Pic of the Day – Shot Line From The Forecastle

US 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 11, 2013) Gunner’s Mate Seaman Anna Collins fires a shot line from the forecastle of the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) to the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a replenishment-at-sea. Hue City is deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew R. Cole/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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