Pic of the Day – Preparing to Refuel

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 14, 2012) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 prepares to refuel from a US Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Keen Sword 2013. Keen Sword is a biannual exercise held in order to enable the US and Japan to train in coordination procedures and heighten interoperability needed to effectively defend Japan or respond to a crisis in the Asia-Pacific region. (US Navy photo by Lt. Colin Crawford/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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