TITLE

Guiding the Troops Operation Waypoint Puts GPS Devices into Soldiers' Hands

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
GPS World;Aug2011, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Operation Waypoint, a non-profit Minnesota-based program by the American Legion Post 621, which has expanded its focus from regional into national in the safety deployment of soldiers to the Middle East. Since the beginning of its operations in 2005, the troops have been relying with handheld navigation devices and mapping cards from Lowrance Electronics Inc. According to retired educator Ed Meyer, the organization will pursue its goal by enhancing its GPS accuracy.
ACCESSION #
65264230

 

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