Dating men in the coast guard
People such as Kevin Costner make movies about rescue swimmers.
Faulkner was a champion swimmer who rescued 48 people during Hurricane Katrina.
I have stood on a pier and waved good-bye 15 times. The Coast Guard is an incredible multi-mission military organization and federal law enforcement agency.
Annually our Members respond to approximately 20,000 Search and Rescue cases and save about 4,000 lives.
It was that dedication to saving lives that put her on a mission in 1982 to assist a crew whose craft was in danger of sinking.
Coast Guard/Ryan Dickinson) I am a Coast Guard spouse. I know the unique and valuable service that the Coast Guard provides to our country. The Coast Guard has a long and distinguished history of service.
Cain was the first female Coast Guard pilot, earning her wings in 1978.
She flew many important, lifesaving missions as a helicopter pilot, including the rescue of a three-year-old boy who had fallen into the water while fishing with his family.
Sadly, she and her crew never made it, crashing in Molokai, Hawaii's Wailua Valley. When La'Shanda Holmes was just two years old, her mother committed suicide.
Not only was Cain a barrier breaker, she was also a role model for other Coast Guard women. Holmes was later adopted, but became a victim of abuse and was removed from that home.