Pic of the Day – Calibration Fire Exercise

ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 10, 2012) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) fires a round from the forward MK-45 lightweight 5-inch gun during a pre-action aim calibration fire exercise. Cape St. George is deployed as part of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher S. Johnson/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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