Pic of the Day – Launching from the Flight Deck

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 18, 2012) Flight deck personnel launch an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). 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 Pacific Fleet 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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