Pic of the Day – Applied Physics Ice Clearing

ARCTIC OCEAN (Mar. 21, 2009) Members of the Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Station clear ice from the hatch of the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) after the sub broke through the ice while participating in Ice Exercise 2009 in the Arctic Ocean. Annapolis and the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) are participating in ICEX to operate and train in the challenging and unique environment that characterizes the Arctic region. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/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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