Coast Guard rescues 2 people, cat 34 miles off Sarasota

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, cat 34 miles off Sarasota
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater air crew rescued two people and a cat aboard a 35-foot sailing vessel taking on water 34 miles off Sarasota Monday. The Canadian father and son, and their pet were safely returned to Air Station Clearwater and reported in good health. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a registered...

Coordinated international effort leads to rescue of two men off Costa Rica

By: Petty Officer 3rd Class Levi Read Every story has a beginning, middle and end. The story of a Coast Guard search and rescue operation is no different.  Often times though, when a search and rescue operation is recounted, you hear how it began and how it ended, but more often than not the middle section goes untold. This is the untold and behind the scenes look at the successful search and rescue...