Pic of the Day – Search And Rescue Jump Qualification

ANACORTES, WA (Jan. 13, 2009) Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island search and rescue (SAR) air crewmen are hoisted into an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter as part of their jump qualification process at Campbell Lake. Seven crewmen earned their annual qualifications in jump status and direct deployment and one became qualified in rescue basket operation during the evolution. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tucker M. Yates/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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