Crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick prepare a towing exercise with Royal Canadian Navy Vessel HMCS Yellowknife off the coast of Ketchikan, Alaska March 14, 2024. The objectives of the Coast Guard search and rescue program are to reduce loss of life, injury, and property damage in the maritime setting, minimize risks to responders, maximize resource utilization, and uphold global leadership in maritime search and readiness proficiency and impact. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gray |  VIRIN: 240314-G-TR299-1002.JPG