Tag Archives: Pacific

3 Men Marooned in the Pacific Are Rescued After Writing SOS in the Sand

3 Men Marooned in the Pacific Are Rescued After Writing SOS in the Sand

3 Men Marooned in the Pacific Are Rescued After Writing SOS in the Sand 3 Men Marooned in the Pacific Are Rescued After Writing SOS in the Sand Here’s a useful tip: If you ever find yourself stuck on an uninhabited island in the Pacific, it turns out that writing SOS in giant letters on the sand works. At least, …

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Angela Madsen, Paralympian Rower, Dies on Solo Pacific Voyage at 60

Angela Madsen, Paralympian Rower, Dies on Solo Pacific Voyage at 60

Angela Madsen, Paralympian Rower, Dies on Solo Pacific Voyage at 60 Angela Madsen, Paralympian Rower, Dies on Solo Pacific Voyage at 60 Angela Madsen was a healthy young Marine who was playing basketball when she suffered a serious back injury in 1981. When she had back surgery a dozen years later, at 33, she woke up paralyzed from the waist …

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U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region After Pandemic

U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region After Pandemic

WASHINGTON — United States military officials have outlined a spending request to bolster deterrence against China after the coronavirus pandemic ebbs, a sign of how national security leaders are already studying ways to shore up the country’s standing in the Asia-Pacific region once the outbreak ends. A report from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, delivered to Congress last week, calls for …

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