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Boatswain's mate of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire

Boatswain's mate of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "3" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021424. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Add record depth reached by Navy divers. E.B. Crosby, Boatswain's Mate, 1st Class, U.S.N., rebreathing into a special apparatus which measures the amount of helium gas absorbed by body after a dive into the tank at Washington Navy Yard,. 8938

Add record depth reached by Navy divers. E.B. Crosby, Boatswain's Mate...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. No. 3. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov... more

Boatswain Mate Second Class (BM2) Miller shows SEAMAN (SN) Landon the proper way to perform the daily preventative maintenance system (PMS) on a hose nozzle on board the guided missile cruiser USS PORT ROYAL (CG-73). The ship and her crew went to sea off Hawaii and are performing numerous fire drills in preparation for next month's operational propulsion plant exam (OPPE)

Boatswain Mate Second Class (BM2) Miller shows SEAMAN (SN) Landon the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 J. Scott Runyan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of the deck force of the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19) prepare to repaint the anchor during a port visit. SEAMAN (SN) Robert Wood (left), SEAMAN (SN) Chris Casey (right) and SEAMAN (SW) Chris Denny (on anchor) receive instructions from above from Boatswain Mate Second Class (BN2) James McGivern

Members of the deck force of the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDG...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Townsville State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Brad Dillon Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Engineman CHIEF Jeffry Carruth (left) and Boatswain Mate Second Class Melvis Selerino (right), both from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 7 from San Diego, California, prepare their Zodiac boat for the initial search operations for remnants of the four 500 pound bombs carried by the A-10 that crashed near Gold Dust Peak

Engineman CHIEF Jeffry Carruth (left) and Boatswain Mate Second Class ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York Lake State: Colorado (CO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards Release Status: Release... more

Electrician Talmadge Jones, Jr. (left), LCDR Jeff Danshaw (second from left), and Electrician Technician First Class Ray Cole (second from right), members of the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 7 members from San Diego, California, look at the results of the search effort for the four 500 pound Mark 82 bombs as Boatswain Mate Second Class Melvis Selerino (right) looks on. The bombs were carried by the A-10 that crashed on Gold Dust Peak

Electrician Talmadge Jones, Jr. (left), LCDR Jeff Danshaw (second from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York Lake State: Colorado (CO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards Release Status: Release... more

Electrician Technician Talmadge Jones, Jr. (left) ponders his fate as Boatswain Mate Second Class Melvis Selerino (center), members of the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 7 from San Diego, California, attempts to start the outboard motor on the Zodiac boat as Electrician Technician First Class Ray Cole looks on. The several previous attempts plus the altitude change apparently flooded the motor but was eventually started and the team proceeded to search the lake, one of six in the vicinity of the A-10 crash site on Gold Dust Peak

Electrician Technician Talmadge Jones, Jr. (left) ponders his fate as ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Lake Charles State: Colorado (CO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards Release Status: Released... more

Boatswain Mate Second Class (BM2) Tom Krieger stationed onboard the USS Essex (LHD 2), helps an evacuee fill out the proper paperwork he needs. The evacuees were transported to the Essex from the "San Juan Embassy" (actually Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan) during the Non-combatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) for Special Operations Capable Exercise (SOCEX)

Boatswain Mate Second Class (BM2) Tom Krieger stationed onboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Essex (LHD 2) State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ryan T. Ledoux Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

Boatswain Mate 1ST Class (BM1) Albert Vargas from the Bronx, New York, directs an HC-3 "Sea King" Helicopter in for a landing aboard the command ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20)

Boatswain Mate 1ST Class (BM1) Albert Vargas from the Bronx, New York,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Mount Whitney (LCC 20) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Lenny M. Francioni, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a replenishment at sea (RAS).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone abo...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Rhodes, mans a sound powered phone aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a replenishment at sea (RAS). Reagan and embarked Carrier Air Wing One Fo... more

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, Jerome Willoughby onboard the USS GRAPPLE (ARS 53), prepares for a dive over the historical wreck of the USS Monitor, 17 miles off the coast of North Carolina, during the first phase of Monitor Expedition 2001

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Grapple (ASR 53) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Isaac Merriman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, David Calloway, stand inside a divers cage as he ascends from a dive over the historical wreck of the USS Monitor, 17 miles off the coast of North Carolina, during the first phase of Monitor Expedition 2001

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, D...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Isaac Merriman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, Michael Hardgraves wears his MK 21 diver hat and suit onboard the USS GRAPPLE (ASR 53) as he prepares for a dive over the historical wreck of the USS Monitor, 17 miles off the coast of North Carolina, during the first phase of Monitor Expedition 2001

US Navy (USN) Boatswain Mate CHIEF, 1ST Class Diver/Surface Warfare, M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Grapple (ASR 53) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Isaac Merriman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

DOCKSIDE CONSTRUCTION (FOR RELEASE0

DOCKSIDE CONSTRUCTION (FOR RELEASE0

LOS ANGELES, Cailf. (Sept. 30, 2002)--Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Halsell removes nonskid from Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley's deck during dockside. USCG photo by PA3 Louis Hebert

The handiwork of a Boatswain's Mate is thoroughly examined by Senior Chief Boatswain�s Mate Danny McVay and the other judges

The handiwork of a Boatswain's Mate is thoroughly examined by Senior C...

Mayport, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2002) The handiwork of a Boatswain's Mate is thoroughly examined by Senior Chief Boatswains Mate Danny McVay and the other judges from Afloat Training Group Mayport during the Surface Na... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class William Pratt, of Sicklerville, N.J., stands watch as Lee Helmsman.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class William Pratt, of Sicklerville, N.J., stand...

Suez Canal (Feb. 04, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class William Pratt, of Sicklerville, N.J., stands watch as Lee Helmsman on the bridge of the amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA 2) during her transit of the... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ryan Robinson, assigned to Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1), signals to a Landing Craft Unit (LCU) from the British Royal Navy.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ryan Robinson, assigned to Beach Master Uni...

Camp Patriot, Kuwait (Feb. 26, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ryan Robinson, assigned to Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1), signals to a Landing Craft Unit (LCU) from the British Royal Navy with a large signal fl... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Haywood searches for surface contacts while standing the forward lookout watch aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Haywood searches for surface co...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Haywood searches for surface contacts while standing the forward lookout watch aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1). Ta... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jarrell Vick stands duty as the �Boatswain's Mate Of the Watch� on the bridge aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jarrell Vick stands duty as the �Boatswain's M...

The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 27, 2003) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jarrell Vick stands duty as the Boatswain's Mate Of the Watch on the bridge aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and Car... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Louise Vanderhoef from Canisteo, N.Y., serves as a coxswain on a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Louise Vanderhoef from Canisteo, N.Y., serv...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 02, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Louise Vanderhoef from Canisteo, N.Y., serves as a coxswain on a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while patrolling the seas around the anchored USS John... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott takes a moment to talk with Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kim Tate.

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

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott takes a moment to talk with Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kim Tate, who has been selected to receive a commission. MCPON was ... more

Engineman 2nd Class Nick Urena (right), from Brooklyn, N.Y. and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christina Sebren, from Galveston, Texas, are both stationed aboard the Osprey class Coastal Mine Hunter USS Kingfisher (MHC 56)

Engineman 2nd Class Nick Urena (right), from Brooklyn, N.Y. and Boatsw...

Naval Station Ingleside, Texas (Apr. 21, 2003) Engineman 2nd Class Nick Urena (right), from Brooklyn, N.Y. and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christina Sebren, from Galveston, Texas, are both stationed aboard the O... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Henry S. Peek from Canyon Lake, Texas, pipes the official party

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Henry S. Peek from Canyon Lake, Texas, pipe...

Misawa, Japan (May. 16, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Henry S. Peek from Canyon Lake, Texas, pipes the official party aboard during a Change of Command ceremony for Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9). The Boatswai... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Patrick Stewart and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jeff Comer secure the forward steadying line while retrieving the rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB)

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Patrick Stewart and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Cl...

Philippine Sea (Jun. 05, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Patrick Stewart and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jeff Comer secure the forward steadying line while retrieving the rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) aboar... more

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Medeiros, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Hans Jacobs assist Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) diver Cpl. Heidi with preparations for a training dive

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Medeiros, left, and Boatswain'...

Muara, Brunei Darussalam (Jun. 26, 2003) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Medeiros, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Hans Jacobs, both divers, assigned to the salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) assi... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ameng, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Conant, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Santo-Domingo heave in mooring lines as USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) prepares to depart Naval Station Norfolk

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ameng, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Conant, a...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 10, 2003) (From Left to Right) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ameng, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Conant, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Santo-Domingo heave in mooring lines as USS Ha... more

Aviation Electronics Technician 1st class Jeff Siegfried is hoisted from the water as Boatswain Mate 2nd class Jason Smith looks on during the maritime survival class at the Aviation Survival Training Center

Aviation Electronics Technician 1st class Jeff Siegfried is hoisted fr...

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, Wash. (Aug. 29, 2003) Aviation Electronics Technician 1st class Jeff Siegfried is hoisted from the water as Boatswain Mate 2nd class Jason Smith looks on during the... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Stacker and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Christopher Baker ready cargo

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Stacker and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Cla...

Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 20, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Stacker and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Christopher Baker ready cargo under a hovering MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Ant... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael F. Marshall observes a pallet of supplies being transported from the Sacramento-class fast combat support Ship USS Detroit (AOE 4).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael F. Marshall observes a pallet of su...

Arabian Gulf (Jan. 27, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michael F. Marshall observes a pallet of supplies being transported from the Sacramento-class fast combat support Ship USS Detroit (AOE 4) to the nuclear ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jessica Austin directs the pilot of an UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jessica Austin directs the pilot of an UH-3...

Pacific Ocean (Mar. 04, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jessica Austin directs the pilot of an UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), while conduc... more

Landing Signalman Enlisted (LSE), Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dennis Grudzinski guides a coalition helicopter onto the ship's flight deck for a landing aboard the guided missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74).

Landing Signalman Enlisted (LSE), Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dennis Gr...

Gulf of Oman (Mar. 23, 2004) Landing Signalman Enlisted (LSE), Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dennis Grudzinski guides a coalition helicopter onto the ship's flight deck for a landing aboard the guided missile dest... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kelly Dinger cuts the stopper line used to heave the messenger line.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kelly Dinger cuts the stopper line used to ...

Pacific Ocean (Mar. 26, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kelly Dinger, a line rigger assigned to the Deck Department aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), cuts the stopper line used to heave the messenger line d... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of the Watch on the bridge of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) following a General Quarters (GQ) drill.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of...

Atlantic Coast (Apr. 07, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of the Watch on the bridge of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) following a Gen... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of the Watch on the bridge of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a General Quarters (GQ) drill.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of...

Atlantic Coast (Apr. 07, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Audrey Silva stands the Boatswain's Mate of the Watch on the bridge of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a Genera... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Nicholas Barone makes ready for cargo transferred from the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) during an Underway Replenishment (UNREP).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Nicholas Barone makes ready for cargo trans...

Atlantic Coast (Apr. 11, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Nicholas Barone makes ready for cargo transferred from the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) during an... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Samantha Sur, of Baltimore, Md., picks up trash around Naval Base San Diego.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Samantha Sur, of Baltimore, Md., picks up t...

Naval Base San Diego, Calif. (Apr. 23, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Samantha Sur, of Baltimore, Md., picks up trash around Naval Base San Diego during the base's support of the 34th Annual Earth Day. U.S. N... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ronnie Martin supervises line handlers while mooring the guided missile frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ronnie Martin supervises line handlers whil...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Apr. 23, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ronnie Martin supervises line handlers while mooring the guided missile frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57). Reuben James returned to Pearl Harbor a... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rene Reyna, of Donna, Texas, pipes sweepers over the 1MC intercom.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rene Reyna, of Donna, Texas, pipes sweepers...

Arabian Gulf (May. 04, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rene Reyna, of Donna, Texas, pipes sweepers over the 1MC intercom on the bridge aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va.-based aircraft car... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Brandon Buckingham and Seaman Andres Trujillo assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) guide the ship's anchor chain.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Brandon Buckingham and Seaman Andres Trujil...

Puget Sound, Wash. (May. 13, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Brandon Buckingham and Seaman Andres Trujillo assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) guide the ship's anchor chain to a buoy. S... more

 Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) passes a 10 inches mooring line to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) passes a 10" mooring line to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) to assist it ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Crystal Thompson takes the number two mooring line off the bits.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Crystal Thompson takes the number two moori...

Naval Station Everett, Wash. (May. 13, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Crystal Thompson takes the number two mooring line off the bits in preparation for getting underway aboard the guided missile destroyer US... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jeffery Pilanca from Naalehu, Hawaii, raises an Iraqi flag aboard Patrol Craft 100.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jeffery Pilanca from Naalehu, Hawaii, raise...

Bahrain (May. 24, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jeffery Pilanca from Naalehu, Hawaii, raises an Iraqi flag aboard Patrol Craft 100. British led coalition forces recently delivered two of the patrol craft bo... more

Chief Boatswain's Mate Richard A. Paiz, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Danny Brown stand by as the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment ship USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) breaks away.

Chief Boatswain's Mate Richard A. Paiz, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st...

South Atlantic Ocean (May. 28, 2004) Chief Boatswain's Mate Richard A. Paiz, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Danny Brown stand by as the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment ship USNS Patu... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class James Stout sews in the ships sail loft aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class James Stout sews in the ships sail loft abo...

Gulf of Alaska (Jun. 03, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class James Stout sews in the ships sail loft aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis and embarked Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW-14... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Kristen L. Core, of Mount Vernon, N.C., stands by with a line in hand as the Admiral's Barge is brought aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) by crane.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Kristen L. Core, of Mount Vernon, N.C., sta...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Kristen L. Core, of Mount Vernon, N.C., stands by with a line in hand as the Admiral's Barge is brought aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) by crane. Enterpr... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Tim Kelley assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit One One (EODMU-11) stands ready for the next parachute jump.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Tim Kelley assigned to Explosive Ordnance D...

Coupeville, Wash. (Jun. 15, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Tim Kelley assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit One One (EODMU-11) stands ready for the next parachute jump during a joint training ex... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William Lester from Atlanta, Ga., ensures the safe lifting of the admiral's barge from the hangar bay aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William Lester from Atlanta, Ga., ensures t...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 15, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William Lester from Atlanta, Ga., ensures the safe lifting of the admiral's barge from the hangar bay aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) into the waters of ... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kenyatta Brown observes the safety of his crew as they pull in the line during a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kenyatta Brown observes the safety of his c...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 17, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Kenyatta Brown observes the safety of his crew as they pull in the line during a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oile... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Geraldo Alverado, from New York City, N.Y., watches the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) break-away following an ammunition offload .

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Geraldo Alverado, from New York City, N.Y.,...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Geraldo Alverado, from New York City, N.Y., watches the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) break-away following an ammunition offload with the fas... more

Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Joanna Saldana cuts the rope off a span wire aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) during an underway replenishment .

Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Joanna Saldana cuts the rope off a span wire ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 19, 2004) Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Joanna Saldana cuts the rope off a span wire aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) during an underway replenishment with fast combat sup... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Harvey, from Islamorada, Fla., puts the finishing touches on some fancy line work, wrapped around a pipe aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Harvey, from Islamorada, Fla., ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 24, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Christopher Harvey, from Islamorada, Fla., puts the finishing touches on some "fancy" line work, wrapped around a pipe aboard the aircraft carrier USS E... more

Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Jeremy Critchlow, from Huntsville, Texas, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Russell Crain, from Fort Worth, Texas, assigned to USS Enterprise (CVN 65), prepare to fight a simulated fire.

Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Jeremy Critchlow, from Huntsville,...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 25, 2004) Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Jeremy Critchlow, from Huntsville, Texas, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Russell Crain, from Fort Worth, Texas, assigned to USS Enterprise (CVN... more

 Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Randalh Ignacio, from Orlando, Fla., paints railings on the weather deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Randalh Ignacio, from Orlando, Fla., paint...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 28, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Randalh Ignacio, from Orlando, Fla., paints railings on the weather deck aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63). Cowpens is forward deploy... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Summer Wren from Boonsboro, Md., assigned to Beach Master Unit 2 signals a Landing Cushion Air Craft (LCAC) to come ashore.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Summer Wren from Boonsboro, Md., assigned t...

Arabian Gulf (Jul. 07, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Summer Wren from Boonsboro, Md., assigned to Beach Master Unit 2 signals a Landing Cushion Air Craft (LCAC) to come ashore, while transferring personnel a... more

Boatswain Mate 1st Class Nikita Bibbs from Houston, Texas, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) entertains some of the children from the village.

Boatswain Mate 1st Class Nikita Bibbs from Houston, Texas, assigned to...

Carquin, Peru (Jul. 07, 2004) Boatswain Mate 1st Class Nikita Bibbs from Houston, Texas, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) entertains some of the children from the village with h... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ben Gozales from Salt Lake City, Utah, secures the pilots ladder on the port side of the ship while inport at Naval Station Pascagoula, Miss.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ben Gozales from Salt Lake City, Utah, secu...

Pascagoula, Miss. (Jul. 15, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ben Gozales from Salt Lake City, Utah, secures the pilots ladder on the port side of the ship while inport at Naval Station Pascagoula, Miss. Gonzale... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jack McPherson performs a leak check on the MK-21 Underwater Breathing Apparatus worn by Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Jody Kappen aboard USNS Sioux (T-ATF 171).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jack McPherson performs a leak check on the...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 16, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jack McPherson performs a leak check on the MK-21 Underwater Breathing Apparatus worn by Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Jody Kappen aboard USNS Si... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Douglas Perry, looks out at the Island of Oahu from the well-deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2004.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Douglas Perry, looks out at the Island of O...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 19, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Douglas Perry, looks out at the Island of Oahu from the well-deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) during exercise Rim of the Pacific (R... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Chuck Phillips, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobil Unit Six (EOD MU-6) Six leans out of an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven (HS-7) during a fast roping exercise.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Chuck Phillips, assigned to Explosive Ordna...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 21, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Chuck Phillips, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobil Unit Six (EOD MU-6) Six leans out of an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submari... more

 Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Octavio Delamora, left, and Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Sonya Govan, right, assigned to Mobile Inshore Underwater Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MIUW-105), listen to Gunner's Mate 1st Class Michael Deluna.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Octavio Delamora, left, and Master-at-Arms...

Whidbey Island, Wash. (Aug. 18, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Octavio Delamora, left, and Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Sonya Govan, right, assigned to Mobile Inshore Underwater Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MIUW-1... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Willie McArthur assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), observes a replenishment at sea.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Willie McArthur assigned to the aircraft ca...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 17, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Willie McArthur assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), observes a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the fast combat support ship USS ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Lois Oberlin of Angola, Ind., stands the aft look out watch on the fantail as an F/A-18C Hornet strike fighter prepares to make an arrested landing aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Lois Oberlin of Angola, Ind., stands the af...

Pacific Ocean (Sep. 20, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Lois Oberlin of Angola, Ind., stands the aft lookout watch on the fantail as an F/A-18C Hornet strike fighter prepares to make an arrested landing aboard... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jesse Rodriguez cooks hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken for family members.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jesse Rodriguez cooks hamburgers, hot dogs ...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 20, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jesse Rodriguez cooks hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken for family members aboard the Navy's newest and most advanced Arleigh Burke-class guided mi... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Steven Douglas and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Ross Zahara, both assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), assist members of an Indian Navy Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) boarding team.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Steven Douglas and Boatswain's Mate 1st Cla...

Indian Coast (Oct. 06, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Steven Douglas and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Ross Zahara, both assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), assist members of an Indian Navy... more

A Boatswain's Mate assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7), watches as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) makes her approach.

A Boatswain's Mate assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast...

Pacific Ocean (Oct. 19, 2004) A Boatswain's Mate assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7), watches as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Devin Prichard, a landing signal enlisted (LSE) aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Devin Prichard, a landing signal enlisted (...

Arabian Gulf (Nov. 12, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Devin Prichard, a landing signal enlisted (LSE) aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69), signals to an SA-330 Puma helicopter during a ver... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jody Lanham assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six (EODMU-6), Detachment Ten, fires rounds from a 9mm handgun.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jody Lanham assigned to Explosive Ordnance ...

Arabian Sea (Nov. 16, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jody Lanham assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six (EODMU-6), Detachment Ten, fires rounds from a 9mm handgun during a small arms live fir... more

Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Carter of Beverly, Mass., left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Dan Bihr of San Diego, Calif., monitor a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) boat training exercise.

Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Carter of Beverly, Mass., left, and Boatswain's ...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 16, 2004) Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Carter of Beverly, Mass., left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Dan Bihr of San Diego, Calif., monitor a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) boat training exerci... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Gerald Russo, center, gives a hand signal to the sliding padeye operator aboard the Military Sealift Command (MSC) ammunition ship USNS Flint (T-AE 32).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Gerald Russo, center, gives a hand signal t...

Pacific Ocean (Dec. 02, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Gerald Russo, center, gives a hand signal to the sliding padeye operator aboard the Military Sealift Command (MSC) ammunition ship USNS Flint (T-AE 32) t... more

Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer Precommissioning Unit (PCU) James E. Williams (DDG 95), pay their respects during a memorial ceremony honoring Boatswain's Mate 1st Class James E. Williams.

Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer Precommissioning Unit...

Florence, S.C. (Dec. 08, 2004) Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer Precommissioning Unit (PCU) James E. Williams (DDG 95), pay their respects during a memorial ceremony honoring Boatswain's Mate 1s... more

Boatswain's Mate of the Watch (BMOW) under instruction, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Nicole D. Goslin, of Eagle Point, Ore., stands by to strike bells prior to being relieved from her watch.

Boatswain's Mate of the Watch (BMOW) under instruction, Boatswain's Ma...

Pacific Ocean (Dec. 14, 2004) Boatswain's Mate of the Watch (BMOW) under instruction, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Nicole D. Goslin, of Eagle Point, Ore., stands by to strike bells prior to being relieved from he... more

 Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Annie Gottschamer of Virginia Beach, Va., a Ramp Marshall assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), directs an incoming Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Annie Gottschamer of Virginia Beach, Va., ...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Annie Gottschamer of Virginia Beach, Va., a Ramp Marshall assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), directs an incoming Landing Craft Air ... more

Operations Specialist 1st Class Russell Spralling of Chattanooga, Tenn., left, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Cynthia Daniels of Ahoskie, N.C., review equipment loading schedules.

Operations Specialist 1st Class Russell Spralling of Chattanooga, Tenn...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2005) Operations Specialist 1st Class Russell Spralling of Chattanooga, Tenn., left, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Cynthia Daniels of Ahoskie, N.C., review equipment loading schedule... more

 Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jacob Goodman ensures that the fuel probe is seated with the receiver on a fueling station aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) .

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jacob Goodman ensures that the fuel probe ...

Persian Gulf (Jan. 23, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jacob Goodman ensures that the fuel probe is seated with the receiver on a fueling station aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during an underway replenis... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Kidd secures a 8 by 26 foot lighted gong buoy to the deck of the Coast Guard Keeper-class coastal buoy tender Henry Blake (WLM 563) on board Naval Station Everett, Wash.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Kidd secures a 8 by 26 foot lighted go...

Naval Station Everett, Wash. (Jan. 24, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Kidd secures a 8 by 26 foot lighted gong buoy to the deck of the Coast Guard Keeper-class coastal buoy tender Henry Blake (WLM 563) o... more

Seaman Caroline Castillo, front, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Desi Bautista look over the well deck just before a landing craft utility pulled inside the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

Seaman Caroline Castillo, front, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Desi B...

Pacific Ocean (Jan. 26, 2005) Seaman Caroline Castillo, front, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Desi Bautista look over the well deck just before a landing craft utility pulled inside the amphibious assault ship ... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Itro Duncan, a Landing Signal Enlistedman (LSE), signals the pilot of an UH-3H Sea King that it is clear to move away from the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Itro Duncan, a Landing Signal Enlistedman (...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 05, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Itro Duncan, a Landing Signal Enlistedman (LSE), signals the pilot of an UH-3H Sea King, assigned to the "Desert Ducks" of Helicopter Combat Support Squad... more

Seaman Amanda Blauvelt, right, mans the helm of the guided missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) while Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chase Boatmon watches the ship's.

Seaman Amanda Blauvelt, right, mans the helm of the guided missile des...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 07, 2005) Seaman Amanda Blauvelt, right, mans the helm of the guided missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) while Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chase Boatmon watches the ship's course from the bri... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen performs flag folding honors for a funeral service held at the Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen performs flag folding honors f...

Long Island, N.Y. (Feb. 22, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen performs flag folding honors for a funeral service held at the Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y. Petty Officer Allen is a... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen and Gunner's Mate Seaman Scott Favara perform flag folding honors for a funeral service held at the Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen and Gunner's Mate Seaman Scott...

Long Island, N.Y. (Feb. 22, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Marcus Allen and Gunner's Mate Seaman Scott Favara perform flag folding honors for a funeral service held at the Calverton National Cemetery in Long ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jai McNealey keeps a steady grip on a fire hose while awaiting orders to advance toward a simulated fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jai McNealey keeps a steady grip on a fire ...

Naval Station San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 01, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jai McNealey keeps a steady grip on a fire hose while awaiting orders to advance toward a simulated fire aboard the amphibious assault ... more

Boat Officer Lt.j.g. Patrick Tamakloe, right, maintains communication with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), as Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye, left, mans the helm of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

Boat Officer Lt.j.g. Patrick Tamakloe, right, maintains communication ...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 13, 2005) Boat Officer Lt.j.g. Patrick Tamakloe, right, maintains communication with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), as Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joel Read, left, observes as Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye, center-left, mans the helm of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joel Read, left, observes as Boatswain's Ma...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 13, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joel Read, left, observes as Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye, center-left, mans the helm of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat during a man overboard dr... more

Boatswain's Mate of the Watch, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye, center, holds training with his watch standers on the helm in the bridge aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Boatswain's Mate of the Watch, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 22, 2005) Boatswain's Mate of the Watch, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brad Westlye, center, holds training with his watch standers on the helm in the bridge aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft car... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Armando Rodriguez, assists the crew of the Peruvian Navy submarine Antofagasta (SS 32) to moor on board Naval Station Mayport, Fla.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Armando Rodriguez, assists the crew of the ...

Mayport, Fla. (Apr. 04, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Armando Rodriguez, assists the crew of the Peruvian Navy submarine Antofagasta (SS 32) to moor on board Naval Station Mayport, Fla. Antofagasta will part... more

Fire Controlman 1st Class Ron Sanders and Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Clovis Long assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) wrap up loading pallets.

Fire Controlman 1st Class Ron Sanders and Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Clo...

Gulf of Aden (May. 14, 2005) Fire Controlman 1st Class Ron Sanders and Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Clovis Long assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) wrap up loading pallets ... more

Seaman Nick Matteson and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vanessa Gomez heave around a mooring line as the conventionally-powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).

Seaman Nick Matteson and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vanessa Gomez heav...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2005) Seaman Nick Matteson and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Vanessa Gomez heave around a mooring line as the conventionally-powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns to her... more

Executive Officer, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Two (MIUWU-102), Cmdr. Chuck Lund, left, supervises as Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ryan Wise and Builder 1st Class Matthew Berg, work together as they man a machine gun site.

Executive Officer, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Two (...

Camp Patriot, Kuwait (May. 21, 2005) Executive Officer, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Two (MIUWU-102), Cmdr. Chuck Lund, left, supervises as Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Ryan Wise and Builder 1st ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin E. Brewer tosses a heaving line to the pier while mooring in the port of Cairns, Australia.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin E. Brewer tosses a heaving line to t...

Cairns, Australia (May. 26, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin E. Brewer tosses a heaving line to the pier while mooring in the port of Cairns, Australia. Approximately 1,000 Sailors, Marines, and embarked... more

Boatswain Mate 1st Class Robert Glazier (left), assigned to USS Shreveport (LPD 12), presents a ship�s photo to the NASDAQ's spokesperson on May 27, 2005.

Boatswain Mate 1st Class Robert Glazier (left), assigned to USS Shreve...

New York City (May. 27, 2005) Boatswain Mate 1st Class Robert Glazier (left), assigned to USS Shreveport (LPD 12), presents a ships photo to the NASDAQ's spokesperson on May 27, 2005. U.S. Navy photo by Photogr... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joseph Prosa of Brooklyn, N.Y., mounts a chain host on the fantail while an E-2C Hawkeye .

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joseph Prosa of Brooklyn, N.Y., mounts a ch...

Pacific Ocean (May. 31, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joseph Prosa of Brooklyn, N.Y., mounts a chain host on the fantail while an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning ... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Arvin Illaccabrera helps guide the Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Success (AOR 304) fuel probe into a refueling station.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Arvin Illaccabrera helps guide the Royal Au...

Tasman Sea (Jun. 02, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Arvin Illaccabrera, center, assigned to the 7th Fleet amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), helps guide the Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Su... more

Sailors assigned to Port Operations Naval Station Guantanamo Bay clean the command's vessel for operations with a soap and water wash down.

Sailors assigned to Port Operations Naval Station Guantanamo Bay clean...

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (Jun. 08, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Randall Brown, Quartermaster 2nd Class John Benedict and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Carlos Diaz assigned to Port Operations Naval Station Guantanamo Bay... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Donald McGinly signals to raise a pallet holding supplies as USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) offloads equipment to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment ship USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Donald McGinly signals to raise a pallet ho...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 11, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Donald McGinly signals to raise a pallet holding supplies as USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) offloads equipment to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway rep... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Douglas A. Kontra acts as a safety observer during the launching and recovering of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Douglas A. Kontra acts as a safety observer...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 20, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Douglas A. Kontra acts as a safety observer during the launching and recovering of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) during well deck certification abo... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jesse Costillo rests for a moment during the launching and receiving of Landing Craft Unit One Six Eight Five (LCU 1685) .

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jesse Costillo rests for a moment during th...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 21, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jesse Costillo rests for a moment during the launching and receiving of Landing Craft Unit One Six Eight Five (LCU 1685) assigned to Amphibious Craft Un... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Troitt L. Green directs the lowering of the Captain's Gig from amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) for small boat exercises.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Troitt L. Green directs the lowering of the...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 21, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Troitt L. Green directs the lowering of the Captain's Gig from amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) for small boat exercises. U.S. Navy photo by Pho... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kendrell Blackmon directs a Landing Craft Unit (LCU) during wet well operations on board amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kendrell Blackmon directs a Landing Craft U...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 21, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Kendrell Blackmon directs a Landing Craft Unit (LCU) during wet well operations on board amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp was recently out... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Nicholas Lamere, right, stands by with the rest of a detail preparing for a replenishment at sea.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Nicholas Lamere, right, stands by with the ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 26, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Nicholas Lamere, right, stands by with the rest of a detail preparing for a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat s... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Gerren K. Boatner pipes over the 1MC, signaling the beginning of morning announcements while standing Boatswain Mate of the Watch.

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Gerren K. Boatner pipes over the 1MC, signa...

Mediterranean Sea (Jul. 16, 2005) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Gerren K. Boatner pipes over the 1MC, signaling the beginning of morning announcements while standing Boatswain Mate of the Watch on the bridge aboard... more