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Tow-boat operator awaiting helicopter

Capt. John Bodin, a commercial tow-boat operator, waits for an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., to lower a rescue basket to the boat’s deck during training off the coast of Atlantic City Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Helicopter crews train with the rescue basket to ensure proficiency during an actual emergency.

Read more about the Week in the Life of U.S. Coast Guard Series.

Photographer's Name: 
Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham
Date Taken: 
August 2, 2013
Atlantic City, N.J.
Alt Text:
Tow-boat operator awaiting helicopter
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