Pic of the Day – The Jump

HONOLULU – Petty Officer 3rd Class Ilima Maiava, an aviation survival technician from Air Station Barbers Point, freefalls from an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter during a training exercise off the southeast coast of Kauai, Feb. 10, 2011. The exercises involved lowering a rescue basket to the MLB and deploying the rescue swimmer via free fall. (US Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony L. Soto.)

[Image courtesy of the US Coast Guard 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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