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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, Coast Guard 17th District commander addresses the end of Loran in Alaska, Feb. 8, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley


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

Date Taken:02.9.2010

Date Posted:12.20.2013 3:27AM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:316311

VIRIN:100209-G-#####-001

Filename:DOD_101059835

Length:00:04:10

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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