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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, Coast Guard District Seventeen commander, addresses the contestants and the crowd at the 50th World Eskimo Indian Olympics July 20, 2011. For the second year, the Coast Guard has sponsored WEIO as an ongoing outreach effort with the people of the villages in Northern Alaska and the Arctic. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.


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This work, 50th World Eskimo Indian Olympics, by PO1 David Mosley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.20.2011

Date Posted:12.21.2013 11:51AM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:317114

VIRIN:110720-G-QL499-001

Filename:DOD_101062015

Length:00:02:30

Location:FAIRBANKS, AK, USGlobe

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