USS Stetham Conducts Search and Rescue Certification

March 24, 2020 – The Search and Rescue (SAR) team aboard USS Stethem recently completed their search and rescue certification (SARCERT). The certification included material and administrative checks, exercises to recover a man overboard using both the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and foc’sle and a test of competency in plotting man overboard. “The SARCERT was a challenging certification where…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Trains for Aircraft Crash at Sea Rescue

March 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – In the water area of ​​Peter the Great Bay off the coast of Vladivostok, a special search and rescue exercise was conducted in which rescue personnel from the fleet on duty, naval aviation pilots and Pacific Fleet medical specialists were involved. According to the scenario of the exercise, as a result of the accident,…

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USS Ross Conducts Rescue at Sea

March 3, 2020 – USS Ross (DDG 71) conducted lifesaving emergency search-and-rescue operations for a civilian Turkish vessel in the Sea of Marmara while conducting her southbound transit from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, March 3, 2020. Late Tuesday morning, lookouts onboard Ross spotted smoke plumes rising from a small vessel in the Sea of Marmara. Ross quickly…

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