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East Timor - Humanitarian effort

East Timor - Humanitarian effort

Dili, East Timor (May. 21, 2002) Operations Specialist 1st Class Wesley Worley assigned to USS Decatur (DDG 73), uses a circular saw to prepare lumber during a community relations project in East Timor. Twenty... More

USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to  begin a regularly scheduled deployment

USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to begin a regularl...

San Diego, Ca. (Aug. 22, 2003) USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to begin a regularly scheduled deployment. The 569-foot-long amphibious warfare ship is part of the first Expeditionary Strike ... More

USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to  begin a regularly scheduled deployment

USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to begin a regularl...

San Diego, Ca. (Aug. 22, 2003) USS Ogden (LPD 5) leaves Naval Station, San Diego to begin a regularly scheduled deployment. The 569-foot-long amphibious warfare ship is part of the first Expeditionary Strike ... More

USS Germantown (LSD 42)  makes wake in San Diego's harbor as she begins a regularly scheduled deployment

USS Germantown (LSD 42) makes wake in San Diego's harbor as she begin...

San Diego, Ca. (Aug. 22, 2003) USS Germantown (LSD 42) makes wake in San Diego's harbor as she begins a regularly scheduled deployment. The dock landing ship is part of the first Expeditionary Strike Group (E... More

USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams towards the Coronado Bridge as she departs the comforts of home and begins her scheduled deployment

USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams towards the Coronado Bridge as she departs...

San Diego, Ca. (Aug. 22, 2003) USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams towards the Coronado Bridge as she departs the comforts of home and begins her scheduled deployment. The Aegis destroyer is part of the first Expediti... More

Gas Turbine Systems Technician Fireman Alan Marlin gathers up the heaving line after mooring the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

Gas Turbine Systems Technician Fireman Alan Marlin gathers up the heav...

Pearl harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 29, 2003) Gas Turbine Systems Technician Fireman Alan Marlin gathers up the heaving line after mooring the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5). Peleliu will be in port for a ... More

Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) render honors to the USS Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri

Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LH...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 29, 2003) Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) render honors to the USS Arizona Memorial and the Battleship Missouri. Peleliu will be in port fo... More

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits the channel into Pearl Harbor for a short port visit

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits the channel i...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Aug. 29, 2003) The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits the channel into Pearl Harbor for a short port visit. Peleliu will be in port for a couple of days before heading o... More

The crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails out of Pearl Harbor to join Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1)

The crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails ou...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) The crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails out of Pearl Harbor to join Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new naval strik... More

A family watches as the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails out of Pearl Harbor to join the Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1)

A family watches as the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) ...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) A family watches as the guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails out of Pearl Harbor to join the Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new... More

USS Port Royal (DDG 73)  departed on deployment

USS Port Royal (DDG 73) departed on deployment

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) USS Port Royal (CG 73) departed on deployment as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new naval strike force designed to equip amphibious fo... More

Family members watch as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed on deployment

Family members watch as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed on deployme...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) Family members watch as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed on deployment as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new naval strike force desi... More

USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed

USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed for deployment Sept. 1, 2003, as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1), which set sail Aug. 22 from Naval Station San Diego for w... More

USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed for deployment Sept. 1, 2003, as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One

USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed for deployment Sept. 1, 2003, as pa...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departed for deployment Sept. 1, 2003, as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1), which set sail Aug. 22 from Naval Station San Diego for w... More

A family member waves goodbye as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) deploys with Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new naval strike force designed to equip amphibious forces with added firepower and operational capabilities

A family member waves goodbye as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) deploys wit...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Sep. 03, 2003) A family member waves goodbye as USS Greeneville (SSN 772) deploys with Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1). An ESG constitutes a new naval strike force designed to equip... More

A CH-53 Sea Stallion lifts off from the flight deck of USS Peleliu (LHA 5)

A CH-53 Sea Stallion lifts off from the flight deck of USS Peleliu (LH...

Arabian Sea (Oct. 06, 2003) A CH-53E "Super Stallion" from the Ridge Runners of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron One Six Three (HMM-163) is about to lift off from the flight deck of USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during ... More

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered an estimated two tons of narcotics with a street value of around eight to ten million dollars aboard a 40-foot dhow.

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer ...

Arabian Gulf (Dec. 16, 2003) A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered an estimated two tons of narcotics with a street value of around eight to ten m... More

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered an estimated two tons of narcotics with a street value of around eight to ten million dollars aboard a 40-foot dhow.

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer ...

Arabian Gulf (Dec. 16, 2003) A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered an estimated two tons of narcotics with a street value of around eight to ten m... More

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered over 50 bags of hashish, weighting 70 pound each.

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer ...

Arabian Gulf (Dec. 16, 2003) A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered over 50 bags of hashish, weighting 70 pound each, with a street value of around... More

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered over 50 bags of hashish, weighting 70 pound each.

A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer ...

Arabian Gulf (Dec. 16, 2003) A U.S. Navy boarding team operation from the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) discovered over 50 bags of hashish, weighting 70 pound each, with a street value of around... More

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel destroy a captured dhow after a successful interception mission by ships from Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1).

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel...

North Arabian Sea (Jan. 04, 2004) U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel destroy a captured dhow after a successful interception mission by ships from Expeditionary Strike Group ... More

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay as she returns from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay as she returns from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Five San Diego-based ships ... More

Captain Dennis Shultz, of Honolulu, Hawaii, embraces his family after returning home from a six-and-a-half month deployment to the Arabian Gulf.

Captain Dennis Shultz, of Honolulu, Hawaii, embraces his family after ...

Naval Base San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) Captain Dennis Shultz, of Honolulu, Hawaii, embraces his family after returning home from a six-and-a-half month deployment to the Arabian Gulf. Five San Diego-based... More

Sailors �man the rails� aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as the ship transits San Diego Bay.

Sailors �man the rails� aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as the ship transits San Diego Bay as it returns from deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Free... More

Friends and family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) as they return today from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

Friends and family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) Friends and family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) as they return today from a six-and-a-half month deployme... More

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into San Diego Harbor, returning home with the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG).

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into ...

Coronado, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into San Diego Harbor, returning home with the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG).... More

A Sailor is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) return from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

A Sailor is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships assigned...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) A Sailor is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) return from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global ... More

Young boys search for a loved one returning aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Young boys search for a loved one returning aboard the guided missile ...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) Young boys search for a loved one returning aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) as it returns to San Diego, Calif. Five San Diego-based ships belonging to ... More

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Michael Kendriock holds his son for the first time after returning to San Diego, Calif. aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Michael Kendriock holds his son for t...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Michael Kendriock holds his son for the first time after returning to San Diego, Calif. aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73... More

 A Sailor gets an enthusiastic greeting after returning from a six and half month deployment with Expeditionary Strike Force One (ESG-1).

A Sailor gets an enthusiastic greeting after returning from a six and...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) A Sailor gets an enthusiastic greeting after returning from a six and half month deployment with Expeditionary Strike Force One (ESG-1). Five San Diego-based ships assigned to ... More

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Jonathan Genica assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Jarrett (FFG 33) receives a warm welcome from a family member as he returns home today

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Jonathan Genica assigned to the guided mis...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Jonathan Genica assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Jarrett (FFG 33) receives a warm welcome from a family member as he returns home today following ... More

A Navy Lt. Cdr. is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) return from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

A Navy Lt. Cdr. is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships a...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) A Navy Lt. Cdr. is welcomed home today as five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) return from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the ... More

Sailors �man the rails� aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as the ship transits San Diego Bay.

Sailors �man the rails� aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as the ship transits San Diego Bay as she returns from deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Fre... More

Family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1), as they return today from a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

Family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ships assign...

San Diego, (Mar. 09, 2004) Family members welcome the return of five San Diego-based ships assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1), as they return today from a six-and-a-half month deployment in supp... More

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into San Diego Harbor, returning home with the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG).

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into ...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) makes it's way into San Diego Harbor, returning home with the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) part of Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG)... More

Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) approaches the pier following a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu...

San Diego, (Mar. 09, 2004) Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) approaches the pier following a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terroris... More

Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) approaches the pier following a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) Sailors man the rails today as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) approaches the pier following a six-and-a-half month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism... More

Seaman Ernesto Telly assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Duluth (LPD 6) stands by to help the amphibious transport dock USS Ogden (LPD 5) as it approaches the pier

Seaman Ernesto Telly assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Dul...

San Diego (Mar. 09, 2004) Seaman Ernesto Telly assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Duluth (LPD 6) stands by to help the amphibious transport dock USS Ogden (LPD 5) as it approaches the pier following ... More

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay as she returns from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 09, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits San Diego Bay as she returns from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Five San Diego-based ships ... More

Station to station phone talker, Seaman Ariane Ellis, left, communicates with the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Station to station phone talker, Seaman Ariane Ellis, left, communicat...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 25, 2005) Station to station phone talker, Seaman Ariane Ellis, left, communicates with the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), as the officer of the deck, center, and the command... More

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) prepares to go alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct a fueling at sea (FAS).

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) prepares to go along...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 26, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) prepares to go alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct a fueling at sea (FAS). Reagan an... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) prepares to go alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct a fueling at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) prepares to go al...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 26, 2005) The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), foreground, underway while operating with the the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The guided-missil... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) prepares to go alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to conduct a fueling at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) prepares to go al...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 26, 2005) The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), foreground, underway while operating with the the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The guided-missil... More

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) follows the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) during maneuvers .

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) follows the guided m...

Pacific Ocean (Oct. 29, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) follows the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) during maneuvers off the coast of Southern California. Both ship are... More

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and two guided missile cruisers sit moored to their pier on board Naval Station San Diego in Southern California.

The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and two guided missi...

San Diego (Nov. 30, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and two guided missile cruisers sit moored to their pier on board Naval Station San Diego in Southern California. U.S. Navy photo by J... More

Guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) departs her homeport of San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment.

Guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) departs her homeport of ...

San Diego, Ca. (Jan. 04, 2006) Guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) departs her homeport of San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment. Decatur is part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and... More

Senior Chief Fire Controlman Paul Mary communicates with the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) .

Senior Chief Fire Controlman Paul Mary communicates with the guided mi...

Pacific Ocean (Jan. 11, 2006) Senior Chief Fire Controlman Paul Mary communicates with the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) as the Surface Watch Officer in Sea Combat aboard the Nimitz-class aircra... More

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) comes along side the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler (TAO 197) during a replenishment.

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) comes along side the Mili...

Pacific Ocean (Jan. 13, 2006) The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) comes along side the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler (TAO 197) during a replenishment at sea (RAS). Decatur is part of the Ronald ... More

Japanese oiler JDS Tokiwa (AOE 423) pulls away from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) after an underway replenishment (UNREP).

Japanese oiler JDS Tokiwa (AOE 423) pulls away from the guided-missile...

Arabian Sea (Mar. 15, 2006) Japanese oiler JDS Tokiwa (AOE 423) pulls away from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) after an underway replenishment (UNREP). This replenishment made Decatur the Jap... More

Navy File Photo

Navy File Photo

Arabian Sea (Mar. 15, 2006) Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) hoists the Japanese steaming ensign at the completion of an underway replenishment (UNREP) with Japanese oiler JDS Tokiwa (AOE 423). Thi... More

Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) crew members aboard a rigid-hull inflatable boat, prepare to assist the crew of a distressed vessel that drifted for several days without food or fresh water.

Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) crew members aboard a ri...

Indian Ocean (Apr. 28, 2006) Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) crew members aboard a rigid-hull inflatable boat, prepare to assist the crew of a distressed vessel that drifted for several days witho... More

A French Navy Panther helicopter lands aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73). Decatur joined a coalition task force.

A French Navy Panther helicopter lands aboard guided-missile destroyer...

North Arabian Sea (May. 05, 2006) A French Navy Panther helicopter lands aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73). Decatur joined a coalition task force led by French nuclear-powered surface vessel ... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) sits in Hong Kong harbor during a scheduled port visit.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

Hong Kong (Jun. 11, 2006) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) sits in Hong Kong harbor during a scheduled port visit. Decatur is part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group ... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) sits in Hong Kong harbor during a scheduled port visit.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

Hong Kong (Jun. 11, 2006) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) sits in Hong Kong harbor during a scheduled port visit. Decatur is part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group ... More

An F/A-18C Hornet makes a final approach for an arrested landing on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An F/A-18C Hornet makes a final approach for an arrested landing on th...

Philippine Sea (Jun. 17, 2006) An F/A-18C Hornet makes a final approach for an arrested landing on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as the guided-missile destr... More

Ships shown in formation during the photo portion of Exercise Valiant Shield 2006.

Ships shown in formation during the photo portion of Exercise Valiant ...

Philippine Sea (Jun. 18, 2006) Sailing in formation along with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), guided-missile destroyers USS McCa... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) makes a turn away from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during preparations for air power demonstration.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) makes a turn away...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 01, 2006) The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) makes a turn away from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during preparations for air power demonstration by Car... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) passes behind the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a sea power demonstration.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) passes behind the...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) passes behind the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a sea power demonstration for Sailors and their families... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) displays impressive maneuverability while executing a hairpin turn.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) displays impressive ...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) While performing a combat demonstration for Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Sailors and their families, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) d... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) demonstrates small craft incursion deterrence by using their forward mounted .50 caliber machine guns.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) demonstrates small c...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) While performing combat maneuvers for the crew of USS Ronald Reagan and their embarked "Tigers," the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) demonstrates small craft incursio... More

The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way followed by the guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Decatur (DDG 73).

The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way fo...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way followed by the guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) behind the Nimitz-cla... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) transits through the ocean during a sea power demonstration for Sailors and their families aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) transits through the...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) transits through the ocean during a sea power demonstration for Sailors and their families aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrie... More

The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way followed by the guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Decatur (DDG 73).

The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way fo...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) leads the way followed by the guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) behind the Nimitz-cla... More

While performing a combat demonstration for Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Sailors and their families, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) displays impressive maneuverability.

While performing a combat demonstration for Nimitz-class aircraft carr...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 03, 2006) While performing a combat demonstration for Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Sailors and their families, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) d... More

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jun. 22, 2007) A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a Missile Defense Agency ballistic missile fli... More

A medium range ballistic missile with a separating target is launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility.

A medium range ballistic missile with a separating target is launched ...

BARKING SANDS, Kauai, Hawaii (Jun. 22, 2007) A medium range ballistic missile with a separating target is launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility. Minutes later, a Standard Missile (SM-3) was launched ... More

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jun. 22, 2007) A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a Missile Defense Agency ballistic missile fli... More

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jun. 22, 2007) A Standard Missile (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis combat system equipped Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a Missile Defense Agency ballistic missile fli... More

Spanish frigate SPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) passes Hospital Point as she pulls into Pearl Harbor for a port visit.

Spanish frigate SPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) passes Hospital Point as she ...

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Jun. 23, 2007) Spanish frigate SPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) passes Hospital Point as she pulls into Pearl Harbor for a port visit. The frigate recently participated with San Diego-based Aegis ... More

The Sailors of guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) safely navigate the ship under the Coronado Bay Bridge as the ship returns to San Diego after a successful missile shot off the coast of Hawaii.

The Sailors of guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) safely na...

SAN DIEGO (Jul. 02, 2007) The Sailors of guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) safely navigate the ship under the Coronado Bay Bridge as the ship returns to San Diego after a successful missile shot off... More

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with Sailors a...

SAN DIEGO (Jul. 19, 2007) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Cla... More

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and the other ships of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7 steam through the Pacific Ocean.

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 14, 2007) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and the other ships of Destroyer Sq... More

Quartermaster Seaman Jason Strom, a native of Brandon, Minn., attaches a signal flag to be hoisted up during a signaling drill between the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70).

Quartermaster Seaman Jason Strom, a native of Brandon, Minn., attaches...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 18, 2008) Quartermaster Seaman Jason Strom, a native of Brandon, Minn., attaches a signal flag to be hoisted up during a signaling drill between the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG ... More

Quartermaster 3rd Class Ronald Masulis, of Danville, Ill., looks through ship mounted binoculars on the signal bridge in order to read flag signals from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Quartermaster 3rd Class Ronald Masulis, of Danville, Ill., looks throu...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 18, 2008) Quartermaster 3rd Class Ronald Masulis, of Danville, Ill., looks through ship mounted binoculars on the signal bridge in order to read flag signals from the guided-missile destroye... More

Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Shill signals the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) from the bridge of the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70).

Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Shill signals the guided-missile d...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 18, 2008) Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Shill, of West Sacramento, Cal., signals the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) from the bridge of the guided-missile cruiser USS Lak... More

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Brendon Pacheco braces himself as a rigid hull inflatable boat from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) makes an approach toward the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Brendon Pacheco braces himself as a ri...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 18, 2008) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Brendon Pacheco, of Sacramento, Cal., braces himself as a rigid hull inflatable boat from the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie... More

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) passes along the port side of the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) while making an approach for an under way replenishment.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) passes along the por...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 19, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) passes along the port side of the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) while making an approach for an under way replenish... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) maneuvers through the Pacific Ocean.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 01, 2008) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), assigned to Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, maneuvers through the Pacific Ocean as part of the Rona... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) maneuvers through the Pacific Ocean.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 01, 2008) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), assigned to Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, maneuvers through the Pacific Ocean as part of the Rona... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams through the Pacific Ocean during a simulated straights transit and small boat attack drill.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 04, 2008) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams through the Pacific Ocean during a simulated straights transit and small boat attack drill. Decatur is ... More

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) maneuver around the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) maneuver around...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 07, 2008) The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) maneuver around the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a training exercise. The Ronald Reagan St... More

The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), left, and the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) are moored at the foot of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), left, and the...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jun. 19, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), left, and the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) are moored at the foot of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong. Both sh... More

Ship's Serviceman Seaman Nicole Blanks, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), plays with a local kindergartner at the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children Wai Yin Club Nursery School.

Ship's Serviceman Seaman Nicole Blanks, assigned to the guided-missile...

HONG KONG (Jun. 20, 2008) Ship's Serviceman Seaman Nicole Blanks, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), plays with a local kindergartner at the Hong Kong Society for the Protection of C... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams through the Pacific Ocean

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jun. 06, 2009) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) steams through the Pacific Ocean after participating in a burial at sea and wreath laying ceremony. Deactur wa... More

A single F/A-18 Hornet breaks away from formation while passing

A single F/A-18 Hornet breaks away from formation while passing

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jun. 06, 2009) A single F/A-18 Hornet breaks away from formation while passing above the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers... More

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West visits with the crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West visits with t...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 03, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West visits with the crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. ... More

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors during an all-hands call in Yokuska, Japan.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 04, 2009) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with crewmembers of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 7... More

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West address Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile USS Michigan submarine (SSGN 727).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West address Sailo...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 04, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West address Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile USS Michigan submarine (SSGN 7... More

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors during an all-hands call in Yokuska, Japan.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 04, 2009) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with crewmembers of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 7... More

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with Sailors during an all-hands call in Yokuska, Japan.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with Sailors...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 04, 2009) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with crewmembers of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 7... More

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors during an all-hands call in Yokuska, Japan.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with sailors...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jul. 04, 2009) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead speaks with crewmembers of the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73), the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 7... More

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus tours the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus tours the guide...

PERSIAN GULF (Aug. 07, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus tours the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73). Mabus is on his first Middle East tour as Secretary of the Navy visit... More

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Tyler Wyman operates a radar system control console during a ballistic missile defense exercise aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Tyler Wyman operates a radar system control ...

SAN DIEGO (Aug. 27, 2010) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Tyler Wyman operates a radar system control console during a ballistic missile defense exercise (BMDX) aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73... More

USS Decatur departs San Diego.

USS Decatur departs San Diego.

SAN DIEGO (Sep. 21, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) departs San Diego for an independent deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Decatur is assigned to Destroyer Squadro... More

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) get ready to transport passengers to the Al Basra Oil Terminal.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 10, 2010) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) get ready to transport passengers to the Al Basra Oil Terminal. Decatur is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESR... More

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) transport passengers to the Al Basra Oil Terminal.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) ...

ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 11, 2010) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) transport passengers to the Al Basra Oil Terminal. Decatur is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7 and is ... More

Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Erika Berry and Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Robert Toohey heave a line during sea and anchor detail aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Erika Berry and Cryptologic ...

MINA SALMAN, Bahrain (Mar. 09, 2011) Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Erika Berry and Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Robert Toohey heave a line during sea and anchor detail aboard the Arleigh Burk... More

Sailors man a line during sea and anchor detail aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Sailors man a line during sea and anchor detail aboard the Arleigh Bur...

MINA SALMAN, Bahrain (Mar. 09, 2011) Sailors man a line during sea and anchor detail aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73). Decatur is on a routine deployment conducting m... More

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Mike Petersen has the oath of enlistment in his goggles aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Mike Petersen has the oath of enlistment in...

MINA SALMAN, Bahrain (Mar. 09, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Mike Petersen has the oath of enlistment in his goggles so there are no mistakes from Chief Boatswain's Mate Timothy Vance, who will administer th... More

Gunner's Mate Seaman Recruit Erikka Macon conduct maintenance on the .50-caliber machine gun aboard USS Decatur (DDG 73).

Gunner's Mate Seaman Recruit Erikka Macon conduct maintenance on the ....

MINA SALMAN, Bahrain (Mar. 09, 2011) Gunner's Mate Seaman Recruit Erikka Macon, from Everett, Penn., and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Russell Bellinger, from Groveland, Fla., conduct maintenance on the .50-caliber m... More