Life on the line parks police to the rescue
- How much is one life worth? // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun99, Vol. 125 Issue 6, p68
Presents details of a conference held to discuss various military issues concerning the rescue of people.
- Search and rescue unit handles variety of... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/14/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 20, p77
Discusses the US Air Force search and rescue unit in Iceland, which has rescued more than 235 people since the early 1970s. Unit's composition, equipment, responsibilities, and typical missions.
- The blue vision. Stablein, J. // Horse & Rider;Dec90, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p34
Part II. Recounts the author's rescue of an ill Basque sheepherder in the Wetterhorn region of Colorado. Describes the Indian legend of the `Blue Vision,' seen when death is near.
- Sailors free trapped whale. // Current Science;5/11/90, Vol. 75 Issue 18, p3
Describes the rescue of a female sperm whale by a US guided-missile cruiser. Details of the rescue of the whale which was entrapped in a drift net in the Arabian Sea.
- Space rescue operations proposed. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/9/84, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p16
President Reagan has proposed a joint U.S./Soviet simulated space rescue mission, and a bipartisan group of 8 senators is sponsoring legislation for a permanent treaty on space rescue operations for the U.S. space station. The proposal is to develop techniques to rescue people from malfunctions...
- Aircraft search for missing Peruvian 727. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/17/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p42
Reports that Canadian, American and British government aircraft are searching the waters off Newfoundland for a missing Peruvian Boeing 727-200 that ditched in the North Atlantic on September 11.
- Save our ship! Kimber, Stephen // Canadian Geographic;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p70
Features the volunteers of the Canadian Marine Rescue Auxiliary (CMRA) established in 1978 by Coast Guard officials and boaters. Information about CMRA and its activities; The Halifax Rescue Coordination Center; Rescue of Paul and Allan McDonald. INSET: The volunteer way of saving lives off...
- The bodies of the last three victims. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;5/31/95, Vol. 87 Issue 129, p2
Informs about the recovery of the last three victims of the Oklahoma City bombing from the wreckage of the federal building. Death penalties to Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nicholas if convicted.
- Laser reserves are always ready. Katz, Allan // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/20/97, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p42
Features the Land Air Sea Emergency Rescue (LASER) Division reservists of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Views of the head of the LASER reserves, Terry Pond; Role of the LAND reserves; Contact numbers.
- The mantrackers. Cahill, Tim // Outdoor Life;Jan96, Vol. 197 Issue 1, p62
Presents a true-life story of Tim Cahill's near impossible search for a lost elk hunter. INSET: Wilderness and snow survival commandments..