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In this file photo taken June 29, 1990, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks during the change of command ceremony at which he is replaced by Adm. Leon A. Edney as Commander in Chief, US Atlantic Command.

In this file photo taken June 29, 1990, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks ...

NORFOLK (Jun. 29, 1990) In this file photo taken June 29, 1990, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks during the change of command ceremony at which he is replaced by Adm. Leon A. Edney as Commander in Chief, US Atlant... more

ADM Doran piped aboard USS Missouri

ADM Doran piped aboard USS Missouri

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 04, 2002) ADM Walter F. Doran is piped aboard USS Missouri (BB 63) for the Pacific Fleet Change of Command, where he will relieve ADM Thomas B. Fargo. U.S. Navy photo by Photographe... more

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 04, 2002) Guests and members of the official party salute the American flag as the National Anthem is played at the Commander in Chief Pacific Fleets (CINCPACFLT) Change of Command, o... more

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 04, 2002) Adm. Thomas B. Fargo is piped aboard USS Missouri (BB 63) for the Pacific Fleet Change of Command ceremony where he will be relieved by Adm. Walter F. Doran. Adm. Fargo wil... more

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

CINCPACFLT Change of Command

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 04, 2002) Adm. Walter F. Doran and Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Vern Clark, exchange salutes as part of the Commander In Chief, United States Pacific Fleet Change of Command ceremo... more

CINCPAC FLT Change of Command

CINCPAC FLT Change of Command

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 04, 2002) File# 020504-N-9760B-014

NAF Atsugi, Japan, Change of Command.

NAF Atsugi, Japan, Change of Command.

Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan (Jun. 27, 2002) Capt. Donald Aiken (left) shakes hands with Capt. Kevin McNamara (right) after assuming command of Naval Air Facility Atsugi, during a formal Change of Command c... more

Color guard - Rota

Color guard - Rota

Naval Station, Rota, Spain (Jul. 12, 2002) The joint U.S.-Spanish Color Guard aboard Naval Station, Rota, parades the colors during the Change of Command and Marine Corps Security Force Europe re-designation ce... more

NWS Yorktown change of command

NWS Yorktown change of command

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA (Jul. 12, 2002) The national ensign is paraded as the official party for the Navy Cargo Handling and Port Group renders honors during a change of command ceremony, where Cmdr.... more

CNO attends change of command ceremony

CNO attends change of command ceremony

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Aug. 02, 2002) Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Vern Clark is flanked between Vice Adm. Michael D. Malone and Adm. Walter F. Doran Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet during a c... more

NS Pearl Harbor change of command cerremony

NS Pearl Harbor change of command cerremony

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 13, 2002) Capt. R. Douglas Hughes relinquishes command of Commander, Naval Station Pearl Harbor and Navy Region Hawaii Chief of Staff to Capt. Ronald R. Cox during a change of command... more

Bahrain - liberty port call

Bahrain - liberty port call

Manama, Bahrain (Aug. 13, 2002) Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) heave in on a mooring line on the flight deck as the ship moors in Manama for liberty. Following the port visit,... more

Change of Command aboard USS O'Kane

Change of Command aboard USS O'Kane

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 05, 2002) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Leon Guerrero, a network administrator aboard the guided missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77), greets guests at his ship's change of comman... more

Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr. (right), receives the command flag during a change of command ceremony

Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr. (right), receives the command flag...

Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 02, 2002) Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr. (right), receives the command flag during a change of command ceremony, succeeding U.S. Army General William F. "Buck" Kernan (far... 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

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

USS Fletcher (DD 992) pulls pierside to begin the first

USS Fletcher (DD 992) pulls pierside to begin the first

Fremantle, Western Australia (Jan. 19, 2003) USS Fletcher (DD 992) pulls pierside to begin the first "Sea Swap". Fletcher's crew just completed a six-month deployment with the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Batt... more

A contingent from Navy Band, Southwest, performs for arriving guests at the Change of Command ceremony held for Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1)

A contingent from Navy Band, Southwest, performs for arriving guests a...

Amphibious Base, Coronado, Calif. (Feb. 21, 2003) A contingent from Navy Band, Southwest, performs for arriving guests at the Change of Command ceremony held for Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1). Cmdr. Dorian F.... more

Cmdr. Susan L. Dunlap gives her farewell to the Sailors of Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1) during a Change of Command ceremony

Cmdr. Susan L. Dunlap gives her farewell to the Sailors of Assault Cra...

Amphibious Base, Coronado, Calif. (Feb. 21, 2003) Cmdr. Susan L. Dunlap gives her farewell to the Sailors of Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1) during a Change of Command ceremony. Cmdr. Dorian F. Jones relieved C... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Russel (DDG-59) sits moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor

The guided missile destroyer USS Russel (DDG-59) sits moored at Ford I...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Mar. 12, 2003) The guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG-59) sits moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, in preparation of its Change of Command ceremony, where Commander William A. Kern... more

Rear Adm. Barry McCullough (left) and Rear Adm. Robert T. Conway, Jr., render honors during the nation anthem

Rear Adm. Barry McCullough (left) and Rear Adm. Robert T. Conway, Jr.,...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Mar. 28, 2003) Rear Adm. Barry McCullough (left) and Rear Adm. Robert T. Conway, Jr., render honors during the nation anthem at Navy Region Hawaiis, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacifics cha... more

Cmdr. Raymond Hoffmann from Annapolis, Maryland and Cmdr. Michael Overson from Wichita, Kan., shake hands prior to manning their F/A-18 Hornets for an aerial Change of Command

Cmdr. Raymond Hoffmann from Annapolis, Maryland and Cmdr. Michael Over...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 22, 2003) Cmdr. Raymond Hoffmann from Annapolis, Maryland and Cmdr. Michael Overson from Wichita, Kan., shake hands prior to manning their F/A-18 Hornets for an aerial Change of Command. Cm... more

Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the Commanding Officer of the Windjammers

Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the ...

Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Apr. 26, 2003) Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the Commanding Officer of the Windjammers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Fifty One (... more

Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Dan Titus plays the bagpipes at the Windjammers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Fifty One (VR-51) Change of Command

Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Dan Titus plays the bagpipes at...

Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Apr. 26, 2003) Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Dan Titus plays the bagpipes at the Windjammers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Fifty One (VR-51) Change of Comm... more

Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the Commanding Officer of the Windjammers

Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the ...

Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Apr. 26, 2003) Cmdr. Douglas J. Mcilraith was relieved by Cmdr. David Valente as the Commanding Officer of the Windjammers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Fifty One (... more

Naval Air Facility Misawa's Honor Guard is saluted

Naval Air Facility Misawa's Honor Guard is saluted

Misawa, Japan (May. 16, 2003) Naval Air Facility Misawa's Honor Guard is saluted at the start of the Change of Command ceremony for Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9). Cmdr. Daniel G. Rieck became the 54th commanding... more

USS Reuben James (FFG 57) holds a Change of Command Ceremony during which outgoing Commander Edward J. Lester United States Navy, renders a hand salute and is piped ashore

USS Reuben James (FFG 57) holds a Change of Command Ceremony during wh...

Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, (May. 16, 2003) USS Reuben James (FFG 57) holds a Change of Command Ceremony during which outgoing Commanding Officer, Commander Edward J. Lester renders a hand salute and is... more

Cmdr. Daniel G. Rieck from Preston, Md., passes through the sidebuoys

Cmdr. Daniel G. Rieck from Preston, Md., passes through the sidebuoys

Misawa, Japan (May. 16, 2003) Cmdr. Daniel G. Rieck from Preston, Md., passes through the sidebuoys during a Change of Command ceremony for Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9). Rieck became the 54th commanding officer... 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

Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during the Submarine Squadron Seven change of command ceremony

Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 30, 2003) Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during the Submarine Squadron Seven change of command ceremony. At the ceremony, Capt. ... more

Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard the Los Angeles-class submarine

Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard ...

Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan - (Jul. 01, 2003) Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698). Rear Adm. John J. Donnelly reli... more

Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698)

Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard ...

Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (Jul. 01, 2003) Commander, Submarine Group Seven Change of Command takes place aboard the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698). Rear Adm. John J. Donnelly reliev... more

The Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, addresses the audience and troops in attendance during the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) change of command ceremony.

The Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, addresses the aud...

Tampa, Fla. (Jul. 07, 2003) The Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, addresses the audience and troops in attendance during the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) change of command ceremony. U.S. Army ... more

 U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid accepts the command flag from the Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, during the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) change of command ceremony.

U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid accepts the command flag from the Hono...

Tampa, Fla. (Jul. 07, 2003) U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid accepts the command flag from the Honorable Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, during the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) change of command ceremony... more

U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid (center) Gen. Tommy R. Franks (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Dwight Brown (right) listen as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld gives his remarks during the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) change of command ceremony.

U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid (center) Gen. Tommy R. Franks (left) an...

Tampa, Fla. (Jul. 07, 2003) U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid (center) Gen. Tommy R. Franks (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Dwight Brown (right) listen as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld gives his remarks during... more

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Sgt. Maj. Dwight Brown (right) prepares to pass the command flag to U.S. Army Gen. Tommy R. Franks, (left) during the CENTCOM change of command ceremony.

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Sgt. Maj. Dwight Brown (right) prepares...

Tampa, Fla. (Jul. 07, 2003) U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Sgt. Maj. Dwight Brown (right) prepares to pass the command flag to U.S. Army Gen. Tommy R. Franks, (left) during the CENTCOM change of command ceremon... more

Gen. Tommy R. Franks, addresses the audience and troops in attendance during change of command ceremonies held for the United States Central Command.

Gen. Tommy R. Franks, addresses the audience and troops in attendance ...

Tampa, Fla. (Jul. 07, 2003) Gen. Tommy R. Franks, addresses the audience and troops in attendance during change of command ceremonies held for the United States Central Command. Gen. Franks will step down after... more

Cmdr. Stephanie W. Hamilton and Cmdr. Jessie Carman salute each other at  the Naval Central Meteorology and Oceanography Center Bahrain Change of Command.

Cmdr. Stephanie W. Hamilton and Cmdr. Jessie Carman salute each other ...

Manama, Bahrain (Jul. 13, 2003) Cmdr. Stephanie W. Hamilton, outgoing Commanding Officer, Naval Central Meteorology and Oceanography Center Bahrain salutes Cmdr. Jessie Carman the incoming Commanding Officer at... more

Rear Adm. George E. Voelker, former Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, rings the bell with his successor, Rear Adm. Jeffrey L. Fowler

Rear Adm. George E. Voelker, former Commander, Navy Recruiting Command...

Millington, Tenn. (Jul. 28, 2003) Rear Adm. George E. Voelker, former Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, rings the bell with his successor, Rear Adm. Jeffrey L. Fowler. Rear Adm. Fowler relieved Rear Adm. Voe... more

Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC), Rear Adm. Paul F. Sullivan, and Adm. Walter F. Doran, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, bow their heads during the Invocation by Capt. Nathaniel Milton, Chaplain

Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacifi...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 07, 2003) Rear Adm. John B. Padgett III, Commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC), Rear Adm. Paul F. Sullivan, and Adm. Walter F. Doran, Commander, U.S. Pacific Flee... more

Adm. Walter F. Doran, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during the Commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) Change of Command Ceremony

Adm. Walter F. Doran, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during the...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 07, 2003) Adm. Walter F. Doran, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during the Commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) Change of Command Ceremony. Rear Adm. Paul... more

Vice Adm. Albert H. Konetzni Jr. guest speaker during the Change of Command ceremony for Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic addresses the audience

Vice Adm. Albert H. Konetzni Jr. guest speaker during the Change of Co...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 13, 2003) Vice Adm. Albert H. Konetzni Jr. guest speaker during the Change of Command ceremony for Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic addresses the audience. Rear Adm. David Ar... more

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic, cut a cake together just after their Change of Command ceremony

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commande...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 13, 2003) Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic, cut a cake together just after their Change of Command ceremony. Rea... more

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte addresses the audience as he takes command of Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic during the Change of Command ceremony

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte addresses the audience as he takes comm...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 13, 2003) Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte addresses the audience as he takes command of Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic during the Change of Command ceremony. Rear Adm. David Architzel... more

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic, salute the changing of their flags during the Change of Command ceremony

Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commande...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 13, 2003) Rear Adm. Stephen A. Turrcotte and Rear Adm. David Architzel, Commander Navy Region, Mid-Atlantic, salute the changing of their flags during the Change of Command cere... more

Navy Band Northwest member Musician 3rd Class David Bayne, from St. Louis, Mo., Chief Musician Brian Freeman, from Erie, Penn. during a warm up in preparation for a change of command ceremony

Navy Band Northwest member Musician 3rd Class David Bayne, from St. Lo...

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. (Sep. 04, 2003) Navy Band Northwest member Musician 3rd Class David Bayne, from St. Louis, Mo., Chief Musician Brian Freeman, from Erie, Penn. during a warm up in prepara... more

Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Command Master Mike Driscoll during the CNFJ Change of Command ceremony in which RADM Chaplin was relieved by RADM Frederick R. Ruehe

Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval...

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 05, 2003) Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Command Master Mike Driscoll during the CNFJ Change of Command ceremony in which RADM C... more

Visitors and the Crew of USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) depart the Change of Command ceremony  in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Visitors and the Crew of USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) depart the Change o...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 10, 2003) Visitors and the Crew of USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) depart the Change of Command ceremony in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Cmdr. Thomas P. Stanley relieves Cmdr. Christopher B. Tho... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Rear Adm. Jan C. Gaudio and Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver render honors

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Rear Adm. Jan C. Gau...

Washington, D.C., (Sep. 29, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Rear Adm. Jan C. Gaudio and Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver render honors to colors during the conclusion of the Naval Distric... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) hands over the command flag

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) hands over the comman...

Washington, D.C., (Sep. 29, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) hands over the command flag for Commander, Navy Installations (CNI) to Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver during Naval District Wa... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) makes remarks

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) makes remarks

Washington, D.C., (Sep. 29, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) makes remarks as guest speaker during the Naval District Washington's (NDW) Change of Command Ceremony. Rear Adm. Jan C. Gaudi... more

Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver, the 83rd Commandant of Naval District Washington (NDW) makes his remarks

Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver, the 83rd Commandant of Naval District...

Washington, D.C., (Sep. 29, 2003) Rear Adm. Christopher E. Weaver, the 83rd Commandant of Naval District Washington (NDW) makes his remarks during NDW's Change of Command Ceremony. Rear Adm. Jan C. Guadio (cen... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during his Change of Command ceremony.

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during h...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during his Change of Command ceremony on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Adm. Natter relinquished ... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet receives the Distinguished Service Medal

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet receives the Dis...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet receives the Distinguished Service Medal from the Honorable Hansford T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, salutes during the parading of the colors during his Change of Command ceremony on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (... more

F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets perform a fly by over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets perform a fly by over the Nimitz-class...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets perform a fly by over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during Commander, Fleet Forces Command and Commander, U.S. At... more

Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander of U.S. Atlantic Fleet sits patiently during the Change of Command Ceremony on the flight deck aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander of U.S. Atlantic...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander of U.S. Atlantic Fleet sits patiently during the Change of Command Ceremony on the flight deck aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (C... more

Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander, of U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during the Change of Command ceremony.

Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander, of U.S. Atlanti...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Adm. William J. Fallon, the newly appointed Commander, of U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during the Change of Command ceremony on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). A... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) congratulates  Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander U.S. Atlantic Fleet, during his Change of Command ceremony

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) congratulates Adm...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) congratulates Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander U.S. Atlantic Fleet, during his Change of Command ceremony on the flight deck of ... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during his Change of Command ceremony.

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, speaks during h...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) File# 031003-N-9999H-003

Flags fly from the deck to the top of the Island

Flags fly from the deck to the top of the Island

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 03, 2003) Flags fly from the deck to the top of the island during Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Change of Command ceremony on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevel... more

Outgoing Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ Commander, Fifth Fleet Vice Adm. Timothy J. Keating speaks with guest gathered for a change of command ceremony at Fifth Fleet Headquarters in Bahrain

Outgoing Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ Commander, Fifth...

Manama, Bahrain (Oct. 07, 2003) Outgoing Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/ Commander, Fifth Fleet Vice Adm. Timothy J. Keating speaks with guest gathered for a change of command ceremony at Fifth Fle... more

Vice Adm. John Totushek, Commander, Naval Reserve Force gives his farewell speech at his Change of Command and retirement

Vice Adm. John Totushek, Commander, Naval Reserve Force gives his fare...

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, La. (Oct. 18, 2003) Vice Adm. John Totushek, Commander, Naval Reserve Force gives his farewell speech at his Change of Command and retirement at Naval Air Stat... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, La. (Oct. 18, 2003) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations passes through sideboys at the beginning of the Commander, Naval Reserve Force Change of Comm... more

Vice Admiral John Cotton passes through the Sideboys

Vice Admiral John Cotton passes through the Sideboys

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans La. (Oct. 18, 2003) (Oct. 18, 2003 -- Vice Admiral John Cotton passes through the Sideboys at the Commander, Naval Reserve Force Change of Command. Vice Adm. J... more

Vice Admiral John Totushek passes through the Sideboys at his Retirement and Change of Command Ceremony

Vice Admiral John Totushek passes through the Sideboys at his Retireme...

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans La. (Oct. 18, 2003) (Oct. 18, 2003 -- Vice Admiral John Totushek passes through the Sideboys at his Retirement and Change of Command Ceremony. Vice Adm. John T... more

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stand at attention

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stand at attentio...

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 24, 2003) Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stand at attention as they stand by for a change of command and retirement ceremony for Rear Admiral Michael R. Johnson, Com... more

Guests and participants of the Commander Sixth Fleet and Striking and Support Forces South change of command salute as the colors are paraded

Guests and participants of the Commander Sixth Fleet and Striking and ...

Gaeta, Italy (Nov. 04, 2003) Guests and participants of the Commander Sixth Fleet and Striking and Support Forces South change of command salute as the colors are paraded during a ceremony held aboard the Ralei... more

Vice Adm. Henry Ulrich III salutes upon boarding the Raleigh Class command ship USS La Salle (AGF 3)

Vice Adm. Henry Ulrich III salutes upon boarding the Raleigh Class com...

Gaeta, Italy (Nov. 04, 2003) Vice Adm. Henry Ulrich III salutes upon boarding the Raleigh Class command ship USS La Salle (AGF 3) at the Commander Sixth Fleet and Striking and Support Forces South change of com... more

Capt. David H. Buss salutes during the national anthem at a Change of Command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Capt. David H. Buss salutes during the national anthem at a Change of ...

San Diego, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2003) Capt. David H. Buss salutes during the national anthem at a Change of Command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Capt. Buss relieved Capt. James A. McDonell as Comm... more

Capt. David H. Buss assists Capt. James A. Mcdonell with his sword prior to a Change of Command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Capt. David H. Buss assists Capt. James A. Mcdonell with his sword pri...

San Diego, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2003) Capt. David H. Buss assists Capt. James A. Mcdonell with his sword prior to a Change of Command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Capt. Buss will relieve Capt. McD... more

Capt. David H. Buss reads his orders during a change of command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Capt. David H. Buss reads his orders during a change of command ceremo...

San Diego, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2003) Capt. David H. Buss reads his orders during a change of command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Capt. Buss relieved Capt. James A. McDonell as Commanding Officer... more

The color guard parades the colors during a change of command ceremony on the explosives handling wharf at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.

The color guard parades the colors during a change of command ceremony...

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2004) The color guard parades the colors during a change of command ceremony on the explosives handling wharf at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach (NWSSB). With... more

Gen. Bryan Brown, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, awards the Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Adm. Albert M. Calland III, of Columbus, Ohio, during a Change of Command ceremony at Naval Special Warfare Command.

Gen. Bryan Brown, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, awards t...

Naval Amphibious Base San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 12, 2004) Gen. Bryan Brown, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, awards the Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Adm. Albert M. Calland III, of Columbus, Ohio... more

Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. Navy Band Southwest during a Change of Command ceremony at Naval Special Warfare Command.

Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. N...

Naval Amphibious Base San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 12, 2004) Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. Navy Band Southwest during a Change of Command ceremony at Naval Special Warfare Comm... more

Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. Navy Band Southwest during a Change of Command ceremony at Naval Special Warfare Command.

Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. N...

Naval Amphibious Base San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 12, 2004) Master Chief Manuel Rivera-Cepeta, of Puerto Rico, conducts the U.S. Navy Band Southwest during a Change of Command ceremony at Naval Special Warfare Comm... more

A ceremonial brass bell stands ready during an official change of command ceremony.

A ceremonial brass bell stands ready during an official change of comm...

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. (May. 12, 2004) A ceremonial brass bell stands ready during an official change of command ceremony. Bells are used during traditional Naval ceremonies to report the arriv... more

Capt. Richard B. Wren speaks about his past 31 months as Commanding Officer aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during his change of command ceremony.

Capt. Richard B. Wren speaks about his past 31 months as Commanding Of...

Naval Station Bremerton, Wash. (May. 14, 2004) Capt. Richard B. Wren speaks about his past 31 months as Commanding Officer aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during his change of command ceremony held in the ship'... more

The Navy Region Northwest Band prepares to play ruffles and flourishes as the official party makes their entrance.

The Navy Region Northwest Band prepares to play ruffles and flourishes...

Naval Station Bremerton, Wash. (May. 14, 2004) The Navy Region Northwest Band prepares to play ruffles and flourishes as the official party makes their entrance into the ship's hangar bay during a change of com... more

Capt. Richard B. Wren renders a salute as the color guard assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) parades the colors during a change of command ceremony.

Capt. Richard B. Wren renders a salute as the color guard assigned to ...

Naval Station Bremerton, Wash. (May. 14, 2004) Capt. Richard B. Wren renders a salute as the color guard assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) parades the colors during a change of command ceremony held in the h... more

Rear Adm. David A. Gove is piped aboard while passing through honors side-boys during a change of command ceremony.

Rear Adm. David A. Gove is piped aboard while passing through honors s...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jun. 26, 2004) Rear Adm. David A. Gove is piped aboard while passing through honors side-boys during a change of command ceremony for Commander, Submarine Group Seven. Rear Adm. Gove relieved R... more

Capt. T.L. Davison speaks during his Change of Command ceremony held on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella.

Capt. T.L. Davison speaks during his Change of Command ceremony held o...

Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily (Jun. 28, 2004) Capt. T.L. Davison speaks during his Change of Command ceremony held on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella. Capt. Joe Stuyvesant relieved Capt. Davison a... more

An SH-60F �Seahawk� assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven (HS-7) flies the American Flag during a joint Change of Command ceremony.

An SH-60F �Seahawk� assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Sev...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 22, 2004) An SH-60F Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven (HS-7) flies the American Flag during a joint Change of Command ceremony for both Helicopter Anti-Submarine ... more

Commander, Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Admiral James M. Zortman addresses Sailors, guests, and family members during his Change of Command Ceremony.

Commander, Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Admiral James M. ...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 28, 2004) Commander, Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Admiral James M. Zortman addresses Sailors, guests, and family members during his Change of Command Ceremony, held... more

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Admiral William J. Fallon addresses Sailors, guests, and family members during a Change of Command Ceremony for Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Admiral William J. Fallon addres...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 28, 2004) Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Admiral William J. Fallon addresses Sailors, guests, and family members during a Change of Command Ceremony for Commander, Naval ... more

Out-going Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Adm. James M. Zortman, center, and incoming Rear Adm. H. Denby Starling, II, salute Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Adm. William J. Fallon,

Out-going Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Adm. J...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 28, 2004) Out-going Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Rear Adm. James M. Zortman, center, and incoming Rear Adm. H. Denby Starling, II, salute Commander, U.S. Fle... more

Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy and Operations, Rear Adm. John D. Stufflebeem delivers a speech during a Change of Command ceremony .

Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy and Opera...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 29, 2004) Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy and Operations, Rear Adm. John D. Stufflebeem delivers a speech during a Change of Command ceremony held a... more

Commanding Officer, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Capt. Michael Groothousen, delivers a speech during a Change of Command ceremony.

Commanding Officer, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Capt. Michael Grooth...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 29, 2004) Commanding Officer, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Capt. Michael Groothousen, delivers a speech during a Change of Command ceremony, relinquishing command to Capt. Jame... more

The Commanding Officer of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Capt. Michael Groothousen, renders a hand salute during his Change of Command ceremony.

The Commanding Officer of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CV...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jul. 29, 2004) The Commanding Officer of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Capt. Michael Groothousen, renders a hand salute during his Change of Command ceremony. Ca... more

During the aerial Change of Command ceremony for Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron One Four (HS-14), an SH-60F Seahawk helicopter flies pass the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) trailing the national ensign.

During the aerial Change of Command ceremony for Helicopter Anti-Subma...

Pacific Ocean (Aug. 05, 2004) During the aerial Change of Command ceremony for Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron One Four (HS-14), an SH-60F Seahawk helicopter flies past the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (C... more

 Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Walter Doran, addresses the audience during the Seventh Fleet Change of Command ceremony held aboard the Austin Class command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11).

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Walter Doran, addresses the audie...

Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 06, 2004) Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Walter Doran, addresses the audience during the Seventh Fleet Change of Command ceremony held aboard the Austin Class command ship USS Coronad... more

Boatswain�s Mate 1st Class Kenneth Smoulcey  pipes arrival honors as Rear Adm. Robert T. Moeller arrives for his Change of Command ceremony.

Boatswain�s Mate 1st Class Kenneth Smoulcey pipes arrival honors as R...

San Diego, Calif. (Aug. 06, 2004) Boatswains Mate 1st Class Kenneth Smoulcey from Marlborough, N.Y., pipes arrival honors as Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group One (CCDG-1), Rear Adm. Robert T. Moeller arrives ... more

Rear Adm. Robert J. Cox, right, returns a salute to Rear Adm. Robert T. Moeller while taking command of Cruiser Destroyer Group ONE (CCDG-1).

Rear Adm. Robert J. Cox, right, returns a salute to Rear Adm. Robert T...

San Diego, Calif. (Aug. 06, 2004) Rear Adm. Robert J. Cox, right, returns a salute to Rear Adm. Robert T. Moeller while taking command of Cruiser Destroyer Group ONE (CCDG-1) during a change of command ceremony... more

Vice Adm. Robert Willard, left, and Vice Adm. Jonathan Greenert answer questions from the media following the Seventh Fleet Change of Command ceremony held aboard the Austin Class command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11).

Vice Adm. Robert Willard, left, and Vice Adm. Jonathan Greenert answer...

Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 06, 2004) Vice Adm. Robert Willard, left, and Vice Adm. Jonathan Greenert answer questions from the media following the Seventh Fleet Change of Command ceremony held aboard the Austin Clas... more

Officers, crew, distinguished guests and family members listen to a speech given by Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific Vice Adm. Michael D. Malone, during his change of command ceremony in which Vice Adm. James M. Zortman relieved him.

Officers, crew, distinguished guests and family members listen to a sp...

San Diego, Calif. (Aug. 17, 2004) Officers, crew, distinguished guests and family members listen to a speech given by Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific Vice Adm. Michael D. Malone, during his change of comman... more

Capt. Gary R. White, left, relieves Capt. Martin J. Erdossy during a change of command ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Capt. Gary R. White, left, relieves Capt. Martin J. Erdossy during a c...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 30, 2004) Capt. Gary R. White, left, relieves Capt. Martin J. Erdossy during a change of command ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)... more

Commanding Officer, USS George Washington (CVN 73), Capt. Martin J. Erdossy, addresses change of command guests and crew members in the hangar bay prior to relinquishing command to Capt. Gary R. White. Capt.

Commanding Officer, USS George Washington (CVN 73), Capt. Martin J. Er...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 30, 2004) Commanding Officer, USS George Washington (CVN 73), Capt. Martin J. Erdossy, addresses change of command guests and crew members in the hangar bay prior to relinquishi... more

Commanding Officer, Electronic Attack Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140), Cmdr. Bradley S. Russell reads his orders during a change of command ceremony.

Commanding Officer, Electronic Attack Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140)...

Whidbey Island, Wash. (Oct. 01, 2004) Commanding Officer, Electronic Attack Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140), Cmdr. Bradley S. Russell reads his orders during a change of command ceremony for the Patriots of VA... more