Pic of the Day – Heaving the Line

ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 29, 2011) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Mary Likio calls out the order to heave the line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) during an underway replenishment with Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188). USS Dewey is deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of operations conducting maritime security operations. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim/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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