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Sen. Begich Thanks The Icebreaker Healy


U.S. Sen. Mark Begich thanked the crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy and the M/V Renda for their successful delivery of fuel and heating oil to Nome, Alaska, on the Senate floor today.

He also addresses our nation's need to develop our Arctic infrastructure, invest in additional icebreakers and keep America from falling behind other Arctic nations amid their efforts to develop the Arctic. Furthermore, he touches upon the need for a robust science program and accurate weather reporting by NOAA and state-of-the-art tracking satellites.

TV & Video

An .mp4 video file is available for download here (300mb in size)

Video is available on YouTube here


A one minute webvideo summary thanking the Healy is available on YouTube here         


An .mp3 file is available for download here

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