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First aviator class at the Naval Air Station: Pensacola, Florida

Airplanes - Historical - Using a sea-sled in connection with the Caproni Bi-plane at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Experimental work conducted by Captain H.C. Mustin, U.S.N. Side view of Caproni plane on sea-sled

Airplanes - Historical - Using a sea-sled in connection with the Caproni Bi-plane at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Experimental work conducted by Captain H.C. Mustin, U.S.N. Three-quarter front view of Caproni plane on sea-sled

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Navy Dirigible Balloon, C-1, the largest of its kind in America. This balloon made the flight from Rockaway Naval Air Station L.I., to Key West, Florida, a ditance of nearly 1,500 miles. The crew consisting of six men was under the command of Capt. S.V. Parsler, Commandant of the Naval Air Station at Rockaway, L.I

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division, 65th Field Artillery Brigade, regiments perform an Artillery Review with horse drawn 75 mm cannons at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) Frederick S. Strong, Commander, 40th Division, and his staff pose for a group photo at Camp Kearny, California (CA). MGEN Strong is the first Commander of the 40th Division. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Movement of horse drawn field artillery, probably 75mm cannon, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Composite shot of four buildings at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The buildings include the YMCA, the Knights of Columbus Hall, the Hostess House, Camp Library and Kearny Theaters. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A field of Mushroom Tents, both closed and open, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of the camp for the 145th Field Artillery Regiment (1ST Utah Field Artillery) at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A fleet of US Army (USA) Dodge Army Ambulances, 115th Sanitary Train, 40th Division, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The Sanitary Train became the 115th Medical Regiment. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division on a hike near Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A view looking down Regimental B Street near the YMCA at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division at A Company Street ready to head for the mess hall at Camp Kearny, California (CA). In the background the Mushroom tents are visible. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division setting up for exercises at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of some of the 1200 horses and mules corralled at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of 1200 head of horses and mules in one corral at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar

U.S. Naval Air Station, San Diego, Cal.

[Observation kite balloon in air with basket (gondola) suspended below, U.S. Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia]

["Pilot" climbing up rope to get into basket (gondola) suspended below observation kite balloon during training at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia]

Francois Malagnac, adopte. Address: 64 Place Belder, Bordeaux, (Hironde) protege of: Officers & Men U.S. Naval Air Station, Castletownbare, Ireland

U.S. Naval Air Station, Camp Glenn, N.C., Feb. 1st, 1919

Pilots at Pensacola Naval Air Station: Pensacola, Florida

Bolling Field & Naval Air Station, [Washington, D.C.]

Bolling Field & Naval Air Station, Washington, D.C.

[...] D. Palmer and A.O. [...] U.S.M.C. leaving Naval Air Station, Anacostia, after record flight of 4 days from San Domingo

... D. Palmer and A.O. ... U.S.M.C. leaving Naval Air Station, Anacostia, after record flight of 4 days from San Domingo

"Wolf," the prize winning German police dog at the Naval Air Station in Wash., to fly with Lt. R.D. Lyon

"Wolf," the prize winning German police dog at the Naval Air Station in Wash., to fly with Lt. R.D. Lyon

Air cooled airplane engine at Naval Air Station, 5/4/25

Rep. Wm. R. Coyle & Lt. Norton at Naval Air Station, 82825

Pigeons for McMillan Expedition at Naval Air Station, 52225

Air cooled airplane engine at Naval Air Station, 5425

Pigeon loft, Naval Air Station, [5/22/25]

Pigeon loft, Naval Air Station, 52225

The wreck of the Dellavilaud? plane that crashed in the Potomac river near the Naval Air Station, Anacostia, D.C. Chief Petty Officer F.H. Bushing and A.V. Cobb, aviation machinist mate, who were flying the plane were rescued. They were uninjured

A United States Navy plane completely wrecked by the tornado as it struck the Naval Air Station at Anacostia, D.C.

The wreck of the [Dellavilaud?] plane that crashed in the Potomac river near the Naval Air Station, Anacostia, D.C. Chief Petty Officer F.H. Bushing and A.V. Cobb, aviation machinist mate, who were flying the plane were rescued. They were uninjured

Twelve Navy pilots make parachute jump from [...] plane. Scene at the Naval Air Station in Washington today as twelve Naval officers and enlisted men jumped simultaneously from a Navy plane, as a part of nationwide celebration of Navy Day. This picture was snapped shortly after the men jumped from the plane

First Lady of Land christens huge air liner. The First Lady of the Land, Mrs. Herbert Hoover, christening the giant airliner Buenos Aires today at the Naval Air Station in Washington. The ship will carry 32 passengers and a crew of 4 and will be put into passenger service between New York and South America by the New York Rio and Buenos Aires Air Line. Mrs. Hoover is greatly interested in the development of air traffic between North and South America as a means of promoting good will among the American republics

First Lady of Land christens huge air liner. The First Lady of the Land, Mrs. Herbert Hoover, christening the giant airliner Buenos Aires today at the Naval Air Station in Washington. The ship will carry 32 passengers and a crew of 4 and will be put into passenger service between New York and South America by the New York Rio and Buenos Aires Air Line. Mrs. Hoover is greatly interested in the development of air traffic between North and South America as a means of promoting good will among the American republics

David S. Ingalls at Naval Air Station, 31529

Famous transatlantic flyer demonstrates new type plane to Navy Officials. Clarence Chamberlain, famous Transatlantic flyer, and Ruth Nichols (in cabin) noted aviator, arrived in Washington today with the new Chamberlain cabin menoplane. In this photograph they are pointing out the many features of this new plane to Commander A.H. Douglas, Commandant of the Naval Air Station and Commander J.H. Towers, Assistant Chief of the Naval Bureau of Aeronautics (right). Unusual visibility and special aerlons which Chamberlain says practically makes it impossible for this ship to stall or go into a tailspin, are the new features

Famous transatlantic flyer demonstrates new type plane to Navy Officials. Clarence Chamberlain, famous Transatlantic flyer, and Ruth Nichols (in cabin) noted aviator, arrived in Washington today with the new Chamberlain cabin menoplane. In this photograph they are pointing out the many features of this new plane to Commander A.H. Douglas, Commandant of the Naval Air Station and Commander J.H. Towers, Assistant Chief of the Naval Bureau of Aeronautics (right). Unusual visibility and special aerlons which Chamberlain says practically makes it impossible for this ship to stall or go into a tailspin, are the new features

PRESIDENT AWARDS SAFE FLYING TROPHY. WASHINGTON, D.C. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, SEATED, AWARDS THE HERBERT SCHIFF TROPHY FOR SAFE FLYING TO LT. PHIL L. HAYNES, COMMANDER OF TRAINING SQUADRON NO. 2 AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION AT PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. T. HAYNES, LEFT, SEC. CLAUDE SWANSON, CENTER, AND SCHIFF STANDS BEHIND THE PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT AWARDS SAFE FLYING TROPHY. WASHINGTON, D.C. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, SEATED, AWARDS THE HERBERT SCHIFF TROPHY FOR SAFE FLYING TO LT. PHIL L. HAYNES, COMMANDER OF TRAINING SQUADRON NO. 2 AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION AT PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. T. HAYNES, LEFT, SEC. CLAUDE SWANSON, CENTER, AND SCHIFF STANDS BEHIND THE PRESIDENT

FIRST LADY CHRISTENS YANKEE CLIPPER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3. MRS. ROOSEVELT TODAY SMASHED A BOTTLE OF WATER FROM THE SEVEN SEAS ON THE BOW OF THE YANKEE CLIPPER, CHRISTENING THE 40-TON, 74 PASSENGER FLYING BOAT WHICH WILL INAUGURATE TRANSATLANTIC AIR PASSENGER SERVICE. THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THE U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION HERE

FIRST LADY CHRISTENS YANKEE CLIPPER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3. MRS. ROOSEVELT TODAY SMASHED A BOTTLE OF WATER FROM THE SEVEN SEAS ON THE BOW OF THE YANKEE CLIPPER, CHRISTENING THE 40-TON, 74 PASSENGER FLYING BOAT WHICH WILL INAUGURATE TRANSATLANTIC AIR PASSENGER SERVICE. THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THE U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION HERE

FIRST LADY CHRISTENS YANKEE CLIPPER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3. MRS. ROOSEVELT TODAY SMASHED A BOTTLE OF WATER FROM THE SEVEN SEAS ON THE BOW OF THE YANKEE CLIPPER, CHRISTENING THE 40-TON, 74 PASSENGER FLYING BOAT WHICH WILL INAUGURATE TRANSATLANTIC AIR PASSENGER SERVICE. THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THE U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION HERE

FIRST LADY CHRISTENS YANKEE CLIPPER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3. MRS. ROOSEVELT TODAY SMASHED A BOTTLE OF WATER FROM THE SEVEN SEAS ON THE BOW OF THE YANKEE CLIPPER, CHRISTENING THE 40-TON, 74 PASSENGER FLYING BOAT WHICH WILL INAUGURATE TRANSATLANTIC AIR PASSENGER SERVICE. THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THE U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION HERE

Aerial View of Naval Air Station Squantum, Massachusetts

Commander Zeb Knott's Blue Angels Aircraft at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Blue Angel Aircraft Taxiing at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Two Blue Angel Pilots during Preflight Inspections at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Blue Angels Flyby at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Naval Uniforms. John Marshall Evans, Radioman, first class. Radioman Evans' uniform is the white service dress worn both aboard the ship and at shore station during the summer months or in the tropics. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. August 21, 1941

Naval Uniforms. John Marshall Evans, Radioman, first class. Radioman Evans' uniform is the white service dress worn both aboard the ship and at shore station during the summer months or in the tropics. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. August 21, 1941

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Two Blue Angels Fly over Aircraft Parking Ramp at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Naval Uniforms. John Marshall Evans, Radioman, first class. Radioman Evans' uniform is the white service dress worn both aboard the ship and at shore station during the summer months or in the tropics. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. August 21, 1941

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

Anacostia, Washington, D.C. Naval air station. Naval officer

John Marshall Evans, Radioman, first class. Radioman Evans' uniform is the white service dress worn both aboard the ship and at shore station during the summer months or in the tropics. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. August 21, 1941

Naval Uniforms. John Marshall Evans, Radioman, first class. Radioman Evans' uniform is the white service dress worn both aboard the ship and at shore station during the summer months or in the tropics. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. August 21, 1941

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the West at 10,000 Feet

Squantum Air Raid Shelter

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the West at 300 Feet

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the East at 10,000 Feet

Pearl Harbor bombing. Naval air station. This is the wreckage-strewn naval air station at Pearl Harbor following one of the Japanese sneak attacks on the morning of December 7, 1941. In the background, an explosion sends a mass of flames and smoke high in the sky

Pearl Harbor bombing. Naval air station. This is the wreckage-strewn naval air station at Pearl Harbor following one of the Japanese sneak attacks on the morning of December 7, 1941. In the background, an explosion sends a mass of flames and smoke high in the sky

Washington, D.C. Hugh Massman, a student at the Naval Air Station, with his wife, Lynn and eight weeks old son, Joey

Washington, D.C.-Joey, eight weeks old son of Hugh Massman, a student at the Naval Air Station

Washington, D.C. Hugh Massman, a student at the Naval Air Station, with his wife, Lynn and eight weeks old son, Joey

Washington, D.C. Joey, eight weeks old son of Hugh Massman, a student at the Naval Air Station

Washington, D.C. Lynn Massman, wife of a student at the Naval Air Station, eating breakfast while her eight-weeks-old son takes a nap

Washington, D.C. Lynn Massman, wife of a student at the Naval Air Station, eating breakfast while her eight-weeks-old son takes a nap

Aerial View of Pier One at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Aerial View of the Lockwood Basin at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

K-38 Emergency Landing

High Explosive Magazines Under Construction at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) William E. Crowe. Official Portrait

Completed High Explosive Magazines at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Aircraft in a Hangar at the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

Aircraft at the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

Aerial View of the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

View of Torpedo Shack No. 2786, at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

View of Torpedo Shack No. 2787, at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

View of a Torpedo Shack and Rows of Torpedoes at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Hanger Two at Naval Air Station in South Weymouth

First Helicopter at South Weymouth

Aerial View of the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts and the Surrounding Area

An overhead view of the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Aircraft Carrier USS VALLEY FORGE (CVA 45) underway, with F-9F-2B Panther, F2H-2 Banshee, and F8F Bearcat aircraft on the deck. The exact date image taken unknown. Note: In the future this area will be the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (SUBSTANDARD)

The crew of an RA-3B Skywarrior aircraft prepares to depart on a mission in the Caribbean. The men, from Light Photographic Squadron 62 (VFP-62), are from left to right: Lieutenant (LT) Herbert Nichols, pilot; LT Rodney Jenkins, navigator; and PH1 Jack D Carter, photographic technician

A left front view of an RA-3D Skywarrior aircraft with a display of the camera equipment used aboard it during aerial photographic missions

A Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (RVAK-3) RA-5C Vigilante aircraft is parked on the flight line

PH2 Landenberger Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Italy....CHIEF Cryptologic Technician Terry L. Bond looks on as Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class James R. Wasilowski runs through a program on the Armed Forces Courier Station's computer. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)