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Good Guard Bad Guard

By | 2017-05-18T15:29:50+00:00 June 4th, 2011|Risk, Water Safety|

It’s July and hot outside and you head to the neighborhood pool for the day.  The kids want to swim and you just want to be doing nothing for awhile.  Everyone files through the gate [...]

She’ll Save You

By | 2017-05-18T15:29:50+00:00 March 17th, 2011|Coast Guard, Military, SAR|

My friend, Sara Faulkner, is one of only four women currently serving as helicopter rescue swimmers in the U.S. Coast Guard. Here she is being interviewed after a rescue she was involved in late last [...]

It Doesn’t Have to Be Summer

By | 2010-11-18T21:47:27+00:00 November 13th, 2010|Risk, Water Safety|

The Consumer Product Safety Commission receives reports every year of drownings that occur in water sources (and other liquids) not normally associated with drownings - things found in an around landlocked homes without pools. Understanding that it happens (however rarely) and why and how it happens can be all it takes to make sure it doesn't happen to you.