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Topic: amphibious assault ship

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The aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66), left, moored next to the amphibious assault ship USS BOXER (LPH 4) at Pier No. 11

The aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66), left, moored next to the amp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Operating Base, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Releas... more

A right side view of four US Marines Corps OV-10 Bronco aircraft in flight.  The aircraft are operating from the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2)

A right side view of four US Marines Corps OV-10 Bronco aircraft in fl...

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

An aerial view of ships moored at Naval Air Station, North Island. They are, from left to right, the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA 1), the aircraft carrier US CORAL SEA (CV 43) and the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64). (Substandard image)

An aerial view of ships moored at Naval Air Station, North Island. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 A. E. Legare, USN Release Status: Released t... more

Aerial port quarter view of the fleet oiler USNS MARIAS (T-AO 57) refueling the amphibious transport dock USS NASHVILLE (LPD 13), right, and the amphibious assault ship USS GUADALCANAL (LPH 7) during underway replenishment operations

Aerial port quarter view of the fleet oiler USNS MARIAS (T-AO 57) refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Joe Leo Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) underway to New York City for a Bob Hope show. The ship and crew has just completed a field exercise in Puerto Rico

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) un...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) underway to New York City for a Bob Hope show. The ship and crew has just completed a field exercise in Puerto Rico

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

After the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), Bob Hope is honored with a cake for his 76th birthday

After the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIM...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), the singing group "Village People" sings "YMCA"

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) underway to New York for a Bob Hope show. The ship and crew has just completed a field exercise in Puerto Rico

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) underwa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), singer and actress Charo leads a group of Marines around a stage

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), singer and actress Diane Carroll sings to the Navy and Marine personnel of the ship

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), Bob Hope, Charo and Don Knotts do a skit on the Navy

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), singer and actress Charo leads a group of Marines around a stage

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), the "Village People" singing group sings "YMCA". The ship and crew have just completed a field exercise in Puerto Rico

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), singer and actress Diane Carroll sings to the Navy and Marine personnel of the ship

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A Navy and Marine color guard raise the colors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) on Memorial Day

A Navy and Marine color guard raise the colors aboard the amphibious a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2), singer and actress Charo sings and leads a group of Marines and sailors around the stage

During the Bob Hope show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mcgee Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Five LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles depart the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2)

Five LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles depart the amphibious assault shi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: SGT J. W. Jordan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Marines cross the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) to board a Marine CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter

Marines cross the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: SGT J. W. Jordan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A squad of Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LH-2) are being directed to board a Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, not shown. Behind them is another CH-46 and a Marine AH-1 Sea Cobra helicopter

A squad of Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LH-2...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: SGT J. W. Jordan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right front view of a Marine AV-8B Harrier II aircraft as it takes off from the flight deck of an amphibious assault ship

A right front view of a Marine AV-8B Harrier II aircraft as it takes o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The ship carries helicopters, troops and equipment. The SAIPAN took part in the 36th Marine Amphibious Unit exercise

A port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2)....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cape Cod State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: 1LT Thurman Release Status: Released to Public... more

LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles depart the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). They are part of the 36th Marine Amphibious Unit exercise

LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles depart the well deck of the amphibious...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cape Cod State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: 1LT Thurman Release Status: Released to Public... more

Jeeps loaded aboard a landing craft (LCU) that is housed in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during the 36th Marine Amphibious Unit exercise

Jeeps loaded aboard a landing craft (LCU) that is housed in the well d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cape Cod State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Crutchfield Release Status: Released to P... more

Marines from part of the Battalion Landing Team stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3), the flag ship of the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit, do physical exercise on the dock next to the ship

Marines from part of the Battalion Landing Team stationed aboard the a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Subic Bay State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Gary Mattson Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A Marine sergeant reads the Stars and Stripes newspaper while he sits on the back of a truck. In the background is the amphibious assault ship, USS OKINAWA (LPH-3), the flagship of the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit. The Marines are here from the 1ST Marine Division which is located in Hawaii

A Marine sergeant reads the Stars and Stripes newspaper while he sits ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Subic Bay State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Gary Mattson Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Chai Zemien, Chinese ambassador to the United States, and the delegation from the People's Republic of China prepare to leave the docks after touring the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Chai Zemien, Chinese ambassador to the United States, and the delegati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, is given the red carpet treatment as he boards the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, is given the red ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, has a seat during his briefing and tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, has a seat during h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, is given the red carpet treatment as he boards the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) and is greeted by a Navy admiral

Vice Premier Gen Biao, People's Republic of China, is given the red ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) taken through the window of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) taken thr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

From the dock, VADM Lee Baggett Jr. points to an area on the side of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) as a member of the delegation from China looks on

From the dock, VADM Lee Baggett Jr. points to an area on the side of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Members of the delegation from China are given a tour of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Ron Wood Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Marines unload an M151A2 light vehicle from a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter from Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 265 (HMH-265). The helicopter is aboard the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1)

Marines unload an M151A2 light vehicle from a CH-46 Sea Knight helicop...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT R.G. Brown, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter from HMM (C) Squadron-265, makes an external airlift of supplies from the amphibious assault ship, USS TARAWA (LHA-1), to one of the Marine units ashore. Marines from 1ST Bn., 3rd Marines, 3rd Mar. Div., Fleet Marine Force, (BLT 1/3), and the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit (31st MAU) are participating in operation Valiant Usher 1-81-A

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter from HMM (C) Squadron-265, ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT USHER 1-81-A Country: Western Australia Scene Camera Operator: SSGT R.G. Brown Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter airlifts a 105mm howitzer from the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) to a gun position ashore during Operation Valiant Usher 1-81-A. The 31st Marine Amphibious Unit (31st MAU) is also participating in the operation

A Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter airlifts a 105mm howitze...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT USHER 1-81-A Country: Western Australia Scene Camera Operator: SSGT R.G. Brown Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Marine Corps infantrymen from 1ST Bn., 3rd Marines, 3rd Mar. Div., Fleet Marine Force, (BLT 1/3) embark a Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, that will take them from the amphibious assault ship, USS TARAWA (LHA-1) to a point inland during Operation Valiant Usher 1-81-A

Marine Corps infantrymen from 1ST Bn., 3rd Marines, 3rd Mar. Div., Fle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT USHER 1-81-A Country: Western Australia Scene Camera Operator: SSGT R.G. Brown Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter from HMM (C) Squadron-265, prepares to make an external airlift of supplies from the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1). This airlift is part of Operation Valiant Usher 1-81-A

Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter from HMM (C) Squadron-265,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT USHER 1-81-A Country: Western Australia Scene Camera Operator: SSGT R.G. Brown Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Randy Dowdy chips ice from a padeye on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS GUAM (LPH-9). The ship is participating in the NATO exercise Cold Water (COLDEX-FLOTEX '81). The exercise is intended to test all phases of amphibious operations in sub-freezing weather

Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Randy Dowdy chips ice from a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COLDEX-FLOTEX '81 Country: Norway (NOR) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Gary Miller Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A crewman clears snow from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS GUAM (LPH-9) during the NATO exercise Cold Winter (COLDEX-FLOTEX '81). The exercise is intended to test all phases of amphibious operations in sub-freezing weather

A crewman clears snow from the flight deck of the amphibious assault s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COLDEX-FLOTEX '81 Country: Norway (NOR) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Gary Miller Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

PO3 Rizzalle, standing, makes a list of the names of the Vietnamese people just brought aboard the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3). Marine and Navy personnel are working together to check the Vietnamese people

PO3 Rizzalle, standing, makes a list of the names of the Vietnamese pe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Marines of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM-165) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3) adjust a flight deck helmet on a Vietnamese boy, one of the group of Vietnamese people brought aboard the ship. The Vietnamese are being readied for transfer to the dock landing ship USS THOMASTON (LSD-28)

Marines of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM-165) aboard the amph...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Prior to the arrival of the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3) in Singapore, the Vietnamese people are being given life preservers and flight deck crewmen helmets for the transfer to the dock landing ship USS THOMASTON (LSD-28)

Prior to the arrival of the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Marine CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (HMM-165) hovers over a jeep in preparation for an external airlift from the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3) to a landing zone

A Marine CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Marines of Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Bn., 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Div., Fleet Marine Force (FMF), leave a Marine CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter and go below deck, using the catwalk on the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3). The Marines have just completed an operation off the coast of Australia

Marines of Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Bn., 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Di...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Marine CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter sets down a net full of supplies that are being returned from an exercise in Australia. The supplies are placed on the elevator of the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3). The CH-53 is from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (HMM-165)

A Marine CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter sets down a net full of supplie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Flight deck crewmen and Marines offload an M-274 lightweight vehicle from a Marine CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA-3). The Marines are a part of Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, who are returning from an operation held in Australia

Flight deck crewmen and Marines offload an M-274 lightweight vehicle f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Kaeter Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) prepares for flight deck operations. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A right side view of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter preparing to touch down on the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A right side view of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter preparing to touch ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

LT. Manuel Otero Panelas, Spanish air operations officer, talks to another officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). U.S. and Spanish naval forces are taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

LT. Manuel Otero Panelas, Spanish air operations officer, talks to ano...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class (BM2) Leo Grudzinski, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2), gives a hand signal during preparations for underway refueling. The SAIPAN is taking part in Exercise Ocean Venture '81

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class (BM2) Leo Grudzinski, aboard the amphibious...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Base: USS Saipan (LHA 2) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status... more

LCDR Miguel Fernandez, liaison officer for Spanish Destroyer Squadron 21, and CAPT J. W. Renard, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) talk together aboard the SAIPAN. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81, a joint U.S. and Spanish naval exercise

LCDR Miguel Fernandez, liaison officer for Spanish Destroyer Squadron ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Flight deck crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LPH-2) take a break as they watch U.S. and Spanish ships perform maneuvering exercises. The ships are taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

Flight deck crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LPH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Greg Lebarron Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A port view of the island aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters are on deck. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A port view of the island aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A view of the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2), looking forward. CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters are lined up on the deck. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A view of the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A crewman takes a sighting by sextant aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A crewman takes a sighting by sextant aboard the amphibious assault sh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

The flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The SAIPAN is participating in a joint U.S. and Spanish exercise, Ocean Venture '81

The flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) takes a break during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) underway during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) und...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

CAPT J. W. Renard, commanding officer, relaxes for a moment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

CAPT J. W. Renard, commanding officer, relaxes for a moment aboard the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A crash crewman stands by ready for immediate action during flight deck operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The SAIPAN is taking part in Exercise Ocean Venture '81

A crash crewman stands by ready for immediate action during flight dec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Base: USS Saipan (LHA 2) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status... more

A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) underway. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

CAPT J. W. Renard, commanding officer, seated, discusses plans with his executive officer and the watch officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

CAPT J. W. Renard, commanding officer, seated, discusses plans with hi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A right side view of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A right side view of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

LCDR Gene Gilbert monitors flight operations by phone aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

LCDR Gene Gilbert monitors flight operations by phone aboard the amphi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Flight deck crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) stand in front of a row of parked CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

Flight deck crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter prepares for lift-off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during exercise Ocean Venture '81

A CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter prepares for lift-off aboard the amphibi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A port beam view of the Spanish amphibious assault ship DEDALO (PA-01), formerly the USS CABOT (CVT-3), in the foreground and the frigate BALEARES (F-71) participating in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A port beam view of the Spanish amphibious assault ship DEDALO (PA-01)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) prepares a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter for flight. The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A flight deck crewman aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A member of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 264 (HMM-264) takes a break aboard the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). The SAIPAN is taking part in exercise Ocean Venture '81

A member of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 264 (HMM-264) takes a br...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '81 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lon Cabot Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters from the 34th Marine Amphibious Unit, embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS GUADALCANAL (LPH-7), fly near the Italian tank landing ships during the NATO exercise Display Determination '81

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters from the 34th Marine Amphibi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Base: Doganbey Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Rel... more

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters from the 34th Marine Amphibious Unit, embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS GUADALCANAL (LPH-7), fly near the Italian tank landing ships nearing landing zones on the beach during the NATO exercise Display Determination '81

Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters from the 34th Marine Amphibi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Base: Doganbey Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Rel... more

An LCM-8 is launched from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during NATO exercise Display Determination '81

An LCM-8 is launched from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Released... more

An H-53 Sea Stallion helicopter lifts off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) during the NATO exercise Display Determination '81. The other helicopters are from left to right: an AH-1 Sea Cobra, an H-53 Sea Stallion and an H-46 Sea Knight

An H-53 Sea Stallion helicopter lifts off the flight deck of the amphi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Released... more

A view of helicopters on the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2).The helicopters are, starting at left: an AH-1 Sea Cobra, two H-53 Sea Stallion and an H-46 Sea Knight. The ship and helicopters are involved in a NATO exercise Display Determination '81

A view of helicopters on the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Released... more

A front view of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter landing aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2)

A front view of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Ron Jobmann Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A utility landing craft (LCU-1664) approaches the tank landing ship USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197) for the attachment of a ship-to-shore fuel line during Exercise Crisex '81. The amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) is also visible in the background

A utility landing craft (LCU-1664) approaches the tank landing ship US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRISEX '81 Base: Garrucha Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Jr. Release Status: Released to Public... more

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81. The amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) and tank landing ship USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197) are visible in the background

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lej...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRISEX '81 Base: Garrucha Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Jr. Release Status: Released to Public... more

Two CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters lift off the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) as two others prepare for take-off during the NATO exercise Display Determination '81 that took place September 19 to October 14, 1981

Two CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters lift off the deck of the amphibious a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Released... more

A utility landing craft carrying an M-60 tank approaches the tank landing ship USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197) during Exercise Crisex '81. The amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) is also visible in the background

A utility landing craft carrying an M-60 tank approaches the tank land...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRISEX '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Elevated view of four CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters parked on the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN during the NATO exercise Display Determination '81 that took place September 19 to October 14, 1981

Elevated view of four CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters parked on the deck ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DISPLAY DETERMINATION '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Douglas Tesner Release Status: Released... more

A silhouetted port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) and the tank landing ship USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197) underway during Exercise Crisex '81

A silhouetted port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CRISEX '81 Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jose Lopez Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

The amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3) was the home of Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 during their part in the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit's Kangaroo 4 (1981)

The amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3) was the home of Battal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Taylor Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

While docked, the amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3) has open house for the public. A member of the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (HMM-262) assists a young Australian in putting on a pilot's helmet while he sits in a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter. The 31st Marine Amphibious Unit is in Australia to participate in Kangaroo 4 (1981)

While docked, the amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3) has open...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Sydney State: New South Wales Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Taylor Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

Marine M-60A1 tanks move through the woods in preparation to assault their objective during Kangaroo 4 (1981). The men and equipment are from the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit and headquartered aboard the amphibious assault ship USS OKINAWA (LPH-3)

Marine M-60A1 tanks move through the woods in preparation to assault t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Taylor Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerial port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2)

An aerial port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: 1LT R. R. Thurman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard bow view of the Soviet Kildin class guided missile destroyer DDG-916 underway as seen from the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2)

A starboard bow view of the Soviet Kildin class guided missile destroy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: IS1 N.J. Waters Iii Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter lifts off from the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2). Four other Sea Knights are also visible

A Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter lifts off from the deck of the am...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: 1ST LT. R.R. Thurman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard beam view of the Soviet Krivak I class guided missile Frigate FFG-916 underway as seen from the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2)

A starboard beam view of the Soviet Krivak I class guided missile Frig...

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

ENSIGN R. Hill, center, is frocked to Lieutenant Junior grade by Captain D.D. Timm, left, and Lieutenant Commander G. Casey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA 1). The ceremony took place on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

ENSIGN R. Hill, center, is frocked to Lieutenant Junior grade by Capta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN John Miller Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Visiting observers and crewmen from the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) attend a picnic on the pier during a series of exercises taking place to demonstrate Navy readiness on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Visiting observers and crewmen from the amphibious assault ship USS PE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Alan J. Skripsky Release Status: Released t... more

Electrician's Mate 1ST Class (EM1) W. Loveless is given the re-enlistment oath by Commander C. Burch aboard the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA 1) on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Electrician's Mate 1ST Class (EM1) W. Loveless is given the re-enlistm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN John Miller Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) extinguish a simulated AV-8 Harrier aircraft fire (actually an A-4 Skyhawk aircraft) to demonstrate Navy readiness on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) extingu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Alan J. Skripsky Release Status: Released t... more

Crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) extinguish a simulated AV-8 Harrier aircraft fire (actually an A-4 Skyhawk aircraft) to demonstrate Navy readiness on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Crewmen aboard the amphibious assault ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5) extingu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Alan J. Skripsky Release Status: Released t... more