Off-duty Coast Guard member rescues 2 swimmers off Fire Island

Off-duty Coast Guard member rescues 2 swimmers off Fire Island
Local EMS and other first responders arrive at the beach at Fire Island, New York, July 24, 2018 as an off-duty Coast Guard member rescues two distressed swimmers. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW YORK – An off-duty Coast Guard member rescued two swimmers in distress off the coast of Fire Island, New York, Tuesday evening. At approximately 8:45 p.m., Petty Officer 3rd Class Victoria Vanderhaden,...

Coast Guard Punt Teams rescue more than 940 people in one day

Coast Guard Punt Teams rescue more than 940 people in one day
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington continues to respond to rescue requests in the great Houston Metro Area, Aug. 30, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington/Released) HOUSTON – The Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams rescued more than 940 people in the greater Houston Metro Area, Wednesday. “We are assessing the needs of the community around-the-clock...

Coast Guard operations update in response to Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard operations update in response to Hurricane Harvey
The Coast Guard responds to search and rescue requests in response to Hurricane Harvey in the greater Houston Metro Area Aug. 28, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to respond to search and rescue requests in response to Hurricane Harvey in the greater Houston Metro Area Aug. 28, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard air crews...

Coast Guard member coordinates rescue in Vietnamese for Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard member coordinates rescue in Vietnamese for Hurricane Harvey
Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Resley coordinates rescue efforts in Vietnamese as he translates information between a Hurricane Harvey victim to the Coast Guard Command Center from the Incident Command Post in Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn A. Kneen CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four people...

Coast Guard rescues man, two children

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a man and two children in distress in Cross Bayou, Tarpon Springs, Monday.

Coast Guard rescues canoers from breakwall

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor rescued a male and female from the west end of the Fairhope breakwall, Saturday, at approximately 8 p.m.

Busy weekend for rescuers puts focus on boating safety

BALTIMORE – Due to an unusually high number of boaters in distress through the weekend, the Coast Guard reminds boaters to boat smart and boat safe while spending time on the water this summer.

Coast Guard and F.U.R.A. combine efforts to rescue 3 stranded swimmers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crews of a Coast Guard helicopter and Puerto Rico Police rescue crews combined efforts to rescue three of five swimmers who were stranded on a reef off Playa Escondida, Fajardo, after the group was taken out by the riptide away from the beach Friday afternoon.

Video – Cliff Rescue by Air Station North Bend

An HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station North Bend, Ore., conducts the rescue of a 15-year-old boy from a cliff north of Chetco River, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009.