itCG-stranded rafters rescued, properly using a marine radio, Coast Guard Art Program makes YouTube

Coast Guard helped to find three rafters who were stranded in a remote national park in Alaska after their gear got washed away. Thankfully, they carried a personal locator beacon and used it to call for help. Story here This […]


itCG-kayaker without a paddle, AMVER works, international outreach, oil spill cleanup

Here is another example of a life jacket and a cell phone likely saving a life at sea. A kayaker, who lost his paddle and could not get back to shore, was able to make one call for help before […]