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A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An elevated port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

An elevated port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A starboard quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A stern view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A stern view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) unde...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A port quarter view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underw...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A port beam view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underw...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An elevated stern view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

An elevated stern view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) underway during sea trials

A port bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Gulf Of Mexico Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a section of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard located on the Elizabeth River. On the left; a starboard bow view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) in overhaul and to the right a port quarter view of the decommissioned submarine tender ORION (AS-18) being prepared for mothball fleet storage

A view of a section of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard located on the Eliza...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Portsmouth State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Aerial view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) tied up on the south side of pier #11 at the Norfolk Naval Base. The fast combat support ship USS ARCTIC (AOE-8) is tied up on the north side of the pier

Aerial view of the amphibious assault ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD-3) tied ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hampton Roadstead State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: David Tilton Release Status: Released to P... more

A US Navy (USN) landing craft air cushion (LCAC) returns to the USN Wasp class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) operating off the coast of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, during Joint Task Force (JTF) Exercise 99-1 (JTFEX99-1)

A US Navy (USN) landing craft air cushion (LCAC) returns to the USN Wa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JTFEX99-1 Country: Caribbean Sea Scene Major Command Shown: LHD 3 Scene Camera Operator: CWO2 Seth Rossman, USN Release Stat... more

A US Navy (USN) Color Guard and USN Sailors from the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) march at a parade during Boston Harborfest 2006.  The KEARSARGE is in Boston to participate in the Fourth of July celebration here which is attended by more than two million people annually

A US Navy (USN) Color Guard and USN Sailors from the USN Wasp Class Am...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Boston State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCS1 Edward Flynn Release Status: Released to Pu... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), practice reloading drills aboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Major Command Shown: 40604 Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Eugene Faiellav (left), listens to instructions for a reloading drill from USMC CPL Ben Christiansen, both are Rifleman (0311) Marines, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), deployed with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB). They are onboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Eugene Faiellav (left), listens ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Major Command Shown: 2 MEB Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Using his 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle, US Marine Corps (USMC) Private (PVT) Dennis Douds, Rifleman (0311) Marines, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), practices snapping in (quickly acquiring the target) with night vision goggles. He is on aboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Using his 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle, US Marine Corps (USMC) Private (PVT) De...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Major Command Shown: 2 MEB Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USM... more

A view from the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) as the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) battle group passes through the Straits of Gibraltar during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A view from the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Major Command Shown: 2 MEB Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

In the Metal Shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), U.S. Marine Pfc. Thomas Madziarek welds a crate.

In the Metal Shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LH...

Fifth Fleet Area of Operations (Feb. 08, 2003) In the Metal Shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), U.S. Marine Pfc. Thomas Madziarek welds a crate used to hold water jugs on the side of ... more

Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Harold Brent turns a feed water check valve.

Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Harold Brent turns a feed water check valve...

Fifth Fleet Area of Operations (Feb. 08, 2003) Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Harold Brent turns a feed water check valve in the Aft Main Machinery Room (MMR) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3... more

LCAC returns to ship.

LCAC returns to ship.

Off the coast of Kuwait (Feb. 16, 2003) A Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU-4) returns to the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). ACU-4 has been tra... more

In the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Marines assigned to the 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2d MEB) embark Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU-4) Hopper 68.

In the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD...

Arabian Gulf (Feb. 17, 2003) In the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Marines assigned to the 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2d MEB) embark Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU-4) Hoppe... more

While at sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Signalman Seaman Gary James conducts training with an AN/KAS-1A Chemical Warfare Directional Detector (CWDD) at a general quarters station on the ship�s signal bridge

While at sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3),...

Arabian Gulf (Feb. 25, 2003) While at sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Signalman Seaman Gary James conducts training with an AN/KAS-1A Chemical Warfare Directional Detector (CWDD) a... more

CIWS Preventative Maintenance at sea.

CIWS Preventative Maintenance at sea.

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 02, 2003) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Adrian Herevia conducts preventative maintenance and corrosion inspection on the gun barrel for a Close In Weapons System (CIWS) aboard the assault ship US... more

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate Airman Donnie Hughes checks for abrasions on a clean fuel purifier

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate Airman Donnie Hughes checks for abrasions on...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 02, 2003) Aviation Boatswains Mate Airman Donnie Hughes checks for abrasions on a clean fuel purifier in the JP-5 pump room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge... more

CIWS Preventative Maintenance at sea.

CIWS Preventative Maintenance at sea.

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 02, 2003) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Brian Gadeberg performs periodic maintenance on a Close In Weapons System (CIWS) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is cur... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious a...

Arabian Sea (Mar. 03, 2003) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer needed supplies and personnel. LCACs travel up to 40 knots and ar... more

 Engineman 3rd Class Conary Beckford performs checks on a Diesel Rack Alignment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Engineman 3rd Class Conary Beckford performs checks on a Diesel Rack ...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 03, 2003) Engineman 3rd Class Conary Beckford performs checks on a Diesel Rack Alignment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is currently deployed as the flags... more

LCpl Adam Hadjis passes Postal Clerk 3rd Class Brian Etcheson a package while sorting in coming mail in the Lower Vehicle Stowage aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge

LCpl Adam Hadjis passes Postal Clerk 3rd Class Brian Etcheson a packag...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 03, 2003) LCpl Adam Hadjis passes Postal Clerk 3rd Class Brian Etcheson a package while sorting in coming mail in the Lower Vehicle Stowage aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (L... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft approach the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft approach the amphibious assault...

Arabian Sea (Mar. 03, 2003) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft approach the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer needed supplies and personnel. LCACs travel up to 40 knots and are the ... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious...

Arabian Sea (Mar. 03, 2003) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft on approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer needed supplies and personnel. LCACs travel up to 40 knots and ... more

An CH-53 Sea Stallion makes its approach for a landing on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge

An CH-53 Sea Stallion makes its approach for a landing on the flight d...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 06, 2003) An CH-53 Sea Stallion assigned to the Condors of Helicopter Light Squadron Four Six Four (HMH 464) makes its approach for a landing on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship... more

An CH-53 Sea Stallion Crew Chief completes safety checks prior to take-off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge

An CH-53 Sea Stallion Crew Chief completes safety checks prior to take...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 06, 2003) An CH-53 Sea Stallion Crew Chief assigned to the Condors of Helicopter Light Squadron Four Six Four (HMH 464) completes safety checks prior to take-off from the flight deck of the a... more

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Edward Butcher gives 9mm handgun training

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Edward Butcher gives 9mm handgun training

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 09, 2003) Gunners Mate 1st Class Edward Butcher gives 9mm handgun training to Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Marion Hall in the upper vehicle storage area of the multi-purpose amphibious a... more

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 2nd Class Andre Wesley supervises Air department Sailors as they clean the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 2nd Class Andre Wesley supervises Air depart...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 09, 2003) Aviation Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Andre Wesley supervises Air department Sailors as they clean the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is de... more

Sailors and Marines participate in a 3 on 3 basketball tournament in the hangar bay aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Sailors and Marines participate in a 3 on 3 basketball tournament in t...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 11, 2003) Sailors and Marines participate in a "3 on 3" basketball tournament in the hangar bay aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), during fund raising efforts to suppor... more

Fireman Charles Phillips makes his escape through an emergency escape trunk.

Fireman Charles Phillips makes his escape through an emergency escape ...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 12, 2003) Fireman Charles Phillips makes his escape through an emergency escape trunk during a main machinery space fire drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kears... more

Fireman Charles Phillips uses an Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EEBD) as he climbs up the emergence escape trunk while conducting a main machinery space fire drill.

Fireman Charles Phillips uses an Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EE...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 12, 2003) Fireman Charles Phillips uses an Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EEBD) as he climbs up the emergence escape trunk while conducting a main machinery space fire drill aboard the am... more

A wash down for deployed helicopters as well as the flight deck is in order after the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge

A wash down for deployed helicopters as well as the flight deck is in ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 14, 2003) A wash down for deployed helicopters as well as the flight deck is in order after the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is blasted by winds in the excess of 25 knots... more

The Engineering Training Team (ETT) instructor provides feedback to watch standers in one of the main machinery spaces aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

The Engineering Training Team (ETT) instructor provides feedback to wa...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 14, 2003) The Engineering Training Team (ETT) instructor provides feedback to watch standers in one of the main machinery spaces aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), ... more

Medical personnel attend to patients in one of the medical triage rooms aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Medical personnel attend to patients in one of the medical triage room...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 15, 2003) Medical personnel attend to patients in one of the medical triage rooms aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), during a mass casualty training exercise. Medic... more

Medical personnel aboard and stretcher-bearers attend to simulated casualties during a Mass Casualty training exercises aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Medical personnel aboard and stretcher-bearers attend to simulated cas...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 19, 2003) Medical personnel aboard and stretcher-bearers attend to simulated casualties during a Mass Casualty training exercises aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).... more

Medical personnel aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Fleet Surgical Team Eight personnel participate in a Mass Casualty training exercises

Medical personnel aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LH...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 19, 2003) Medical personnel aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Fleet Surgical Team Eight personnel participate in a Mass Casualty training exerc... more

Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3

Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inf...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is operating in suppor... more

 Deck Department personnel prepare for a night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Deck Department personnel prepare for a night launch of a Rigid Hull ...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) Deck Department personnel prepare for a night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is operating in supp... more

On the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) aircrew and flight deck personnel prepare for daily combat re-supply missions into Southern Iraq

On the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (L...

The Arabian Sea (Mar. 23, 2003) On the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) aircrew and flight deck personnel prepare for daily combat re-supply missions into Southern Iraq. Kear... more

A U.S. Marine Aviator   carries his flight gear to a CH-53E Super Stallion on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in preparation for on going combat re-supply missions in Southern Iraq

A U.S. Marine Aviator carries his flight gear to a CH-53E Super Stal...

The Arabian Sea (Mar. 23, 2003) A U.S. Marine Aviator assigned to the Condors of Helicopter Medium Squadron Four Six Four (HMH-464) carries his flight gear to a CH-53E Super Stallion on the flight deck aboard t... more

Marine Aviation Maintenance Mechanics complete pre-flight checks on a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prior to a flight aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Marine Aviation Maintenance Mechanics complete pre-flight checks on a ...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 24, 2003) Marine Aviation Maintenance Mechanics complete pre-flight checks on a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prior to a flight aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). K... more

A CH-53E 'Super Stallion' helicopter pilot, prepares his flight gear aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

A CH-53E 'Super Stallion' helicopter pilot, prepares his flight gear a...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 24, 2003) U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Richard Focht, a CH-53E 'Super Stallion' helicopter pilot, prepares his flight gear aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) before going ... more

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Dan Salazar from Orlando, Fla., cheers on Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Glenn Baxter during a Tug-of-War contest

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Dan Salazar from Orlando, Fla., cheers on ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 29, 2003) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Dan Salazar from Orlando, Fla., cheers on Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Glenn Baxter during a Tug-of-War contest in the ships hangar bay aboard the ... more

Sailors from Deck Department take part in a Deck Seamanship Olympics

Sailors from Deck Department take part in a Deck Seamanship Olympics

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 29, 2003) Sailors from Deck Department take part in a "Deck Seamanship Olympics" competition aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The event was held to raise money ... more

Chief Boatswain�s Mates Kelvin Dickey (left) and Chief Petty Officer George Gainey square off in a knot-tying contest

Chief Boatswain�s Mates Kelvin Dickey (left) and Chief Petty Officer G...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 29, 2003) Chief Boatswains Mates Kelvin Dickey (left) and Chief Petty Officer George Gainey square off in a knot-tying contest during a "Deck Seamanship Olympics" competition aboard the a... more

Sailors from Deck Department take part in a Deck Seamanship Olympics

Sailors from Deck Department take part in a Deck Seamanship Olympics

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 29, 2003) Sailors from Deck Department take part in a "Deck Seamanship Olympics" competition aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The event was held to raise money fo... more

Yeoman 2nd Class Christopher Chatman from Baton Rouge, La., leads the ship�s Administrative Office Tug-of-War team

Yeoman 2nd Class Christopher Chatman from Baton Rouge, La., leads the ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 29, 2003) Yeoman 2nd Class Christopher Chatman from Baton Rouge, La., leads the ships Administrative Office Tug-of-War team during a contest held in the Hangar Bay aboard the amphibious a... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat mi...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 30, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The deck is loaded with CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters ass... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat mi...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 30, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The deck is loaded with CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters ass... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat mi...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 30, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The deck is loaded with CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters ass... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott takes a question.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott takes a que...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott takes a question from Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Joseph Kovaleski about high year tenure during an "All Hands C... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks with sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks with ...

The Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks with sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is deployed conducting mission... more

Marines return to the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) from Iraq

Marines return to the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsa...

The Arabian Gulf (May. 06, 2003) Marines return to the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) from Iraq. The Marines are among the very first to return to Kearsarge after 81 days ashore. ... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopters Squadron Four Sixty Four (HMH-464) lands on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopters Squad...

The Arabian Gulf (May. 06, 2003) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopters Squadron Four Sixty Four (HMH-464) lands on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LH... more

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Daniel Griffin wipes down Halon 1301 bottles in the aft main machinery room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Daniel Griffin wipes down Halon 1301 bottle...

Arabian Gulf (May. 15, 2003) Machinists Mate 3rd Class Daniel Griffin wipes down Halon 1301 bottles in the aft main machinery room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is deploye... more

Electrician�s Mate Fireman Travis O�Leary checks an outlet for power aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Electrician�s Mate Fireman Travis O�Leary checks an outlet for power a...

Arabian Gulf (May. 15, 2003) Electricians Mate Fireman Travis OLeary checks an outlet for power aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of... more

 U.S. Marines from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB) prepare to board a helicopter to return to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

U.S. Marines from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB) prep...

Kuwait Naval Base (May. 18, 2003) U.S. Marines from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB) prepare to board a helicopter to return to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), during the final ... more

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class John Decasper pours hydraulic fluid into a diesel engine

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class John Decasper pours hydraulic fluid into a ...

Red Sea (May. 20, 2003) Machinists Mate 3rd Class John Decasper pours hydraulic fluid into a diesel engine while on watch in the hydraulic shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsar... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) 5.56 mm M16A2 rifles and helmets are displayed during the Memorial Day ceremony in tribute to the 23 USMC Marines of Task Force Tarawa who died during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Brigadier General (BGEN) Richard F. Natonski, Commander, Task Force Tarawa, speaks to the USMC Marines and US Navy (USN) Sailors of the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) at the Memorial Day ceremony paying tribute to the 23 USMC Marines of Task Force Tarawa who died during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Brigadier General (BGEN) Richard F. Natonski, C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), enjoy a couple of beverages during the steel beach picnic aboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3). The USMC Marines of 2/8 are currently on their way home from Iraq after serving in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM as part of Task Force Tarawa

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kearsarge (LHD 3) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Bryan J. Nealy, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) steams in the Gulf of Aqaba

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) steams in the Gulf of Aqaba

The Red Sea (Jun. 04, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) steams in the Gulf of Aqaba while providing support for the Presidents visit to Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt and Aqaba, Jordan for summits ... more

President George W. Bush congratulates Capt. Terence E. McKnight, Commanding Officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) for the support received from the officers and crew of the amphibious assault ship

President George W. Bush congratulates Capt. Terence E. McKnight, Comm...

Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt (Jun. 05, 2003) President George W. Bush congratulates Capt. Terence E. McKnight, Commanding Officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) for the support received from the ... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts a vertical replenishment with Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Spica (T-AFS 9)

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts a vertical ...

The Mediterranean Sea (Jun. 07, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts a vertical replenishment with Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Spica (T-AFS 9). Kearsarge is on ... more

An AH-1W Cobra stands by to be launched if needed, as the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) passes through the Strait of Gibraltar

An AH-1W Cobra stands by to be launched if needed, as the amphibious a...

The Strait of Gibraltar (Jun. 11, 2003) An AH-1W Cobra stands by to be launched if needed, as the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) passes through the Strait of Gibraltar. Kearsarge and its embarke... more

Staff Sgt. Patrick Knapp from Toledo, Ohio assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) acts as line coach for Marines during a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Staff Sgt. Patrick Knapp from Toledo, Ohio assigned to 3rd Battalion 2...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Staff Sgt. Patrick Knapp from Toledo, Ohio assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) acts as line coach for Marines during a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboa... more

Staff Sgt. Anthony B. Varga from Phoenix, Ariz. assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) instructs another Marine during a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Staff Sgt. Anthony B. Varga from Phoenix, Ariz. assigned to 3rd Battal...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Staff Sgt. Anthony B. Varga from Phoenix, Ariz. assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) instructs another Marine during a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboar... more

Marines assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) participate in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Marines assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) participat...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Marines assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) participate in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kea... more

Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker participates in a small arms training exercise on the port elevator

Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker participates in a small arms training exerc...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker from Antioch, Tenn., assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment participates in a small arms training exercise on the port elevator aboard the amphib... more

Cpl. Edward L. Muenzler from Waco, Texas assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) participates in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Cpl. Edward L. Muenzler from Waco, Texas assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Cpl. Edward L. Muenzler from Waco, Texas assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) participates in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assaul... more

Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker from Antioch, Tenn. assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), participates in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker from Antioch, Tenn. assigned to 3rd Battali...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Lance Cpl. Clint D. Parker from Antioch, Tenn. assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), participates in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious... more

Pfc. Conrad D. Carson from Dalton, Georgia assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) awaits his turn to participate in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Pfc. Conrad D. Carson from Dalton, Georgia assigned to 3rd Battalion 2...

The Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2003) Pfc. Conrad D. Carson from Dalton, Georgia assigned to 3rd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2) awaits his turn to participate in a small arms shoot on the flight deck aboard t... more

A CH-46 Sea Knight from Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8) picks up another load of supplies

A CH-46 Sea Knight from Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2003) A CH-46 Sea Knight from Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (HC-8) picks up another load of supplies from the Military Sea Lift Command, fleet oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) d... more

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Jose Negron from Chicago, Ill., applies grease to a gun transfer unit

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Jose Negron from Chicago, Ill., applies grea...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2003) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Jose Negron from Chicago, Ill., applies grease to a gun transfer unit for a Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) on the aft missile deck of the amphibious assa... more

Crewmembers participate in a small arms shoot

Crewmembers participate in a small arms shoot

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 19, 2003) Crewmembers participate in a small arms shoot on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The crew is re-certifying their gun qualifications in prepa... more

CH-53E Super Stallions line the deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

CH-53E Super Stallions line the deck aboard the amphibious assault shi...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 23, 2003) CH-53E Super Stallions line the deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) as it makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean. The helicopters provided the heavy li... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Aumael Torres, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB), waves a small American Flag while he sits in a hangar onboard the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3), which is sailing back to the United States after participating in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, supporting President Bush while he attended a summit meeting with Arab Leaders in both Egypt and Jordan, and serving in Operation SHINING EXPRESS

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Aumael Torres, 2nd Marine Expedi...

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

Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) as they prepare for homecoming.

Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship U...

Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 30, 2003) Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) as they prepare for homecoming. The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship deployed with on... more

A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) lowers one of the ship's mooring lines while the ship is brought along side Pier 9 of Naval Station Norfolk

A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assa...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 30, 2003) A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) lowers one of the ship's mooring lines while the ship is brought a... more

A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) signals line handlers on the pier while the ship is being moored at Naval Station Norfolk

A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assa...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 30, 2003) A Petty Officer assigned to Deck department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) signals line handlers on the pier while the ship is being moored a... more

The US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) is tied securely to the pier as it awaits the full force of Hurricane Isabel. The KEARSARGE is undergoing maintenance and unable to leave Norfolk with the other 40 Naval ships. Hurricane Isabel, currently a Category 2 hurricane, made landfall near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina (NC), approximately 100 miles south of Norfolk

The US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Michael Pendergrass, Usn Release ... more

 Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Quemeka Hill conducts maintenance on a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in Computer Repair aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Quemeka Hill conducts mainte...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va. (Mar. 25, 2004) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Quemeka Hill conducts maintenance on a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in Computer Repair aboard the amphibious ass... more

 A pilot from USS Detroit (AOE 4) checks the tail rotor on a MH-60S Knighthawk for safe flight while aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A pilot from USS Detroit (AOE 4) checks the tail rotor on a MH-60S Kn...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) A pilot from USS Detroit (AOE 4) checks the tail rotor on a MH-60S Knighthawk for safe flight while aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is currentl... more

Combat Cargo Department Marines from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) connect a cargo harness to an MH-60S Knighthawk after delivering ammunition from USS Detroit (AOE 4).

Combat Cargo Department Marines from the amphibious assault ship USS K...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) Combat Cargo Department Marines from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) connect a cargo harness to an MH-60S Knighthawk after delivering ammunition from USS Detroit... more

Sailors assigned to the fast combat supply ship USS Detroit (AOE 4) hold onto a line while conducting an underway replenishment.

Sailors assigned to the fast combat supply ship USS Detroit (AOE 4) ho...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) Sailors assigned to the fast combat supply ship USS Detroit (AOE 4) hold onto a line while conducting an underway replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD... more

Aviation Boatswain�s Mates stand-by on the flight deck as part of an emergency response team during flight deck operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aviation Boatswain�s Mates stand-by on the flight deck as part of an e...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) Aviation Boatswains Mates stand-by on the flight deck as part of an emergency response team during flight deck operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).... more

 Seaman Michael Lockwood stands watch aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Seaman Michael Lockwood stands watch aboard the amphibious assault sh...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) Seaman Michael Lockwood stands watch aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during an underway replenishment with the fast combat supply ship USS Detroit (AOE 4)... more

MH-60S Knighthawk�s deployed from USS Detroit (AOE 4) land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

MH-60S Knighthawk�s deployed from USS Detroit (AOE 4) land aboard the ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) MH-60S Knighthawks deployed from USS Detroit (AOE 4) land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to refuel before starting a vertical replenishment operation. Ke... more

 Two MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters takeoff during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Two MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters takeoff during flight operations ab...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 08, 2004) Two MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters takeoff during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is surge deployed to transport elements of t... more

U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) are briefed prior to being transported to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU)...

Onslow Beach, N.C. (Jun. 09, 2004) U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) are briefed prior to being transported to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge i... more