TITLE

Dog Sleds and Cold Beds

AUTHOR(S)
Wagers, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to the experiences from the author's life. When the editor of the periodical "Airman," was looking for a volunteer to shoot a feature story in Alaska, the author's hand shot up quicker than an ejection seat busting an F-16 canopy. Fortunately, their journey started in Montana, which served as a dry run for the colder temperatures they would experience later in the month-long assignment. Upon arriving at the Anchorage airport, the author picked up a local newspaper to acquaint myself with Alaskan culture. On the front page, a sled-dog team sprinted at full stride with text that detailed the rigors of navigating the new 1,150-mile trail for the upcoming Iditarod sled-dog race.
ACCESSION #
14447428

 

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