Pic of the Day – Manning A Minigun

FT. KNOX, KY (Aug. 25, 2007) – A Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman (SWCC) mans his GAU-17 minigun during live-fire patrol training along the Salt River in northern Kentucky. SWCCs attached to Special Boat Team 22 (SBT-22) from Stennis, MS, employ the Special Operations Craft Riverine (SOC-R), which is specifically designed for the clandestine insertion and extraction of US Navy SEALs and other special operations forces along shallow waterways and open water environments. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jayme Pastoric/RELEASED)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]

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Charles McCain

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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