Pic of the Day – Surface Gunnery Exercise

JAVA SEA (May 30, 2010) The guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and the US Coast Guard cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) move into position before commencing a surface gunnery exercise as part of Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Indonesia 2010. In its 16th year, NEA is part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David A. Brandenburg/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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