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Lost hiker rescued by local Air Guard wing

Original post made on Feb 9, 2010

Moffett-based Air National Guardsmen, recently back from Afghanistan, navigated their helicopter through mountainous terrain in dense fog to make the group's 908th rescue last weekend.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 1:45 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by thrifty, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Feb 9, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Great job - another life saved. I hope we send the bill of this rescue to the saved hiker now - if these hikers want to live in the wilderness, then live in there and don't burden the taxpayer for your adventures. Buy a satellite phone or something instead - and be responsible for your own actions.


Posted by LivnNLovnLf, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Wow, that's a bit mean. Satellite phone -- wilderness, something wrong with that picture. Sometimes its the only respite one gets from all these gadgets we are enslaved to and can't seem to live without. What happened to just good ole hiking in the wilderness, novel idea?


Posted by Bear Grylls, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:43 pm

Obviously he didn't remember the things I teach on my show which airs on the Discovery Channel....please watch it Man v Wild


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