Pic of the Day – Pacific Missile Test Center

Pacific Missile Test Center Range (Aug. 10, 2004) – The guided missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and the Spanish Navy frigate Almirante Juan De Borbon (F 102) sail together during Combat Systems Ship Qualifications Trails on the Pacific Missile Test Center Range. Pinckney is the first ship in the Navy named after Navy Cook 3rd Class William Pinckney, recipient of the Navy Cross for his courageous rescue of a fellow crew member aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6) during the Battle of Santa Cruz. (US Navy Photo/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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