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Coast Guard makes IMPACT on North Slope students

Date: July 24, 2012 
District 17 Public Affairs Detachment Anchorage


Coast Guard mechanics, electrical and communications specialists, pilots and swimmers were on hand to answer questions from the campers as they toured the FOL Barrow facility. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth H. Bordelon. 
Chief Petty Officer Richard Whitney, an operations specialist from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, gives a group high school students attending the North Slope Borough's IMPACT Camp a demonstration on the use of satellite radio and GPS systems used by the Coast Guard at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Rich Hinderhofer, an operations specialist from Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska, gives a group high school students attending the North Slope Borough's IMPACT Camp a demonstration on the use of satellite radio and GPS systems used by the Coast Guard at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Zechariah Retzlaff, an operations specialist from Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska, gives a group high school students attending the North Slope Borough's IMPACT Camp a demonstration on the use of satellite radio and GPS systems used by the Coast Guard at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Emley, an aviation survival technician from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, gives a group high school students attending the North Slope Borough's IMPACT Camp a presentation on the job of a Coast Guard rescue swimmer at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
A high school students attending the North Slope Borough'€™s IMPACT Camp suits up in Coast Guard rescue swimmer gear during a presentation on Coast Guard at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, pose with a group of high school students from the North Slope Borough's IMPACT Camp attending a presentation on the job of a Coast Guard at Forward Operating Location Barrow.
For more information about the IMPACT program, contact Fred Parady, North Slope mayor advisor, at 907-852-0404

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