Coast Guard crew answers the call (but left their socks ashore)

Coast Guard crew answers the call (but left their socks ashore)
Story by Ensign Jacob Boross On Nov. 10, a crew of about 100 Coast Guard men and women were at sea in the North Atlantic, towing a disabled sailboat and its crew back to safety after the sailboat lost a rudder in rough weather.  The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward charged out from the Chesapeake Bay the Friday before without as much as a change of clothing or even milk for their morning cereal. ...

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 3 from disabled sailboat

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 3 from disabled sailboat
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the crew of the Navy destroyer USS Cole rescued three people Sunday from the disabled 38-foot sailboat Wings approximately 210 miles offshore of North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. Coast Guard Fifth District watchstanders initially received a call Friday from a commercial towing company who were relaying a request for assistance via a satellite phone on behalf...