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...

Coast Guard rescues two mariners off the coast of Costa Rica

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman rescued two mariners from a life raft 50 miles west of Costa Rica earlier this morning.