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9th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: Oct. 15, 2011

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PHOTOs: Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City hosts 3,000 people at open house event

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The helicopter hangar at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City bustles with activity Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, as the unit held an open house for local residents to see their equipment up close and speak with Coast Guard men and women who serve the area.

About 3,000 people came to learn more about the air station, as well as speak with crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Charlevoix, Mich., and local law enforcement and emergency first responders.

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Standing next to a Coast Guard Station Charlevoix, Mich., 25-foot Response Boat-Small, local citizens watch a helicopter rescue demonstration by a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City aircrew Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the air station's open house.

About 3,000 people came to learn more about the air station, as well as speak with crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Charlevoix, Mich., and local law enforcement and emergency first responders.

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City

 

 

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