Coast Guard seeks public’s help with identifying source of laser light that endangered rescue aircrew

Coast Guard seeks public's help with identifying source of laser light that endangered rescue aircrew
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard announces Thursday a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the illumination by green laser of a Coast Guard helicopter near Muskegon, Mich., in August. This incident is just one of many recent incidents that endangered the safety of Coast Guard aircrews as well as those of other...

Coast Guardsman undertakes 1,600-mile bicycle journey

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Walker is currently on a 1,600-mile bicycle trip during the month of August from Long Beach, Calif., to Seattle. “Riding keeps me fit,” explained Walker, a boatswain mate stationed at Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach, “and it’s a great way to relax and get all the day’s stress out of...