Pic of the Day – Launch Preparation

ARABIAN SEA (July 4, 2011) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 14 are deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting close-air support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Feddersen/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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