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Kodiak, Alaska (Aug. 16, 2005) -- U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety and Security Team (MSST) speeds across the water near USS Ogden (LPD 5), off the coast of Kodiak Island, Alaska, as they prepare to board a suspect vessel during exercise Alaska Shield/Northern Edge 2005. The U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Ogden (LPD 5) and its embarked Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Team (MSST) are participating in the exercise Alaska Shield/Northern Edge 2005. The exercise is the first opportunity within the state to exercise an integrated local, state and federal government response to a series of simulated emergencies including natural disasters, terrorist attacks and mass casualty scenarios. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Mike Buytas (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
August 16, 2005
Tech. Sgt. Mike Buytas, USAF
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
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Tail Code
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