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Fishermen receive water safety and survival training during an exercise held at the Garibaldi, Ore., marina, Dec. 5, 2013. Fishermen were able to participate in a two-day safety class, which included classroom training and real world exercises including donning safety suites and entering the water. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley


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This work, Fisherman Safety Training, by PO1 David Mosley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.5.2013

Date Posted:12.6.2013 2:19PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:311323

VIRIN:131205-G-QL499-001

Filename:DOD_100971629

Length:00:02:24

Location:OR, US

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