Pic of the Day – M-16 A3 Qualification Shoot

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 6, 2013) Capt. Tom Burke (top), the commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and Capt. Michael McKenna, the ship’s executive officer, fire M-16 A3 service rifles during a qualification shoot. Ronald Reagan is underway conducting flight deck certifications and carrier qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristina D. Walton/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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