Pic of the Day – Pacific Partnership 2011

PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 13, 2011) Amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) sails toward the Kingdom of Tonga to begin the first phase of Pacific Partnership 2011. Cleveland is the flagship for Pacific Partnership 2011, which will visit five island nations this summer: Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Federated States of Micronesia. Pacific Partnership 2011 is a humanitarian assistance initiative, which promotes cooperation throughout the Pacific. (US Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tony Tolley)

[Image courtesy of United States Department of Defense Flickr Stream.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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