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911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), 09/11/2001.

911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Cent...

Original Caption: Mrs. Laura Bush listens Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush discusses the terrorist attacks with White House staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center. Also pic... more

Expedition 1

Expedition 1

Launch Vehicle: Soyuz TM-31 October 31, 2000.Duration: On ISS: 136 days On orbit: 141 days.Return Vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery March 21, 2001.Astronauts: William Shepherd, Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko.... more

Expedition 4

Expedition 4

Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavor December 5, 2001.Duration: On ISS: 190 days On orbit: 196 days.Return Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavor June 15, 2002.Astronauts: Yury Onufrienko, Carl Walz and Daniel Bursc... more

STS-100

STS-100

Launched: April 19, 2001, 2:40:42 p.m. EDT.Landing: May 1, 2001, 12:10:42 p.m. EDT, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif..Space Shuttle: Endeavour.Crew: Commander Kent Rominger, Pilot Jeffrey Ashby, Mission Specialist... more

STS-98

STS-98

Launched: February 7, 2001, 6:13:02 p.m. EST.Landing: February 20, 2001, 3:33 p.m. EST, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. .Space Shuttle: Atlantis.Crew: Commander Kenneth Cockrell, Pilot Mark Polansky, Mission Spe... more

Expedition 3

Expedition 3

Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery August 10, 2001.Duration: On ISS: 125 days On orbit: 129 days.Return Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavor December 17, 2001.Astronauts: Frank Culbertson, Mikhail Tyurin and Vl... more

9-11-01, New York City / Andrea Arroyo.

9-11-01, New York City / Andrea Arroyo.

Burning World Trade Center towers depicted as two columns of the repeated word "unreal," during the September 11th terrorist attack on New York City. Forms part of: Exit Art Gallery Reactions Collection: A Glob... more

Expedition 2

Expedition 2

Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery March 8, 2001.Duration: On ISS: 163 days On orbit: 167 days.Return Vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery August 22, 2001.Astronauts: YuryUsachev, Susan Helms and James Voss..T... more

STS-108

STS-108

Launched: December 5, 2001, 5:19:28 p.m. EST.Landing: December 17, 2001, 12:55 p.m. EST, Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Space Shuttle: Endeavour.Crew: Commander Dominic L. Gorie, Pilot Mark E. Kelly, Mission Sp... more

Mars Opposition and Equinox

Mars Opposition and Equinox

Description: (June 13, 2001) Prior to the Mariner 4 flyby in 1965, all we knew about Mars came from Earth-based telescopic observations. At best, Mars is a challenging object to observe, due to its small size, ... more

Mars Opposition and Equinox

Mars Opposition and Equinox

Description: (June 13, 2001) Prior to the Mariner 4 flyby in 1965, all we knew about Mars came from Earth-based telescopic observations. At best, Mars is a challenging object to observe, due to its small size, ... more

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Building 43 Radio Telescope.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Building 43 Radio Telescope.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 08, 2001) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Building 43 Radio Telescope. (U.S. Navy photo by Daniel Parry) File# 010828-N-NO204-500

Pentagon announces naming of the USS Nitze DDG 94.

Pentagon announces naming of the USS Nitze DDG 94.

Pentagon, Arlington, Va. (Jan. 10, 2001) Former Secretary of the Navy Paul H. Nitze (right) and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen look at a model of an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer at a Pent... more

Trumpet Player

Trumpet Player

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 22, 2001) A Sailor aboard USS Essex (LHD 2) provides music during celebrations on the mess decks, held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Cl... more

Aerographer checks wind conditions

Aerographer checks wind conditions

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 25, 2001) Aerographer's Mate Airman Leonardo San Miguel of Brownsville, TX, measures the wind direction and speed with an Anemometer-Wind Vane from the roof of the Naval Pacific Meteorolog... more

F-14 on final approach for a carrier landing.

F-14 on final approach for a carrier landing.

Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (Jan. 26, 2001) An F-14D "Tomcat" from the "Tomcatters" of Fighter Squadron Three One (VF-31) flies over the Landing Signal Officer (LSO) platform aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) ... more

AH-64 A/D Apache Helicopters assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade of the U.S. 4th Infantry Division based in Ft. Hood, Texas, are towed to an airfield.

AH-64 A/D Apache Helicopters assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade o...

ROTA, SPAIN (Jan. 28, 2001) AH-64 A/D Apache Helicopters assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade of the U.S. 4th Infantry Division based in Ft. Hood, Texas, are towed to an airfield during an inter-theater move... more

Aerial view of NAF Atsugi, Japan, and surrounding area.

Aerial view of NAF Atsugi, Japan, and surrounding area.

Atsugi, Japan (Feb. 03, 2001) An aerial view of the Naval Air Facility (NAF) located in Atsugi, Japan, with Mt. Fuji displayed in the background. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 3rd Class Michael Pusnik.... more

X-35C JSF Test Flight

X-35C JSF Test Flight

Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Md. (Feb. 10, 2001) The naval variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, X-35C, arrives at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, flown by U.S. Marine Corps Major Art "Turbo" T... more

U.S. Navy file  photo

U.S. Navy file photo

U.S. Navy file photo - (Feb. 14, 2001) The U.S. Navy's Unmanned Vehicle Detachment, located at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., deployed the remotely operated "Super Scorpio" to Pearl Harbor following t... more

U.S. Navy file photo

U.S. Navy file photo

U.S. Navy file photo - (Feb. 15, 2001) The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) "Scorpio Two" is lowered to the water to conduct an operational test dive from aboard the MSC ship Edison Chouest. Scorpio Two will c... more

U.S. Navy file photo

U.S. Navy file photo

U.S. Navy file photo - (Feb. 16, 2001) The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Scorpio II from the Deep Submergence Unit stationed aboard Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, Calif., is launched from the MV C-... more

JSOW in Hanger Bay

JSOW in Hanger Bay

The Arabian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2001) Aviation Ordnancemen break out Joint Stand Off Weapons (JSOWs) in the hangar bay aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), prior to night flight operations in support of Operation So... more

The Royal Thai Navy frigate HTMS Bangpakong (FFG 456) is underway alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76).

The Royal Thai Navy frigate HTMS Bangpakong (FFG 456) is underway alon...

GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 21, 2001) The Royal Thai Navy frigate HTMS Bangpakong (FFG 456) is underway alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76). (U.S Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Alex Mabini) File# 11... more

Cmdr. Timothy Wilke, Capt. Chris Peterschmidt and Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman discuss Freedom's upcoming deployment.

Cmdr. Timothy Wilke, Capt. Chris Peterschmidt and Vice Adm. Gerald R. ...

SAN DIEGO (Mar. 01, 2001) Cmdr. Timothy Wilke, left, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS) 1, Capt. Chris Peterschmidt, commodore of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (LCSRON) 1, and Vice... more

Chief of Navy Reserves Vice Adm. Dirk J. Debbink, right, receives a certificate of appointment to the rank of Honorary Master Chief Petty Officer from Force Master (FMF) Chief Ronney Wright during the Navy Reserve Master Chief commemoration ceremony.

Chief of Navy Reserves Vice Adm. Dirk J. Debbink, right, receives a ce...

WASHINGTON (Mar. 03, 2001) Chief of Navy Reserves Vice Adm. Dirk J. Debbink, right, receives a certificate of appointment to the rank of Honorary Master Chief Petty Officer from Force Master (FMF) Chief Ronney ... more

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a repleni...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan and embarked Ca... more

Christening Ceremony for Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Christening Ceremony for Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Newport News, Virginia (Mar. 04, 2001) The President of the United States, George W. Bush speaks to honored guests and participants during the christening ceremony for the U.S. Navy's newest nuclear powered air... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a replenishment at sea (RAS).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone abo...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a replenishment at sea (RAS). Reagan and embarked Carrier Air Wing One Fo... more

Former 1st Lady Nancy Reagan christens CVN 76

Former 1st Lady Nancy Reagan christens CVN 76

Newport News, Virginia (Mar. 04, 2001) The President of the United States, George W. Bush and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, William P. Frick watch as former First Lady Nancy... more

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a repleni...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan and embarked Ca... more

Christening of the Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Christening of the Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Newport News, Virginia (Mar. 04, 2001) The President of the United States, George W. Bush and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, William P. Frick watch as former First Lady, Nanc... more

Christening of the Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Christening of the Ronald Reagan CVN 76

Newport News, Virginia (Mar. 04, 2001) The President of the United States, George W. Bush speaks to honored guests and participants during the christening ceremony for the U.S. Navy's newest nuclear powered air... more

S-3B Viking

S-3B Viking

Over the Sea of Japan (Mar. 08, 2001) An S-3 "Viking" attached to Sea Control Squadron Two One (VS-21) conducts routine flight operations from aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk is operating in the Sea o... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) return to the ship at Sepangar Naval Base.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and ...

SEPANGAR, Malaysia (Mar. 11, 2001) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) return to the ship at Sepangar Naval Base to e... more

The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gets underway from Sepangar, Malaysia to support earthquake and tsunami relief operations.

The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gets un...

SEPANGAR, Malaysia (Mar. 12, 2001) The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gets underway from Sepangar, Malaysia to support earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed. ... more

Advancement Exam

Advancement Exam

ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (Mar. 20, 2001) E-4 Candidates aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) take the semiannual promotion exam. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Alisha M. Clay. File... more

CNO

CNO

YIGO, Guam (Mar. 21, 2001) Admiral Vernon Clark, Chief of Naval Operations receives an island tour of Guam from Rear Adm. Tom Fellin, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Marianas, aboard a CH-46D "Sea Knight" attached... more

Tank in ships well deck

Tank in ships well deck

ABOARD USS TARAWA (Mar. 23, 2001) Marines embarked on USS Tarawa (LHA 1) load equipment in the Well Deck area of the ship in support of "Exercise Kernel Blitz 2001". Kernel Blitz a large-scale amphibious landi... more

C-130 Refueling

C-130 Refueling

Philippine Sea (Mar. 23, 2001) During a long-range personnel recovery training mission, a CH-53E "Sea Stallion" helicopter from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) refuels from a C-130 Hercules. The 3... more

CNO

CNO

Changi Naval Base, Singapore (Mar. 23, 2001) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations visits with Sailors for an "All Hands Call" in Singapore. Admiral Clark is here for the opening of the new deep draft ... more

USS Kincaid (DD 965) underway

USS Kincaid (DD 965) underway

South Pacific Ocean (Mar. 28, 2001) An aerial view of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Kinkaid (DD 965) heading for a Sydney, Australia port visit. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Anthony C. Casull... more

RAM Missile Launch

RAM Missile Launch

ABOARD USS BATAAN (Mar. 29, 2001) A Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) is launched after locking onto its target during a live fire missile exercise aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5), a Wasp class amphibious assault ship. ... more

An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2) launches from the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) towing a TDU-32B/B aerial banner tow target.

An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 01, 2001) An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2) launches from the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) towing a TDU-32B/B aerial banner tow target. To... more

An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2) launches from the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) towing a TDU-32B/B aerial banner tow target.

An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 01, 2001) An F-14D Tomcat assigned the Bounty Hunters Fighter Squadron Two (VF-2) launches from the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) towing a TDU-32B/B aerial banner tow target. To... more

Spruance Class Destroyer USS Cushing DD 985.

Spruance Class Destroyer USS Cushing DD 985.

South China Sea (Apr. 11, 2001) Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Spruance class destroyer USS Cushing (DD 985) which is homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Dennis Cantrel... more

A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the �Gunbearers� of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron One One (HC-11), Detachment One, flies alongside the fast combat support ship USS Rainier (AOE 7).

A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the �Gunbearers� of Helicopter Combat S...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 12, 2001) A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the Gunbearers of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron One One (HC-11), Detachment One, flies alongside the fast combat support ship USS Rainier (AOE 7... more

 A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the �Gunbearers� of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron One One (HC-11), Detachment One, flies alongside the fast combat support ship USS Rainier (AOE 7).

A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the �Gunbearers� of Helicopter Combat ...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 12, 2001) A CH-46 Sea Knight assigned to the Gunbearers of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron One One (HC-11), Detachment One, flies alongside the fast combat support ship USS Rainier (AOE 7... more

Lt. Shane Osborn Welcome Home

Lt. Shane Osborn Welcome Home

Aboard Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, Wash. (Apr. 14, 2001) Lt. Shane Osborn from Norfolk, Neb., addresses a large crowd of well wishers following his return to the United States. Lt Osborn and his crew ab... more

Visitors tour the battleship USS Wisconsin

Visitors tour the battleship USS Wisconsin

Norfolk, VA. (Apr. 16, 2001) Visitors walk the main deck aboard the battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64) during the grand opening as a permanent center piece exhibit at Norfolks Nauticus Naval Heritage Museum. The... more

An F-14D Tomcat sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard the conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64).

An F-14D Tomcat sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard ...

Fremantle, Australia (Apr. 19, 2001) An F-14D Tomcat assigned to the Bounty Hunters of Fighter Squadron two (VF-2) sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard the conventionally powered aircraft carri... more

An S-3B Viking assigned to the �Red Griffins� of Sea Control Squadron Three Eight (VS-38) sits chocked and chained.

An S-3B Viking assigned to the �Red Griffins� of Sea Control Squadron ...

Fremantle, Australia (Apr. 19, 2001) An S-3B Viking assigned to the Red Griffins of Sea Control Squadron Three Eight (VS-38) sits chocked and chained down in front of the aircraft carrier USS Constellations (CV... more

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Apr. 20, 2001) The Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center carrying a multi-national crew and a complex canadian-built robotic arm (Canadarm 2) on mission STS... more

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Apr. 20, 2001) The Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center carrying a multi-national crew and a complex canadian-built robotic arm (Canadarm 2) on mission STS... more

CVN 71 Passes Lighthouse

CVN 71 Passes Lighthouse

Virginia Beach, Va. (Apr. 30, 2001) File# 010430-N-1328C-009

Seabee Training Exercise

Seabee Training Exercise

Shoalwater Bay, Australia (May. 01, 2001) Constructionman 2nd Class Josua Powers, from Las Vegas, NV, takes up a defensive position during a Seabee Engineering Reconnaisance Team (SERT) mission, during Exercise... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Garcia

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Garcia

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 02, 2001) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dominique Garcia from Houston, Texas, looks over a medical record during U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka's annual sick call screeners program. U.S. Navy... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) conduct a fresh water wash down.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) conduct...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May. 03, 2001) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) conduct a fresh water wash down. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Sunderman) ... more

Sailors steer the ship during a replenishment at sea.

Sailors steer the ship during a replenishment at sea.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May. 03, 2001) Ensign Luke Freeman, left center, is the helms safety officer aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), while Logistics Specialist 2nd Class A... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) approaches the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-A0 196).

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) ap...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May. 03, 2001) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) approaches the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-A0 196) before a refueling... more

Sailors observe the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) from the bridge wing aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52).

Sailors observe the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) from t...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May. 03, 2001) Sailors observe the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) from the bridge wing aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52). Barry is on a routine deployment co... more

EOD Training Exercise

EOD Training Exercise

Santa Rita, Guam (May. 06, 2001) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jed Anderson ensures that a chemical IED (Improvised Explosive Device) has been properly "decontaminated" during an exercise by checking for vapors. ... more

EOD Training Exercise

EOD Training Exercise

Santa Rita, Guam (May. 07, 2001) Hull Technician 1st Class Randall W. Robillard checks the tail-end of a Russian made 220-pound bomb during a Tri-Crab 2000 explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) drill. Tri-Crab 20... more

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fall into ranks as the ship departs Rhodes, Greece.

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ba...

RHODES, Greece (May. 11, 2001) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fall into ranks as the ship departs Rhodes, Greece after a scheduled port visit. Barry is on a r... more

A catapult �shooter� aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) signals an aircraft that the aircrafts weapons are being armed.

A catapult �shooter� aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV...

Arabian Gulf (May. 11, 2001) A catapult shooter aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) signals an aircraft that the aircrafts weapons are being armed. Constellation is currently in the Arabian Gu... more

EP-3 Crews Members Receive Awards

EP-3 Crews Members Receive Awards

Andrews Air Force Base, MD (May. 18, 2001) General Henry H. Shelton, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presents awards to 24 crew members of the captured U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II electronic surveillance air... more

An F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter idles on the flight deck of the  the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1)

An F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter idles on the flight deck of...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 18, 2001) An F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter idles on the flight deck of the the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) in preparation for take-off. The short take-off, vertical ... more

U.S. and Australian Ships at Sea

U.S. and Australian Ships at Sea

Shoalwater Bay, Queensland, Australia (May. 19, 2001) The Australian destroyer HMAS Brisbane (DDG 41) (top) and the U.S. Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) (center) cruise side by side in Australian wat... more

SECNAV swearing in

SECNAV swearing in

WASHINGTON, DC (May. 24, 2001) The 72nd Secretary of Navy, The Honorable Gordon R. England, center, in congratulated by Admiral Vern Clark, right, Chief of Naval Operations, and General James L. Jones, left, ... more

Secretary of the Navy

Secretary of the Navy

Washington, D.C. (May. 24, 2001) Mr. Gordon R. England officially became the 72nd Secretary of the Navy after taking the oath of office in the Pentagon following his Senate confirmation. Nominated by President ... more

RTC Battle Stations Drill

RTC Battle Stations Drill

North Chicago, IL (May. 29, 2001) Navy Recruits from recruit division 195 are given the scenario that their ship is lost and they must abandon ship. The recruits are jumping into the pool and must buddy up into... more

Navy Corpsman Field Training Exercise

Navy Corpsman Field Training Exercise

Talofofo, Guam (May. 31, 2001) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Raymond Munn from Cheyenne, WY, assigned to the "Providers" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Five (HC-5), listens for correct tube placement on an... more

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) breaks through the Artic ice.

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) bre...

North Pole (Jun. 05, 2001) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) breaks through the Artic ice. For the first time in a third of a century, Scranton was one of two U.S. submarines to... more

Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) are silhouetted by the Artic sun.

Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine U...

North Pole (Jun. 05, 2001) Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) are silhouetted by the Artic sun. For the first time in a third of a century, Scranton was ... more

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) breaks through the Artic ice.

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) bre...

North Pole (Jun. 05, 2001) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) breaks through the Artic ice. For the first time in a third of a century, Scranton was one of two U.S. submarines to... more

Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) explore the Artic ice surface.

Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine U...

North Pole (Jun. 05, 2001) Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) explore the Artic ice surface. For the first time in a third of a century, Scranton was one... more

The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG-43) comes alongside the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) for an underway refueling exercise.

The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG-43) comes alongside the airc...

Arabian Gulf (Jun. 08, 2001) The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG-43) comes alongside the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) for an underway refueling exercise. Constellation and Thach are currentl... more

The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) comes alongside the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) for an underway-refueling exercise.

The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) comes alongside the airc...

Arabian Gulf (Jun. 08, 2001) The guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) comes alongside the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64) for an underway-refueling exercise. Constellation and Thach are currentl... more

USS Hayler (DD 997) underway

USS Hayler (DD 997) underway

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2001) The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Hayler (DD 997) underway during operations with the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) battle group during a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). ... more

USS Higgins (DDG 76) underway.

USS Higgins (DDG 76) underway.

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 20, 2001) The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) maneuvers at high speed during routine operations near San Diego, California. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer... more

Diver over USS Monitor Salvage

Diver over USS Monitor Salvage

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 27, 2001) U.S. Navy diver, Gunner's Mate 1st Class James C. Burger from Henne Pin, IL, pulls on a chain fall rigged to the civil war era iron-clad ship USS Monitor. Divers are working from... more

NTC Great Lakes ILL.

NTC Great Lakes ILL.

North Chicago, Ill. (Jun. 29, 2001) Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes conducts a special recruit graduation "Pass in Review" on historic Ross Field aboard Naval Training Center (NTC) during the celebr... more

P-3C

P-3C

Naval Air facility Misawa, Japan (Jul. 02, 2001) A P-3C "Orion" aircraft from Patrol Squadron Four Six (VP-46) makes a final approach into the Naval Station during a scheduled deployment in the region. U.S. Na... more

Diver working on USS Monitor salvage

Diver working on USS Monitor salvage

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 03, 2001) U.S. Navy diver, Senior Chief Engineman Bill Staples from Somersworth, N.H., uses a hammer and chisel to free deck plating from the historic wreck of USS Monitor. Staples and oth... more

Diver Transfer Capsule

Diver Transfer Capsule

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 07, 2001) The Personnel Transfer Capsule (PTC) is raised to the surface of the Atlantic after an eight-hour dive on the historic wreck site of the USS Monitor off the coast of Cape Hatteras... more

Pilot checks a navigational chart while flying an MH-53E

Pilot checks a navigational chart while flying an MH-53E

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jul. 09, 2001) Lieutenant Commander Thomas Curran checks a navigational chart while flying an MH-53E "Sea Dragon" helicopter attached to the Vanguards of Helicopter Mine Countermeasu... more

F/A-18 Launch

F/A-18 Launch

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Jul. 12, 2001) An F/A-18 "Hornet" assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps training squadron VMFAT-101 completes a night-time catapult launch from the flight deck. The ship and emba... more

Lt. Matthew Kolb, assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Squadron (MSRON) 11, gives a briefing to members of a security detachment team after completing a convoy operation

Lt. Matthew Kolb, assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Squadron (MSRON) ...

SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, Calif. (Jul. 14, 2001) Lt. Matthew Kolb, assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Squadron (MSRON) 11, gives a briefing to members of a security detachment team after completing a convoy operatio... more

USS Monitor engine recovery

USS Monitor engine recovery

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 16, 2001) Navy divers, working with archaeologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on the Derrick Barge Wotan, lift the steam engine belonging to the histori... more

USS Monitor engine recovery

USS Monitor engine recovery

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 16, 2001) Navy divers, working with archaeologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on the Derrick Barge Wotan, recovered the steam engine belonging to the hi... more

Drug screening lab prepares samples.

Drug screening lab prepares samples.

Twentynine Palms, CA. (Jul. 17, 2001) Urine samples arrive at a toxicology lab for drug screening. Technicians barcode each sample for careful tracking and inventory. Samples are then placed in matched bar-co... more

NCIS agent prepares sting operation.

NCIS agent prepares sting operation.

Twentynine Palms, CA. (Jul. 17, 2001) Rick Warmack, assistant special agent in charge, reviews a safety briefing, while other NCIS agents prepare for an ecstasy drug sting. The sting resulted in the arrest of ... more

Service member arrested for drug use.

Service member arrested for drug use.

Twentynine Palms, CA. (Jul. 17, 2001) A service member sits in handcuffs, after being caught dealing and buying ecstasy from an undercover NCIS agent for almost three months. The sting resulted in the arrest o... more

Recompression Chamber

Recompression Chamber

Lumut, Malaysia (Jul. 19, 2001) Lt. Cmdr. Wanzaldi Abdul, from the Royal Malaysian Navy, looks as on Lt. Cmdr. Zaini Awangnik inspects a Transportable Recompression Chamber System (TRCS). Mobile Diving Salvage... more

SSN 721 At Sea

SSN 721 At Sea

The Western Pacific Ocean (Jul. 24, 2001) The Los Angeles Class Attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) completes a training maneuver off the coast of Malaysia. Malaysian and U.S. Navy ships and submarines part... more

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) underway

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) underway

The Pacific Ocean (Jul. 30, 2001) The Nimitz Class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean on a scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf regions. U.S.... more

Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) land on Blue Beach Vieques.

Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) land on Blue Beach Vieques.

Vieques Island, Puerto Rico (Aug. 06, 2001) Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) land on Blue Beach Vieques. The Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3-6 AAVs and personnel are home-based out of Camp Lejeune, N.C... more

U.S. Marines from Task Force Sledge Hammer train on the island of Vieques

U.S. Marines from Task Force Sledge Hammer train on the island of Vieq...

Vieques Island, Puerto Rico (Aug. 06, 2001) U.S. Marines from Task Force Sledge Hammer train on the island of Vieques. The Marine personnel are home-based out of Camp Lejeune, N.C. and participating in a Suppor... more

 Joint Venture  (HSV-X1)

Joint Venture (HSV-X1)

Off the coast of Australia (Aug. 15, 2001) The experimental high speed vessel Joint Venture (HSV-X1) steams in formation with HMAS Brisbane and HMNZS Canterbury. The 96-meter , wave-piercing catamaran is be... more