The U.S. Coast Guard has released the contestants for its annual Shutter Shootout photo contest, and the first round of voting has begun at its Facebook page.
Girl’s Best Friend
Rory, the daughter of Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin, hangs out with Piper, part of the Cherry Capital Airport K-9 Team, at Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, April 8, 2016. Piper, who works with members of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan, and Rory met at the station as part of a meet and greet for the K-9 team and members of the Cleveland-area Coast Guard and their families.
(U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin)