Pic of the Day – Assault Craft Approach

ARABIAN SEA (March 11, 2012) Landing craft air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 approach the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). New Orleans and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gabriel Owens/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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