A French dive buddy called Pascal once told me the Rescue Diver course was his favorite because you do all the other courses for yourself; but you do Rescue Diver training for everybody else.
I got a kick out of this account, by "Samaka" (Anders Jälmsjö) on Scuba Jedi, of eventful Rescue Diver days on a liveaboard in the Red Sea.
But given the title, I was a little surprised that not everything that happened in Egypt actually stayed in Egypt.
Not all diver rescues are of the human variety, by the way. Sharks need love, too.