Pic of the Day – Passing On Approach

ARABIAN SEA (Feb. 13, 2012) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 passes the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) on approach to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), not pictured. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (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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