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The amphibious assault ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) arrives at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. BATAAN participated in Operation FUNDAMENTAL RELIEF a recovery effort to help the victims of Hurricane Georges

The amphibious assault ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) arrives at Naval Statio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FUNDAMENTAL RELIEF Base: Nas, Roosevelt Roads State: Puerto Rico (PR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Navy Captain David Taylor, Commanding Officer Of the amphibious assault ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) is greeted by General Paul Lee, Commanding General, 2nd Force Service Support Group. The Marines and BATAAN participated in Operation FUNDAMENTAL RELIEF, a recovery effort to help victims of Hurricane Georges

Navy Captain David Taylor, Commanding Officer Of the amphibious assaul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FUNDAMENTAL RELIEF Base: Nas, Roosevelt Roads State: Puerto Rico (PR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

LCAC Returns from mission ashore

LCAC Returns from mission ashore

At sea aboard USS Bataan, (Oct. 19, 2001) A Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) returns to the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jimmy... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) maneuvers its way through the eighteen-hour transit of the Suez Canal.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) maneuvers its way throu...

Suez Canal (Feb. 04, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) maneuvers its way through the eighteen-hour transit of the Suez Canal accompanied by Amphibious Task Force East (ATF-E). The Suez Canal ... more

Chief Information Systems Technician Robert McBride directs a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC)

Chief Information Systems Technician Robert McBride directs a Landing ...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 13, 2003) Chief Information Systems Technician Robert McBride directs a Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)... more

Line handlers aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) fall in prior to an underway replenishment

Line handlers aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) fa...

The Arabian Gulf (Apr. 02, 2003) Line handlers aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) fall in prior to an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command (MCS) oiler USNS Pecos. Bataan ... more

An AV-8B Harrier aircraft hovers above the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)

An AV-8B Harrier aircraft hovers above the flight deck of the amphibio...

Red Sea (Apr. 25, 2003) An AV-8B Harrier aircraft hovers above the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as the pilot makes a vertical landing. The Bataan was dubbed "Harrier Carrier" d... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to land on the flight deck to transfer elements from the Second Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB) to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)

A CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to land on the flight deck to transfe...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 12, 2003) A CH-53E Super Stallion from the Condors of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron Four Sixty-Four (HMH 464) prepares to land on the flight deck to transfer elements from the Second Mar... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as she returns to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., from deployment to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 25, 2003) Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as she returns to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., from deployment to the Arabian Gulf in supp... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as she returns to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., from deployment to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 25, 2003) Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as she returns to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., from deployment to the Arabian Gulf in supp... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle embarked aboard the amphibious assault s...

Jacksonville, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2003) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) heads to the beach for a simulated assault during the Sea and Air Show in Jacksonv... more

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswains' Mates refuel a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswains' Mates refuel a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 ...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 17, 2003) U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswains' Mates refuel a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The Osprey is a multi-engine... more

A U.S. Marine Crops MV-22 Osprey lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)

A U.S. Marine Crops MV-22 Osprey lands aboard the amphibious assault s...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 17, 2003) A U.S. Marine Crops MV-22 Osprey lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The Osprey is a multi-engine, dual-piloted, self-deployable, medium lift, vertical ta... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pushes away from its pier at Naval Station Norfolk aided by a tugboat.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pushes away from its pi...

Norfolk, Va. (Jan. 19, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pushes away from its pier at Naval Station Norfolk aided by a tugboat. Boxer is joining other amphibious assets, tasked with redeploy... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) returns to its homeport of Norfolk, Va. after a 72-day deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) returns to its homeport...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Mar. 31, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) returns to its homeport of Norfolk, Va. after a 72-day deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Bataan of... more

Capt. Nora W. Tyson, Commanding Officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), takes questions from Hampton Roads, Va., area media.

Capt. Nora W. Tyson, Commanding Officer of the amphibious assault ship...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Mar. 31, 2004) Capt. Nora W. Tyson, Commanding Officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), takes questions from Hampton Roads, Va., area media after pulling into its h... more

Storekeeper 3rd Class Mike Warrell, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), is welcomed home by his spouse.

Storekeeper 3rd Class Mike Warrell, assigned to the amphibious assault...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Mar. 31, 2004) Storekeeper 3rd Class Mike Warrell, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), is welcomed home by his spouse after a 72-day deployment in support of ... more

man Recruit Edroy C. Francis inserts a hot torch into the fire box of boiler number two aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

man Recruit Edroy C. Francis inserts a hot torch into the fire box of ...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Va. (Oct. 18, 2004) Fireman Recruit Edroy C. Francis inserts a hot torch into the fire box of boiler number two aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), as Machinist Mates ... more

Fireman Apprentice Mauricio C. Hernandez rotates a torch to heat it up before lighting a boiler aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Fireman Apprentice Mauricio C. Hernandez rotates a torch to heat it up...

Norfolk Naval Ship Yard, Va. (Oct. 21, 2004) Fireman Apprentice Mauricio C. Hernandez rotates a torch to heat it up before lighting a boiler aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The hot touche... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) passes the Fort Story Lighthouse on her way to the Atlantic Ocean for sea trials.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) passes the Fort Story L...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 28, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) passes the Fort Story Lighthouse on her way to the Atlantic Ocean for sea trials. This is the crew's first underway period after com... more

The Ohio-class submarine USS Georgia (SSBN 729) is towed past the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as it enter Naval Station Norfolk.

The Ohio-class submarine USS Georgia (SSBN 729) is towed past the amph...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 11, 2004) The Ohio-class submarine USS Georgia (SSBN 729) is towed past the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as it enter Naval Station Norfolk. Georgia is the fourth Ohio-class ball... more

The US Navy (USN) Ohio Class Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine USS GEORGIA (SSBN 729) is assisted past the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) as it enters Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA). The GEORGIA is the fourth Ohio Class submarine to undergo conversion to a guided missile sub. Once completed in 2009 the GEORGIA will provide joint war fighters transformational strike and special operations forces capabilities

The US Navy (USN) Ohio Class Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine USS GEO...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Andy Zask, Usn Release Status: Re... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton directs a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), as it enters the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton directs a Landing Craft Air Cus...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 25, 2005) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton directs a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), as it enters the well deck aboard the amphibious ass... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton watches as a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton watches as a Landing Craft Air ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 25, 2005) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Tony Layton watches as a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious... more

A MH-60S Seahawk, assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A MH-60S Seahawk, assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 26, 2005) A MH-60S Seahawk, assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). The Air Department... more

The boat crew from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) responds to a man overboard launch and recovery drill.

The boat crew from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) resp...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 10, 2005) The boat crew from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) responds to a man overboard launch and recovery drill in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB). Bataan is underway ... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Atlantic Ocean.

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Fo...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 12, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Atlantic Ocean.... more

Boatswain's Mates guide a Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Boatswain's Mates guide a Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned ...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 12, 2005) Boatswain's Mates guide a Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in t... more

An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck ab...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 24, 2005) An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting trai... more

 MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters prepare to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters prepare to land on the flight deck aboa...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 24, 2005) MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters prepare to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting trainin... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) attached to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) stationed at Little Creek, Va., returns to the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) attached to Assault Craft Unit Fo...

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Apr. 20, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) attached to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) stationed at Little Creek, Va., returns to the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS ... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the Virginia coast.

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs), assigned to Assault Craft Unit F...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 22, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the Virginia coast. B... more

Two Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs) approach the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the coast of Virginia.

Two Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs) approach the well deck of the a...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 22, 2005) Two Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCACs) approach the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the coast of Virginia. Both LCACs, assigned to Assault Craft Un... more

Sailors stationed aboard guided missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) receives tending lines from crew members aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Sailors stationed aboard guided missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) ...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 24, 2005) Sailors stationed aboard guided missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) receives tending lines from crew members aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during an underway... more

Two Damage Controlmen stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) compete in a relay event during the Damage Control (DC) Olympics.

Two Damage Controlmen stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS...

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Apr. 24, 2005) Two Damage Controlmen stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) compete in a relay event during the Damage Control (DC) Olympics. The DC Olympics are ... more

Sailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrive in the south Florida region for �Fleet Week� 2005 festivities.

Sailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5...

Florida Coast (Apr. 25, 2005) Sailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrive in the south Florida region for Fleet Week 2005 festivities. Bataan is participating in the annual Fl... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrives at Port Everglades to kick-off �Fleet Week� 2005.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrives at Port Evergla...

Port Everglades Fla. (Apr. 25, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrives at Port Everglades to kick-off Fleet Week 2005. South Florida is welcoming nearly 2,800 Sailors to help the Navy celeb... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) sits anchored astern of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the Florida coast.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) sits anchored ...

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Apr. 30, 2005) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) sits anchored astern of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) off the Florida coast while participating in t... more

Two Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCACs) from Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) stationed at Little Creek, Va., head back to the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Two Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCACs) from Assault Craft Unit Four (...

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Apr. 30, 2005) Two Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCACs) from Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) stationed at Little Creek, Va., head back to the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Ba... more

Four F-16 fighter jets attached to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a diamond formation maneuver over the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Four F-16 fighter jets attached to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds per...

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Apr. 30, 2005) Four F-16 fighter jets attached to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a diamond formation maneuver over the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) while anchored of... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown operating in the Atlantic Ocean.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown operating in the ...

Atlantic Ocean (May. 09, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown operating in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate Airman Jeremy L. Grisham File# 050509-N-8154G-018

Bow view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), turning and ready for takeoff.   VMX-22 is conducting the final operational test phase of the tiltrotor aircraft. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing  (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

Bow view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight dec...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently at sea conducting operational testin... more

The flight deck crew prepare to launch three MV-22 Ospreys during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

The flight deck crew prepare to launch three MV-22 Ospreys during flig...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) The flight deck crew prepare to launch three MV-22 Ospreys during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently at sea conducting op... more

A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious as...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently at sea conducting operational testing of the Osprey tilt-r... more

Two AV-8B Harriers prepare for launch aboard the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Two AV-8B Harriers prepare for launch aboard the flight deck of the am...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) Two AV-8B Harriers prepare for launch aboard the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently underway conducting operational testing of the ... more

An AV-8B Harrier prepares to land on the flight deck .

An AV-8B Harrier prepares to land on the flight deck .

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) An AV-8B Harrier prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently underway conducting operational testing of the MV-2... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlantic Ocean.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlanti...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 10, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Bataan is currently underway for the final test and evaluation period for the MV-22 Osprey tilt-roto... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlantic Ocean.

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlanti...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 10, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Bataan is currently underway for the final test and evaluation period for the MV-22 Osprey tilt-roto... more

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, gives the signal to extract .

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas May...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 13, 2005) Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, gives the signal to extract as Ens. Leslie Cornwall and Engineman 2nd Class Clifton Tuttle help pull him ... more

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, gives the signal to extract and awaits assistance during a man overboard drill.

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas May...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 13, 2005) Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, gives the signal to extract and awaits assistance during a man overboard drill aboard the amphibious assa... more

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, swims towards Oscar, a search and rescue training aide, to rescue it during a man overboard drill.

Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas May...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 13, 2005) Search and rescue swimmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Thomas Mayes, swims towards "Oscar, a search and rescue training manikin, during a man overboard drill aboard the amphi... more

An MK-92 flare signals the approximate location of the search and rescue training aide, Oscar, during a man overboard drill.

An MK-92 flare signals the approximate location of the search and resc...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 13, 2005) An MK-92 flare signals the approximate location of the search and rescue training aide, "Oscar," during a man overboard drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)... more

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two transports a hummer.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Eva...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 16, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the "Argonauts" of Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), transports a hummer from the flight deck of USS Bataan... more

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Eva...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (... more

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), turning and ready for takeoff. VMX-22 is conducting the final operational test phase of the tiltrotor aircraft. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), turnin... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), turnin... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), turnin... more

The Navy's oldest commissioned vessel, USS Constitution, fires its cannon in salute to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during Constitution's annual Independence Day turn-around cruise.

The Navy's oldest commissioned vessel, USS Constitution, fires its can...

Boston, Mass. (Jul. 04, 2005) The Navy's oldest commissioned vessel, USS Constitution, fires its cannon in salute to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during Constitution's annual Independence Day ... more

Port Services and US Navy (USN) Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15), Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia (VA), personnel, load a MK-105 Magnetic Minesweeping System (a.k.a. the sled), onto the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) in preparation for the exercise PANAMAX 2005 (FUERZAS ALIADAS PANAMAX 2005). The MK-105 "sled" is towed behind a MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during mine countermeasure operations. PANAMAX is a joint exercise between Panama, the US and sixteen other countries simulating terrorist threats to the Panama Canal

Port Services and US Navy (USN) Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ingleside State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: LHD-5 Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Ken J. Riley, Us... more

Port Services and Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM-15) personnel, load a MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System, onto the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Port Services and Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM...

Ingleside, Texas (Jul. 26, 2005) Port Services and Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM-15) personnel, load a MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System, onto the amphibious assault ship USS ... more

Quartermaster 3rd Class Elizabeth Barnett shoots bearings as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departs Naval Station Ingleside, Texas.

Quartermaster 3rd Class Elizabeth Barnett shoots bearings as the amphi...

Ingleside, Texas (Jul. 29, 2005) Quartermaster 3rd Class Elizabeth Barnett shoots bearings as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departs Naval Station Ingleside, Texas. Bataan is currently underway ... more

A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), ...

Gulf of Mexico (Jul. 29, 2005) A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Gulf of Mexico. Bata... more

A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), trails behind the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), ...

Gulf of Mexico (Jul. 29, 2005) A Landing Craft, Utility, assigned to Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), trails behind the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Gulf of Mexico. Bataan is currently under... more

Chief petty officer (CPO) selectees stretch prior to conducting the physical readiness test at sunrise with the Chief Petty Officer�s Mess aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Chief petty officer (CPO) selectees stretch prior to conducting the ph...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 02, 2005) Chief petty officer (CPO) selectees stretch prior to conducting the physical readiness test at sunrise with the Chief Petty Officers Mess aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bat... more

The US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) (left) receives fuel from the USN Sacramento Class Fast-Combat Support Ship USS CAMDEN (AOE 2). The BATAAN is the last ship to receive fuel and supplies from the CAMDEN before her decommissioning

The US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) receives fuel from the fast-combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) receives fuel from the ...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 03, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) receives fuel from the fast-combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2). Bataan is the last ship to receive fuel and supplies from Camden... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to S...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 04, 2005) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious... more

US Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to USN Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5). The BATAAN is at sea participating in PANAMEX 2005

US Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Sco...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Brandan W. Schulze, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to S...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 04, 2005) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to S...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 04, 2005) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks to Sailors about the importance of personal readiness at an all hands call in the well deck aboard the amphibious... more

Underway in formation at the start of exercises for PANAMAX 2005 are US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5), followed by the US Coast Guard (USCG) Famous Cutter Class Forward (WMEC 911), the USN High-Speed Vessel SWIFT (HSV 2), and in the background an unidentified USN Avenger Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel (MCM). PANAMAX 2005 is a multinational training exercise in defense of the Panama Canal involving 15 countries

Underway in formation at the start of exercises for PANAMAX 2005 are U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Caribbean Sea Scene Camera Operator: JOC David Fliesen, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14), load an AN/AQS-24 high-resolution sonar into the aft ramp of an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter.

Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen ...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 09, 2005) Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14), load an AN/AQS-24 high-resolution sonar into the aft ramp of an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter on the f... more

A MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sleds is launched from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sleds is launched from...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 11, 2005) A MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sleds is launched from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squa... more

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) stands by as a USN MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15), Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA), tows an MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System near the USN Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5), off the coast of Panama as part of PANAMAX 2005

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) stands by as a USN M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A US Navy (USN) MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sled is launched from the well deck of the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5). The BATAAN, HM-15 and HM-14 are making history, conducting the sled operations from the well deck of the ship for the third time in history and for the first time while the ship was underway. BATAAN and embarked company are underway for PANAMAX 2005

A US Navy (USN) MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sled is ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Ken J. Riley, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) trails the USN Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) prior to Anti Mine Counter Measure (AMCM) exercises off the coast of Panama. The BATAAN, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) and HM-14 are making history, conducting mine sled operations from the well deck of the ship for the third time in history and for the first time while the ship is underway. The BATAAN and embarked company are underway for PANAMAX 2005

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) trails the USN Amphi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) trails the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) prior to Anti Mine Counter Measure (AMCM) exercises.

A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) trails the amphibious assault ship...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 11, 2005) A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) trails the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) prior to Anti Mine Counter Measure (AMCM) exercises off the coast of Panama. Bataan, Helic... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) and (HM-15), prepare to float out their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB) and deploy MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System sleds from the well deck of the Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5). BATAAN, HM-15 and HM-14 are making history, conducting the sled operations from the well deck of the ship for the third time in history and for the first time while the ship was underway. BATAAN and embarked company are underway for PANAMAX 2005

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Ken J. Riley, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Fire protrudes from the barrels of a Close In Weapon System (CIWS) during a test fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Caribbean Sea.

Fire protrudes from the barrels of a Close In Weapon System (CIWS) dur...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 18, 2005) Fire protrudes from the barrels of a Close In Weapon System (CIWS) during a test fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Caribbean Sea. CIWS is the self-d... more

Sailors take part in a 9mm live fire training exercise on the starboard aircraft elevator aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Sailors take part in a 9mm live fire training exercise on the starboar...

Caribbean Sea (Aug. 23, 2005) Sailors take part in a 9mm live fire training exercise on the starboard aircraft elevator aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently in the Caribbea... more

Three US Navy (USN) Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15), from Naval Air Station (NAS) Corpus Christi, Texas (TX), sit on the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) flight deck waiting to provide support to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The USS BATAAN is serving as the Maritime Disaster Relief Coordinator as part of the Navys role, led by the Department of Defense, in working in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Three US Navy (USN) Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, Helicopter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HURRICANE KATRINA Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Crew members prepare to unload personnel and equipment from MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters on board the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Crew members prepare to unload personnel and equipment from MH-53E Sea...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 29, 2005) Crew members assigned to the Blackhawks of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM-15), stationed at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, prepare to unload person... more

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) to assist in search and rescue (SAR) missions in the New Orleans area.

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amp...

Gulf Of Mexico (Aug. 30, 2005) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) to as... more

An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) to assist with Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the ...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 30, 2005) An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM-15), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LH... more

Commander, Joint Task Force Katrina, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, salutes as he walks through rainbow sideboys on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Commander, Joint Task Force Katrina, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore,...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) Commander, Joint Task Force Katrina, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, salutes as he walks through rainbow sideboys on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataa... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., approaches the stern gate of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Surface Warfare C...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., approaches the stern gate of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as part... more

The second of two US Navy (USN) landing craft air cushion (LCAC) approaches the stern gate of the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5), approximately 100 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The LCACs, assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Florida (FL), will transport cargo or personnel from ship to shore. Department of Defense (DoD) units mobilized to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief efforts in the Gulf Coast areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina

The second of two US Navy (USN) landing craft air cushion (LCAC) appro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: USS BATAAN (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Pedro A. Rodrig... more

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) bound for New Orleans.

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2)...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) bound for New Orleans. The LCU is l... more

US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1656 departs for New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), from the well deck of the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5), loaded with sand bags, water, a small flat-bottom boat, 300 lifejackets, a High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), and supplies to last 10 days. The USN tasked the BATAAN as the Maritime Disaster Relief Coordinator for naval rescue and relief operations in the region. Department of Defense (DoD) units mobilized to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief efforts in the Gulf Coast areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina

US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1656 departs for New Orleans...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Pedro A. Rodriguez, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service... more

U.S. Navy air crewmen load Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) and bottles of water into the back of a U.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter.

U.S. Navy air crewmen load Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) and bottles of wa...

Jefferson, La. (Aug. 31, 2005) U.S. Navy air crewmen load Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) and bottles of water into the back of a U.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Sq... more

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) bound for New Orleans.

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2)...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) bound for New Orleans. The LCU is l... more

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) bound for New Orleans.

A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2)...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) A Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) assigned Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2), departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) bound for New Orleans. The LCU is l... more

An air crew member from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), looks out over the flooded landscape in search of Hurricane Katrina survivors.

An air crew member from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-...

Gulf Coast (Aug. 31, 2005) An air crew member from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), looks out over the flooded landscape in search of Hurricane Katrina survivors. HSC-28 flies the MH-60S Seaha... more

Commander Joint Task Force (JTF) Katrina, US Army (USA) Lieutenant General (LGEN) Russel L. Honore, Commanding General (CG), First US Army, Fort Gillem, Georgia (GA), embarks on the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5), to get a first-hand look at the ship's disaster relief operations capabilities. The BATAAN's involvement in the humanitarian assistance operations is an effort led by the Department of Defense (DoD) in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The BATAAN is tasked as the Maritime Disaster Relief Coordinator for the Navy's role in the relief efforts

Commander Joint Task Force (JTF) Katrina, US Army (USA) Lieutenant Gen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: Josn Joanne De Vera, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

USS Bataan has been tasked to be the Maritime Disaster Relief Coordinator for the Navy�s role in the relief efforts.

USS Bataan has been tasked to be the Maritime Disaster Relief Coordina...

Gulf of Mexico (Aug. 31, 2005) The second of two Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCACs) assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., loaded with water and Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) approaches the ste... more

A Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmer assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), prepare to assist in a rescue of a Hurricane Katrina survivor in Louisiana.

A Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmer assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Sq...

Gulf Coast (Aug. 31, 2005) A Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmer assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), prepare to assist in a rescue of a Hurricane Katrina survivor in Louisiana. HSC-28 fli... more

A US Navy (USN) SH-60 Seahawk helicopter, Sea Control Squadron 28 (HSC 28), Naval Air Station (NAS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA), prepares to pick up pallets of supplies from the USN high-speed vessel USS SWIFT (HSV 2) to bring back to the flightdeck of the Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) underway in the Gulf of Mexico. The BATTANs involvement in the Hurricane Katrina Humanitarian Assistance Operations is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DoD)

A US Navy (USN) SH-60 Seahawk helicopter, Sea Control Squadron 28 (HSC...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

A US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler (ABH) directs a SH-60 Seahawk helicopter, Sea Control Squadron 28 (HSC 28), Naval Air Station (NAS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA), to place a load of pallets on the flightdeck of the Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) underway in the Gulf of Mexico. The BATTANs involvement in the Hurricane Katrina Humanitarian Assistance Operations is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DoD)

A US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler (ABH) directs a SH-6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more