Pic of the Day – Refueling

While flying over the USS Wasp (Landing Helicopter Deck-1), two CH-53E Super Stallions prepare to take fuel from a KC-130 Hercules. The helicopters are part of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-261 (Reinforced) the Aviation Combat Element for the 22 Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), while the KC-130 is from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Sqaudron-252.

[Image courtesy of the traicam4m Flickr Stream.]

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Charles McCain

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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