Riverine Boats in Shallow Water Training

FT. KNOX, KY (Aug. 25, 2007) – Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) transit the Salt River in northern Kentucky during pre-deployment, live-fire training. SWCCs attached to Special Boat Team (SBT) 22 based in 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

[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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