The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its field exercise on Green Bay and the search for 20 strategically-placed mannequins is on.
Representatives from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, Conn., have been conducting drills to gather data. Information gathered will be used to assist search and rescue responders on the Great Lakes and to help decrease time needed to located a person in distress on ice.
Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Gagnon (standing on the ice) and Seaman Jennifer Pender, both from Coast Guard Station St. Ignace, Mich., search for mannequins representing persons in distress during an ongoing field exercise on Green Bay Feb. 15, 2013. Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard, Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf.
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