Pic of the Day – Salt River Crash Back Maneuver

FT. KNOX, KY (Aug. 25, 2007) – A Special Operations Craft-Riverine (SOC-R) performs a crash-back maneuver during training along the Salt River in northern Kentucky. Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) attached to Special Boat Team 22 (SBT-22) based in Stennis, MS, employ the SOC-R, a craft 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 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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