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National Guard Make-Up How the National Guard is ‘fighting back’ to curb noise

How the National Guard is ‘fighting back’ to curb noise



Coast Guard auxiliary member Dave Pritchard, of Long Beach, California, has been doing his best to help local residents reduce noise and pollution in the city.

“It’s not just the noise pollution, it’s all the other things we have to deal with, the water pollution,” Pritchel told Fox News.

“So, it would be nice to be able to get rid of all of that noise pollution that comes with our jobs and the traffic that comes along with our work and our life.”

“We have a lot of problems that we have,” he added.

“We have too much noise, too much pollution, too many fires and other things that we can’t fix.”

Pritchard’s mission to help residents combat noise pollution is part of an effort to help keep Coast Guard ships in the area.

The Coast Guard’s flagship, the USS Stinson, has made its home in Long Beach since 1996, and the vessel has been deployed to several countries, including Iraq, Iran and Syria.

The ship was originally built to serve as a carrier in the Persian Gulf, but after being hit by a cruise missile in 2008, it was diverted to a U.S. naval base in Dahlgren, New Jersey, for upgrades and repairs.

The ship’s maintenance team spent a year restoring it to its former glory, and in the last year, Pritcher has worked to reduce the ship’s noise pollution by installing an internal air purifier and installing more efficient ventilation systems.

Pritcher told Fox that the noise problem has become a priority for him and his team as they try to keep the ship out of harm’s way.

“When we first got to Dahlgren we were really concerned,” he said.

“But now, we’re trying to make sure that we’re doing things to help our crews out and help keep them safe.”

As part of their efforts, the Coast Guard has installed an electronic sound suppression system on the ship that allows for continuous sound checks to be made, Pirtcher said.

The unit measures the sound waves emitted by the ship and can determine when and where it needs to be shut down, according to the Coast Guards website.

If the ship is not shutting down properly, Piritons team can shut down the ship by sending a loud “pings” signal that is sent to the ship, Pritchons website states.

“I’ve been able to make that happen on one occasion in the past year and we shut down it by sending the loud pings to it,” Piritts stated.

“Now, if the ship has a problem with that, we can shut it down by sending more loud pinging signals to it.”

The system was installed in response to a crew member who was caught making inappropriate noises and violating Navy regulations, according the website.

Piritons crew member also violated a federal air quality rule, Piltons website stated.

The crew member was suspended and demoted, Pregnant Women United said.

Pirithes crew member will be replaced with a more environmentally friendly, less noisy person, Prugmans website stated, adding that Pritchys crew member has also received an air quality inspection from the U.N. Environmental Protection Agency.

A spokesperson for the U-N stated that “all parties have been notified” and that the UNA’s staff will work with the Coast of Mexico to determine whether a replacement crew member is needed.

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