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U.S. Army COrps of Engineers Park Ranger demonstrates how to wear a Type 2 Personal Floatation Device.


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This work, How to wear a Type 2 Personal Floatation Device, by Edward Rivera, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.12.2012

Date Posted:02.26.2013 4:10PM

Category:PSA

Video ID:282639

VIRIN:022612-A-RP542-001

Filename:DOD_100748334

Length:00:01:05

Location:GRAPEVINE, TX, USGlobe

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