California Air National Guard

Rescuers from the 129th Rescue Wing attempted to rescue a man on a vessel 900 miles out to sea on August 18, 2015. (CBS)

Sailor Treated By California Air National Guard Rescue Unit 900 Miles Off Coast Dies

A sailor who fell ill on a ship 900 miles off the California coast died Wednesday, hours after members of a California Air National Guard unit boarded the ship to treat the man.

08/19/2015

A 129th Rescue Wing C-130 aircraft at Moffett Field in Mountain View. (CBS)

129th Rescue Wing From Moffett Field To Treat Injured Man Aboard Boat 900 Miles Off Coast

California Air National Guard rescuers from the Bay Area are trying to save a man on a boat hundreds of miles out on the Pacific Ocean.

08/18/2015

Lyra Kaufman

Parents Defend Sailing With Children After Toddler Rescued By Bay Area Team

A San Diego family with a sick infant stranded on a boat hundreds of miles off the coast of Mexico safely boarded a U.S. Navy ship Sunday morning as part of a rescue that included a Bay Area-based Air National Guard team.

04/06/2014

The Rebel  Heart, a 36-foot Hans Christian sloop. (Credit The Rebel Heart Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/svrebelheart)

Navy Warship En Route To Sick Toddler On Sailboat

A U.S. Navy warship was headed Saturday to rescue a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a crippled sailboat that was attempting to circle the world.

04/05/2014

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Bay Area Provides Aid To East Coast In Aftermath Of Sandy

After superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening and continued to wreak havoc along the Eastern Seaboard from Virginia to Massachusetts, the Bay Area is responding to the natural disaster.

10/30/2012