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Topic: carrier air wing

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A sailor descends a ladder to the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The S-3A Viking aircraft in the background at right is from Air Anti-submarine Squadron 32 (VS-32), part of Carrier Air WIng 1 (CVW-1), which is assigned to the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66)

A sailor descends a ladder to the flight deck of the nuclear-powered a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Sarna Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerial view of the Iranian frigate Is Alvand (71) burning after being attacked by aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65).

An aerial view of the Iranian frigate Is Alvand (71) burning after bei...

PERSIAN GULF (Apr. 18, 1988) An aerial view of the Iranian frigate Is Alvand (71) burning after being attacked by aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65). The attack w... more

The Iranian frigate Is Sahand (74) burns after being attacked by aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65).

The Iranian frigate Is Sahand (74) burns after being attacked by aircr...

PERSIAN GULF (Apr. 18, 1988) The Iranian frigate Is Sahand (74) burns after being attacked by aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65). The attack was part of Operation ... more

Adm. Leon A. Edney, commander-in-chief, U.S. Atlantic Command/Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, talks with a woman while waiting to greet naval aviators returning from Operation Desert Storm. Carrier AIR WING 3 (CVW-3), embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), is returning today

Adm. Leon A. Edney, commander-in-chief, U.S. Atlantic Command/Supreme ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Family and friends wait for members of Carrier AIR WING 3 (CVW-3), embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67). The KENNEDY and other ships are returning from Operation Desert Storm

Family and friends wait for members of Carrier AIR WING 3 (CVW-3), emb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An aviator is reunited with his children after arriving at the station along with other members of Carrier AIR WING 1 (CVW-1). The wing, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV-66), has returned from deployment in the Persian Gulf area during Operation Desert Storm

An aviator is reunited with his children after arriving at the station...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An aviator is reunited with a loved one after arriving at the station along with other members of Carrier AIR WING 1 (CVW-1). The wing, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV-66), has returned from deployment in the Persian Gulf area during Operation Desert Storm

An aviator is reunited with a loved one after arriving at the station ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A crowd watches as aircraft from various squadrons stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV-66) take part in a flyover following their return to the station. Squadrons from Carrier AIR WING 1 (CVW-1) have returned to Oceana following deployment in the Persian Gulf area during Operation Desert Storm

A crowd watches as aircraft from various squadrons stationed aboard th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An aviator is reunited with a loved one after arriving at the station along with other members of Carrier AIR WING 1 (CVW-1). The wing, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV-66), has returned from deployment in the Persian Gulf area during Operation Desert Storm

An aviator is reunited with a loved one after arriving at the station ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Vice Adm. John K. Ready, commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Rear Adm. Paul W. Parcells, commander, Tactical Wings, Atlantic, and a civilian official welcome an officer from Carrier AIR WING 1 (CVW-1), stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV-66). The wing has returned to Oceana following deployment in the Persian Gulf area during Operation Desert Storm

Vice Adm. John K. Ready, commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

F/A-18s on Flight Deck

F/A-18s on Flight Deck

Aboard USS George Washington (Nov. 14, 1997) A catapult team performs a first run no-load on the number two catapult steam system during morning preparations for launch. George Washington and her embarked Carri... more

F-14 Approaches Ship

F-14 Approaches Ship

(Nov. 24, 1997) Persian Gulf. An F-14B Tomcat assigned to Fighter Squadron One Zero Two (VF-102) prepares to make an arrested landing on board the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)... more

An F/A-18 Hornet makes an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

An F/A-18 Hornet makes an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier...

Persian Gulf (Dec. 23, 1997) On board the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). . . .A F/A-18C Hornet from Fighter Attack Squadron Eighty Two (VFA-82) is guided to the flight deck by ... more

X-Mas Eve aboard Ship

X-Mas Eve aboard Ship

Persian Gulf (Dec. 25, 1997) On board the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). . . .Crew members celebrate a traditional candle light service on board George Washington during religi... more

Communication At Sea

Communication At Sea

Persian Gulf (Jan. 06, 1998) On board the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). . . .Signalman Second Class James Kennedy, from Floyd, VA., send signals to ships in the Nimitz Battle ... more

Loading Missile

Loading Missile

ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (Feb. 21, 1998) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Jacques Devries, from Houston, Texas, loads an AIM-7 Sparrow medium range air-to-air missile onto an F-14B Tomcat assigned to Fighter ... more

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) underway.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) underway.

Central Atlantic (Apr. 14, 2000) The aircaft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) shown transiting the Atlantic Ocean on its way to start a six-month deployment to the Easter... more

 Damage Control Training Team (DCCT) member Chief Storekeeper John Wynn from Atlanta, Ga., briefs boundary men during a General Quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F Kennedy (CV 67).

Damage Control Training Team (DCCT) member Chief Storekeeper John Wyn...

Arabian Gulf (Aug. 13, 2000) Damage Control Training Team (DCCT) member Chief Storekeeper John Wynn from Atlanta, Ga., briefs boundary men during a General Quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F ... more

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a simulated fire during a mass causality drill.

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a s...

BAY OF BENGAL (Sep. 14, 2000) Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a simulated fire during a mass causality drill in the ship'shanger bay. Nimitz and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW... more

Marines assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 146 prepare to load ordnance onto an F/A-18C Hornet

Marines assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadr...

ARABIAN GULF (May. 20, 2001) Marines assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 146 prepare to load ordnance onto an F/A-18C Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CV... more

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a repleni...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan and embarked Ca... 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

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a repleni...

Persian Gulf (Mar. 04, 2001) Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan and embarked Ca... more

An F-14D Tomcat sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard the conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64).

An F-14D Tomcat sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard ...

Fremantle, Australia (Apr. 19, 2001) An F-14D Tomcat assigned to the Bounty Hunters of Fighter Squadron two (VF-2) sits quietly in the shadows on the flight deck aboard the conventionally powered aircraft carri... more

An S-3B Viking assigned to the �Red Griffins� of Sea Control Squadron Three Eight (VS-38) sits chocked and chained.

An S-3B Viking assigned to the �Red Griffins� of Sea Control Squadron ...

Fremantle, Australia (Apr. 19, 2001) An S-3B Viking assigned to the Red Griffins of Sea Control Squadron Three Eight (VS-38) sits chocked and chained down in front of the aircraft carrier USS Constellations (CV... more

An arresting wire falls away from an S-3B Viking's tail hook as it stops after landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64).

An arresting wire falls away from an S-3B Viking's tail hook as it sto...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 16, 2001) An arresting wire falls away from an S-3B Viking's tail hook as it stops after landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64). The S-3B Viking is assigned to the Red... more

A SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the �Golden Falcons� of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Two (HS-2) demonstrates the lowering of a Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmer.

A SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the �Golden Falcons� of Helicopter Anti-S...

Pacific Ocean (Sep. 04, 2001) A SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Two (HS-2) demonstrates the lowering of a Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmer alongside the aircra... more

WTC Flag on board USS Theodore Roosevelt

WTC Flag on board USS Theodore Roosevelt

Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Sep. 30, 2001) Captain Stephen Voestch, Commander of Carrier Air Wing One (CVW 1), Rear Admiral Mark Fitzgerald, Commander of Carrier Group Eight (CCG 8), Captain Richard J. O'Han... more

Pilot finishes a mission

Pilot finishes a mission

Aboard USS Carl Vinson (Oct. 16, 2001) An F/A-18 "Hornet" strike fighter pilot, call-sign "BUGJOB" exits his aircraft after returning from flight operations over Afghanistan. USS Carl Vinson (CVN70) and its car... more

JDAM munition on the move

JDAM munition on the move

Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Oct. 17, 2001) An Aviation Ordnanceman pushes a 2000-pound GBU-10 laser guided bomb through the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roose... more

F/A-18 Night Launch

F/A-18 Night Launch

At sea aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Oct. 27, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the "Sidewinders" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Six (VFA-86) prepares for launch from the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN... more

Bomb Farm

Bomb Farm

At sea aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Oct. 29, 2001) An Aviation Ordnanceman waits for another load of 1000 pound laser-guided bombs (GBU-16) as the ordnance is transported by elevator to the flight deck of USS... more

SECNAV - Roosevelt

SECNAV - Roosevelt

At sea aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Oct. 30, 2001) The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, addresses the crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing One (CVW 1). The Secretar... more

Weapons Ready for Launch

Weapons Ready for Launch

In the skies over Afghanistan (Oct. 31, 2001) Two 500-pound Laser Guided Bomb Units (GBU-12) (left) and an AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile are visible on the wing of an F/A-18 Hornet from the "M... more

Navy Train as they Fight

Navy Train as they Fight

In the skies over Afghanistan (Oct. 31, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the "Mighty Shrikes" of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Four (VFA-94) fires flares during a training mission. Flares are part of the aircrafts d... more

A New Kind of Mail

A New Kind of Mail

At sea aboard USS Carl Vinson (Nov. 03, 2001) U.S. Navy Postal Clerk 3rd Class Eric Gomez wears protective mask and gloves when handling mail on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Activities on U.S. Navy ships of... more

Early Morning Flight

Early Morning Flight

Southwest Asia (Nov. 04, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the "Mighty Shrikes" of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Four (VFA-94) carries a strike payload consisting of an AIM-9 "Sidewinder" missile and JDAM (Joint Direc... more

Heading Home

Heading Home

In the Arabian Sea (Dec. 04, 2001) An EA-6B Prowler from the "Rooks" of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron One Three Seven (VAQ-137) circles USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for its final approach. The "Rooks... more

Sailor Returns Home to Family

Sailor Returns Home to Family

Command Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 23, 2001) Senior Chief Petty Officer Willie Harden is greeted by his two daughters after returning home aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk and its embarke... more

Navy Jack flown aboard USS Kitty Hawk.

Navy Jack flown aboard USS Kitty Hawk.

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 23, 2001) In port aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier raise the First Navy Jack as they return to their forward deployed base . The ships departed Yokosuka... more

Extraction in darkness

Extraction in darkness

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 20, 2002) The Black Knights of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Four (HS-4) train like they fight, extracting naval aviators from hostile territory under the cover of darkness ... more

SH-60F Flying Plane Guard

SH-60F Flying Plane Guard

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 25, 2002) An SH-60F "Seahawk" assigned to the "Eightballers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Eight (HS-8), conducts plane guard maneuvers near the U.S. Navy nuclear powere... more

Flight operations at night aboard CVN 74

Flight operations at night aboard CVN 74

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Jan. 27, 2002) A long camera exposure shot at night from a forward observation platform on the ships island superstructure, creates lighted trails from the afterburners of air... more

F/A-18 Damaged during refueling

F/A-18 Damaged during refueling

Operation Enduring Freedom (Feb. 01, 2002) Maintenance personnel dispatched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) remove a refueling basket from the refueling probe on an F/A-18 Horne... more

SH-60 helicopter maintenance

SH-60 helicopter maintenance

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Feb. 02, 2002) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Micheal Tabingo from Sacramento, CA, conducts a routine inspection on a tail rotor section of an SH-60F "Seahawk" helicopter... more

Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmers are hoisted into a SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the �Dragonslayers� of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron One One (HS-11) after the completion of an unusual re-enlistment ceremony.

Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmers are hoisted into a SH-60F Seahawk ass...

Arabian Gulf (Feb. 20, 2002) Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmers are hoisted into a SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the Dragonslayers of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron One One (HS-11) after the completion of an unu... more

USS John C. Stennis Enduring Freedom

USS John C. Stennis Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (Feb. 20, 2002) USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) turns out of the wind and picks up speed to reset its course in preparation for the next cycle of flight operations. John C. Stennis and ... more

Airman Nathaniel Holmes Jr. from Chicago, Ill., conducts maintenance on a catapult hydraulic valve aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

Airman Nathaniel Holmes Jr. from Chicago, Ill., conducts maintenance o...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 06, 2002) Airman Nathaniel Holmes Jr. from Chicago, Ill., conducts maintenance on a catapult hydraulic valve aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The Lincoln and Carrier Air Wing Fourtee... more

F/A-18 Hornet on combat mission over Afghanistan.

F/A-18 Hornet on combat mission over Afghanistan.

In the skies over Afghanistan (Mar. 19, 2002) A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) conducts a patrol mission over Afghanistan. Kennedy and ... more

F/A-18 on combat mission over Afghanistan.

F/A-18 on combat mission over Afghanistan.

In the skies over Afghanistan (Mar. 19, 2002) A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) conducts a patrol mission over Afghanistan. Kennedy and ... more

F/A-18 conducts combat mission over Afghanistan

F/A-18 conducts combat mission over Afghanistan

Operation Enduring Freedom (Mar. 29, 2002) An F/A-18 Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) flies equipped with the first combat carriage of the new GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDA... more

F/A-18 Cockpit during combat mission

F/A-18 Cockpit during combat mission

In the skies over Afghanistan (Apr. 01, 2002) As seen from the cockpit of the lead aircraft, two F/A-18 Hornet strike fighters assigned to the "Wildcats" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) condu... more

Refueling near Puerto Rico

Refueling near Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (Apr. 04, 2002) A U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker refuels a U.S. Navy S-3B Viking assigned to the Diamond Cutters of Sea Control Squadron Three Zero (VS-30) in the skies near Puerto Rico. The Viking i... more

An EA-6B Prowler navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission

An EA-6B Prowler navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) missi...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation ... more

Aviation Ordnancemen reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system

Aviation Ordnancemen reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the Warhawks of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Seven (VFA-97) reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system (M61A1) on an F/A-18 Hornet during flight o... more

A Pilot assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) plots tactical points for navigation during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

A Pilot assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron O...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) A Pilot assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) plots tactical points for navigation during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in sup... more

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135)

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squ...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation ... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar is in place

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar i...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 17, 2002) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar is in place and the aircraft is ready to be launched from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight ... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar is in place

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar i...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 17, 2002) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate signals the shooter that the launch bar is in place and the aircraft is ready to be launched from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight ... more

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) launches from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack S...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) launches from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimit... more

An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the �Wallbangers� of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Seven (VAW-117) prepares to launch from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the �Wallbangers� of Carrier Airborne Earl...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2002) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Wallbangers of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Seven (VAW-117) prepares to launch from one of four steam driven catapults on the flig... more

Sailors and Marines participate in a Good Friday Protestant Service in the Forecastle of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Sailors and Marines participate in a Good Friday Protestant Service in...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 18, 2002) Sailors and Marines participate in a Good Friday Protestant Service in the Forecastle of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) a... more

Sailors scrub down the flight deck during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Sailors scrub down the flight deck during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry ...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 19, 2002) Sailors scrub down the flight deck during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) are on deployment conducting c... more

Sailors scrub down the island during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Sailors scrub down the island during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry S. Tr...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 19, 2002) Sailors scrub down the island during a scrub-ex aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) are on deployment conducting combat... more

Pearl Harbor - USS Stennis

Pearl Harbor - USS Stennis

Pearl Harbor, HI (May. 23, 2002) Tugboats churn up Pearl Harbor's shallow basin as the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departs from Pier H at the naval station. John C. Stennis and her embarked C... more

CVN 74 Returns from Operation Enduring Freedom

CVN 74 Returns from Operation Enduring Freedom

Naval Air Station North Island, CA (May. 28, 2002) Crewmembers on board the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) man the rails as the aircraft carrier returns to her homeport of San Diego. Stennis and... more

USS Kennedy Sailors man the rails as they pull into Marmaris, Turkey

USS Kennedy Sailors man the rails as they pull into Marmaris, Turkey

Marmaris, Turkey (Jul. 20, 2002) Sailors aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) man the rails as the aircraft carrier pulls into the port city of Marmaris, Turkey. Kennedy and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Seven (... more

Executive Officer of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), says farewell to his children before departing

Executive Officer of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), says farewell to hi...

Naval Station Everett, WA (Jul. 20, 2002) Capt. Kevin O'Flaherty, Executive Officer USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), says farewell to his children before departing on a scheduled six-month deployment. Lincoln and... more

VF-31

VF-31

(Jul. 21, 2002) U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft from the "Tomcatters" of Fighter Squadron Three One (VF-31) conduct midair refueling operations with an Air Force KC-10A Extender, while transiting cross-c... more

CV 67 passes through Suez Canal

CV 67 passes through Suez Canal

Suez Canal (Jul. 24, 2002) USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) passes under the Japan-Egypt Friendship Bridge while the aircraft carrier transits the Suez Canal during the early stages of her return home. Kennedy and h... more

CV 67 passes through the Suez Canal.

CV 67 passes through the Suez Canal.

Suez Canal (Jul. 24, 2002) The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) transits the Suez Canal during the early stages of her return home. The Kennedy and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) are c... more

CV 67 passes through Suez Canal.

CV 67 passes through Suez Canal.

Suez Canal (Jul. 24, 2002) The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) transits the Suez Canal during the early stages of her return home. The Kennedy and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) are c... more

Sailors

Sailors

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 01, 2002) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) man the rails as they pass the Arizona Memorial and battleship Missouri (BB 63). Abraham Lincoln and Carrie... more

Sailors

Sailors

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 01, 2002) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) man the rails during arrival honors, as the ship and air wing prepare for a short port visit. Abraham Linco... more

USS Kennedy (CV 67) pulls into Spain for a port visit.

USS Kennedy (CV 67) pulls into Spain for a port visit.

Tarragona, Spain (Aug. 03, 2002) The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) pulls in to Spain for a short port visit while on her transit home. Kennedy and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) are ... more

An F/A-18 �Hornet� from the �Royal Maces� of Strike Fighter Squadron Two Seven (VFA 27), launches from an airstrip located at Andersen AFB in Guam

An F/A-18 �Hornet� from the �Royal Maces� of Strike Fighter Squadron T...

Andersen AFB, Guam (Aug. 13, 2002) An F/A-18 Hornet from the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron Two Seven (VFA 27), launches from an airstrip located at Andersen AFB in Guam during Carrier Air Wing Five (CV... more

VF-11 member is welcomed home

VF-11 member is welcomed home

Virginia Beach, Virginia (Aug. 14, 2002) Lt. William Wright, assigned to the Red Rippers of Fighter Squadron One One (VF-11), embraces his son on the flight line of Naval Air Station Oceana. The Red Rippers, a... more

VFA-136 member is welcomed home

VFA-136 member is welcomed home

Virginia Beach, Virginia (Aug. 14, 2002) Cmdr. Tom Downing, Commanding Officer of the Knighthawks of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136), is greeted by three of his sons aboard Naval Air Station Oce... more

CVW-7 performs formation fly over

CVW-7 performs formation fly over

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 16, 2002) Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) performs a fly over in formation along with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), USS Hue City (CG 66), USS Vicksburg (CG 69) and USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) ... more

Sailor is welcomed home by newborn daughter

Sailor is welcomed home by newborn daughter

Naval Station Mayport, Florida (Aug. 17, 2002) A Sailor assigned to USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) holds his daughter for the first time after returning from deployment. Kennedy and Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7)... more

Carrier Air WIng Five aircraft parked aboard Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan.

Carrier Air WIng Five aircraft parked aboard Naval Air Facility Misawa...

Misawa, Japan (Sep. 13, 2002) U.S. Navy aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) are secured overnight aboard Naval Air Facility (NAF) Misawa, and will later participate in an air show scheduled in Sa... more

The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, speaks at a Change of Command Ceremony

The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, speaks at a Ch...

Naval Air Station, Oceana, Va. (Oct. 03, 2002) The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, speaks at a Change of Command Ceremony for Commander, Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW-8) held aboard Naval Air ... more

Capt. David J. Mercer (right) shakes the hand of Vice Adm. J. Cutler Dawson, Jr., Commander Second Fleet, during a Change of Command Ceremony

Capt. David J. Mercer (right) shakes the hand of Vice Adm. J. Cutler D...

Naval Air Station, Oceana, Va. (Oct. 04, 2002) Capt. David J. Mercer (right) shakes the hand of Vice Adm. J. Cutler Dawson, Jr., Commander Second Fleet, during a Change of Command Ceremony for Commander, Carrie... more

A flight deck Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the �Eagles� of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Five (VFA-115) to a catapult.

A flight deck Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) directs an F/A-18E Su...

Arabian Gulf (Oct. 05, 2002) A flight deck Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron One One Five (VFA-115) to a catapult as squadron p... more

Troubleshooting wires on the APG-71 radar

Troubleshooting wires on the APG-71 radar

At sea aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (Oct. 18, 2002) Aviation Electronic's Technician 2nd Class Tony Komljenovich from Cleveland, Ohio, assigned to Fighter Squadron Thirty-One (VF-31) troubleshoots the wires on a ... more

F-14B

F-14B

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 24, 2002) F-14B "Tomcats" assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) fly in formation with a Mig-21 Fishbed assigned to the Croat Air Force. VF-103 is part of... more

An F-14B

An F-14B

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 24, 2002) An F-14B "Tomcat" assigned to the Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) "Jolly Rogers" takes off from the runway at the Croatian Air Force base near Pula, Croatia. VF-103 is par... more

U.S. Navy pilot receives patch from Croat Lt. Col.

U.S. Navy pilot receives patch from Croat Lt. Col.

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 25, 2002) Lt. Rebecca Adams, a pilot assigned to the "Rampagers" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Three (VFA- 83), receives an aircraft patch and a squadron patch for her flight jacket from... more

Final preps for a mission

Final preps for a mission

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 25, 2002) Lt. Rebecca Adams, a pilot assigned to the "Rampagers," of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Three (VFA-83) makes final preparations for a mission in a MiG-21 Fishbed assigned to the C... more

Hornets make a dual runway take-off while conducting multinational operations in Pula, Croatia, during multinational operations in the region

Hornets make a dual runway take-off while conducting multinational ope...

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 28, 2002) F/A-18 "Hornets" assigned to the "Rampagers" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Three (VFA-83) make a dual runway take-off while conducting multinational operations in the region. V... more

Tomcat in formation with MiG-21's

Tomcat in formation with MiG-21's

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 28, 2002) An F-14B "Tomcat" assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) flies in formation with a pair of MiG-21s assigned to the Croat Air Force. VF-103 is p... more

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021028-N-1955P-003

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 28, 2002) An F-14B "Tomcat" assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) flies in formation with a pair of MiG-21s assigned to the Croat Air Force. VF-103 is p... more

An F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Jolly Rogers of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) leads a formation with three U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornets  and two Croatian MiG-21 fighter aircraft.

An F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Jolly Rogers of Fighter Squadron One Z...

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 29, 2002) An F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Jolly Rogers of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) leads a formation with three U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadrons... more

A U.S. Navy HH-60H helicopter assigned to the Antisubmarine Squadron One Five (HS-15)

A U.S. Navy HH-60H helicopter assigned to the Antisubmarine Squadron O...

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 29, 2002) A U.S. Navy HH-60H "Seahawk" helicopter assigned to the Antisubmarine Squadron One Five (HS-15) "Red Lions" flies over the Croatian countryside near Pula, conducting a Combat Searc... more

A U.S. Navy F-14B Tomcat assigned to the �Jolly Rogers� of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) flies over the Croat coastline near Pula.

A U.S. Navy F-14B Tomcat assigned to the �Jolly Rogers� of Fighter Squ...

Pula, Croatia (Oct. 29, 2002) A U.S. Navy F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Jolly Rogers of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) flies over the Croat coastline near Pula. Aircraft from VF 103 assigned to Carrie... more

Rear Adm. Barry Costello (center) Battle Group Commander, Capt. John W. Miller (left) Commanding Officer USS Constellation (CV 64), and Capt. Mark Fox, Carrier Air Wing Commander Two,  take questions from local media on the Naval Air Station pier.

Rear Adm. Barry Costello (center) Battle Group Commander, Capt. John W...

Naval Station North Island (Nov. 02, 2002) Rear Adm. Barry Costello (center) Battle Group Commander, Capt. John W. Miller (left) Commanding Officer USS Constellation (CV 64), and Capt. Mark Fox, Carrier Air Win... more

USS Constellation (CV 64) departs Naval Air Station North Island at the start of a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

USS Constellation (CV 64) departs Naval Air Station North Island at th...

San Diego, Calif., (Nov. 02, 2002) USS Constellation (CV 64) departs Naval Air Station North Island at the start of a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Constell... more

Damage Controlman Fireman Aaron Williams, of Amarillo, Texas, checks for the proper fit on a face mask on a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

Damage Controlman Fireman Aaron Williams, of Amarillo, Texas, checks f...

At sea aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (Nov. 02, 2002) Damage Controlman Fireman Aaron Williams, of Amarillo, Texas, checks for the proper fit on a face mask on a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) in one of ... more

Mess Management Specialist prepares ceremonial cake aboard ship.

Mess Management Specialist prepares ceremonial cake aboard ship.

At sea aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (Nov. 04, 2002) Mess Management Specialist 2nd Class Rennie Penitusi, puts the final touches on a ceremonial cake being prepared in honor of the ships Change of Command schedul... more

Change of Command ceremony conducted aboard USS Abraham Lincoln.

Change of Command ceremony conducted aboard USS Abraham Lincoln.

At sea aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (Nov. 05, 2002) Captain Douglas K. Dupouy (center) outgoing Commanding Officer, salutes Rear Admiral John Kelly, Abraham Lincoln Carrier Battle Group Commander, as Captain Kend... more