Rescue swimmer Erich Klinger

NOAA highlights notable rescues of 2010

Over the past two centuries, how the Coast Guard locates distressed mariners has evolved. In times past, sailors could only send signals themselves to alert the U.S. Life-Saving Service and lighthouse keepers ashore. Today, search and rescue command centers can […]


itCG-Guardians save sinking boat, register your EPIRBs!, Washingtonian awarded, “goo” is algae

A Coast Guard helicopter and small boat crew in South Texas responded to a boat taking on water about 30 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Guardians were able to pass a pump to the boat to control flooding […]