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An aerial view of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) en route to the 5th Fleet area of operations

An aerial view of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) en route to the 5th Fleet are...

The Arabian Sea (Feb. 22, 2003) An aerial view of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) en route to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Approaching 42 years of distinguished service, th... more

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft, Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102), Diamondbacks, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan (JPN), over the edge as it launches from one of four steam powered catapults aboard USN Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63). The Diamondbacks are a new addition to Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) embarked aboard the HAWK, replacing the F-14A Tomcats fighter aircraft of Fighter Squadron 154 (VF-154). Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the HAWK is the United States only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Yokosuka, Japan

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft, Strike Fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jason T. Poplin, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A US Navy (USN) catapult shooter takes a quick look around to make sure all is clear before signaling the clear for launch for a USN F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft, Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102), Diamondbacks, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan (JPN), aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63). Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of operation (AOR), the HAWK is Americas oldest active warship, and the first of the modern "super carriers" commissioned in 1961

A US Navy (USN) catapult shooter takes a quick look around to make sur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Bo Flannigan, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

A high-speed sequence of the second of two RIM-7 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Sea Sparrow missiles launched from US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) on its way to intercept a remote-controlled drone, during an exercise to test the ships defense capability. The RIM-7M Sea Sparrow is an active radar-guided, surface-to-air missile, with a high-explosive blast fragmentation warhead. Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the HAWK is Americas oldest active warship, and the first of the modern "super carriers" commissioned in 1961

A high-speed sequence of the second of two RIM-7 NATO (North Atlantic ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Allen L. Onstott, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

The US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS McFAUL (DDG 74) leads the USN Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) through the daylong transit of the Suez Canal. McFAUL and WHIDBEY ISLAND are currently on deployment as part of the Expeditionary Strike Group Two (ESG 2), ESG 2 is the first ESG to deploy from the East Coast and is currently on its way to the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

The US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS McF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Suez Canal Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 D. Keith Simmons, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Di... more

U.S. Marines assigned to 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) offload supplies in support of their mission in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).

U.S. Marines assigned to 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) Spe...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 27, 2004) U.S. Marines assigned to 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), currently embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), offload ... more

A port side stern view of the US Navy (USN) TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS VINCENNES (CG 49) underway at sea in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

A port side stern view of the US Navy (USN) TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Bo J. Flannigan, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS VINCENNES (CG 49) underway at sea in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

A port bow view of the US Navy (USN) TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided Missile...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Bo J. Flannigan, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) SEAMAN (SN) Edwin Laureano stands helmsman watch and executes rudder orders during sea and anchor detail on board the Yokosuka based USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54). The WILBUR, currently deployed in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), undergoing testing and qualification by Afloat Training Group (ATG) and Commander, Destroyer Squadron 15, during the ships Mid-Cycle assessment

US Navy (USN) SEAMAN (SN) Edwin Laureano stands helmsman watch and exe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) State: Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Timothy Smith, Usn Release Status: Released to Public... more

US Navy (USN) Boatswains Mate Third Class (BM3) Chris Martin stands lee helmsman watch during sea and anchor detail, as the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54) puts to sea. The WILBUR, currently deployed in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), undergoing testing and qualification by Afloat Training Group (ATG) and Commander, Destroyer Squadron 15, during the ships Mid-Cycle assessment

US Navy (USN) Boatswains Mate Third Class (BM3) Chris Martin stands le...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Timothy Smith, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) plows through the waters of the Pacific Ocean as it makes its approach to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Underway Replenishment Oiler USNS YUKON (T-AO 202) before commencing replenishment at sea (RAS) evolution. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the world's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Yokosuka, Japan

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) plows throug...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usns Yukon (T-AO 202) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jason T. Poplin, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

The dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) monitors the Northern Arabian Gulf�s night sea traffic in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) monitors the Northern Arab...

Arabian Gulf (Aug. 15, 2004) The dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) monitors the Northern Arabian Gulfs night sea traffic in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. C... more

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking aircraft assigned to Sea Control Squadron Three Zero (VS-30), showing the Pilot and Co-Pilot manning their positions during a pre-flight check as the aircraft taxies into launch position on the flight deck aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). Aircraft assigned to embarked Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW 17), are conducting operations in the 5th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking aircraft assigned to Sea Control Squadron Three Zero (VS-30), showing the Pilot and Co-Pilot manning their positions during a pre-flight check as the aircraft taxies into launch position on the flight deck aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). Aircraft assigned to embarked Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW 17), are conducting operations in the 5th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A view from the Tactical Coordinators (TACOC) position aboard a US Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking, Sea Control Squadron 30 (VS-30), Diamond Cutters, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida (FL), assigned to the USN USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), flies over an oil rig in the Persian Gulf during flight operations in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF). The KENNEDY and embarked Carrier Air Wing 17 (CVW-17) are deployed to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF)

A US Navy (USN) S-3B Viking, Sea Control Squadron 30 (VS-30), Diamond ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joshua Karsten, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Weapons Department personnel live-fire a M2.50 caliber machine gun from the fantail of the KITTY HAWK, while on station in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

US Navy (USN) Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jason Landon, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnancemen prepare to attach a cargo pendant to an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, from Helicopter Composite Squadron 5, during a vertical replenishment operation onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean on March. 5, 2005. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the U.S. Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Bo J. Flannigan) (Released)

U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnancemen prepare to attach a cargo pendant to an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Bo J. Flannigan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

The fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2) transits through the Suez Canal, while operating with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, deployed to the 6th Fleet area of operations (AOR).

The fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2) transits through the S...

Suez Canal (Jul. 08, 2005) The fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2) transits through the Suez Canal, while operating with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, deployed to the 6th Fleet area of operation... more

A US Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18C Hornet fighter, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323), Death Rattlers, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California (CA), waits to taxi to a catapult on the flight deck of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) during night flight operations on the Mediterranean Sea. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently deployed to the 6th Fleet area of operations (AOR). The VINSON will end her deployment with a homeport shift to Norfolk, Virginia (VA), and commence a three-year refuel and complex overhaul

A US Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18C Hornet fighter, Marine Fighter Attack...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Scene Camera Operator: CMDR Chuck Albrecht, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTTY HAWK (CV-63) departs Naval Forces Marianas Support Activity, Guam, after a four-day port visit. Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the US Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTTY HAWK (CV-63) departs Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Apra Harbor Country: Guam (GUM) Scene Major Command Shown: CV-63 Scene Camera Operator: PH2 William H. Ramsey, Usn Release Status: Released to P... more

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTTY HAWK (CV-63) departs Naval Forces Marianas Support Activity, Guam, after a four-day port visit. Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), the KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the US Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTTY HAWK (CV-63) departs Nav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Apra Harbor Country: Guam (GUM) Scene Major Command Shown: CV-63 Scene Camera Operator: PH2 William H. Ramsey, Usn Release Status: Released to P... more

Twelve US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet's, Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102), Diamondbacks, Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan, perform a formation fly-by after completing their deployment aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) [not shown]. Kitty Hawk and embarked Carrier Air Wing 5 (CVW-5) are returning to their homeport after a scheduled deployment in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR)

Twelve US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet's, Strike Fighter Squadron 1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Atsugi State: Kanagawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jonathan Chandler, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

U.S. Navy Sailors on board the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) secure the ensign before getting underway from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors on board the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... more

U.S. Navy Sailors of Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) man the rails as the ship gets underway from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors of Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... more

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) stand by to assist the Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) for deployment from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN John Suits) (Released)

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN John Suits, USN Release... more

The US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS NASSAU (LHA 4) (right) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Underway Replenishment Oiler USNS PATUXENT (T-AO 201) to receive fuel during an underway replenishment (UNREP). The NASSAU deployed as the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting maritime security operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

The US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS NASSAU (LHA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The US Navy (USN) Los Angeles Class: Attack Submarine, USS NORFOLK (SSN 714) moored at the Mina Salman Pier in, Manama, Bahrain during a brief port visit. The NORFOLK is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet Area Of Operations (AOR) in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO)

The US Navy (USN) Los Angeles Class: Attack Submarine, USS NORFOLK (SS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manama Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Carolla Bennett, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

Members of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Force Protection Team and embarked Marine Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) train.

Members of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Force P...

Sagami-Wan, Japan (Jan. 27, 2006) Members of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Force Protection Team and embarked Marine Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) train during a simulated small... more

A starboard side view of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Command Ship, USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), underway off the eastern coast of Japan as Mt. Fuji looms on the horizon. The BLUE RIDGE and embarked 7th Fleet staff are conducting routine port visits and community relation projects throughout the 7th Fleet Area of Operation (AOO)

A starboard side view of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Command Ship, US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: NAC2 Roger Moore, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Musician 2nd Class (MU2) Rick Devoe (left), Musician 3rd Class (MU3) Antonio Rice (center) and MU2 Adam Stuble, perform with the 7th Fleet rock band as the USN Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) pulls into her Forward-Deployed Operating base, Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka Naval Base (NB), Japan (JPN), after having completed a nine-week deployment in the 7th Fleet area of operation

US Navy (USN) Musician 2nd Class (MU2) Rick Devoe (left), Musician 3rd...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Base, Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: N/A Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John L. Beeman, Usn Release Status: Released... more

The US Navy (USN) Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC19) pulls into her Forward-Deployed Operating base, Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (JPN), after having completed a nine-week deployment in the 7th Fleet area of operation

The US Navy (USN) Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC19) pulls...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Hospital, Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: N/A Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John L. Beeman, Usn Release Status: Rele... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors man the rails aboard the USN Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) on arrival to its homeport of Yokosuka, Japan (JPN), after having completed a nine-week deployment in the 7th Fleet area of operation

US Navy (USN) Sailors man the rails aboard the USN Amphibious Command ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Base, Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Keith Bryska, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4), USN Command MASTER CHIEF (CMC) Richard Makowski (foreground), stands with Out-going Ship Commander, USN Captain (CAPT) John E. Roberti (center), and In-coming Ship Commander, CAPT Michael W. Brannon, during a Change of Command Ceremony, held aboard ship while underway in the Indian Ocean. The NASSAU is deployed as flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nassau (LHA 4) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4), gather inside the ships hangar deck during a Change of Command Ceremony, held while underway in the Indian Ocean. During the Ceremony USN Captain (CAPT) John E. Roberti relinquished his command as Ships Commander to USN CAPT Michael W. Brannon. The NASSAU is deployed as flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 8 (ESG-8) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Tarawa Class Amphibious Ass...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nassau (LHA 4) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Andrew King, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5), Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Mark Kristofka examines a prepared specimen under a microscope in the medical laboratory. The PELELIU is deployed to the Persian Gulf as the flagship for Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS PELELIU (LHA 5),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Peleliu (LHA 5) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Anthony Briggs Jr, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment, The Honorable B.J. Penn (standing), speaks with US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron 47 (VP-47) during a recent visit to Southwest Asia. Secretary Penn is traveling throughout the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) to see Naval facilities and meet Sailors. VP-47 is currently on deployment to Southwest Asia in support of maritime patrol operations and the global war on terrorism

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment, The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jennifer L. Bailey, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A bow on view showing the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class: Guided Missile Cruiser USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71), being assisted by a commercial tugboat, as it transits through the Suez Canal. The NASSAU and other members of Expeditionary Strike Group Eight (ESG-8) are transiting the Suez Canal on their way to the Mediterranean Sea after a scheduled deployment to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR)

A bow on view showing the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class: Guided Miss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Suez Canal Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: LI3 Sean Stafford, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

Aerographers at the Norfolk Naval Meteorological Center monitor current weather conditionS within the Navy's 2nd and 7th Fleet's area.

Aerographers at the Norfolk Naval Meteorological Center monitor curren...

Norfolk, Va. (Apr. 13, 2006) Aerographers at the Norfolk Naval Meteorological Center monitor current weather conditionS within the Navy's 2nd and 7th Fleet's area of responsibility. The Naval Meteorological Cen... more

US Navy (USN) Aerographers at the Norfolk, Virginia (VA), Naval Meteorological Center (NNMC) monitor current weather conditions within the Navy's 2nd and 7th Fleet area of responsibility. The Naval Meteorological Center is currently preparing for the upcoming hurricane season predicted to be as or more severe than last year

US Navy (USN) Aerographers at the Norfolk, Virginia (VA), Naval Meteor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Naval Meteorlogical Center Scene Camera Operator... more

US Navy (USN) Aerographer Mate 2nd Class (AG2) Joseph Lawrence, uses a storm tracking from last year, to help predict a hurricanes potential path at the Norfolk, Virginia (VA), Naval Meteorological Center (NNMC), in order to monitor current weather conditions within the Navy's 2nd and 7th Fleet area of responsibility. The Naval Meteorological Center is currently preparing for the upcoming hurricane season predicted to be as or more severe than last year

US Navy (USN) Aerographer Mate 2nd Class (AG2) Joseph Lawrence, uses a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Naval Meteorlogical Center Scene Camera Operator... more

Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation.

Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 05, 2006) Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation. Crommelin will travel to various l... more

 Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation.

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FF...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 05, 2006) Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation. Cromm... more

Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation.

Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (May. 05, 2006) Guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) departs Pearl Harbor for a four-month cruise to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet area of operation. Crommelin will travel to various l... more

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) steams out of Yokosuka, Japan (JPN) to begin Sea Trials in the western Pacific Ocean, 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), following a five-month ship's maintenance at port

The US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) steams out o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jarod Hodge, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The superstructure of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) passes under the Mubarak Peace Bridge along the ship's transit from the Mediterranean Sea to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The superstructure of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterpr...

Suez Canal, Egypt (May. 29, 2006) The superstructure of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) passes under the Mubarak Peace Bridge along the ship's transit from the Mediterranean Sea to ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74), followed by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) combat stores ship USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10), enters the 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74), followed by the Mili...

Suez, Egypt (May. 29, 2006) The guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74), followed by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) combat stores ship USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10), enters the 5th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

Crew members gather on the bow for a Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Walk down as the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) transits from the Mediterranean Sea to the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

Crew members gather on the bow for a Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Walk ...

Suez Canal, Egypt (May. 29, 2006) Crew members gather on the bow for a Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Walk down as the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) transits from the Mediterranean Sea t... more

One Navy (N) MH-60S Seahawk (Sea Hawk) multi-mission (anti-submarine warfare (ASW), undersea warfare (W), anti-surface warfare (AW), naval special warfare (NSW) insertion, search and rescue (SAR), combat search and rescue (CSAR), vertical replenishment (VERTREP), and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) capabilities) helicopter (background) lifts off, as a second MH-60S Seahawk (foreground) prepares to lift off, from the flight deck of the N Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carrier, S KITTY HAWK (CV 63). The S KITTY HAWK is currently underway on station in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) helping to demonstrate N power projection and sea control, as the only forward deployed...

One Navy (N) MH-60S Seahawk (Sea Hawk) multi-mission (anti-submarine w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: One US Navy (USN) MH-60S Seahawk (Sea Hawk) multi-mission (anti-submarine warfare (ASW), undersea warfare (USW), anti-surface wa... more

Onboard the fantail of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Sailors assigned to Weapons Department man a M2 .50-caliber machine gun during a General Quarters Drill. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the fantail of the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jimmy C. Pan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) AIRMAN (ABAN) Robert Keillor prepares a fuel sample for quality assurance test. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Sailors take up the messenger line before receiving the probe during Replenishment At Sea (RAS) Operations. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Benjamin Dennis, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A US Navy (USN) E-2C Hawkeye aircraft assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 115 (VAW-115) prepares to launch from the flight deck of the USN Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63). Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed Aircraft Carrier

A US Navy (USN) E-2C Hawkeye aircraft assigned to Carrier Airborne Ear...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jimmy C. Pan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN SEAMAN (SN) Kenneth Fields coils down the"messenger line"following a Replenishment-At-Sea (RAS) evolution. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) AIRMAN (ABAN) Joshua Hinck inspects a fuel sample for impurities during a Replenishment-At-Sea (RAS) evolution. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The USS KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Sailors assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102), carry boxes across the flight deck. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Stephen W. Rowe, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102) makes an arrested landing aboard the flight deck of the USN Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), as a USN Landing Signal Officer (LSO) observes. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed Aircraft Carrier

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fight...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jimmy C. Pan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Hull Technician Second Class (HT2) Sylvester Woods (foreground) leads a fire hose team during a drill conducted inside the hangar bay. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Second Class (AB2) Jose Mogolloa collects a fuel sample during a Replenishment-At-Sea (RAS) evolution. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet Area Of Responsibility (AOR), The USS KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) USN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

U.S. Navy Sailors move pallets of supplies for storage in the hangar bay of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during operations in the Pacific Ocean on July 9, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the U.S. Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Adam York) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors move pallets of supplies for storage in the hangar b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCS Adam York, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Supply Department Sailors move pallets of munitions from the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during operations in the Pacific Ocean on July 9, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the U.S. Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Jared Benner) (Released)

U.S. Navy Supply Department Sailors move pallets of munitions from the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCS3 Jared Benner, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

060805-N-0879R-005 (Aug. 5, 2006)A US Navy (USN) Sailor hugs a family member on the brow of the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-005 (Aug. 5, 2006)A US Navy (USN) Sailor hugs a family ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... more

060805-N-0879R-001 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) are greeted by Hula dancers as she is moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-001 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... more

060805-N-0879R-002 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) are greeted by a Hula dancer as she is moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-002 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) personnel aboard the US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... more

060805-N-0879R-006 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) man the rails as she moors at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI).  The PORT ROYAL completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST David Rush (Released)

060805-N-0879R-006 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCC David Rush, USN Release Status... more

060807-N-4965F-001 (Aug. 7, 2006)The US Navy (USN) Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Frigate USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) (left) and The USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS PORT ROYAL (CG 73) (right) sit moored at Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The REUBEN JAMES and PORT ROYAL, completed a six-month deployment in the Western Pacific and the USN 5th Fleet area of operation. Nearly 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to Expeditionary Strike Group 3 (ESG-3) operated in the Pacific and Indian Oceans in support of the Global War On Terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class James E. Foehl (Released)

060807-N-4965F-001 (Aug. 7, 2006)The US Navy (USN) Oliver Hazard Perry...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 James E. Foehl, USN Release St... more

A US Navy (USN) SH-60F Seahawk (LAMPS III) Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) helicopter, Helicopter Antisubmarine Warfare Squadron (HS-14), onboard the USN Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carrier, USS KITTY HAWK CV 63), conducts flight operations over the Pacific Ocean (POC), while the USS KITTY HAWK is underway in the USN 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

A US Navy (USN) SH-60F Seahawk (LAMPS III) Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

Aerial port stern view of the U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) as it prepares to commence cyclic flight operations off the coast of Australia on Aug. 18, 2006. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Stephen W. Rowe) (Released)

Aerial port stern view of the U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAW...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Stephen W. Rowe, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy flight deck personnel position aircraft and support equipment prior to the start of cyclic flight operations onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during operations in the Indian Ocean on Aug. 18, 2006. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Stephen W. Rowe) (Released)

U.S. Navy flight deck personnel position aircraft and support equipmen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Stephen W. Rowe, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Aerial bow port view of the U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) as it turns into the wind during cyclic flight operations off the coast of Australia on Aug. 18, 2006. Currently underway in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Stephen W. Rowe) (Released)

Aerial bow port view of the U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Stephen W. Rowe, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails along side USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) while conducting a close steaming exercise.

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails along side USS Ki...

Indian Ocean (Aug. 21, 2006) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails along side USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) while conducting a close steaming exercise. Cowpens is one of two Ticonderoga-class guided-mi... more

U.S. Navy Search and Rescue swimmers from various commands in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area compete in the swimming event of Surface Line Week (SLW) competition at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., on Aug. 22, 2006. For 25 years, San Diego-area Navy commands have participated in SLW, a series of competitions intended to promote teamwork among Sailors and raise the moral of commands. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong) (Released)

U.S. Navy Search and Rescue swimmers from various commands in the U.S....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ns San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joseph Gocong, USN Release Status: Relea... more

Search and Rescue (SAR) Swimmers from various commands in the 3rd Fleet area compete in the swimming event of Surface Line Week (SLW).

Search and Rescue (SAR) Swimmers from various commands in the 3rd Flee...

San Diego (Aug. 23, 2006) Search and Rescue (SAR) Swimmers from various commands in the 3rd Fleet area compete in the swimming event of Surface Line Week (SLW). For 25 years, San Diego area commands have compet... more

U.S. Navy flight deck crewmen tighten catapult track buttons on one of the four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during flight operations in the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 31, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Jarod Hodge) (Released)

U.S. Navy flight deck crewmen tighten catapult track buttons on one of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 Jarod Hodge, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy flight deck crewmen tighten track buttons on one of the four steam-powered catapults on the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) after an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft took off from the ship during operations in the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 31, 2006. Currently underway in the USN 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Jarod Hodge) (Released)

U.S. Navy flight deck crewmen tighten track buttons on one of the four...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 Jarod Hodge, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Family and friends await the arrival of U.S. Navy Sailors onboard the Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Frigate USS VANDEGRIFT (FFG 48) at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., on Sept. 1, 2006. VANDEGRIFT completed its scheduled change of homeport today, after transiting from Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, to NS San Diego, following 10 years of service in the Western Pacific and the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Matthew Jackson) (Released)

Family and friends await the arrival of U.S. Navy Sailors onboard the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSA Matthew Jackson, USN Rel... more

The US Navy Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) pulls into her forward-deployed operating base at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. BLUE RIDGE is returning from a regularly scheduled deployment within the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Operations SPECIALIST 2nd Class Kevin D. Harris) (Released)

The US Navy Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) pulls into...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fleet Activities Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: OS2 Kevin Harris, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnanceman AIRMAN Antonio Villarreal inventories Captive Aircrew Training Missiles (CATM-9M) at night on the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during operations in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 8, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Wayne LeGrand) (Released)

U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnanceman AIRMAN Antonio Villarreal inventories C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

U.S. Navy Sailors prepare to tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 195 during night time flight deck operations onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 8, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Wayne LeGrand) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors prepare to tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

U.S. Navy Sailors tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 195 during night time flight deck operations onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 8, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Wayne LeGrand) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels 3rd Class Juan Sosa takes a sample of JP-5 jet fuel to check for impurities aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 9, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick L. Heil) (Released)

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels 3rd Class Juan Sosa takes a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick L. Heil, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A U.S. Navy pilot from Strike Fighter Squadron 102 walks across the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during a squadron fly-off in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 12, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. In the background are Sailors working on a SH-60 Seahawk helicopter. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Wayne LeGrand) (Released)

A U.S. Navy pilot from Strike Fighter Squadron 102 walks across the fl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Landing Craft Utility 1658 signals to Sailors from LCU 1656 during a sterngate maneuvering exercise in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 16, 2006. Both LCU's are assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2 which is currently conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Landing Craft Utility 1658 signals to Sailo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The U.S. Navy Landing Craft Utility 1656 assigned to Assault Craft Unit 2 is seen through a large American flag as it conducts a sterngate maneuvering exercise in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 16, 2006. ACU-2 is currently conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

The U.S. Navy Landing Craft Utility 1656 assigned to Assault Craft Uni...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr., talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. (right), talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. (right), talks to the Sailors of Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2 about their various experiences while maintaining the readiness of the P3C-Orion aircraft throughout their deployment in South West Asia. Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on Oct. 18, 2006. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa, Jr. (left), speaks to Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Doug Vaughn about the specific tasks he performs on a daily basis for Commander Task Group (CTG) 57.2.  MCPON Campa is touring the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), on Oct. 18, 2006.  (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Brett A. Custer) (Released)

U.S. Navy MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Udeid Air Base State: Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Brett A. Custer, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) uses binoculars to observe turnover operations with the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), (background), in the Red Sea on Oct. 31, 2006. EISENHOWER will perform maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Dale Miller) (Released)

A U.S. Navy Sailor onboard Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Dale Miller, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (background), as it sails alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (background), as it steams alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), (foreground), as it steams alongside the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) on Oct. 31, 2006 in the Red Sea to begin its deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Rob Gaston) (Released)

Aerial view of the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Rob Gaston, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU-105), board a plane to deploy to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of the global war on terrorism.

Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU...

San Diego (Oct. 31, 2006) Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU-105), board a plane to deploy to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of the global war on terro... more

Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU-105), board a plane to deploy to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of the global war on terrorism.

Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU...

San Diego (Oct. 31, 2006) Sailors from Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit One Zero Five (MUIWU-105), board a plane to deploy to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) in support of the global war on terro... more

USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) steam alongside while transiting to U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility.

USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Gro...

Arabian Sea (Nov. 05, 2006) USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) steam alongside while transiting to U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility. 5th Fleet, headquartere... more

USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) steam alongside while transiting to U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility.

USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Gro...

Arabian Sea (Nov. 05, 2006) USS Boxer (LHD 4) and ships assigned to Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) steam alongside while transiting to U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility. 5th Fleet, headquarter... more

MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS DALLAS (SSN 700) departed Manama following a weeklong port visit to the island country. DALLAS is midway through a six-month deployment to U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO). MSO help set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment, as well as complement the counter-terrorism and security efforts of regional nations. These operations deny international terrorists use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 2nd...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 7, 2006) Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS DALLAS (SSN 700) departed Manama followin... more

The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (left), the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG 58) (right) and the USN Austin Class Amphibious Transport Dock Ship USS NASHVILLE (LPD 13) as seen from the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) through the Suez Canal on Nov. 8, 2006. The Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) successfully transited the Suez Canal, concluding operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. The IWO JIMA is currently on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Bryant A. Kurowski)...

The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (lef...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: The U.S. Navy (USN) Dock Landing Ship USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41) (left), the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS P... more

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) assist in raising the brow of the Whidbey Island Class Ship USS ASHLAND (LSD 48) as she prepares to deploy on November 16, 2006. The ASHLAND will relieve Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class (AW/SW) Pamela Coxe) (Released)

U.S. Navy line handlers from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Amphib Base, Little Creek State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC2(Aw/Sw) Pamela Coxe, USN ... more

 Amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA 2) shown conducting operations in the Arabian Sea. Saipan is currently on deployment in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).

Amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA 2) shown conducting operation...

Arabian Sea (Nov. 21, 2006) Amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA 2) shown conducting operations in the Arabian Sea. Saipan is currently on deployment in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) conducting ... more

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter approaches the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) in preparation to land on the flight deck during an underway replenishment on the Persian Gulf on Nov. 27, 2006. The BENFOLD is currently on deployment in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations n the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea and Indian Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Patrick W. Mullen III) (Released)

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter approaches the U.S. Navy Arle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Patrick W. Mullen III, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files