Coast Guard medevacs 2 from grounded boat off the Bolivar Penisula in Texas
A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced two people showing symptoms of heat exposure after their 30-foot boat ran aground near Rollover Bay, July 25, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Beard.
Roughly 70 percent of the world is water. Eighty percent of the world’s population lives on or near a coast, and 90 percent of international commerce moves by sea. Capable maritime forces help ensure stability and prosperity around the world, and this year’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise helped participating nations improve those capabilities.
This year’s biennial exercise held in Honolulu, Hawaii, involved 26 nations, 45...