3,550 Miles on a Bike for Defense

Civil Defense Perspectives November 2011, Vol. 28 No. 1

On Dec. 7, 2011, Pearl Harbor Day, Stephen Jones arrived at his destination in Oceanside, Calif., having traveled 3,550 miles by bicycle from Martha’s Vineyard since Sep 23. Along the way, he stopped at about 160 fire stations, police departments, or emergency management offices in 17 states to provide life-saving nuclear preparedness information to first responders. In these days of electronic information overload,  the most memorable, attention-getting message could be the one delivered face to face by a man on a bicycle. Continue reading