Saturday, May 23, 2015

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to recognize it when its happening.

May 23, 2015
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Maritime News

Coast Guard Rescues Dog from Icy Lake – Your Feel Good Video of the Day

A yellow lab is lucky to be alive after a fall into the icy waters of Lake Michigan.

February 4, 2015
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Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Survival – No Place for Absolutes

By Mario Vittone As I write this, the Coast Guard is still searching for two sailors missing from the the tall ship Bounty; the ship itself lies on the bottom...

October 29, 2012
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Sunday, October 7, 2012
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US Navy Stumbles Upon Man Floating in the South China Sea

Amongst the floating trash, sea life, and immense shipping traffic found near the Strait of Malacca, a man was spotted floating in the South China Sea on Saturday by a...

October 7, 2012
Total Views: 11

Friday, December 31, 2010
CG Rescue Swimmer Hoisted On Sling

CG Rescue Swimmers – No Not Those Rescue Swimmers

When you think of a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, the first thought that comes to mind is of a Coastie jumping out of a helicopter to pull someone to safety....

December 31, 2010
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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

USCG Rescue Swimmer School

The brave men and women of the USCG who have earned the title of Rescue Swimmer are true heroes. When your life is on the line in dangerous seas these...

June 17, 2008
Total Views: 67

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Veterans Day Comment

I just wanted to share this comment from our reader Martin Tregoning MNI: As a former UK SAR Mission Controller who also attended Governors Island, I can appreciate much of...

November 11, 2007
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