Latest "search and rescue" stories
Navy begins deep-sea recovery mission for remains of 5 sailors and helicopter wreckage
The recovery mission to find and retrieve the wreckage of a downed Navy helicopter and service members who died in the crash has begun in the Pacific.
US military prepares disaster response as Central America faces back-to-back hurricanes
Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo prepares to respond to Hurricane Iota after 10 days of providing disaster relief for Hurricane Eta.
By Harm Venhuizen
Recovery search suspended for combat controller lost in Gulf of Mexico
The search for Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff has ended, but it could resume if further clues are spotted.
Maritime tip: Get ready for spring boating by preparing for winter
Through November of 2018, Coast Guard crews in the 5th District responded to 14 search and rescue cases due to dead batteries. There were 119 reported engine failures of different sorts and more than 200 cases were due to operator error.
By Public Affairs Specialist 1st Class Andy Kendrick, U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic