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 In this file photo taken Dec. 30, 1986, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, tours the battleship USS Iowa (BB 61).

In this file photo taken Dec. 30, 1986, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, comma...

NORFOLK (Dec. 30, 1986) In this file photo taken Dec. 30, 1986, Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, tours the battleship USS Iowa (BB 61). Kelso, 79, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, fol... more

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

An informal portrait of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, on Aug. 24, 1990.

An informal portrait of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. ...

FILE PHOTO (Aug. 24, 1990) An informal portrait of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, on Aug. 24, 1990. Kelso, 79, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, following injuries sustained from a fall earli... more

 In this file photo taken Sept. 7, 1990, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II  addresses crew members aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3)

In this file photo taken Sept. 7, 1990, Chief of Naval Operations (CN...

SAN DIEGO (Sep. 07, 1990) In this file photo taken Sept. 7, 1990, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II addresses crew members aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3). Kels... more

In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II shares a laugh with another flag officer following his arrival at Naval Air Station Norfolk

In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. ...

NORFOLK (Jul. 04, 1991) In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II shares a laugh with another flag officer following his arrival at Naval Air Station Norfolk to tak... more

In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks during the commissioning of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51).

In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. ...

NORFOLK (Jul. 04, 1991) In this file photo taken July 4, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks during the commissioning of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51). Kelso,... more

An official U.S. Navy portrait of the 24th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II.

An official U.S. Navy portrait of the 24th Chief of Naval Operations (...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 21, 1991) An official U.S. Navy portrait of the 24th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II. The photo is dated Sept. 21, 1991. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class... more

In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II answers a reporter's question during a press conference at the Pentagon

In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)...

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 01, 1991) In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II answers a reporter's question during a press conference at the Pentagon regarding the... more

In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II answers a reporter's question during a press conference at the Pentagon regarding the Navy's investigation of the April 19, 1989

In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)...

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 01, 1991) In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 1991, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II answers a reporter's question during a press conference at the Pentagon regarding the... more

 In this file photo taken Jan. 30, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II tours the Fleet Mail Center.

In this file photo taken Jan. 30, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CN...

SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Jan. 30, 1992) In this file photo taken Jan. 30, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II tours the Fleet Mail Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 2nd Class Roger ... more

In this file photo from Feb. 13, 1992, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II,  answers questions during an interview at the Pentagon. Kelso, 79, died Sunday, June 23, 2013,

In this file photo from Feb. 13, 1992, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)...

ARLINGTON, Va. (Feb. 13, 1992) In this file photo from Feb. 13, 1992, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, answers questions during an interview at the Pentagon. Kelso, 79, died Sunday, June... more

In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks to Sailors and Marines on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15).

In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 19, 1993) In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks to Sailors and Marines on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship... more

In this file photo taken July 26, 1993, side boys salute as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II arrives for a visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

In this file photo taken July 26, 1993, side boys salute as Chief of N...

ADRIATIC SEA (Jul. 26, 1993) In this file photo taken July 26, 1993, side boys salute as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II arrives for a visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roose... more

In this file photo taken Dec. 13, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, is welcomed aboard by Personnelman 3rd Class Ruiz.

In this file photo taken Dec. 13, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO...

ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 13, 1993) In this file photo taken Dec. 13, 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, is welcomed aboard by Personnelman 3rd Class Ruiz in the hangar bay of the aircraft ca... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear Adm. Rick Ruehe, Commander Task Force Seventy Six (CTF-76), while making a visit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2)

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear...

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 31, 1999) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott greets Rear Adm. Rick Ruehe, Commander Task Force Seventy Six (CTF-76), while making a visit aboard the amphibious assau... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joseph Speranza and Hospital Corpsman 1s Class Tessie Delossantos while having lunch with Sailors in Camp Shields Crows Nest, Naval Hospital Okinawa

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

Okinawa, Japan (Mar. 31, 1999) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott speaks with Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joseph Speranza and Hospital Corpsman 1s Class Tessie Delossantos while having l... more

Adm. Vern Clark, CNO

Adm. Vern Clark, CNO

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jul. 21, 2000) Official portrait of Admiral Vern Clark, 27th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Admiral Clark is a native of Sioux City, Iowa, and former Commander in Chief U.S. Atlantic Fleet ... more

CNO

CNO

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sep. 27, 2000) Admiral Vernon Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, testifies on the state of U.S. Navy readiness before the Senate Armed Service Committee. U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Photographer'... more

CNO

CNO

YIGO, Guam (Mar. 21, 2001) Admiral Vernon Clark, Chief of Naval Operations receives an island tour of Guam from Rear Adm. Tom Fellin, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Marianas, aboard a CH-46D "Sea Knight" attached... more

CNO

CNO

Changi Naval Base, Singapore (Mar. 23, 2001) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations visits with Sailors for an "All Hands Call" in Singapore. Admiral Clark is here for the opening of the new deep draft ... more

SECNAV swearing in

SECNAV swearing in

WASHINGTON, DC (May. 24, 2001) The 72nd Secretary of Navy, The Honorable Gordon R. England, center, in congratulated by Admiral Vern Clark, right, Chief of Naval Operations, and General James L. Jones, left, ... more

A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by family members at the Navy Memorial.

A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by family me...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 14, 2001) A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by family members at the Navy Memorial. The Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson presided over the ceremony welc... more

Naval District Washington chief petty officer selectees march through family members and shipmates at the Navy Memorial to begin their pinning ceremony, welcoming them to the Chief's Mess.

Naval District Washington chief petty officer selectees march through ...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 14, 2001) Naval District Washington chief petty officer selectees march through family members and shipmates at the Navy Memorial to begin their pinning ceremony, welcoming them to the Chief's ... more

A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by shipmates at the Navy Memorial.

A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by shipmates...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 14, 2001) A Naval District Washington chief petty officer is pinned by shipmates at the Navy Memorial. The Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson presided over the ceremony welcoming... more

Admiral William Fallon, Vice Chief of Naval Operations,  greets His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington

Admiral William Fallon, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, greets His Em...

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 16, 2001) Admiral William Fallon, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, greets His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington, following a Sept. 16 morning service held in ... more

MH-60S Introduction Ceremony w/CNO

MH-60S Introduction Ceremony w/CNO

Naval Air Station, North Island, CA (Feb. 08, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, praises the virtues of the Navys new MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter during a Fleet Introduction ceremony. The Knigh... more

SECNAV at 2003 Budget Meeting

SECNAV at 2003 Budget Meeting

(Feb. 13, 2002) Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Gordon R. England, (center), accompanied by Commandant of the Marine Corps General James L. Jones, (right), and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Vern Clark,... more

CNO replaces ID with CAC

CNO replaces ID with CAC

At the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (Mar. 11, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations took time out from his busy schedule to replace his green military identification card (ID) with the new improved ... more

MCPON Change of Office

MCPON Change of Office

Washington, D.C. (Apr. 22, 2002) "Chiefs are the most important and influential leaders our Sailors deal with every day. That's why the MCPON's (Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy) leadership in developing ... more

Purple Heart presentation at the Pentagon

Purple Heart presentation at the Pentagon

Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (Apr. 26, 2002) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark presents the Purple Heart to retired Navy Lt. Kevin Shaeffer who sustained serious life threatening injuries, when the Navy C... 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

Admiral Vern Clark (CNO) speaks at Annual Strategy Forum

Admiral Vern Clark (CNO) speaks at Annual Strategy Forum

Newport, RI, (Jun. 12, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, outlines "Sea Power 21," the Navy's new operational construct, at the 52nd Annual Current Strategy Forum held at the Naval War College... more

CNO addresses Annual Current Stategy Forum

CNO addresses Annual Current Stategy Forum

Newport, RI (Jun. 12, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, outlines "Sea Power 21," the Navy's new operational construct, at the 52nd Annual Current Strategy Forum held at the Naval War College.... more

2002 Sailors of Year

2002 Sailors of Year

Washington, D.C. (Jul. 08, 2002) The Navy's 2002 Sailors of the Year pose for pictures after being awarded the Navy Commendation Medal by Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (Far Left). Sailors of the Ye... more

Texas Keel authentication

Texas Keel authentication

Newport News, VA (Jul. 12, 2002) The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy, addresses the employees of Northrop Grumman Newport News at the Keel authentication ceremony for the newest Virginia Cla... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Suffolk, VA (Jul. 29, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, is interviewed by a Sailor from the Navy/Marine Corps News staff while visiting U.S. Joint Forces Command during exercise Millenium Cha... more

Admiral Vern Clark, the Chief of Naval Operations and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Terry Scott

Admiral Vern Clark, the Chief of Naval Operations and Master Chief Pet...

Naval Submarine Base, Bangor, Wash. (Jul. 31, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, the Chief of Naval Operations and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Terry Scott meet with Chief Petty Officers from the local area to... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, is given a tour of the Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island�s Aircraft Intermediate Maintaince Divison (AIMD)

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, is given a tour of the ...

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. (Jul. 31, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, is given a tour of the Naval Air Stations Aircraft Intermediate Maintaince Divison (AIMD). Admiral Clark a... more

CNO visits 3rd Fleet.

CNO visits 3rd Fleet.

Naval Station, San Diego, Calif. (Aug. 01, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) departs the U.S. Third Fleet Command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11), during a recent visit with Sailors and Mari... 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

CNO speaks with Naval Officers Association members.

CNO speaks with Naval Officers Association members.

Naval Station Little Creek, Va. (Aug. 07, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark Chief of Naval Operations addresses the 30th National Naval Officers Association Conference held at Naval Station Little Creek. One of the Adm... more

Sailor assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stands at attention

Sailor assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stands at attentio...

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 30, 2002) A Sailor assigned to the U.S. Navy's Ceremonial Guard stands at attention during a retirement ceremony held for Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan, Chief of Naval Personnel and Deputy Ch... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees during a retirement ceremony

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees dur...

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 30, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees during a retirement ceremony held for Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan, Chief of Naval Personnel and Deputy Chief of ... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees during a retirement ceremony

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees dur...

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 30, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses attendees during a retirement ceremony held for Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan, Chief of Naval Personnel and Deputy Chief of ... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations & Bronze Star awardee from 1945

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations & Bronze Star awardee fr...

Cincinnati, Ohio (Sep. 03, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, proudly displays an award citation with Mr. Harold Hartman from Monfort Heights, Ohio. Hartman received the citation after being ... more

CNO answers questions from Navy Reservists and NRORTC cadets

CNO answers questions from Navy Reservists and NRORTC cadets

Cincinnati, Ohio (Sep. 03, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer questions from local Navy Reservists and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) cadets gathered at the ... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer questions from local Navy Reservists and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) cadets

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer qu...

Cincinnati, Ohio (Sep. 03, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer questions from members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Navy Reservists, and Naval Reserve Officer Training... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer questions from local Navy Reservists and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) cadets

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer qu...

Cincinnati, Ohio (Sep. 03, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, takes time to answer questions from local Navy Reservists and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) cadets gathered at the ... more

Rear Adm. Gerry L. Hoewing (right), Chief of Naval Personnel, is promoted to Vice Admiral by Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Rear Adm. Gerry L. Hoewing (right), Chief of Naval Personnel, is promo...

Arlington, Va. (Sep. 07, 2002) Rear Adm. Gerry L. Hoewing (right), Chief of Naval Personnel, is promoted to Vice Admiral by Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, on behalf of the President of the United S... more

Adm. Clark candid photo

Adm. Clark candid photo

Washington D.C. (Sep. 09, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, enjoys a beautiful sunny day at the Washington Navy Yard, during ceremonies honoring Adm. Madhvendra Singh, Chief of Naval Staff, Indi... more

 A bell donated by the late Adm. Arleigh Burke was recovered from the rubble after the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.

A bell donated by the late Adm. Arleigh Burke was recovered from the ...

Pentagon, Arlington, Va., (Sep. 11, 2002) A bell donated by the late Adm. Arleigh Burke, the Navy's most famous destroyer squadron combat commander and three-time Chief of Naval Operations, was recovered from t... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses the families and friends of Navy personnel who perished in the attack.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses the families and...

Pentagon, Arlington, Va., (Sep. 11, 2002) During a dedication ceremony held at the Pentagon one year after the terrorist attacks on America, Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, addresses the families an... more

Rear Adm. Joseph Krol, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, addresses the families and friends of Navy personnel who perished in the attack.

Rear Adm. Joseph Krol, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, addresses the...

Pentagon, Arlington, Va., (Sep. 11, 2002) During a dedication ceremony held at the Pentagon one year after the terrorist attacks on America, Rear Adm. Joseph Krol, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, addresses th... more

CNO and MCPON accept a donation from the Navy League.

CNO and MCPON accept a donation from the Navy League.

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 11, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Terry Scott, accept a donation from the Navy League. Contributors from the left are Adm... more

CNO conducts leadership call

CNO conducts leadership call

Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn. (Sep. 17, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) conducts a leadership call with area commanding officers to discuss the future of Navy sea power and o... more

MCPON uses submarine simulator

MCPON uses submarine simulator

Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn. (Sep. 17, 2002) Chief Electronics Technician Brad Johnston of Eldtron, Pa., sits by to assist Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), as he watches Master Chief... more

CNO talks with student

CNO talks with student

Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn. (Sep. 17, 2002) Lt. James Moore, a student of the submarine course electronic classroom, talks with Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) about the schools tra... more

CNO comments on Sea Power 21

CNO comments on Sea Power 21

Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn. (Sep. 17, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) comments on Sea Power-21 to attendees of the 2002 Joint Undersea Warfare Technology Conference hosted by ... more

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team performs special flight manuvers

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team performs special f...

Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. (Sep. 20, 2002) The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team performs special flight manuvers during a flight demonstration at the 2002 Neptune Festival Air Show. The Blue... more

A close up shot of the Legion of Merit as it hangs on a presentation frame which was presented to Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief, Royal Netherlands Navy

A close up shot of the Legion of Merit as it hangs on a presentation f...

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 24, 2002) A close up shot of the Legion of Merit as it hangs on a presentation frame which was presented to Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief, Royal Netherlands Navy, b... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) (Right) stands with Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief of the Royal Netherlands Navy

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) (Right) stands wit...

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 24, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) (Right) stands with Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief of the Royal Netherlands Navy (center) speaking with... more

Presented the Legion of Merit by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief, Royal Netherlands Navy,

Presented the Legion of Merit by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Op...

Washington, D.C. (Sep. 24, 2002) Presented the Legion of Merit by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Vice Admiral Cees van Duyvendijk, Commander in Chief, Royal Netherlands Navy (center), talk... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations is takes questions from local media at the Virginia Beach Convention Center

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations is takes questions from ...

Virginia Beach,Va. (Oct. 02, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations is takes questions from local media at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Admiral Clark is in Virginia Beach attending the U.... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks with Lt. Cmdr. Pat Garrison

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks with Lt. Cmdr. P...

Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 02, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks with Lt. Cmdr. Pat Garrison and members of Task Force Web during his walking tour of the warfare exposition held... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks to a full auditorium at the Virginia Beach Convention Center

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks to a full audito...

Virginia Beach, Va. (Oct. 02, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, speaks to a full auditorium at the Virginia Beach Convention Center about the future of the U.S. Navy. Adm. Clark is in Virgin... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations congratulates Mr. John Burlage, Senior Staff Writer for �Navy Times�

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations congratulates Mr. John B...

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 04, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations congratulates Mr. John Burlage, Senior Staff Writer for Navy Times after presenting him the Superior Public Service Award. Burlage i... more

CNO address crew aboard USS La Salle.

CNO address crew aboard USS La Salle.

Gaeta, Italy (Oct. 14, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), smiles after a Sailor asks for permission to be CNO for a day. Clark was aboard USS La Salle (AGF 3) addressing Sailors assigned... more

Leap Frogs

Leap Frogs

Millington, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2002) A member of the U.S. Navy's premiere exhibition skydiving team the "Leap Frogs," lands at Naval Support Activity Mid-south during a exhibition. The U.S. Navy Parachute Team is... more

Millington, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2002) Lt. Gus Kaminski, a member of the U.S. Navy's premiere exhibition skydiving team "Leap Frogs," signs autographs after a parachute exhibition at Naval Support Activity Mid-south... more

Leadership forum at Naval Support Activity Mid-South

Leadership forum at Naval Support Activity Mid-South

Millington, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with senior enlisted personnel during a leadership forum at Naval Support Activity Mid-South. The forum, lead by Maste... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Personnel, spends time with visiting NASCAR race car driver Mike Wallace

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Personnel, spends time with visitin...

Pentagon, Arlington, Va. (Nov. 05, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, enjoys an office call with visiting NASCAR race driver Mike Wallace (left), his daughter Lindsey, and wife Carla, along with ... more

Sailors assigned to the newly commissioned destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) man the rails

Sailors assigned to the newly commissioned destroyer USS Preble (DDG 8...

Boston, Mass. (Nov. 09, 2002) Sailors assigned to the newly commissioned destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) man the rails as the guided missile destroyer is brought to life and into naval service. The guided missil... more

USS Preble (DDG 88) commissioning ceremony

USS Preble (DDG 88) commissioning ceremony

Boston, Mass. (Nov. 09, 2002) Mrs. Connie Rae Clark, wife of Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations talks with Admiral Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command prior to the USS Preble's (DD... more

USS Preble (DDG 88) commissioning ceremony

USS Preble (DDG 88) commissioning ceremony

Boston, Mass. (Nov. 09, 2002) Mrs. Connie Rae Clark, wife of Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) talks with Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts prior to the commissioning of the guided missi... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations

Pentagon, Arlington Va. (Nov. 15, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) signs his Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) pledge card while Yeoman 1st Class Laura Ross, CFC team captain for Navy hea... more

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps� senior leadership recognize six separate commands for their tremendous safety record

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps� senior leadership recognize six separa...

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 19, 2002) The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps senior leadership recognize six separate commands for their tremendous safety record. From right, U.S. Marine Corps General William Nyland, Assista... more

Remote mine-hunting system

Remote mine-hunting system

Panama City, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), and Rear Adm. Mike Mathis talk to Mr. Guy Santora of the Naval Sea Systems Commands (NAVSEA) Coastal Systems Station, who brie... more

NAVSEA Coastal Systems Station

NAVSEA Coastal Systems Station

Panama City, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2002) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), listens to Mr. Steve Castelin of the Naval Sea Systems Commands (NAVSEA) Coastal Systems Station as he discusses the future of... more

Gen. Eric K. Shinseki, Army Chief of Staff, Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, Gen. William L. Nyland, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, and The Honorable Gordon R. England, Secretary of the Navy

Gen. Eric K. Shinseki, Army Chief of Staff, Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of ...

East Rutherford, N.J. (Dec. 07, 2002) As a show of unity and tradition at the end of each Army-Navy Game, the military leadership of both services stand as one as they join their Midshipmen and Cadets during th... more

Navy and USMC leadership celebrate Navy victory over Army

Navy and USMC leadership celebrate Navy victory over Army

East Rutherford, N.J. (Dec. 07, 2002) General William Nyland, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps smiles along with The Honorable Gordon England, Secretary of the Navy, who punches knuckles with Admiral Ve... more

CNO addresses Midshipmen following a 58 to 12 win over Army.

CNO addresses Midshipmen following a 58 to 12 win over Army.

East Rutherford, N.J. (Dec. 07, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) visits with the U.S. Navys Midshipmen in the locker room as he personally congratulates them on their victory over the A... more

Naming of the next Nimitz Class aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77).

Naming of the next Nimitz Class aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush...

Arlington, Va., The Pentagon (Dec. 09, 2002) Former President George H.W. Bush (center), the 41st President of the United States examines a model of CVN 77, the U.S. Navys 10th Nimitz-class aircraft carrier off... more

Admiral Bulent Alpakaya, Commander of Turkish Naval Forces is presented the Legion of Merit by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during a full honors ceremony held at Washington Navy Yard's Navy Museum.

Admiral Bulent Alpakaya, Commander of Turkish Naval Forces is presente...

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 11, 2002) Admiral Bulent Alpakaya, Commander of Turkish Naval Forces is presented the Legion of Merit by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during a full honors ceremony ... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks to recipients of this year�s Recruiter of the Year awards, inside the auditorium of the Navy Memorial.

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks to recipien...

Washington D.C. (Dec. 12, 2002) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks to recipients of this years Recruiter of the Year awards, inside the auditorium of the Navy Memorial. The CNO wanted t... more

Secretary of the Navy, Gordon R. England (right) watches Storekeeper 2nd Class Samantha Romero-Green, the Enlisted Recruiter of the Year get promoted to the rank of First Class Petty Officer by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).

Secretary of the Navy, Gordon R. England (right) watches Storekeeper 2...

Pentagon, Arlington, Va. (Dec. 12, 2002) Secretary of the Navy, Gordon R. England (right) watches Storekeeper 2nd Class Samantha Romero-Green, the Enlisted Recruiter of the Year get promoted to the rank of Firs... more

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks with reporters shortly after the establishment ceremony held for Naval Personnel Development Command

Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks with report...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jan. 10, 2003) Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) speaks with reporters shortly after the establishment ceremony held for Naval Personnel Development Command (NPDC).... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors ...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Jan. 16, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. "Be ready," he said, repeat... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors ...

Naval Support Activity, Bahrain (Jan. 16, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. "Be ready, he said, repeating the ... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors ...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Jan. 16, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. "Be ready," he said, repeat... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors ...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Jan. 16, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks with Sailors and Marines assigned to Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. "Be ready," he said, repeat... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks to the crew of USS Milius (DDG 69).

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks to the crew o...

The Arabian Gulf (Jan. 17, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), speaks to the crew of USS Milius (DDG 69). The CNO is traveling with Rear Adm. Barry Black, Chief of Chaplains and Master Chie... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps CMC General Michael W. Hagee and Chief of Naval Operations CNO Admiral Vern Clark  pose for photographs with departing Secretary of the Navy SECNAV Gordon R. England at the conclusion of his farewell ceremony

Commandant of the Marine Corps CMC General Michael W. Hagee and Chief ...

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2003) Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) General Michael W. Hagee (left) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Vern Clark (right) pose for photographs with departing Secretary... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Vern Clark makes remarks on behalf of departing Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Gordon R. England during a farewell ceremony held at the Washington Navy Yard

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Vern Clark makes remarks on be...

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2003) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Vern Clark makes remarks on behalf of departing Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Gordon R. England during a farewell ceremony held at the W... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) appears before the Senate Armed Service Committee to discuss and answer questions concerning the 2004 fiscal year defense programs

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) appears before the Se...

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) appears before the Senate Armed Service Committee to discuss and answer questions concerning the 2004 fiscal year defense progra... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) shown on a television monitor inside the Dirksen Senate Office Building, appears before the Senate Armed Service Committee

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) shown on a television...

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) shown on a television monitor inside the Dirksen Senate Office Building, appears before the Senate Armed Service Committee along... more

Senate Armed Service Committee 2004 DOD budget hearing.

Senate Armed Service Committee 2004 DOD budget hearing.

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) Gen. Eric K. Shenseki, Chief of Staff of the Army, Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps and Gen. John P. Jumpe... more

JCS appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee

JCS appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) Gen. Eric K. Shenseki, Chief of Staff of the Army, Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps and Gen. John P. Jumpe... more

 Vice Adm. Chris Ritchie, Chief of Navy, Royal Australian Navy, receives the Legion of Merit from Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).

Vice Adm. Chris Ritchie, Chief of Navy, Royal Australian Navy, receiv...

Washington, D.C., (Feb. 26, 2003) Vice Adm. Chris Ritchie, Chief of Navy, Royal Australian Navy, receives the Legion of Merit from Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), assisted by Rear Adm. Jan C. ... more

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Honorable Hansford T. Johnson, Acting Secretary of the Navy and Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps appear before the House Armed Services Committee.

Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Honorable Hansford T...

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Honorable Hansford T. Johnson, Acting Secretary of the Navy and Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps appear be... more

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2003) -- Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) listens during questioning by the House Armed Services Committee concerning the 2004 fiscal year National Defense Authorization budget request.

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2003) -- Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Op...

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2003) Adm. Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) listens during questioning by the House Armed Services Committee concerning the 2004 fiscal year National Defense Authorization ... more