Portrait of Bruce Johnson, a Coast Guard auxiliarist who rescued three near Baltimore

Right place, right time

“Our goal was to get them out of the channel as fast as possible. There was no way the cargo ship would have seen them. The ship was approaching at about 15-20 knots. We only had about 15 minutes to get them out of the channel before being hit.”

itCG-airborne storm warnings, inert ordnance found, fake distress call prosecuted, debris launched investigation

It’s not just search and rescue missions that get our aircraft in the air. During severe storms, we are part of the storm warning team. Not only does the aircraft report back on the status of the storm, but it […]