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Video: Alaska Guardsmen Embark on World’s Longest, Toughest Snowmobile Race

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Team #28, representing the Alaska National Guard in the 2013 Iron Dog are on their way. Billed as the “world’s longest, and toughest snowmobile race,” these two left Big Lake Feb. 17 en-route to Nome, then to Fairbanks in a 2,000 mile race. Soundbites: Warrant Officer Michael Williams, Staff Sgt. Vincent Salzbrun, both of 1-207th Aviation, Alaska Army National Guard. Also available in high definition.

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This work, Alaska Guardsmen Embark on World’s Longest, Toughest Snowmobile Race, by SGT Balinda O'Neal, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.17.2013

Date Posted:02.19.2013 5:40AM


Video ID:282079




Location:BIG LAKE, AK, USGlobe

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