Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Always ready -- A killer storm -- Helicopter help -- Deepwater disaster -- Bold and brave -- Capsized! -- Another life saved -- Tanker explosion -- A lake rescue -- Under attack -- A huge evacuation -- Serving overseas -- More Coast Guard heroes.
The men and women of the United States Coast Guard are always on call to protect their nation's coasts and help those who are in trouble at sea. In Today's Coast Guard Heroes, kids will meet real-life Guardians who have displayed incredible courage in the face of great danger as they served their country.