Pic of the Day – Scanning The Horizon

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 21, 2003) – Engineman 3rd Class Edward Bessette scans the horizon for contacts and potential aggressors from aboard the Cyclone Class patrol boat, USS Chinook (PC 9). Chinook is conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. (US Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class William F. Gowdy/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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