Mayday, Mayday, Mayday

“In short, if you own it or have responsibility for it—you have an obligation to communicate when the circumstances warrant.” If you’ve ever been listening to a guard frequency and heard a mayday call you probably will never forget the emotional distress and anxiety communicated in that message. Most people in distress cannot control the anxiety in their voice. I’ll never forget the very first SAR (Search and Rescue) case I went on. I was a Coast Guard helicopter co-pilot fresh out of U. S. Naval Flight Training. A vessel was east of Miami taking on water. Although it was the middle of the afternoon I was struck by how dark it was offshore. The thunder storms had built up off shore and wer

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