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Aviation Boatswain Mate (aircraft handling) First Class (ABH1) Ralph Johnson signals to a Marine Corps AH-1 Cobra helicopter he is clear for flight after the helo lifted off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS ESSEX (LHD-2) during Marine assault exercises off the beach of Camp Pendleton, Calif

Aviation Boatswain Mate (aircraft handling) First Class (ABH1) Ralph J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Bm2 Michael J. Rodriguez Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Aviation Boatswain Mate (Fuels) Third Class (ABF3) Joseph Rolack operates the refueling truck while refueling aircraft during the fleet exercise at the Naval Air Station

Aviation Boatswain Mate (Fuels) Third Class (ABF3) Joseph Rolack opera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMPTUEX 95 Base: Nas, Roosevelt Roads State: Puerto Rico (PR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... more

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (AB) runs to the safe zone between catapults one and two on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) as the aircraft launch off the bow.(RELEASED)

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (AB) runs to the safe zone between catapult...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Enterprise (CVN 65) Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Timothy S. Smith, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (BM) (Handler) directs an EA-6B "Prowler" to the number one catapult of the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), for launch

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (BM) (Handler) directs an EA-6B "Prowler" t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Enterprise (CVN 65) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Timothy S. Smith, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (BM) (Handler) directs an F-14 "Tomcat" assigned to Fighter Squadron Three Two (VF-32) "Swordsmen," to a parking spot on the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65)

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (BM) (Handler) directs an F-14 "Tomcat" ass...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Enterprise (CVN 65) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Timothy S. Smith, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

Flight Deck Shooter

Flight Deck Shooter

Aboard USS Carl Vinson (Oct. 11, 2001) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate "Shooter" and a "Trainee" launch an S-3 "Viking" from the "Dragonfires" of Sea Control Squadron Two Nine (VS-29) from the flight deck aboard U... more

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (handling) AIRMAN directs a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter onto the flight deck of the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63). The KITTY HAWK is conducting operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

An Aviation Boatswain Mate (handling) AIRMAN directs a CH-46 Sea Knigh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 John E. Wo... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Krystol Koos directs a F-14B Tomcat assigned to the �Diamondbacks� of Fighter Squadron One Zero Two (VF-102).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Krystol Koos directs a F-14B Tomca...

Arabian Gulf (Dec. 31, 2001) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Krystol Koos directs a F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Diamondbacks of Fighter Squadron One Zero Two (VF-102) to the bow catapults aboard USS Theodo... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vincent Machuca from Cinnarron, N.M., performs preventative maintenance on a �hold back bar� which keeps an aircraft under tension before launching from one of four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vincent Machuca from Cinnarron, N....

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 06, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vincent Machuca from Cinnarron, N.M., performs preventative maintenance on a hold back bar which keeps an aircraft under tension before launc... more

 Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class James Jensen gives the 'thumbs up' signal to an EA-6B Prowler aircraft, indicating it is ready to be launched from the flight deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class James Jensen gives the 'thumbs up...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 15, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class James Jensen gives the 'thumbs up' signal to an EA-6B Prowler aircraft, indicating it is ready to be launched from the flight deck of US... more

An F-14D Tomcat from the 'Black  Lions' of Fighter Squadon Two Thirteen (VF-213) is guided throught a flight deck recovery by an Aviation Boatswain's Mate.

An F-14D Tomcat from the 'Black Lions' of Fighter Squadon Two Thirtee...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 17, 2003) An F-14D Tomcat from the 'Black Lions' of Fighter Squadon Two Thirteen (VF-213) is guided throught a flight deck recovery by an Aviation Boatswain's Mate. The Black Lions ... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives a 'thumbs up' as an F/A-18C Hornet from the 'Valions' of Strike Fighter Squadron Fifteen (VFA-15) readies for launch

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives a 'thumbs up' as an F/A-18C Hornet ...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 17, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives a 'thumbs up' as an F/A-18C Hornet from the 'Valions' of Strike Fighter Squadron Fifteen (VFA-15) readies for launch. The Valions are a p... more

Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Lance D. Vickers (right) consults with Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Wilber Thomas to evaluate a target during M-16 rifle qualifications

Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Lance D. Vickers (right) consults with Aviati...

Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily (Mar. 17, 2003) Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Lance D. Vickers (left) consults with Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Wilber Thomas to evaluate a target during M-16 rifle qualif... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet onto waist catapult three in preparation for launch during flight operations aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet onto waist cata...

Sea of Japan (Mar. 20, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet onto waist catapult three in preparation for launch during flight operations aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is ... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the �Eagles� of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Five (VFA 115), prior to launching the aircraft from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 20, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Five (VFA 115), prior to launching the aircraft from the f... more

An Aviation Boatswain�s Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet into position to be launched from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

An Aviation Boatswain�s Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet into position to...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 20, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet loaded with AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles into position to be catapulted from one of four steam powered catapul... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kyle Vernon and Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Brad Morgan discuss AV-8B Harrier flight operations in between launches aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kyle Vernon and Aviation Boatswain...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 21, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kyle Vernon and Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Brad Morgan discuss AV-8B Harrier flight operations in between launches aboard the amphibious... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate stands ready to engage the jet-blast deflector (JBD) during flight operations aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate stands ready to engage the jet-blast defl...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate stands ready to engage the jet-blast deflector (JBD) during flight operations aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed in support o... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate  3rd Class Dennis O'Connell signals as an EA-6B Prowler

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dennis O'Connell signals as an EA...

Pacific Ocean (Mar. 25, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dennis O'Connell signals as an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Vikings of Electronic Attack Squadron One Two Nine (VAQ-129) as it prepares to la... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate conducts a final check prior to applying tension to the catapult shuttle on the flight deck aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate conducts a final check prior to applying ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 27, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate conducts a final check prior to applying tension to the catapult shuttle on the flight deck aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln and Carrie... more

 An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto one of four steam powered catapults aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) before launching

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto one of fou...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 28, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto one of four steam powered catapults aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) before launching it from the flight deck.... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet onto the flight line in preparation for launch from one of four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet onto the ...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 31, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet onto the flight line in preparation for launch from one of four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck of USS Ab... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Leach retrieves fuel samples

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Leach retrieves fuel s...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 14, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Leach retrieves fuel samples to test aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) before the ship begins a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) wit... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Correa's friends and family wait for USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to pull into her home port of Naval Station Norfolk

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Correa's friends and family ...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (May. 29, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Correa's friends and family wait for USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to pull into her home port of Naval Station Norfolk. Th... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Paul Herrera, assigned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor, reads a book entitled Colors of the World to a group of three-year-olds at the Naval Station�s Child Development Center (CDC)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Paul Herrera, assigned to Naval St...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Jun. 05, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Paul Herrera, assigned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor, reads a book entitled "Colors of the World" to a group of three-year-olds at the Na... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dameon Coleman  signals hold to a crane operator hoisting a disabled aircraft during flight deck drills aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dameon Coleman signals hold to a ...

The Pacific Ocean (Jul. 10, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dameon Coleman from Bakersfield, Calif., signals "hold" to a crane operator hoisting a disabled aircraft during flight deck drills aboard US... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives the signal that a C-2 Greyhound is at tension and is ready to be launched from the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives the signal that a C-2 Greyhound is ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 20, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate gives the signal that a C-2 Greyhound assigned to the "Rawhides" of Carrier Logistic Support Squadron Four Zero (VRC-40) is at tension and is ready to... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto a steam catapult during flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto a steam cat...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 29, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto a steam catapult during flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis is conducting pilot carrier qualif... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Miguel Gutierrez looks over his shoulder as he backs up a tow tractor on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Miguel Gutierrez looks over his sh...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 31, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Miguel Gutierrez looks over his shoulder as he backs up a tow tractor on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis is conducting ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Cedric Johnson, of Los Angles, Calif., refuels a F/A-18F Super Hornet during flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Cedric Johnson, of Los Angles...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 05, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Cedric Johnson, of Los Angles, Calif., refuels a F/A-18F Super Hornet during flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stenni... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a tie-down chain from an F/A-18F Super Hornet while preparing the aircraft for flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a tie-down chain from an F/A-18F ...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 05, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a tie-down chain from an F/A-18F Super Hornet while preparing the aircraft for flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Broderick Johnson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., observes flight operations.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Broderick Johnson of Tuscaloosa, A...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 07, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Broderick Johnson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., observes flight operations on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis is at sea con... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate looks on as an F/A-18F Super Hornet  taxis on flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate looks on as an F/A-18F Super Hornet taxi...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 07, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate looks on as an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the "Diamondbacks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Two (VFA-102) taxis on flight deck of USS John C. Stenn... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate waits for the flight deck to clear prior to moving a C-2A Greyhound, assigned to the

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate waits for the flight deck to clear prior ...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 15, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate waits for the flight deck to clear prior to moving a C-2A Greyhound, assigned to the "Providers" of Fleet Logistic Support Squadron Thirty (VRC-30), ab... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Joel Blea gives the OK

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Joel Blea gives the OK

Sasebo, Japan (Oct. 14, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Joel Blea assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 (EODMU-5) Detachment 51, gives the "OK" symbol during a diving exercise in Saseb... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva, from San Antonio, Texas, directs an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva, from San Antonio, Texa...

Pacific Ocean (Oct. 28, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva, from San Antonio, Texas, directs an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis and Carrier Air ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudolfo Oliva directs an E-2C Hawkeye

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudolfo Oliva directs an E-2C Hawk...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 03, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudolfo Oliva, from San Antonio, Texas, directs an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Black Eagles" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One On... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate dons a face mask to diffuse aircraft exhaust on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate dons a face mask to diffuse aircraft exha...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 08, 2003) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate dons a face mask to diffuse aircraft exhaust on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (C... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Genaro Flores conducts maintenanceconducts maintenance

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Genaro Flores conducts maintenance...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 17, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Genaro Flores, from San Diego, Calif., conducts maintenance on a shuttle for one of four steam catapult systems on the flight deck of USS John C... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Othoniel Rosario, from Cayey, Puerto Rico, inspects an aircraft fuel sample aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Othoniel Rosario, from Cayey, Puer...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 18, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Othoniel Rosario, from Cayey, Puerto Rico, inspects an aircraft fuel sample aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis and her embarked Carri... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Normand, from Marksville, La., operates a jet fuel control console aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Normand, from Marksville, La...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 18, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jason Normand, from Marksville, La., operates a jet fuel control console aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis and her embarked Carrier ... more

Flight deck personnel muster with Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Caron Curry, from Memphis, Tenn., as he explains the upcoming day's flight plan aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Flight deck personnel muster with Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class ...

Manama, Bahrain (Dec. 27, 2003) Flight deck personnel muster with Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Caron Curry, from Memphis, Tenn., as he explains the upcoming day's flight plan aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 6... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Luis Perez from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, mans a crash and salvage and firefighting watch.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Luis Perez from Arecibo, Puerto Ri...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 06, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Luis Perez from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, mans a crash and salvage and firefighting watch on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs F-14B aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs F-14B aboard USS George Washington (...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 22, 2004) Aviation Boatswains Mate Airman Jorge Font, from San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, directs an F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Pukin' Dogs of Fighter Squadron One Four Three (VF-143) onto o... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva from San Antonio, Texas, carefully directs an F/A-18C Hornet.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva from San Antonio, Texas...

Pacific Ocean (Feb. 09, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rudy Oliva from San Antonio, Texas, carefully directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Gladiators" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Six (VF... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Isidro Cobena, from Ecuador, takes control of a hose and shouts commands during a fire fighting class .

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Isidro Cobena, from Ecuador, takes...

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. (Feb. 11, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Isidro Cobena, from Ecuador, takes control of a hose and shouts commands during a fire fighting class at the Naval Air... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) 2nd Class Kevin Stinson stands watch on a .50 caliber gun mount.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) 2nd Class Kevin Stinson stands watch...

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 13, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) 2nd Class Kevin Stinson stands watch on a .50 caliber gun mount as the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) pulls out of N... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Ulysses Hernadez kisses his daughter after returning from a six-month deployment aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Ulysses Hernadez kisses h...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 29, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Ulysses Hernadez kisses his daughter after returning from a six-month deployment aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carri... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate drags a fuel hose away from an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate drags a fuel hose away from an SH-60F Sea...

Gulf of Mexico (Mar. 08, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate drags a fuel hose away from an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the "Red Lions" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron One Five (HS-15) during refueling oper... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Hawkins, of Sedalia, Mich., stands-by to assist Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Agustus Jones, of Brooklyn, N.Y., in launching an AV-8B Harrier jump jet off the flight deck.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Hawkins, of Sedalia, Mich., ...

Virginia Coast (Mar. 17, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Hawkins, of Sedalia, Mich., stands-by to assist Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Agustus Jones, of Brooklyn, N.Y., in launching an AV-8B H... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate keeps the arresting cable on track as it is retracted following the recovery of an F/A-18C Hornet.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate keeps the arresting cable on track as it ...

Pacific Ocean (Mar. 25, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate keeps the arresting cable on track as it is retracted following the recovery of an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Stingers" of Strike Fighter Squadron... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Franklin Santiago signals an aircraft across the flight deck as an F/A-18C Hornet prepares to launch from the flight deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Franklin Santiago signals an aircr...

Atlantic Coast (Apr. 14, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Franklin Santiago signals an aircraft across the flight deck as an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Bulls" of Strike Fighter Squadron Three Seve... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Alex Luzon, of Bronx, N.Y., signals to an F/A-18C Hornet.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Alex Luzon, of Bronx, N.Y., signal...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 14, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Alex Luzon, of Bronx, N.Y., signals to an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) on the ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin Blum lines up the launch bar of an S-3B Viking.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin Blum lines up the launch ba...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 16, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin Blum lines up the launch bar of an S-3B Viking with the catapult shuttle aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman... more

 Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Preston Goodell, of Beaumont, Texas, makes final checks on an E-2C Hawkeye.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Preston Goodell, of Beaumont, Tex...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Preston Goodell, of Beaumont, Texas, makes final checks on an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Bluetails" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Caron L Curry, of Memphis, Tenn., directs an E-2C Hawkeye.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Caron L Curry, of Memphis, Tenn., ...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 19, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Caron L Curry, of Memphis, Tenn., directs an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Greyhawks" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Zero (... more

 Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ricardo Manjarrez, of Nogales, Ariz., scrubs-out dust collected in vents.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ricardo Manjarrez, of Nogales, Ar...

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Apr. 20, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ricardo Manjarrez, of Nogales, Ariz., scrubs-out dust collected in vents aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ifoma Givens, of Philadelphia, Pa., directs an MH-60S Knighthawk.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ifoma Givens, of Philadelphia, Pa....

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 23, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ifoma Givens, of Philadelphia, Pa., directs an MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to the "Dragon Whales" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight (H... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Richard Keidel stands-by for the next launch on the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Richard Keidel stands-by for the n...

Atlantic Coast (Apr. 28, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Richard Keidel stands-by for the next launch on the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman is currently undergoing her Tailore... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st Class Darwin Soriano, of San Diego, Calif. shadows Capt. Andres Brugal.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st Class Darwin Soriano, of San Di...

Norfolk, Va. (Apr. 28, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st Class Darwin Soriano, of San Diego, Calif. shadows Capt. Andres Brugal, Executive Officer aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), as he reviews spe... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill., directs an F/A-18C Hornet on to one of the four steam-powered catapults aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill....

Arabian Gulf (May. 02, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill., directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) on... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Roberts, of Mariam, Texas, places the launch bar of an F/A-18C Hornet into the shuttle of a catapult.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Roberts, of Mariam, Texas, p...

Arabian Gulf (May. 02, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Keith Roberts, of Mariam, Texas, places the launch bar of an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Si... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christian Mariscal, of El Paso, Texas, assigned to the Crash and Salvage team aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), stands watch on the fight deck.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christian Mariscal, of El Paso, Te...

Philippine Sea (May. 02, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christian Mariscal, of El Paso, Texas, assigned to the Crash and Salvage team aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), stands watch on the flight deck du... more

 Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael Ostrude, of Cortland, Ohio, paints part of the hangar bay door aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael Ostrude, of Cortland, Ohi...

Arabian Gulf (May. 06, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael Ostrude, of Cortland, Ohio, paints part of the hangar bay door aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va. based aircraft car... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sam Vasquez of Craig, Colo., directs an F/A-18C Hornet.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sam Vasquez of Craig, Colo., direc...

Arabian Gulf (May. 16, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sam Vasquez of Craig, Colo., directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Wildcats" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) aboard USS G... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Lester Cruz of Lake Charles, La., awaits the next aircraft to direct to one of four catapults on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Lester Cruz of Lake Charles, La., ...

Arabian Gulf (May. 17, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Lester Cruz of Lake Charles, La., awaits the next aircraft to direct to one of four catapults on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CV... more

Aviation Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Neal Dunleavy completes maintenance on catapult equipment.

Aviation Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Neal Dunleavy completes maintenance ...

Atlantic Ocean (May. 19, 2004) Aviation Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Neal Dunleavy assigned to Air Department aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65), completes maintenance on catapult equipment, in the ship's hangar bay. E... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Alfred Macasarte of Stockton, Calif., conducts a

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Alfred Macasarte of Stockton, Cali...

Pacific Ocean (May. 22, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Alfred Macasarte of Stockton, Calif., conducts a "Final Sweep" of USS Kitty Hawk's (CV 63) catapult one prior to launching an F/A-18 Hornet assi... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill., directs an Aerospatiale SA330 Puma helicopter after picking up a pallet of supplies.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill....

Arabian Gulf (May. 27, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francis Gardner, of Waukegan, Ill., directs an Aerospatiale SA330 Puma helicopter after picking up a pallet of supplies aboard the Military Seali... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Floyd Harvell, of Cleveland, Ohio, directs an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two One (VAW-121).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Floyd Harvell, of Cleveland, Ohio,...

Arabian Gulf (May. 29, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Floyd Harvell, of Cleveland, Ohio, directs an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Bluetails" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two One (VA... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate caught in the middle of a cloud of steam, stands on one of four aircraft catapults aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), waiting for aircraft to prepare for launch.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate caught in the middle of a cloud of steam,...

Gulf of Alaska (Jun. 03, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate caught in the middle of a cloud of steam, stands on one of four aircraft catapults aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), waiting for aircraft to prepar... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate prepares to rig an arresting gear wire in preparation for early morning flight quarters.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate prepares to rig an arresting gear wire in...

South Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 04, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate prepares to rig an arresting gear wire in preparation for early morning flight quarters aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The aircraft carrier ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnny Pleasant, from Monroeville, Ala., wipes grease off flight deck gear to prepare it for painting.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnny Pleasant, from Monroeville,...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnny Pleasant, from Monroeville, Ala., wipes grease off flight deck gear to prepare it for painting. Enterprise is currently underway in the ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Timothy Stephenson pushes the launch bar down into the catapult shuttle as a C-2A Greyhound prepares for launch.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Timothy Stephenson pushes the laun...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 17, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Timothy Stephenson pushes the launch bar down into the catapult shuttle as a C-2A Greyhound, assigned to the "Rawhides" of Fleet Logistics Squad... more

The Landing Signaling Enlisted (LSE), Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christina Duvall, directs a MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to the Gunbearers of HC-11 aboard the USS Tarawa.

The Landing Signaling Enlisted (LSE), Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Cl...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 22, 2004) The Landing Signaling Enlisted (LSE), Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christina Duvall, of San Diego, directs a MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to the "Gunbearers of Helicopter Comb... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a T-45A Goshawk assigned to Training Air Wing Two (TW-2) on the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a T-45A Goshawk assigned to Train...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 23, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a T-45A Goshawk assigned to Training Air Wing Two (TW-2) on the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is currently conducting lo... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Gilbert Harold, from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, tapes off safety bars in preparation for painting in the number three arresting gear engine room aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Gilbert Harold, from St. Thomas, U...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 25, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Gilbert Harold, from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, tapes off safety bars in preparation for painting in the number three arresting gear engi... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an EA-6B Prowler .

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an EA-6B Prowler .

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 27, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the "Cougars" of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Nine (VAQ-139) onto one of four steam-powered catapults aboa... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class David Reyes guides an E-2C Hawkeye on to one of four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class David Reyes guides an E-2C Hawkeye...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 28, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class David Reyes guides an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Screwtops" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Three (VAW-123) on to one of ... more

 An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Red Rippers of Fighter Squadron Eleven VF-11 on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington CVN 73.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F-14B Tomcat assigned to the ...

Arabian Gulf (Jun. 29, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F-14B Tomcat assigned to the "Red Rippers" of Fighter Squadron Eleven (VF-11) on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The N... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class Chris Colyn directs a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class Chris Colyn directs a CH...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 06, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class Chris Colyn directs a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363) as it lands aboard the amphibious assaul... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a slot seal from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a slot seal from one of four stea...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 08, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate removes a slot seal from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Slot seals are used to prevent dir... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Thorpe, right, from Duarte, Calif., and Airman Maurice Dupri, from Chicago, paint a portrait of flight deck personnel on the hangar bay door aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Thorpe, right, from Duarte,...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 08, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Thorpe, right, from Duarte, Calif., and Airman Maurice Dupri, from Chicago, paint a portrait of flight deck personnel on the hangar bay d... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sammy Mitchell, left, from Tulsa, Okla., gives instructions to Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Diannah Ashburn from Vancouver, Wash., while training in the ship�s hangar bay aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sammy Mitchell, left, from Tulsa, ...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 09, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Sammy Mitchell, left, from Tulsa, Okla., gives instructions to Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Diannah Ashburn from Vancouver, Wash., while tra... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dustin Shipman signals to an MH-60S Nighthawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Cargo Squadron Six (HC-6) during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dustin Shipman signals to an MH-60...

North Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 10, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Dustin Shipman signals to an MH-60S Nighthawk helicopter assigned to the "Chargers" of Helicopter Cargo Squadron Six (HC-6) during a vert... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a Spanish Navy SH-3 Sea King as it lands on the flight deck aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a Spanish Navy SH-3 Sea King as i...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 10, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs a Spanish Navy SH-3 Sea King as it lands on the flight deck aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The ship is one of seven carriers involved in Summ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marion Roper from Grove Hill, Ala., directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet into position to be launched from the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marion Roper from Grove Hill, Ala....

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 20, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marion Roper from Grove Hill, Ala., directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet into position to be launched from the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnson Kyemanie from Grenada, Miss., runs to the foul line signaling the all clear for launch of an F/A-18C Hornet off the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnson Kyemanie from Grenada, Mis...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 20, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Johnson Kyemanie from Grenada, Miss., runs to the foul line signaling the all clear for launch of an F/A-18C Hornet off the flight deck of USS K... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate holds up a weight board confirming the weight of the aircraft to be launched from USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate holds up a weight board confirming the we...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 20, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate holds up a weight board confirming the weight of the aircraft to be launched from USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk is one of seven carrier strike gro... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Robert Sanders of Beatrice, Ala., stands ready for a signal to launch a C-2A Greyhound from the flight deck aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Robert Sanders of Beatrice, Ala., ...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 22, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Robert Sanders of Beatrice, Ala., stands ready for a signal to launch a C-2A Greyhound from the flight deck aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Abbas Syed of Dallas, Texas, guides a C-2A Greyhound launch bar into a catapult shuttle.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Abbas Syed of Dallas, Texas, guide...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 22, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Abbas Syed of Dallas, Texas, guides a C-2A Greyhound launch bar into a catapult shuttle, prior to launch of the aircraft from USS Kitty Hawk (CV... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st class Dennis D. Parker explains the ships aircraft catapult system to actor Tom Selleck on the flight deck aboard USS Ronald Reagan's (CVN 76).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st class Dennis D. Parker explains...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 22, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 1st class Dennis D. Parker explains the ships aircraft catapult system to actor Tom Selleck on the flight deck aboard USS Ronald Reagan's (CVN 76... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jeffrey Bedsole from Redwood City, Calif., and Airman Mario Wright from Dayton, Ohio give the signal for the catapult shuttle to be moved forward to lock in the launch bar of an aircraft .

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jeffrey Bedsole from Redwood City,...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 03, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jeffrey Bedsole from Redwood City, Calif., and Airman Mario Wright from Dayton, Ohio give the signal for the catapult shuttle to be moved forwar... more

Airman Michael Eichost of Yorkville, Ill., and Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jerrel McKissick of Forestville, Md., monitor the flight status of all aircraft from primary flight control.

Airman Michael Eichost of Yorkville, Ill., and Aviation Boatswain's Ma...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 03, 2004) Airman Michael Eichost of Yorkville, Ill., and Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jerrel McKissick of Forestville, Md., monitor the flight status of all aircraft from primary flig... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Three (VFA-113) towards one of the four steam driven catapults.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the...

South China Sea (Aug. 30, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Three (VFA-113) towards one of the four steam driven catapults ... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Christopher Smith from Ocala, Fla., communicates with flight deck control that a successful launch cycle is completed.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Christopher Smith from Ocala, Fla....

South China Sea (Aug. 30, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Christopher Smith from Ocala, Fla., communicates with flight deck control that a successful launch cycle is completed. USS John C. Stennis (CV... more

During an underway replenishment (UNREP) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), an Aviation Boatswain's Mate takes a sample of JP-5 jet fuel.

During an underway replenishment (UNREP) aboard the Nimitz-class aircr...

Pacific Ocean (Sep. 01, 2004) During an underway replenishment (UNREP) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), an Aviation Boatswain's Mate takes a sample of JP-5 jet fuel to ensu... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Sidney Jones guides an F/A-18C Hornet.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Sidney Jones guides an F/A-18C Hor...

Pacific Ocean (Sep. 04, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Sidney Jones of Enid, Okla., guides an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Five (VFA-195) for launch... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), maneuvers a specially painted tow tractor across the flight deck.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ...

South China Sea (Sep. 06, 2004) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), maneuvers a specially painted tow tractor across the flight deck during a brea... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class James Appleby directs the arrival of a National Air Guard C-130 from N.C.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class James Appleby directs the arrival ...

Key West, Fla. (Sep. 10, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class James Appleby directs the arrival of a National Air Guard C-130 from N.C. The plane arrived to pick up patients that needed to be evacuated fro... more