Spe­cial train­ing

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -

Aaron Gor­man (above photo, right) with the Ben­ton County Dive Team blacks out his gog­gles with tape be­fore a zero-vis­i­bil­ity ex­er­cise Sun­day dur­ing a pub­lic safety diver sur­vival train­ing course at the Melvin Ford Aquatic Cen­ter in Bentonville. Mem­bers of the Ben­ton County Dive Team and Arkansas Game and Fish Com­mis­sion took part in the two-day course with an in­struc­tor from Dive Res­cue In­ter­na­tional, which is de­signed to help pub­lic safety divers pre­pare for stress­ful and dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tions un­der wa­ter. (Right photo) Of­fi­cer Scott Basham (from left), Of­fi­cer Ken­neth Nel­son and Cpl. Jeremy Con­ner with the Arkansas Game and Fish Com­mis­sion Dive Team suit up for train­ing Sun­day.

NWA Demo­crat-Gazette/BEN GOFF • @NWABENGOFF

NWA Demo­crat-Gazette/BEN GOFF • @NWABENGOFF

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