A BQM-74E Chukar aerial drone launches from the flight deck of the guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) to simulate an incoming missile during a live-fire exercise for the Pacific phase of Unitas 52 off the coast of Chile July 1, 2011. Ships from Chile, Colombia, Peru and the U.S. participated in the exercise. Unitas, Latin for “unity,” is an annual USSOUTHCOM-sponsored, multinational naval exercise designed to enhance security cooperation and improve coalition operations between South American and U.S. maritime forces. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Stuart Phillips, U.S. Navy/Released)
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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