Pic of the Day – Evacuation Participation

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Jerry Pitts, from Santa Maria, CA, directs a US Coast Guard HH-60 helicopter for launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The helicopter participated in the evacuation of an injured merchant Sailor to Abraham Lincoln. The sailor was medically stabilized and flown to San Francisco for treatment. Lincoln is underway conducting training and carrier qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/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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