Mario Vittone
Mario Vittone

Mario Vittone recently retired from the Coast Guard. He’s a trained rescue swimmer and boat captain who lives with his family in coastal Virginia.

Family
June 21 2013 11:29 AMGood Guard, Bad GuardEight ways to know if your pool’s lifeguards are up to the job—and are being given the support they need.
Family
June 4 2013 7:14 AMDrowning Doesn’t Look Like DrowningIn 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.