Pic of the Day – Science Party Ferry

ARCTIC OCEAN (Aug. 18, 2005) – US Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Steven Duque, left, and Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Adam Gunter, prepare to ferry members of a science party back to the US Coast Guard cutter USCGC Healy (WAGB 20) from an ice floe on the Arctic Ocean. The science party members recorded ice thickness and set-up buoys and webcams to monitor various aspects of Arctic sea ice. (US Navy photo by Aerographer’s Mate 1st Class Gene Swope/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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