Latest "search and rescue" stories
The wild story that led to a petty officer’s Navy Marine Corps Medal
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Anthony Anglikowski saved a hiker's life in a treacherous mountain rescue last year.
Alaska Guardsmen rescue pregnant woman after a snowmobile accident
Pararescuemen spent an hour stabilizing the woman so she could evacuate to a hospital.
A snowstorm and a plane crash stranded 13 in the Alaskan wilderness. The Guardsmen who rescued them have won an award.
Search-and-rescue crews were trying to help sick mountain climbers when a crashed plane needed them, too.
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.
Alaska Guardsmen return home from landslide search and rescue
Members of the Army National Guard responded when a landslide destroyed homes and left people missing in Haines, Alaska.
By Harm Venhuizen