February 1999

Air Station Marine Takes Swimming to a Higher Level

Volume 82, Issue 2

All Marines are trained in basic swimming and aquatic survival in recruit training, but only 21 Marines throughout the Marine Corps take swimming to the second highest level-rescue swimming.

Last Oct. 16, Staff Sergeant Daniel Byrne, weather observer at Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.'s Weather Section, became one of the newest rescue swimmers at the air station.

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