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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Nov. 14, 2015) U.S. Marine Cpl. Bryan Rodriguez fires an M45 1911 A1 pistol during a deck shoot aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Rodriguez is a point man with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Un... More

United States Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Charles W. Moore, Jr., Commander, Battle Force 5th Fleet, speaks to the 429th Electronic Combat Squadron (ECS), 27th Fighter Wing (FW), during the Raven-to-Prowler transition ceremony, at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

United States Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Charles W. Moore, Jr., Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Major Command Shown: NAVCENT Scene Camera... More

The US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS McFAUL (DDG 74) leads the USN Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) through the daylong transit of the Suez Canal. McFAUL and WHIDBEY ISLAND are currently on deployment as part of the Expeditionary Strike Group Two (ESG 2), ESG 2 is the first ESG to deploy from the East Coast and is currently on its way to the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

The US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS McF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Suez Canal Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 D. Keith Simmons, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Di... More

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking aircraft assigned to Sea Control Squadron Three Zero (VS-30), showing the Pilot and Co-Pilot manning their positions during a pre-flight check as the aircraft taxies into launch position on the flight deck aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). Aircraft assigned to embarked Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW 17), are conducting operations in the 5th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Pu... More

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking aircraft assigned to Sea Control Squadron Three Zero (VS-30), showing the Pilot and Co-Pilot manning their positions during a pre-flight check as the aircraft taxies into launch position on the flight deck aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). Aircraft assigned to embarked Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW 17), are conducting operations in the 5th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Pu... More

A US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking, Sea Control Squadron 30 (VS-30), Diamond Cutters, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida (FL), assigned to the USN USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), flies over an oil rig in the Persian Gulf during flight operations in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF). The KENNEDY and embarked Carrier Air Wing 17 (CVW-17) are deployed to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking, Sea Control Squadron 30 (VS-30), Diamond ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Three of the US Navys (USN) top Command MASTER Chiefs (CMC) observe an all hands call held aboard the Wasp Class: Amphibious Assault Ship, USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3), during their trip to the Persian Gulf focusing on Sailors issues in regards to training, equipment, and manning. Pictured left-to-right, MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer (MCPO) Terry Etherton, 3rd Fleet CMC; MCPO Don Kultti, 2nd Fleet CMC and MCPO Kelly Schneider, 5th Fleet CMC

Three of the US Navys (USN) top Command MASTER Chiefs (CMC) observe an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Brandan Schulze, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... More

U.S. Navy Sailors on board the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) secure the ensign before getting underway from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors on board the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... More

U.S. Navy Sailors of Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) man the rails as the ship gets underway from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors of Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... More

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) stand by to assist the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) for deployment from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... More

The US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS NASSAU (LHA 4) (right) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Underway Replenishment Oiler USNS PATUXENT (T-AO 201) to receive fuel during an underway replenishment (UNREP). The NASSAU deployed as the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting maritime security operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

The US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS NASSAU (LHA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The US Navy (USN) Los Angeles Class: Attack Submarine, USS NORFOLK (SSN 714) moored at the Mina Salman Pier in, Manama, Bahrain during a brief port visit. The NORFOLK is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet Area Of Operations (AOR) in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO)

The US Navy (USN) Los Angeles Class: Attack Submarine, USS NORFOLK (SS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carolla Bennett, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... More

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4), USN Command MASTER CHIEF (CMC) Richard Makowski (foreground), stands with Out-going Ship Commander, USN Captain (CAPT) John E. Roberti (center), and In-coming Ship Commander, CAPT Michael W. Brannon, during a Change of Command Ceremony, held aboard ship while underway in the Indian Ocean. The NASSAU is deployed as flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nassau (LHA 4) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4), gather inside the ships hangar deck during a Change of Command Ceremony, held while underway in the Indian Ocean. During the Ceremony USN Captain (CAPT) John E. Roberti relinquished his command as Ships Commander to USN CAPT Michael W. Brannon. The NASSAU is deployed as flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Tarawa Class Amphibious Ass...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nassau (LHA 4) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5), Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Mark Kristofka examines a prepared specimen under a microscope in the medical laboratory. The PELELIU is deployed to the Persian Gulf as the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Peleliu (LHA 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Anthony Briggs Jr, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... More

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment, The Honorable B.J. Penn (standing), speaks with US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron 47 (VP-47) during a recent visit to Southwest Asia. Secretary Penn is traveling throughout the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) to see Naval facilities and meet Sailors. VP-47 is currently on deployment to Southwest Asia in support of maritime patrol operations and the global war on terrorism

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment, The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jennifer L. Bailey, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A bow on view showing the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class: Guided Missile Cruiser USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71), being assisted by a commercial tugboat, as it transits through the Suez Canal. The NASSAU and other members of Expeditionary Strike Group Eight (ESG-8) are transiting the Suez Canal on their way to the Mediterranean Sea after a scheduled deployment to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR)

A bow on view showing the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class: Guided Miss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Suez Canal Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: LI3 Sean Stafford, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors stand aboard e USN Amphibious Transport Dock USS AUSTIN (LPD 4), as e ship returns home at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA), after successfully completing a six-mon deployment in support of e global war on terrorism.Va. (May 042006)--Sailors on e amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) look for eir loved ones as e ship pulls into Naval Station NorfolkVa.May 4. Nassaue lead ship of e Nassau Expeditionary Strike Groupreturned to Norfolk after successfully completing a six- mon deployment in support of e global war on terrorismwhere ey conducted maritime security operations for e U.S. 5 Fleet and eater security cooperation for...

US Navy (USN) Sailors stand aboard e USN Amphibious Transport Dock USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Sailors stand aboard the USN Amphibious Transport Dock USS AUSTIN (LPD 4), as the ship returns home at Naval Stati... More

Hundreds of US Navy (USN) Sailors and their family members depart the USN Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4) at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA). Visitors came aboard to welcome home Sailors as the NASSAU, returned home as the lead ship of the Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), after successfully completing a six-month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism, where they conducted Maritime Security Operations (MSO) for the US 5th Fleet and Theater Security Cooperation for US 6th Fleet

Hundreds of US Navy (USN) Sailors and their family members depart the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LISN Santos Huante, USN Release Statu... More

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis), USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71) being assisted by a commercial tugboat, after arriving at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA). The CAPE ST. GEORGE is part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) that has successfully completed a six-month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism, where they conducted Maritime Security Operations (MSO) for the US 5th Fleet and Theater Security Cooperation for US 6th Fleet

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LISN Santos Huante, USN Release Statu... More

US Army (USA) General (GEN) John Abizaid (foreground right), Commander, US Central Command (USCENTCOM), talks with Bahrain Navy Rear Admiral (RADM) Shahid Iqbal, Commander, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), and his staff at CTF-150 Headquarters at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Manama, Bahrain. USA GEN Abizaid is accompanied by USN Vice Admiral (VADM) Patrick Walsh (far right), Commander, USN 5th Fleet. CTF-150 conducts Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the USCENTCOM Area of Operations

US Army (USA) General (GEN) John Abizaid (foreground right), Commander...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Support Activity, Bahrain State: Al Manamah Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: DM2 Danny Asberry Jr., USN Release Status: Relea... More

060805-N-0879R-006 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) man the rails as she moors at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI).  The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-006 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... More

060805-N-0879R-005 (Aug. 5, 2006)A US Navy (USN) Sailor hugs a family member on the brow of the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-005 (Aug. 5, 2006)A US Navy (USN) Sailor hugs a family ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... More

060805-N-0879R-001 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) are greeted by Hula dancers as she is moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-001 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... More

060805-N-0879R-002 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) are greeted by a Hula dancer as she is moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-002 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... More

060807-N-4965F-002 (Aug. 7, 2006)US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) (bottom) and the USN Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) sit moored at Naval Station Pearl Harbor after completion of a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet areas of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) departed Pearl Harbor to operate in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class James E. Foehl (Released)

060807-N-4965F-002 (Aug. 7, 2006)US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guide...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 James E. Foehl, USN Release St... More

060807-N-4965F-001 (Aug. 7, 2006)The US Navy (USN) Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) (left) and The USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) (right) sit moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The REUBEN JAMES and PORT ROYAL, completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans in support of the Global War On Terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class James E. Foehl (Released)

060807-N-4965F-001 (Aug. 7, 2006)The US Navy (USN) Oliver Hazard Perry...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 James E. Foehl, USN Release St... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Samuel Anderson, left, and Postal Clerk 2nd Class LeAnn Baker check and mark the destinations of incoming packages during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Samuel Anderson, left, and Postal Cle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF Postal Clerk Otilio Santos, center, shows an illegally mailed fake designer bag to Postal Clerk 2nd Class Christopher Ballor, right, and a Japanese customs official during inspection at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF Postal Clerk Otilio Santos, center, shows an il...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Michael Kotlarz, left, scans barcodes, while Postal Clerk 3rd Class Samuel Anderson calls out and marks the destinations of incoming packages during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Michael Kotlarz, left, scans barcodes...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk SEAMAN Gyasa Coleman unloads bags of mail from a truck during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk SEAMAN Gyasa Coleman unloads bags of mail from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Michael Kotlarz scans barcodes of incoming mail at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Michael Kotlarz scans barcodes of inc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk SEAMAN Gyasa Coleman places incoming mail on a conveyor belt at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk SEAMAN Gyasa Coleman places incoming mail on a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Christian Jackson retrieves a package from a conveyor belt and loads it inside a truck during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Christian Jackson retrieves a package...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 2nd Class Chanre Ngin logs in incoming parcels during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 2nd Class Chanre Ngin logs in incoming parcels ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Samuel Anderson calls out the destination of an incoming package during mail distribution at Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Samuel Anderson calls out the destina...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

U.S. Navy postal clerks unload a truck of incoming mail so that it can be inspected, processed and distributed from Fleet Mail Center Yokohama, Japan, Aug. 28, 2006. The mission of the FMCY is to provide the best possible postal services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. 5th Fleet, 18 forward-deployed ships, 62 tenant commands, 24,000 military and civilian personnel and over 600 mobile units operating in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Paul J. Phelps) (Released)

U.S. Navy postal clerks unload a truck of incoming mail so that it can...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Mail Center Yokohama State: Yokohama Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Paul J. Phelps, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... More

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Landing Craft Utility 1658 signals to Sailors from LCU 1656 during a sterngate maneuvering exercise in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 16, 2006. Both LCU's are assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2 which is currently conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Landing Craft Utility 1658 signals to Sailo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The U.S. Navy Landing Craft Utility 1656 assigned to Assault Craft Unit 2 is seen through a large American flag as it conducts a sterngate maneuvering exercise in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 16, 2006. ACU-2 is currently conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

The U.S. Navy Landing Craft Utility 1656 assigned to Assault Craft Uni...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ U.S. 5th Fleet Command MASTER CHIEF (SW/AW) Kelly Schneider, fields questions during an All-Hands Call at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, on Sept. 28, 2006. Command MASTER CHIEF Schneider is on weeklong visit at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's area of responsibility as part of a Navy Manpower, Training and Education familiarization tour. (U.S Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Daniel Sanford) (Released)

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ U.S. 5th Fleet Command MASTER CHIEF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Lemonier Country: Djibouti (DJI) Scene Camera Operator: MCC Daniel Sanford, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service... More

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. (right), talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa, Jr. (left), speaks to Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Doug Vaughn about the specific tasks he performs on a daily basis for Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2.  MCPON Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), on Oct. 18, 2006.  (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr., talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. (right), talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (background), as it sails alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) uses binoculars to observe turnover operations with the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), (background), in the Red Sea on Oct. 31, 2006. EISENHOWER will perform maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Dale Miller) (Released)

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Dale Miller, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (background), as it steams alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (foreground), as it steams alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS DALLAS (SSN 700) departed Manama following a weeklong port visit to the island country. DALLAS is midway through a six-month deployment to U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO). MSO help set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment, as well as complement the counter-terrorism and security efforts of regional nations. These operations deny international terrorists use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 2nd...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS DALLAS (SSN 700) departed Manama followin... More

The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (left), the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG 58) (right) and the USN Austin Class Amphibious Transport Dock Ship USS NASHVILLE (LPD 13) as seen from the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) through the Suez Canal on Nov. 8, 2006. The Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) successfully transited the Suez Canal, concluding operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. The IWO JIMA is currently on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Bryant A. Kurowski)...

The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (lef...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (left), the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS P... More

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) assist in raising the brow of the Whidbey Island Class Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) as she prepares to deploy on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class (AW/SW) Pamela Coxe) (Released)

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC2(Aw/Sw) Pamela Coxe, USN ... More

U.S. Secretary of the Navy The Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter (left), and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Scott H. Swift, Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet, answer questions from Sailors and Department of the Navy employees during an all hands call with the staff, during a visit at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, on Nov. 25, 2006. Secretary Winter is visiting commands throughout the Middle East during the Thanksgiving holiday to thank U.S. Military members for their service to their country. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Julian Carroll) (Released)

U.S. Secretary of the Navy The Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter (left), ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: MCC Julian Carroll, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

U.S. Secretary of the Navy The Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter (right), and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Scott H. Swift (center), Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet, listen to Mr. Daniel Cougevan, General Manager of the Navy Exchange, during a tour of the commissary facility at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, on Nov. 25, 2006. Secretary Winter is visiting commands throughout the Middle East during the Thanksgiving holiday to thank U.S. Military members for their service to their country. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 2nd Class Bobby Northnagle) (Released)

U.S. Secretary of the Navy The Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter (right),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Bobby Northnagle, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

On board the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4), Sailors fold the American flag following a ceremony. The BOXER is the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group which is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Nov. 26, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)

On board the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Derek R. Sanchez, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S Navy (USN) CHIEF PETTY Officers practice weapons proficiency with 9 mm M9 Pistols during a qualifications test aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4). The Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Nov. 27, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)

U.S Navy (USN) CHIEF PETTY Officers practice weapons proficiency with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Derek R. Sanchez, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S Navy (USN) CHIEF PETTY Officers practice weapons proficiency with 9 mm M9 Pistols during a qualifications test aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4). The Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Nov. 27, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)

U.S Navy (USN) CHIEF PETTY Officers practice weapons proficiency with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Derek R. Sanchez, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter approaches the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) in preparation to land on the flight deck during an underway replenishment on the Persian Gulf on Nov. 27, 2006. The BENFOLD is currently on deployment in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations n the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea and Indian Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter approaches the U.S. Navy Arle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen III, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Patrick Walsh (left), Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ U.S. 5th Fleet, tours Naval Support Activity Bahrain with Crown Prince, His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, on Nov. 28, 2006. Vice Adm. Walsh hosted the visit with the Prince, to discuss the U.S. Navy's role in the Middle East, as well as bi-lateral relations between the U.S. Military and the country of Bahrain. (U.S. Navy )hoto by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Bobby Northnagle) (Released)

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Patrick Walsh (left), Commander, U.S. Naval Forces...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Bobby Northnagle, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

U.S. Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Richard Gold examines a patients condition during a mass casualty drill aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) on Nov. 28, 2006. The BOXER Expeditionary Strike Group is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Richard Gold examines a pa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) CMDR. Lloyd G. Burgess (left center), Medical Officer, and USN Hospital Corpsman Apprentice David C. Dobbins (right center) review a patient's condition during a mass casualty drill aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) on Nov. 28, 2006. The BOXER Expeditionary Strike Group is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) CMDR. Lloyd G. Burgess (left center), Medical Officer,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Patrick Walsh (left), Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ U.S. 5th Fleet, tours Naval Support Activity Bahrain with Crown Prince, His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, on Nov. 28, 2006. Vice Adm. Walsh hosted the visit with the Prince, to discuss the U.S. Navy's role in the Middle East, as well as bi-lateral relations between the U.S. Military and the country of Bahrain. (U.S. Navy )hoto by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Bobby Northnagle) (Released)

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Patrick Walsh (left), Commander, U.S. Naval Forces...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Bobby Northnagle, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Postal Clerk 3rd Class Felipe Valencia helps a Sailor send off holiday mail on Nov. 29, 2006. The BOXER is the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN James Seward) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN James Seward, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 1ST Class (SW) Patrick Dabuet, on board the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4), uses the Dental Common Access System to update a patient's records on Dec. 1, 2006. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations on the Persian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Martin) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 1ST Class (SW) Patrick Dabuet, on bo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Martin, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class (AW) Jesus Mendoza and Aviation Electronics Technician 1ST Class (AW) Jose Almanza, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21, perform an aviation electronics check of a helicopter aboard the Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) on Dec. 1, 2006. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations on the Persian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class James F. Bartels)  (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class (AW) Jesus Mendo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 James F. Bartels, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Montel Williams (right) interviews U.S. Navy CMDR. James Morgan, Commanding Officer of the Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer SS HOWARD (DDG 83). Williams, a talk show host and a former Navy Lieutenant Commander, traveled to the 5th Fleet area of operations to collect footage for a holiday special dedicated to U.S. service members deployed to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 5, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Kitt Amaritnant) (Released)

Montel Williams (right) interviews U.S. Navy CMDR. James Morgan, Comma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Howard (DDG 83) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Kitt Amaritnant, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Montel Williams (right), a talk show host and former Navy Lieutenant Commander, spends time aboard U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer SS HOWARD (DDG 83) while traveling through the 5th Fleet area of operations to collect footage for a holiday special dedicated to U.S. service members deployed to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 5, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Kitt Amaritnant) (Released)

Montel Williams (right), a talk show host and former Navy Lieutenant C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Howard (DDG 83) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Kitt Amaritnant, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) AIRMAN Geraldo Carrales (right), Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 49, listens as Montel Williams shares a story with him and other Sailors aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer SS HOWARD (DDG 83). Williams, a talk show host and a former Navy Lieutenant Commander, traveled to the 5th Fleet area of operations to collect footage for a holiday special dedicated to U.S. service members deployed to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 5, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Kitt Amaritnant) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) AIRMAN Geraldo Carrales (right), Helicopter Anti-Subma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Howard (DDG 83) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Kitt Amaritnant, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) ENSIGN Allison Pulver (center) laughs while recording a holiday greeting message as Montel Williams encourages her in the background aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer SS HOWARD (DDG 83). Williams, a talk show host and a former Navy Lieutenant Commander, traveled to the 5th Fleet area of operations to collect footage for a holiday special dedicated to U.S. service members deployed to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 5, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Kitt Amaritnant) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) ENSIGN Allison Pulver (center) laughs while recording ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Howard (DDG 83) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Kitt Amaritnant, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Montel Williams (center) interviews U.S. Navy (USN) Command MASTER CHIEF David Flannery (left) aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer SS HOWARD (DDG 83). Williams, a talk show host and a former Navy Lieutenant Commander, traveled to the 5th Fleet area of operations to collect footage for a holiday special dedicated to U.S. service members deployed to the Persian Gulf on Dec. 5, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Kitt Amaritnant) (Released)

Montel Williams (center) interviews U.S. Navy (USN) Command MASTER CHI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Howard (DDG 83) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Kitt Amaritnant, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) Culinary SPECIALIST 3rd Class Andrew Suzio, USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS BULKELEY (DDG 84), hugs his wife pier side at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on Dec. 6, 2006. The BULKELEY is part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group returning to their Norfolk homeport after completing a six-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command 5th Fleet and U.S. European Command 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and assist in the evacuation of American citizens out of Lebanon. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Amanda Clayton (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) Culinary SPECIALIST 3rd Class Andrew Suzio, USN Arleig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Amanda Clayton, USN Release Status: Released to... More

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF GUNNER's Mate Tim Rusco, stationed aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS COLE (DDG 67), hugs his daughter Hunter upon returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on Dec. 6. 2006. The COLE, part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group, returned after completing a six-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command 5th Fleet and U.S. European Command 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and assist in the evacuation of American citizens out of Lebanon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Lolita Lewis) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF GUNNER's Mate Tim Rusco, stationed aboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Lolita Lewis, USN Release Status: Released to Pu... More

Clete Roh uses binoculars to find his granddaughter U.S. Navy (USN) ENSIGN Lindsey Windham aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS BULKELEY (DDG 84) as it docks at pier side at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on Dec. 6, 2006. The BULKELEY is part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group returning to their Norfolk homeport after completing a six-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command 5th Fleet and U.S. European Command 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and assist in the evacuation of American citizens out of Lebanon. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Amanda Clayton (Released)

Clete Roh uses binoculars to find his granddaughter U.S. Navy (USN) EN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Amanda Clayton, USN Release Status: Released to... More

Rashida Smith waits with her children for her husband U.S. Navy (USN) Sonar Technician SEAMAN Apprentice Keith Smith aboard the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS COLE (DDG 67) on Dec. 6, 2006. The COLE, part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group, returned after completing a six-month deployment to the U.S. Central Command 5th Fleet and U.S. European Command 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and assist in the evacuation of American citizens out of Lebanon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Lolita Lewis) (Released)

Rashida Smith waits with her children for her husband U.S. Navy (USN) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Lolita Lewis, USN Release Status: Released to Pu... More

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4), Hospital Corpsmen and Damage Controlmen, Mission Oriented Protective Posture 4 suits, pass a volunteer through a decontamination station during a chemical, biological and radiological mass casualty drill. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 7, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN James Seward) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN James Seward, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Sailors maintain weapons proficiency with 9 mm M9 Pistols during a qualifications test. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 7, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Derek R. Sanchez, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Sailors play football on the ship's flight deck during a steel beach picnic celebrating the halfway point of their deployment. TThe BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 13, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Chiefs assigned to the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) grill hamburgers during a steel beach picnic celebrating the halfway point of their deployment. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 13, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

Chiefs assigned to the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Sailors listen to Slim to None, a band made up of their shipmates during a steel beach picnic celebrating the halfway point of their deployment. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 13, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Sailors listen to Slim to None, a band made up of their shipmates during a steel beach picnic celebrating the halfway point of their deployment. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 13, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Joshua Valcarcel) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Joshua Valcarcel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Michael G. Mullen speaks to junior officers aboard USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68) on Dec. 21, 2006 on the Persian Gulf. The CNO and MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) visited the ANZIO to thank the Sailors for their work in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. ANZIO is currently deployed as part of the Eisenhower Strike Group on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Matthew D. Leistikow) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Michael G. Mullen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Anzio (CG 68) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Matthew D. Leistikow, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... More

U.S. Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. speaks to the Sailors aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68) on Dec. 21, 2006 on the Persian Gulf. MCPON and the CHIEF of Naval Operations (CNO) visited the ANZIO to thank the Sailors for their work in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. ANZIO is currently deployed as part of the Eisenhower Strike Group on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Matthew D. Leistikow) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Anzio (CG 68) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Matthew D. Leistikow, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... More

After answering some questions from crewmembers aboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68), CHIEF of Naval Operations Adm. Michael G. Mullen awards some of the ship's Sailors their Surface Warfare pins on Dec. 21, 2006 on the Persian Gulf. Adm. Mullen and the MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) visited the ANZIO to thank the Sailors for their work in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. ANZIO is currently deployed as part of the Eisenhower Strike Group on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Matthew D. Leistikow) (Released)

After answering some questions from crewmembers aboard the U.S. Navy (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Anzio (CG 68) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Matthew D. Leistikow, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... More

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF Quartermaster (SW/AW) Robert E. Barber reads navigational charts during an officer of the deck watch on board the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4). The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 22, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class (SW) James F. Bartels) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF Quartermaster (SW/AW) Robert E. Barber reads nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 James F. Bartels, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF Quartermaster (SW/AW) CHIEF Quartermaster Robert E. Barber monitors a navigational radar display while standing watch as officer of the deck aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4). The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 22, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class (SW) James F. Bartels) (Released)

U.S. Navy (USN) CHIEF Quartermaster (SW/AW) CHIEF Quartermaster Robert...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 James F. Bartels, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4), USN Electrician's Mate 1ST Class (SW/AW) Samuel Gaitan performs minor repairs on a ship's boiler. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 23, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Martin) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOX...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Martin, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) Machinist's mates conduct maintenance on a D-type boiler. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 23, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN James Seward) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN James Seward, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) USN Machinist's Mate Fireman Apprentice Juan Flores (left) and USN Machinist's Mate 3rd Class David Adams conduct maintenance on a D-type boiler. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 23, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN James Seward) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOX...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN James Seward, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) USN Aviation Structural Mechanic 1ST Class Steve Flemens talks to his wife, son and newborn daughter via video tele-conference. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 23, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brian Gaines) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOX...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brian Gaines, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4) USN Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuel) 3rd Class Rahim Panjwani speaks with President George W. Bush via phone on Christmas Eve. The President called to wish the BOXER Sailors a Merry Christmas and thanked them for their service, hard work and dedication. The BOXER is the flagship for Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Dec. 24, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Martin) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOX...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Martin, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Fire Controlman Second Class Chris Blucherry, with the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68), cools his heels during a Morale, Welfare and Recreation sponsored tour near Jabal Ali, United Arab Emirates, on Dec. 24, 2006. The ANZIO pulled into Jabal Ali as part of a Morale Welfare and Recreational visit, to allow the crew a few days off from their hard work in the 5th Fleet area of operations. The ANZIO is on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Matthew D. Leistikow) (Released)

U.S. Navy Fire Controlman Second Class Chris Blucherry, with the USN T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Jabal Ali Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Matthew D. Leistikow, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

A U.S. vy Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 138 (VAQ-138, ΦYellowjacketsτ), Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9), EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft is guided onto the catapult by a flight deck director from the air department's aircraft handling division, aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74), in preparation to launch on March 28, 2007. The JOHN C. STENNIS Carrier Strike Group and CVW-9 is conducting a dual-carrier exercise with the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group and CVW-7, while both are deployed with the 5th Fleet, to test their ability to plan and conduct dual task force operations as part of the...

A U.S. vy Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 138 (VAQ-138, ΦYellowja...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A U.S. Navy Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 138 (VAQ-138, ΦYellowjacketsτ), Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9), EA-6B Prowler elect... More

A U.S. Navy Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 138 (VAQ-138, the"Yellowjackets"), Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9), EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft moves to launch position aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) on March 28, 2007. The STENNIS Carrier Strike Group is in the Persian Gulf working together with the EISENHOWER Carrier Strike Group in a joint exercise while deployed to the U.S. Navy 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Kyle Steckler) (Released)

A U.S. Navy Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 138 (VAQ-138, the"Yel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Kyle Steckler, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Steven Tyler from �Aerosmith� meets his fans on the ceremonial quarterdeck aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

Steven Tyler from �Aerosmith� meets his fans on the ceremonial quarter...

5TH FLEET (May. 30, 2007) Steven Tyler from Aerosmith meets his fans on the ceremonial quarterdeck aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and embarked Carri... More

SECNAV Visits Sailors and Marines

SECNAV Visits Sailors and Marines

Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Donald C. Winter delivers remarks during an all hands call at the 5th Fleet Central Command auditorium. SECNAV is in the Central Command area of responsibility visiting Sailo... More

NAVCENT Gift boxes

NAVCENT Gift boxes

Sailors stationed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar open gift boxes that were delivered by Sailors from commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Gift boxes and Christmas tree... More

AV-8B Harrier II aircraft

AV-8B Harrier II aircraft

The rising sun shines through the cockpit of an AV-8B Harrier II aircraft on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1). The Tarawa Expeditionary Strike Group is deployed to the 5th Fleet are... More

dawn breaks at sea

dawn breaks at sea

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), in the distance, passes the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) as dawn breaks. The Tarawa Expeditionary Strike Group is deployed to the 5th Flee... More

USS Tarawa

USS Tarawa

The amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) conducts a vertical replenishment at sea. The Tarawa Expeditionary Strike Group is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo/Lt. J. G. Lau... More