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Newport News Shipbuilding President  Edward J. Campbell instructs ship's sponsor, Barbara Bush, on where to hit a bottle of champagne on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during the ship's commissioning.

Newport News Shipbuilding President Edward J. Campbell instructs ship...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jul. 21, 1990) Newport News Shipbuilding President Edward J. Campbell instructs ship's sponsor, Barbara Bush, on where to hit a bottle of champagne on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS Geo... more

Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as President George H.W. Bush looks on.

Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jul. 21, 1990) Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as President George H.W. Bush looks on. (U.S. Navy ph... more

Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush delivers remarks during the commissioning of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush delivers remarks during the commissioning ...

NORFOLK (Jul. 04, 1992) Ship's sponsor Barbara Bush delivers remarks during the commissioning of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo) File# 920704-N-N0101-902

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

F-14 on Flight Deck

F-14 on Flight Deck

Persian Gulf (Dec. 02, 1997) On board the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). . . .Lieutenant Steve Nevarez, from Houston, Texas, takes a short break from the stress of flight deck ... more

Helicopter Landing Ops

Helicopter Landing Ops

Persian Gulf (Dec. 05, 1997) On board the cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60). . . .Lieutenant Junior Grade Kristen Herr, from Pensacola, Florida, monitors helicopter landing operations from the bubble, an enclosed fl... 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

Pilots Prepares F-14 for Mission

Pilots Prepares F-14 for Mission

Aboard USS George Washington (Feb. 02, 1998) A pilot from Fighter Squadron One Zero Two gives his F-14B Tomcat a pre flight inspection on the flight deck. VF-102 and USS George Washington (CVN 73) are current... more

TARPS Preparation on Deck

TARPS Preparation on Deck

ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (Mar. 03, 2000) Photographer's Mate Airman Andrew R. Kading, from Arden Hills, MN, and Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Shane A. Wallenda, from Las Vegas, NV, remove a Tactical Air Re... more

TARPS Pod on Deck

TARPS Pod on Deck

ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (Mar. 04, 2000) Photographer's Mate Airman Andrew R. Kading (rear) from Arden Hills, MN, and Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Shane A. Wallenda from Las Vegas, NV, transport a Tactical... more

USS Eisenhower & USS George Washington

USS Eisenhower & USS George Washington

At sea aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Jul. 22, 2000) USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) steams along side USS George Washington (CVN 73) while conducting turnover operations in the Indian Ocean. George Washing... more

F/A-18 hornet launches from USS George  Washington

F/A-18 hornet launches from USS George Washington

Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 11, 2001) An F/A-18 "Hornet" launches from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Fighter aircraft from Oceana, Va., embarked on board the ship for co... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73)

USS George Washington (CVN 73)

The Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 12, 2001) USS George Washington (CVN 73) underway off of the East Coast of the United States providing additional air defense after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and t... more

Aircrew Stands Watch

Aircrew Stands Watch

Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 15, 2001) An Air crewman aboard a Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Five (VAW-125) E-2C "Hawkeye" embarked on USS George Washington (CVN 73) tracks all air and surface contact... more

US Navy (USN) T-45A Goshawk aircraft launched from the flight deck of the USN Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73), during carrier qualifications

US Navy (USN) T-45A Goshawk aircraft launched from the flight deck of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Major Command Shown: CVN-73 carrier quals Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public ... more

US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (AB) Equipment Operator (EO) PETTY Officer 3rd Class (PO3) Luke Golden, a catapult safety observer aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) signals flight deck personnel before giving the 'final OK' to launch a T-45A Goshawk aircraft, during final carrier qualifications

US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (AB) Equipment Operator (EO) P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Major Command Shown: CVN-73 & T-45 Goshawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 J. Scott Campbell, USN Release Status:... more

USS George Washington at Sea

USS George Washington at Sea

The Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 04, 2001) USS George Washington (CVN 73) makes a speed run in the Atlantic Ocean while conducting carrier qualifications. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Heather Hess.... more

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Joseph Niedermair a Landing Signal Officer (LSO) aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) monitors the landing of a T-45 Goshawk training aircraft from Training Squadron Two One (VT-21) on final approach. The Washington is conducting carrier qualifications in the Western Atlantic Ocean

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Joseph Niedermair a Landing ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Major Command Shown: CVN-73 Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Summer M. Anderson, USN Release Status: Released to P... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors Boatswain's Mate Third Class (BM3) James Hoover (center) and Helmsman, Boatswain's Mate (BM) SEAMAN (SN) Michael Shamblin, and other personnel wear helmets and flash gear on the bridge of USN Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) during a General Quarters drill. The George Washington is conducting integrated training operations in the Atlantic Ocean

US Navy (USN) Sailors Boatswain's Mate Third Class (BM3) James Hoover ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Major Command Shown: USS George Washington (CVN-73) Scene Camera Operator: Jo2 David Valdez, USN Release Sta... 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

Sailors prepare to display the 50 state flags

Sailors prepare to display the 50 state flags

Norfolk, VA. (Jun. 20, 2002) Sailors prepare to display the 50 state flags along with Old Glory as they "man the rails" on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington and her Battlegroup ... more

Father hugs daughter goodbye before deployment

Father hugs daughter goodbye before deployment

Norfolk, VA. (Jun. 20, 2002) Lieutenant Emily Kochenash, assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103), hugs her father prior to boarding USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washingto... more

Father kisses daughtrer prior to deployment

Father kisses daughtrer prior to deployment

Naval Station Norfolk, VA, (Jun. 20, 2002) Lieutenant Robert Palmore whispers goodbye to his daughter before boarding USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington and her Battlegroup are preparing to depart on a... more

USS Normandy (CG 60) underway.

USS Normandy (CG 60) underway.

Straits of Gibraltar, Mediterranean Sea (Jul. 01, 2002) The U.S. Navy cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) underway while transiting with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) battle group. The Norfolk, ... more

USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198)

USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198)

Mediterranean Sea (Jul. 02, 2002) The Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) changes course following an underway replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). T... more

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jul. 8, 2002)

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jul. 8, 2002)

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jul. 08, 2002) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departs Souda Harbor following a four-day port visit to the Hellenic island of Crete. Washington is on a scheduled d... 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

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

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

USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968) arrives for a brief port visit to Souda Bay, Crete, Greece

USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968) arrives for a brief port visit to Souda...

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Aug. 30, 2002) USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968) arrives for a brief port visit. The Norfolk-based Spruance-class destroyer is on a regularly scheduled deployment-conducting missions as ... more

USS Washington battle group conducts unrep

USS Washington battle group conducts unrep

At sea in the Central Command Area of Operation (Sep. 09, 2002) USS George Washington (CVN 73) and USS Normandy (CG 60) conduct an underway replenishment (UNREP) with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USN... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) underway

The guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) underway

Mediterranean Sea (Sep. 19, 2002) The guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) underway prior to conducting an underway replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). U.S. Navy gui... more

 An MH-53E

An MH-53E

Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily (Sep. 19, 2002) An MH-53E "Sea Dragon" assigned to the "Black Stallions" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Four (HC-4) is loaded up with thousands of pounds of mail for t... 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

USS Monterey (CG 61), departs Souda Bay after a brief port visit

USS Monterey (CG 61), departs Souda Bay after a brief port visit

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Oct. 28, 2002) The guided missile cruiser, USS Monterey (CG 61), departs Souda Bay after a brief port visit. Monterey is deployed as a part of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) Battl... more

021028-N-1955P-003

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

USS George Washington (CVN 73)

USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Koper, Slovenia (Oct. 29, 2002) The aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN 73), pulls up along side the dock in Koper located in the Mediterranean Sea where it is deployed to project air power. Washingto... 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

Surgical technician Amina Sherali places recently transfused bone marrow from Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael Griffioen into a sterile bag in preparation for transplant.

Surgical technician Amina Sherali places recently transfused bone marr...

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. (Dec. 04, 2002) Surgical technician Amina Sherali places recently transfused bone marrow from Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael Griffioen into a ... more

Surgeon Hans Janovich performs a bone marrow harvest operation on Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael Griffioen.

Surgeon Hans Janovich performs a bone marrow harvest operation on Avia...

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. (Dec. 04, 2002) Surgeon Hans Janovich performs a bone marrow harvest operation on Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael Griffioen. The procedure cons... more

Awaiting the arrival of Lt. Cmdr. John DeLaere

Awaiting the arrival of Lt. Cmdr. John DeLaere

Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. (Dec. 19, 2002) Awaiting the arrival of Lt. Cmdr. John DeLaere assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight One (VFA-81) is his wife and sons. Lt. Cmdr. DeLaere is j... more

greeted by his wife and his five month old daughter after returning home from a long six month deployment

greeted by his wife and his five month old daughter after returning ho...

Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. (Dec. 19, 2002) Cmdr. Reggie Carpenter, Executive Officer of the "Rampagers" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Three (VFA-83) is greeted by his wife and his five month old daughter... more

VFA-81 and CVW-17 approach the Virginia Beach Ocean Front as they return to Naval Air Station Oceana

VFA-81 and CVW-17 approach the Virginia Beach Ocean Front as they retu...

Virginia Beach, Va. (Dec. 19, 2002) F/A-18 Hornets of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight One (VFA-81) approach the Virginia Beach ocean front in formation. The squadron, part of Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17... more

The guided missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) arrives home after completing a six month deployment

The guided missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) arrives home after comp...

Naval Station Mayport Fla. (Dec. 20, 2002) The guided missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) arrives home after completing a six month deployment with the USS George Washington (CVN 73) Battle Group. DeWart condu... more

Family members and friends cheer on as they watch the arrival of USS George Washington

Family members and friends cheer on as they watch the arrival of USS G...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) Family members and friends, braving a chilly rain, as they cheer the arrival of USS George Washington (CVN 73) at the Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is completing a six-month de... more

Family members and friends cheer on as they watch the arrival of USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Family members and friends cheer on as they watch the arrival of USS G...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) Family members and friends, braving a chilly rain, as they cheer the arrival of USS George Washington (CVN 73) at the Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is completing a six-month de... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to its homeport in Norfolk, Va.

USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to its homeport in Norfolk, Va.

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to its homeport in Norfolk, Va. Washington is completing a six-month deployment during which the ship and h... more

Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) wave to well-wishers on the pier as the aircraft carrier returns to its homeport in Norfolk, Va.

Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) wave to well-wishers on ...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) wave to well-wishers on the pier as the aircraft carrier returns to its homeport in Norfolk, Va. Washington is completing... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) approaches the pier at Naval Station Norfolk

USS George Washington (CVN 73) approaches the pier at Naval Station No...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) USS George Washington (CVN 73) approaches the pier at Naval Station Norfolk after completing a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Pho... more

Sailors cross the brow

Sailors cross the brow

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) Sailors cross the brow as they depart USS George Washington (CVN 73) at Naval Station Norfolk. During the deployment, George Washington launched approximately 10,000 sorties which ... more

Family members and friends anxiously await the arrival of USS George Washington

Family members and friends anxiously await the arrival of USS George W...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 20, 2002) Family members and friends, braving a chilly rain, anxiously await the arrival of USS George Washington (CVN 73) at the Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is completing a six-month ... more

Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Brian Soper keeps track of incoming and outgoing aircraft on his radar console.

Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Brian Soper keeps track of incoming a...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 27, 2003) Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Brian Soper keeps track of incoming and outgoing aircraft on his radar console during flight operations aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). Pe... more

Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull...

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 25, 2003) Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) as the boat officer guiding the USS George Washington (CVN 73) during her transit from ... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by downtown Norfolk during her transit down the Elizabeth River.

USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by downtown Norfolk during her t...

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 25, 2003) USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by downtown Norfolk during her transit up the Elizabeth River from Norfolk Naval Station to Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. U.S. Nav... more

The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes downtown Norfolk, Va. during her transit down the Elizabeth River from Norfolk Naval Station to Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.

The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) pa...

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 25, 2003) The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes downtown Norfolk, Va. during her transit down the Elizabeth River from Norfolk Naval Station to Norfolk Na... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by USS Wisconsin (BB 64).

USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by USS Wisconsin (BB 64).

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 25, 2003) USS George Washington (CVN 73) passes by the decommissioned battleship Wisconsin (BB 64), in downtown Norfolk during her transit up the Elizabeth River from Norfolk Naval Station to... more

Boatswain's Mates on board the guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) pull in the phone and distance line from the fast combat support ship USS Sacramento (AOE 1), during an underway replenishment in rough seas.

Boatswain's Mates on board the guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG...

Pacific Ocean (Apr. 16, 2003) Boatswain's Mates on board the guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) pull in the phone and distance line from the fast combat support ship USS Sacramento (AOE 1), during an u... more

Sharkie Stielper (right), Civilian Afloat Program Manager for Navy Morale , Welfare and Recreation (MWR), explains proper technique on a bicep curl to Yeoman 1st Class Juan Gonzales, from San Antonio, Texas

Sharkie Stielper (right), Civilian Afloat Program Manager for Navy Mor...

Millington, Tenn. (Jun. 17, 2003) Sharkie Stielper (right), Civilian Afloat Program Manager for Navy Morale , Welfare and Recreation (MWR), explains proper technique on a bicep curl to Yeoman 1st Class Juan Gon... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, presents the 2002 Battenberg Cup for Combat Readiness to the Captain and crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a ceremony held in the ship�s hanger bay

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, presents the 20...

Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, Va. (Jun. 25, 2003) Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, presents the 2002 Battenberg Cup for Combat Readiness to the Captain and crew of USS George Washington (CVN ... more

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet,  present the 2002 Battenberg Cup for Combat Readiness to the Crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, present the 20...

Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, Va. (Jun. 25, 2003) Adm. Robert J. Natter, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, (left) and Rear Adm. James M. Zortman, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, (right) present the ... more

Machinist's Mate 3rd Class James Weyand checks gages on equipment in the Liquid Oxygen (LOX) shop aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Machinist's Mate 3rd Class James Weyand checks gages on equipment in t...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 12, 2003) Machinist's Mate 3rd Class James Weyand checks gages on equipment in the Liquid Oxygen (LOX) shop aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington is currently conducting sea tr... more

Lt., Ulysses Whitlow, from Roanoke, Ala., waves his hand to signal an unsafe flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Lt., Ulysses Whitlow, from Roanoke, Ala., waves his hand to signal an ...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 22, 2003) Lt., Ulysses Whitlow, from Roanoke, Ala., waves his hand to signal an unsafe flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk Va.-based nuclear aircraft carrier is c... more

Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Apprentice Sherman Cachola, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., prepares to place chains on the flight deck for aircraft

Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Apprentice Sherman Cachola, from Fort...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 25, 2003) Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Apprentice Sherman Cachola, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., prepares to place chains on the flight deck for aircraft assigned to the "Checkmates" of ... more

One of the ship�s damage control teams charge a fire hose during a simulated training exercise while conducting a general quarters drill aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)

One of the ship�s damage control teams charge a fire hose during a sim...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 25, 2003) One of the ships damage control teams charge a fire hose during a simulated training exercise while conducting a general quarters drill aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer Dilbert Putnam, of Belpre, Ohio, stands watch on the O-10 level aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer Dilbert Putnam, of Belpre, Oh...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 25, 2003) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer Dilbert Putnam, of Belpre, Ohio, stands watch on the O-10 level aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) as an E-2C Hawkeye, assigned to the S... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) comes along-side the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) for a replenishment at sea

USS George Washington (CVN 73) comes along-side the Military Sealift C...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 26, 2003) USS George Washington (CVN 73) comes along-side the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) for a replenishment at sea. The Norfolk, Va.-based aircraft carri... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducts a replenishment at sea with USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) in the Atlantic Ocean

USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducts a replenishment at sea with US...

Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 11, 2003) USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducts a replenishment at sea with USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) in the Atlantic Ocean. The Norfolk, Va. based nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is cond... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Curtis Forness from St. Belle Plaine, Minn., fuels an F/18C Hornet

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Curtis Forness from St. Belle Plaine,...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 16, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Curtis Forness from St. Belle Plaine, Minn., fuels an F/18C Hornet on the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it prepares for the Tai... more

An F-14B Tomcat makes an arrested landing

An F-14B Tomcat makes an arrested landing

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 16, 2003) An F-14B Tomcat assigned to the Pukin Dogs of Fighter Squadron One Four Three (VF-143) makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it prepare... more

An F/A-18C Hornet flies over the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73)

An F/A-18C Hornet flies over the flight deck of USS George Washington ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 16, 2003) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Knighthawks of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) flies over the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73) as it prepares for th... more

USS George Washington (CVN 73) sails by Fort Monroe

USS George Washington (CVN 73) sails by Fort Monroe

Hampton Roads, Va. (Oct. 16, 2003) USS George Washington (CVN 73) sails by Fort Monroe in Hampton,Va., out of the Chesapeake Bay as it prepares for the Tailored Ships' Training Availability (TSTA) exercise. U.... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Christopher Branscome, from Hillsboro, Ohio, pours 975 degrees Fahrenheit zinc into a topside arresting gear terminal aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Christopher Branscome, from Hillsboro, Ohio,...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 20, 2003) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Christopher Branscome, from Hillsboro, Ohio, pours 975 degrees Fahrenheit zinc into a topside arresting gear terminal aboard USS George Washington (CVN 7... more

Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Boulware, from Charlotte, N. C., signals a launch for an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Carrier Airwing Seven (CVW-7) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Boulware, from Charlotte, N. C., signals a launch ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 20, 2003) Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Boulware, from Charlotte, N. C., signals a launch for an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Carrier Airwing Seven (CVW-7) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The No... more

Seaman Elivian Clark, from Atlanta, places desserts out on the chow line aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Seaman Elivian Clark, from Atlanta, places desserts out on the chow li...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 20, 2003) Seaman Elivian Clark, from Atlanta, places desserts out on the chow line aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va.-based carrier is conducting the Tailored Ship's Tr... more

Air department Sailors prepare to land an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the Nightdippers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Five (HS-5) on the flight deck aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Air department Sailors prepare to land an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to t...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 25, 2003) Air department Sailors prepare to land an SH-60F Seahawk assigned to the Nightdippers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Five (HS-5) on the flight deck aboard USS George Washing... more

The hangar bay aboard the nuclear powered air craft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is staged with weapons transferred from the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6)

The hangar bay aboard the nuclear powered air craft carrier USS George...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 11, 2003) The hangar bay aboard the nuclear powered air craft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is staged with weapons transferred from the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Supply (T... more

Airman Apprentice Anthony McCullough, from Andrews, S.C., left, helps Airman Apprentice Adrian Romero, from Pompano Beach, Fla., chain down Mark 82 general purpose bombs in the ships� magazine aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Airman Apprentice Anthony McCullough, from Andrews, S.C., left, helps ...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 11, 2003) Airman Apprentice Anthony McCullough, from Andrews, S.C., left, helps Airman Apprentice Adrian Romero, from Pompano Beach, Fla., chain down Mark 82 general purpose bombs in the sh... more

AN MH-60S Knighthawk prepares to land aboard USS George Washington.

AN MH-60S Knighthawk prepares to land aboard USS George Washington.

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 11, 2003) An MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to the "Chargers" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Six (HC-6) prepares to land aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va.-based ca... more

The Military Sealift Command ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) steams along side the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) for an ammunition transfer

The Military Sealift Command ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) steams along s...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 11, 2003) The Military Sealift Command ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) steams along side the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) for an ammunition transfer. The Norf... more

An Aviation Ordnanceman aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) signals to an F/A-18C Hornet.

An Aviation Ordnanceman aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) signals ...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 12, 2003) An Aviation Ordnanceman aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) signals to an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) on the ... more

Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Robert Williams prays

Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Robert Williams prays

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 13, 2003) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Robert Williams, from Chicago, prays in the ship's chapel aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington is conducting Composite Training U... more

Sailors perform scheduled maintenance on an F-14 Tomcat jet engine.

Sailors perform scheduled maintenance on an F-14 Tomcat jet engine.

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 14, 2003) Sailors perform scheduled maintenance on an F-14 Tomcat jet engine in the ships hangar bay aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va. based aircraft carrier is conduc... more

An F/A-18C Hornet gets a wave off

An F/A-18C Hornet gets a wave off

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 14, 2003) An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7), gets a "wave off" before making an arrested landing on the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfo... more

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Scott Wills, left, assists Fire Controlman 3rd Class Nick Debricque, and Fire Controlman 2nd Class James Orourke, with loading a Close In Weapons System (CIWS) with 20mm ammunition aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Scott Wills, left, assists Fire Controlman 3...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 15, 2003) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Scott Wills, left, assists Fire Controlman 3rd Class Nick Debricque and Fire Controlman 2nd Class James Orourke with loading a Close In Weapons System (C... more

 An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Patriots� of Electronic Attack Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140) lands aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Patriots� of Electronic Attack Squa...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 16, 2003) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140) lands aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington is conducting Composite Tr... more

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Borja directs a C-2A Greyhound

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Borja directs a C-2A Greyhou...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 18, 2003) Aviation Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Jesse Borja from Agat, Guam, directs a C-2A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Four Zero (VRC-40) on the fli... more

 Lt. Ulysses Whitlow  signals the launch of an F/A-18C Hornet

Lt. Ulysses Whitlow signals the launch of an F/A-18C Hornet

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 18, 2003) Lt. Ulysses Whitlow, from Roanoke, Ala., signals the launch of an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va... more

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Allen Ramsey performs start up checks

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Allen Ramsey performs start up che...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 18, 2003) Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Allen Ramsey, from Atlanta, Ga., performs start up checks on an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadr... more

Fire party members discover a fallen shipmate during a simulated General Quarters drill in the hangar bay aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Fire party members discover a fallen shipmate during a simulated Gener...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 20, 2003) Fire party members discover a fallen shipmate during a simulated General Quarters drill in the hangar bay aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The nuclear powered aircraft carr... more

Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Brian Sheppard from Fayetteville, N.C., conducts jet engine testing of an F110-GE400 prior to installation in an F-14 Tomcat aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Brian Sheppard from Fayetteville, ...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 20, 2003) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Brian Sheppard from Fayetteville, N.C., conducts jet engine testing of an F110-GE400 prior to installation in an F-14 Tomcat aboard USS George ... more