Motorcycle Safety at the Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Bikers and enthusiasts look over the Orange County Patriot Chopper owned by the Army National Guard at the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008. The custom-made motorcycle will make its debut in its rally as part of the Rolling Thunder Memorial Day weekend event here.  Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Bikers and enthusiasts gather for the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event held at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Army Maj. Gen. John MacDonald, deputy commanding general of Installation Management Command, tests motorcycle simulator at the Pentagon to get a feel for how the bike would handle, May 2, 2008. The simulator is part of Installation Management Command expansion of its support to units in the field. The command provides mobile trainers, motorcycles and portable classrooms. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Pentagon motorcycle police officers Terry Collins, left, and Chris Sobecke, demonstrate a “partner ride” during the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event held at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Pentagon motorcycle police officer Stephen Boyd leads Arlington County police officer through a series of cones during a cycling demonstration at the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event held at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Army Maj. Gen. James W. Nuttall, deputy director for the Army National Guard and an avid motorcycle rider, has been riding for four decades. Nuttall spoke at the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event held at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Catherine Bell, an actress known for her role of Marine Lt. Col. Sarah MacKenzie on the television show “JAG” and who recently she has starred in the Lifetime Television series “Army Wives” speaks at the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event held at the Pentagon, May 2, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Kevin Redd, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee, tries walking while wearing “beer goggles” that make the wearer see as if they are impaired by alcohol. Michael Aguilar, Innocorp, Ltd. Helps Redd. Several vendors gathered at the second annual National Capital Region Joint Services motorcycle safety event, May 2, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Fred W. Baker III