Pic of the Day – CARAT Training

SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 12, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) and US Coast Guard cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) pass each other during a surface gunfire exercise. Chung-Hoon, Mellon and other US and Republic of Singapore Navy ships are participating in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2010. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kim McLendon/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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