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Coast Guard conducts 'wet drills' training in Torrance

September 15, 2010 |  1:38 pm


U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Tommy Hyde prepares to hit the water after making his jump from a helicopter hovering over the surf at Torrance Beach in Torrance, where Coast Guard air crews, pilots and rescue swimmers are given an opportunity to practice rescues, test their dry suits, safety gear and refresh their skills.

Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

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