIN:130828-G-XX000-001

Resolution:1936x1296

Size:758.74 KB

Location:SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX, USGlobe

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First multiagency beach rescue exercise off South Padre Island, Texas

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