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A Fighter Squadron 14 (VF-14) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A photographer's mate concentrates on his subject aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A-6E Intruder and EA-6B Prowler flight crews conduct preflight checks in the cockpits of their aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126 (VAW-126) E-2C Hawkeye aircraft comes to a stop after engaging an arresting wire aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) during NATO exercise Display Determination '86. An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft is parked in front of a Mark 7 blast deflector

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft clears the deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. Another F-14 and two A-6E Intruder aircraft are being serviced on the flight deck

Flight deck crewmen signal launch instructions to the pilot of a Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An A-6E Intruder aircraft is on the catapult in the background

A Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A Fighter Squadron 14 (VF-14) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is positioned on a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A Fighter Squadron 14 (VF-14) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A starboard bow view of a Soviet Krivak class guided missile frigate as seen from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The Soviet ship is observing US and Allied ships during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

Flight deck crewmen take a break during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A port beam view of a Soviet Krivak class guided missile frigate observing the aircraft USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A catapult officer gives the launch signal to the pilot of an A-6E Intruder aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An A-6E Intruder is being towed by an MD-3A

Flight deck crewmen signal launch instructions to the pilot of a Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An A-6E Intruder aircraft is on the catapult in the background

An Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126 (VAW-126) E-2C Hawkeye aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An S-3A Viking aircraft is parked on deck

A Fighter Squadron 14 (VF-14) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

Pilots and radar intercept officers wait in the cockpits of their F-14A Tomcat aircraft during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). They are participating in NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An A-6E Intruder aircraft is being towed by an MD-3A tow tractor

An A-6E Intruder is positioned on a catapult as an F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An A-6E Intruder aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An S-3A Viking aircraft is parked on the edge of the flight deck, foreground

F-14A Tomcat aircraft are serviced on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. A Soviet Krivak class frigate is in the background, observing the exercise

A-6E Intruder aircraft, top and bottom and EA-6B Prowler aircraft are parked on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft clears the flight deck after being launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. An A-6E Intruder aircraft is being positioned on a catapult in the foreground

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126 (VAW-126) E-2 Hawkeye aircraft lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A plane director signals instructions to the pilot of an Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126 (VAW-126) E-2 Hawkeye aircraft during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The ship is participating in NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft clears the flight deck after being launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A-6E Intruder aircraft are towed by MD-3A tow tractors during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The ship is participating in NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86

A port view of the frigate USS ELMER MONTGOMERY (FF 1082) and the nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) underway during NATO Exercise DISPLAY DETERMINATION '86. A CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter is hovering above the helicpopter pad of the Elmer Montgomery

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

An A-6E Intruder aircraft is launched from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

Flight deck crewmen work in the cockpit of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft parked on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

An A-6E Intruder aircraft prepares for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

A starboard bow view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) underway with its battle group escorts

A starboard bow view of the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) underway with escort ships of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) battle group

A starboard bow view of the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) underway with escort ships of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) battle group

A port bow view of the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) underway with escort ships of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) battle group

Officers and crewmen applaud after listening to an address by Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. walks out onto the flight deck to address officers and crewmen aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. uses an MD-3A tow tractor as a podium while addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. steps down from an MD-3A tow tractor after addressing officers and crewmen gathered on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

Crewmen listen to an address by Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr. on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The carrier's return to home port has been delayed because of events in Lebanon

An aerial starboard bow view of Carrier Group Eight underway. They are, from left to right: frigate USS W.S. SIMS (FF 1059), replenishment oilers USS SAVANNAH (AOR 4) and USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6), nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), guided missile destroyer USS BYRD (DDG 23), guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27) and the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

An overall stern view of Carrier Group Eight underway. The ships are, from left to right: aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), replenishment ship USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6), ammunition ship USS NITRO (AE 23), guided missile destroyer USS CHARLES F. ADAMS (DDG 2), replenishment ship USS SAVANNAH (AOR 4) and guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27). (Substandard image)

An aerial starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) underway with their escorts off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon. The escorts are, clockwise from bottom: the guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27), replenishment oiler USS SAVANNAH (AOR 4), frigate USS TRIPPE (FF 1075), guided missile destroyer USS RICHARD E. BYRD (DDG 23) and the replenishment oiler USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6)

A starboard view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and their escorts underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon. The escorts are, from front to back: the frigate USS W.S. SIMS (FF 1059) replenishment oilers USS SAVANNAH (AOR 4) and USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6) and the guided missile destroyer USS RICHARD E. BYRD (DDG 23)

A silhouetted port view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), foreground, and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon, with their escort ships

A silhouetted port bow view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), foreground, and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and their escorts underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon

A starboard beam view of the guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27), underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon. In the background are the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and the replenishment oiler USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6)

A silhouetted port bow view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), foreground, and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) and their escorts underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon

An aerial starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) and their escorts underway off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon. The escorts are, clockwise from left: frigate USS W.S. SIMS (FF 1059), guided missile destroyer USS RICHARD E. BYRD (DDG 23), replenishment oilers USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6) and USS SAVANNAH (AOR 4), guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27), the frigate USS TRIPPE (FF F1075) and the ammunition ship USS NITRO (AE 23)

An aerial starboard view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) underway with escort vessels from Carrier Group Eight. They are the guided missile cruiser USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (CG 27), foreground, and the replenishment oiler USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6), starboard of USS NIMITZ

A crew member aboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) looks across the river at the Ready Reserve Force Ships SS BANNER (T-AK 5008), left, and SS CAPE CANSO (T-AK 5037)

The large harbor tug MENOMINEE (YTB 790) accompanies the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) while en route to Naval Operating Base, Norfolk. The combat stores ship USS SAN DIEGO (AFS 6) is in the background

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) leaving the Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Crash vehicles and MD-3A tow tractors are parked next to the island of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

A starboard bow view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) being assisted by large harbor tugs on its way to the Norfolk Naval Operating Base from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) being assisted by large harbor tugs as it leaves the Norfolk Naval Shipyard on its way to Norfolk Naval Operating Base

A starboard quarter view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) on its way to the Norfolk Naval Operating Base from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The Downtown Waterside is in the foreground

A port quarter view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) being assisted by large harbor tugs as it leaves the Norfolk Naval Shipyard

A port quarter view of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) being assisted by large harbor tugs as it leaves the Norfolk Naval Shipyard

The aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward half of the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during sea trails

The aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during sea trails

An aerial starboard quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck during sea trails

The aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during sea trails

An aerial view of the stern half of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested during sea trails

An aerial port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck during sea trails

An aerial starboard quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck during sea trails

The aerial port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested during sea trials

An aerial port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested on the forward section of the flight deck during sea trails

A port bow view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as the ship's aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system is tested during sea trials

Sailors of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) man the rails as the ship enters Boston Harbor

A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor

A SH-3H Sea King helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 7 (HS-7) is parked on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as it enters Boston Harbor with sailors manning the rail in the background

A starboard beam view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) tied up at a pier. The ship held an open house during its stay in port

A port view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor

Sailors of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) man the rails as the ship enters Boston Harbor

Sailors of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) man the rails as the ship enters Boston Harbor

A port view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor

A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor with sailors manning the rails

A starboard view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor with sailors manning the rail

As the RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II enters the harbor it passes by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) which is preparing to leave port

As the RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II enters the harbor it passes by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) which is preparing to leave port

As the RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II enters the harbor after passing the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) which is preparing to leave port

As the RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II enters the harbor it passes by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) which is preparing to leave port

As the RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II enters the harbor it passes by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) which is preparing to leave port

Marines on board the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) shift the colors as the ship prepares to leave port. The RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH II and the city of Boston are in the background

Pleasures craft surround the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as it enters the harbor. This is the first time in 20 years an aircraft carrier has entered this harbor

A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) underway in the harbor. This is the first time in 20 years an aircraft carrier has entered this harbor