Pic of the Day – Firing A Shot Line

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 25, 2012) Airman Christopher Holcomb fires a shot line from the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7). Peleliu is the flagship for the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group and is underway conducting pre-deployment training with the Whidbey Island-class docking landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd class John W. Shepherd II/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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