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Video: Minuteman Report: Alaska Guardsmen Participate in Iron Dog Snowmobile Race

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The Alaska National Guard recently kicked off the Iron Dog Snowmobile Race. The Alaska Guard has been the lead sponsor for the last five years for what is billed as the “world’s longest and toughest” snowmobile race. This year two of their own are taking on the over 2,000 mile race. Story by SGT Belinda O’Neal.

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This work, Minuteman Report: Alaska Guardsmen Participate in Iron Dog Snowmobile Race, by TSgt Matt Schwartz, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.21.2013

Date Posted:02.21.2013 2:20PM


Video ID:282266




Location:TN, US

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