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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Loran Station Tok turns off signal Feb. 8, 2010. Video by Petty Officer 1st David Mosley.


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This work, Loran Station Tok, by PO1 David Mosley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.8.2010

Date Posted:12.17.2013 5:17PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:314905

VIRIN:100208-G-#####-001

Filename:DOD_101056099

Length:00:01:34

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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