Pic of the Day – Burial at Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2011) The rifle detail aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires three volleys during a burial at sea ceremony for 20 former service members. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are underway on a western Pacific deployment. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]

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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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