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SIA2008-3769

SIA2008-3769

90-105, 9A, "Portraits, Hek-Hem"; "Bacteriologist Hilda Hempl Heller (b. 1891) worked at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The photograph was taken by Watson Davis at a scientific meeting in Toro... more

SIA2008-3770

SIA2008-3770

90-105, 9A, "Portraits, Hek-Hem"; "Bacteriologist Hilda Hempl Heller (b. 1891) worked at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The photograph was taken by Watson Davis at a scientific meeting in Toro... more

SIA2008-2008

SIA2008-2008

90-105, 9, Portraits Gov-Goz; "Russian soil chemist A.N. Goudilina was attending the First International Congress of Soil Science conference in Washington, D.C., June 13-22, 1927, when this photograph was taken... more

SIA2008-4422

SIA2008-4422

90-105, 10, "Portraits, Herbert S. Jennings"; "Johns Hopkins University protozoologist Herbert Spencer Jennings (1868-1947) and his wife. This is most likely his first wife, artist Mary Louise Burridge Jenning... more

SIA2008-4824

SIA2008-4824

90-105, 11, "Portraits, Kin-Kiq"; "In 1954, Lt. Col. Pauline Kirby of the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) had just been appointed Chief of the Nursing Service at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Kirby joined th... more

SIA2008-1731

SIA2008-1731

90-105, 8, Portraits Fri; "Billington; National Organization for Women (NOW) founder and president Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006); NOW co-chair and Washington, D.C., lobbyist Barbara Ireton; and femi... more

NASA ADMINISTRATOR CHARLES BOLDEN AT THE JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE MODEL DISPLAY AT THE MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER IN BALTIMORE, MD

NASA ADMINISTRATOR CHARLES BOLDEN AT THE JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE MO...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: NASA ADMINISTRATOR CHARLES BOLDEN TALKS TO THE MEDIA AND GUESTS AT THE MD SCIENCE CENTER IN BALTIMORE ABOUT THE JAMES WEB SPACE TELESCOPE (JWST) AND TOU... more

Expedition 25

Expedition 25

Launch: Soyuz TMA-19 June 15, 2010.Landing: November 25, 2010.Launch: Soyuz TMA-01M October 7, 2010.Landing: March 16, 2011.Astronauts: Douglas Wheelock, Shannon Walker, Oleg Skripochka, Alexander Kaleri, Scott... more

Participants of the annual Polar Bear Challenge brave the cold and jump into the frigid waters of Green Bay Marina on New Year's Day at Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka.

Participants of the annual Polar Bear Challenge brave the cold and jum...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 01, 2011) Participants of the annual Polar Bear Challenge brave the cold and jump into the frigid waters of Green Bay Marina on New Year's Day at Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka. (U.... more

 Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a thumbs up before launch of an F/A-18C Hornet

Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a thumbs up before launch of an F/A-18C Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson... more

Fireworks explode over the harbor at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka as the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is lit by Christmas lights.

Fireworks explode over the harbor at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokos...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 01, 2011) Fireworks explode over the harbor at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka as the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is lit by Christmas lights during a new year ... more

Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of pencil flares in the first time zone west of the International Date Line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of pencil flares in the first time zone west of the International Date Line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl ... more

Lt. j.g. Justin Murty eunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.

Lt. j.g. Justin Murty eunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kits...

BANGOR, Wash. (Jan. 01, 2011) Lt. j.g. Justin Murty, assigned to the Gold Crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), reunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor a... more

Engineman 2nd Class Angel Fix looks at the coastline of an island in the Philippines from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) as the ship transits the Bohol Sea.

Engineman 2nd Class Angel Fix looks at the coastline of an island in t...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Engineman 2nd Class Angel Fix looks at the coastline of an island in the Philippines from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) as the ship transits the Bo... more

An F/A-18C Hornet lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

An F/A-18C Hornet lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (C...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibi... more

Sailors Coast Guardsmen aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conduct a pre-counterpiracy operations brief.

Sailors Coast Guardsmen aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conduct a pr...

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 01, 2011) Sailors assigned to the visit, board, search and seizure team and Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team embarked aboard the guided-missile cruis... more

Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of pencil flares in the first time zone west of the International Date Line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Sailors ring in the new year at midnight with a qualification fire of pencil flares in the first time zone west of the International Date Line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl ... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean.  Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Oce...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) returns to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.

The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) ret...

BANGOR, Wash. (Jan. 01, 2011) The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) returns to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by William G. Garcia... more

Lt. j.g. Justin Murty eunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.

Lt. j.g. Justin Murty eunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kits...

BANGOR, Wash. (Jan. 01, 2011) Lt. j.g. Justin Murty, assigned to the Gold Crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), reunites with his wife and son at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor a... more

A Sailor observes celebratory flares shot to mark the new year on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

A Sailor observes celebratory flares shot to mark the new year on the ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) A Sailor observes celebratory flares shot to mark the new year on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Win... more

STS-135

STS-135

Launch: July 8, 2011, 11:29 am EDT.Landing: July 21, 2011, 5:57 am EDT, Kennedy Space Center.Space Shuttle: Atlantis .Crew: Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley, Mission Specialists Rex Walheim, and Sandy Mangus. ... more

Professional golfer and former Navy Lt. Billy Hurley poses for a photo in front of the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93).

Professional golfer and former Navy Lt. Billy Hurley poses for a photo...

PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 01, 2011) Professional golfer and former Navy Lt. Billy Hurley poses for a photo in front of the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Hurley was... more

Expedition 31

Expedition 31

Launch: Soyuz TMA-03M December 21, 2011.Landing: July 1, 2012.Launch: Soyuz TMA-04M May 14, 2012.Landing: September 16, 2012.Astronauts: Oleg Kononenko, Sergei Revin, Gennady Padalka, Joe Acaba, Andre Kuipers a... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean.  Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Oce...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean.  Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Oce...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean.  Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Oce...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

Chief Machinist's Mate Jayson Brettin, the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), gives his wife a hug after returning from a strategic deterrent patrol.

Chief Machinist's Mate Jayson Brettin, the Ohio-class ballistic-missil...

BANGOR, Wash. (Jan. 01, 2011) Chief Machinist's Mate Jayson Brettin, the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), gives his wife a hug after returning from a strategic deterrent patrol. (... more

Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Rolon Gonzalez assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81,

Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Rolon Gonzalez assigned to the Sun...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Rolon Gonzalez assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, takes apart an engine from an F/A-18E Super Hornet aboard the airc... more

Lt. Nomer Gatchalian, an arresting gear officer assigned to air department's V-2 division, stands a proper watch as an aircraft comes in for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Lt. Nomer Gatchalian, an arresting gear officer assigned to air depart...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) Lt. Nomer Gatchalian, an arresting gear officer assigned to air department's V-2 division, stands a proper watch as an aircraft comes in for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier U... more

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) underway in the Pacific.

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) underway in the Pacific.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 01, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) underway with her embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17. Carl Vinson is on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of respon... more

A Sailor signals for a final check before launching an aircraft.

A Sailor signals for a final check before launching an aircraft.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Lt. Arthur Rodriguez, the air department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), signals for a final check before launching an aircraft off the flight de... more

A Sailor makes adjustments to steam valves.

A Sailor makes adjustments to steam valves.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Anthony Padilla, assigned assigned to the air department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), makes ad... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) move pallets of supplies during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) move p...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) move pallets of supplies during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship US... more

A Sailor reviews strike group assets in sea combat commander module.

A Sailor reviews strike group assets in sea combat commander module.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Chief Operations Specialist James Metz, assigned to Destroyer Squadron Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, reviews strike group assets in sea combat commander module aboard the Nimitz-cl... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jason Connole, assigned the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) guides pallets of supplies onto the ship during a replenishment at sea.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jason Connole, assigned the guided-missile ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jason Connole, assigned the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) guides pallets of supplies onto the ship during a replenishment at sea with the ... more

A Sailor makes adjustments to steam valves that control aircraft catapults.

A Sailor makes adjustments to steam valves that control aircraft catap...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 02, 2011) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Thomas Mikkos, assigned to the air department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), makes adjustments t... more

Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Kirlin, assigned to the administration department's X-3 division,

Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Kirlin, assigned to the adminis...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Kirlin, assigned to the administration department's X-3 division, reviews administrative separations in the personnel office aboard the aircr... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Alexander Cesar updates the qualifications of one of his junior Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Alexander Cesar updates the qualificati...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Alexander Cesar updates the qualifications of one of his junior Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier... more

Master Chief Logistics Specialist Gilbert Ermitano observes Sailors as they take muster for an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Master Chief Logistics Specialist Gilbert Ermitano observes Sailors as...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Master Chief Logistics Specialist Gilbert Ermitano observes Sailors as they take muster for an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson ... more

Hull Technician 3rd Class Bryan Pate welds metal for a damaged table aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Hull Technician 3rd Class Bryan Pate welds metal for a damaged table a...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Hull Technician 3rd Class Bryan Pate welds metal for a damaged table aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deploy... more

 Ship's Serviceman Seaman Apprentice Matthew Rascon holds an abandon ship life raft sign during an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Ship's Serviceman Seaman Apprentice Matthew Rascon holds an abandon s...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Ship's Serviceman Seaman Apprentice Matthew Rascon holds an abandon ship life raft sign during an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vins... more

Personnel Specialist Seaman Jianpeng Huang, assigned to the administration department's X-3 division,

Personnel Specialist Seaman Jianpeng Huang, assigned to the administra...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Personnel Specialist Seaman Jianpeng Huang, assigned to the administration department's X-3 division, processes common access cards in the personnel office aboard the aircraft carr... more

Sailors conduct a foreign object Damage (FOD) walk down after an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors conduct a foreign object Damage (FOD) walk down after an aband...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Sailors conduct a foreign object Damage (FOD) walk down after an abandon ship drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 ... more

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, left, Personnel Specialist Seaman Reanna Bostic,

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, left, Personnel Speciali...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, left, Personnel Specialist Seaman Reanna Bostic, and Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Kirlin, all assigned to the administration... more

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, the administration department X-3 division day shift supervisor,

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, the administration depar...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Raynard Grant, the administration department X-3 division day shift supervisor, talks with his leading petty officer in the personnel office aboard t... more

Hull Technician 3rd Class Corey Gotschall measures a metal sheet to create door signs aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Hull Technician 3rd Class Corey Gotschall measures a metal sheet to cr...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 03, 2011) Hull Technician 3rd Class Corey Gotschall measures a metal sheet to create door signs aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1... more

Lt. Cmdr. Michael James, officer-in-charge of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74, Detail Horn of Africa, interacts with children who will attend school at a schoolhouse that is under construction.

Lt. Cmdr. Michael James, officer-in-charge of Naval Mobile Constructio...

KONTALI, Djibouti (Jan. 04, 2011) Lt. Cmdr. Michael James, officer-in-charge of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74, Detail Horn of Africa, interacts with children who will attend school at a schoolho... more

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) heave lines to bringing across a refueling probe from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea.

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

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) heave lines to bringing across a refueling probe from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Station North Island.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Stat...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 04, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Station North Island. Ronald Reagan is on a scheduled underway for training and certification in preparation for a dep... more

Sailors handle lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) as the ship pulls away after a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), not pictured.

Sailors handle lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors handle lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) as the ship pulls away after a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), n... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Engagement Team supporting 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, gives a basic hygiene class during a health initiative in Sangin, Afghanistan.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Enga...

SANGIN VALLEY, Afghanistan (Jan. 04, 2011) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Engagement Team supporting 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, gives a basic hygiene class during a h... more

The Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) arrives in the Andaman Islands for the beginning of Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) 2011.

The Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Safeguard (T...

PORT BLAIR, India (Jan. 04, 2011) The Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) arrives in the Andaman Islands for the beginning of Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) 2011. SALVEX is par... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) uses flashing light signals to communicate with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 10...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) uses flashing light signals to communicate with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), not pictured... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Engagement Team supporting 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, gives a medical class to local Afghan children during a health initiative in Sangin, Afghanistan.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Enga...

SANGIN VALLEY, Afghanistan (Jan. 04, 2011) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Heidi A. Dean, assigned to the Female Engagement Team supporting 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, gives a medical class to local Afghan ... more

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Dan Foster, center, from Hutchinson, Kan., uses irritant smoke to test respirators during a fit test.

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Dan Foster, center, from Hutchinson, Ka...

BREMERTON, WASH. (Jan. 04, 2011) Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Dan Foster, center, from Hutchinson, Kan., uses irritant smoke to test respirators during a fit test in a hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircr... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) pulls alongside the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 10...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) pulls alongside the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea. Carl Vinson and Ca... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106).

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air... more

A groundbreaking ceremony commences for the renovation project of Naval Branch Health Clinic Bangor.

A groundbreaking ceremony commences for the renovation project of Nava...

SILVERDALE, Wash. (Jan. 04, 2011) Jon Okada, left, Veterans Northwest project manager; Capt. Mark Olson, commanding officer of Naval Base Kitsap; Rear Adm.C. Forrest Faison III, commander of Navy Medicine West ... more

Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Michael McCracken holds a guide line attached to a truss during its placement in a building at Camp Leatherneck.

Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Michael McCracken holds a guide line a...

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (Jan. 04, 2011) Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Michael McCracken, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, holds a guide line attached to a truss during its place... more

Religious Program Specialist 2nd Class Ehrmar Macaraeg, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), prepares to deliver United Through Reading videos to Sailors' loved ones.

Religious Program Specialist 2nd Class Ehrmar Macaraeg, assigned to th...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Religious Program Specialist 2nd Class Ehrmar Macaraeg, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), prepares to deliver "United Through Reading" videos to Sailors' l... more

Construction Electrician 2nd Class Raynita Garner, left, and Builder 2nd Class Corey Lawlis plant a palm tree in the yard surrounding the chapel at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

Construction Electrician 2nd Class Raynita Garner, left, and Builder 2...

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Jan. 04, 2011) Construction Electrician 2nd Class Raynita Garner, left, and Builder 2nd Class Corey Lawlis plant a palm tree in the yard surrounding the chapel at Naval Station Guantanamo ... more

Command Chaplain Lt. Gregory Hazlett shares a laugh with Sailors temporarily assigned to the supply department of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Command Chaplain Lt. Gregory Hazlett shares a laugh with Sailors tempo...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Command Chaplain Lt. Gregory Hazlett shares a laugh with Sailors temporarily assigned to the supply department of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Car... more

Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, speaks with Ecuadorian media aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) during a scheduled media day.

Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2...

MANTA, Ecuador (Jan. 04, 2011) Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, speaks with Ecuadorian media aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) during a scheduled media day. Southe... more

 Quartermaster Seaman Ingrid Devinkayne, from Round Rock, Texas, prepares to raise the national ensign while shifting colors as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leaves homeport.

Quartermaster Seaman Ingrid Devinkayne, from Round Rock, Texas, prepa...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 04, 2011) Quartermaster Seaman Ingrid Devinkayne, from Round Rock, Texas, prepares to raise the national ensign while shifting colors as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leaves ho... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) man the rails prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) ma...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) man the rails prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment. Bainbridge is deploying to the Medi... more

Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11, welcomes back Sailors assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 during their

Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 04, 2011) Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11, welcomes back Sailors assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 during their "Bac... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) approaches the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 10...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) approaches the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), not pictured, to conduct refueling at sea. Carl V... more

Operations Specialist 3rd Class Stephen Sittner, from Denver, mans the bridge navigational radar during sea and anchor detail aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Operations Specialist 3rd Class Stephen Sittner, from Denver, mans the...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 04, 2011) Operations Specialist 3rd Class Stephen Sittner, from Denver, mans the bridge navigational radar during sea and anchor detail aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ro... more

Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, speaks with Ecuadorian media aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) during a scheduled media day.

Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2...

MANTA, Ecuador (Jan. 04, 2011) Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, speaks with Ecuadorian media aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) during a scheduled media day. Southe... more

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti James C. Swan and Builder 2nd Class Jermaine Blake discuss building details at the construction site of a schoolhouse.

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti James C. Swan and Builder ...

KONTALI, Djibouti (Jan. 04, 2011) U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti James C. Swan and Builder 2nd Class Jermaine Blake, project crew leader assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74, D... more

Sailors on the Sea and Anchor detail haul in the mooring lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96)

Sailors on the Sea and Anchor detail haul in the mooring lines aboard ...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors on the Sea and Anchor detail haul in the mooring lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) as the ship prepares to leave Naval Station Norfolk. Bainbridge... more

Lt. Cmdr. Patrick M. Hare, a medical officer assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, applies burn ointment to an Afghan child during a health initiative in Sangin, Afghanistan.

Lt. Cmdr. Patrick M. Hare, a medical officer assigned to the 3rd Batta...

SANGIN VALLEY, Afghanistan (Jan. 04, 2011) Lt. Cmdr. Patrick M. Hare, a medical officer assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, applies burn ointment to an Afghan child during a health initiative in... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Station North Island.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Stat...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 04, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Naval Air Station North Island. Ronald Reagan is on a scheduled underway for training and certification in preparation for a dep... more

Seabees work on the assembly of a truss to be used on a building at Camp Leatherneck.

Seabees work on the assembly of a truss to be used on a building at Ca...

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (Jan. 04, 2011) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 work on the assembly of a truss to be used on a building at Camp Leatherneck. NMCB-3 is part of the... more

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) prepare their station during a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer U...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) prepare their station during a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vins... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) take in mooring lines prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) ta...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) take in mooring lines prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment. Bainbridge is deploying to ... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) man the rails prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) ma...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) man the rails prior to departing Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment. Bainbridge is deploying to the Medi... more

Friends and family members watch from the pier as the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96)

Friends and family members watch from the pier as the guided-missile d...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Friends and family members watch from the pier as the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) pulls out of port. Bainbridge is departing on a scheduled deployment to the Mediter... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) passes historic Point Loma in San Diego after departing Naval Air Station North Island.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) passes historic Point ...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 04, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) passes historic Point Loma in San Diego after departing Naval Air Station North Island. Ronald Reagan is off the coast of Southern Calif... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106).

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air... more

Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11, welcomes back Sailors assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 during their

Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 04, 2011) Capt. William Wheeler III, commodore of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11, welcomes back Sailors assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 during their "Bac... more

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Stockdale (DDG 106) prepare their stations before a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Stockdale (DDG 106) prepare th...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Stockdale (DDG 106) prepare their stations before a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Car... more

Sailors heave a line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106).

Sailors heave a line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 04, 2011) Sailors heave a line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106). C... more

Tugboats pull the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) away from the pier as the ship leaves Naval Station Norfolk.

Tugboats pull the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) awa...

NORFOLK (Jan. 04, 2011) Tugboats pull the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) away from the pier as the ship leaves Naval Station Norfolk. Bainbridge is departing on a scheduled deployment to the M... more

. Marion C. Parham, center, widow of Capt. Thomas David Parham, the first African-American promoted to the rank of Navy captain, signs

. Marion C. Parham, center, widow of Capt. Thomas David Parham, the fi...

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Jan. 04, 2011) E. Marion C. Parham, center, widow of Capt. Thomas David Parham, the first African-American promoted to the rank of Navy captain, signs "An Affirmation of Faith" for Hospit... more

Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Alejandro Ledesma, left, assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40,

Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Alejandro Ledesma, left, assigned to Fleet...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Alejandro Ledesma, left, assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40, tightens screws on a C-2A Greyhound with another Sailor aboard the aircr... more

Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Thomas Hengel stands as a safety observer in a refueling station aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Thomas Hengel stands as a safety observe...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Thomas Hengel stands as a safety observer in a refueling station aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea. Carl ... more

Operations Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Smith stands as winch watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Operations Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Smith stands as winch watch ab...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Operations Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Smith stands as winch watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing... more

A rig captain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) attaches a messenger bag to the refueling probe.

A rig captain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) A rig captain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) attaches a messenger bag to the refueling probe as it is readied for return to the aircr... more

Sailors assigned to the deck and weapons departments re-stow lines during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

Sailors assigned to the deck and weapons departments re-stow lines dur...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Sailors assigned to the deck and weapons departments re-stow lines during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing ... more

Sailors assigned to Detail Bravo of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 28, and a Marine assigned to 2nd Marine Logistics Group

Sailors assigned to Detail Bravo of Naval Mobile Construction Battalio...

MANTRA, Ecuador (Jan. 05, 2011) Sailors assigned to Detail Bravo of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 28, and a Marine assigned to 2nd Marine Logistics Group lay the foundation for a stair case at Escu... more

Rear Adm. Mark D. Guadagnini signals to launch an F/A-18C Hornet aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

Rear Adm. Mark D. Guadagnini signals to launch an F/A-18C Hornet aboar...

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 05, 2011) Rear Adm. Mark D. Guadagnini, commander of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, signals to launch an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Blue Blasters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Benjamin Troutman, assigned to the deck department's 3rd Division,

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Benjamin Troutman, assigned to the deck depart...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Benjamin Troutman, assigned to the deck department's 3rd Division, makes reports on a sound-powered telephone while standing watch as the starboard aft look... more

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kurtis Potts, left, speaks to Adm. John C. Harvey about navigation charts.

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kurtis Potts, left, speaks to Adm. Jo...

GROTON, Conn. (Jan. 05, 2011) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kurtis Potts, left, from Mesquite, Texas, speaks to Adm. John C. Harvey, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, about navigation charts aboard the... more

Dwight Brumley discusses aircraft maintenance with students assigned to the Kuwaiti Air Force.

Dwight Brumley discusses aircraft maintenance with students assigned t...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 05, 2011) Dwight Brumley, right, an instructor at Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity International Training Center (NITC), discusses aircraft maintenance with ... more

Seaman Daniel Dubon stands a phone talker watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea

Seaman Daniel Dubon stands a phone talker watch aboard the aircraft ca...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Seaman Daniel Dubon stands a phone talker watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a d... more

Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate David Iverson shouts time remaining to the ship's 1st lieutenant in the sponson above him during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate David Iverson shouts time remaining to t...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 05, 2011) Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate David Iverson shouts time remaining to the ship's 1st lieutenant in the sponson above him during a refueling at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ca... more

Chief Master Sgt. Richard A. Kaiser, center, speaks with Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi leadership.

Chief Master Sgt. Richard A. Kaiser, center, speaks with Naval Air Fac...

NAF ATSUGI, Japan (Jan. 05, 2011) Chief Master Sgt. Richard A. Kaiser, center, command chief master sergeant of the United States Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force, speaks with Command Master Chief Bennora Simmo... more

Master-at-Arms 1st Class Luis B. Santana adjusts an Ecuadorian soldier's technique while performing mechanical advantage control holds and takedowns in support of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2011.

Master-at-Arms 1st Class Luis B. Santana adjusts an Ecuadorian soldier...

MANTA, Ecuador (Jan. 05, 2011) Master-at-Arms 1st Class Luis B. Santana adjusts an Ecuadorian soldier's technique while performing mechanical advantage control holds and takedowns during a week-long subject mat... more