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A port quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) being fitted out at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

A port quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: R... more

A port quarter (close up) view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) being fitted out at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

A port quarter (close up) view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: R... more

Vice President Al Gore shakes hands with Admiral Bruce DeMars, USN, Director Naval Nuclear Propulsion during the christneing ceremony of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corporation. To the Admiral's left is Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton. To the left, beyond the Vice President, is Admiral Henry H. Mauz, Jr, USN, Commander in CHIEF of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet

Vice President Al Gore shakes hands with Admiral Bruce DeMars, USN, Di...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Vice President Al Gore greets Mrs. Margaret Stennis Womble, daughter of Senator John C. Stennis, during the christening ceremony for the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74) at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation. Behind Mrs. Womble and the Vice President is Admiral Henry H. Mauz, Jr., USN, Commander in CHIEF of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. To the right in the front row is Admiral Bruce DeMars, USN, Director Naval Nuclear Propulsion and Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton

Vice President Al Gore greets Mrs. Margaret Stennis Womble, daughter o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Virginia's U.S. Senator John W. Warner, a former Secretary of the Navy, speaks of the aircraft carrier as "a symbol of America's commitment" to the gathered crowd of 16,000 during the christening ceremony of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation

Virginia's U.S. Senator John W. Warner, a former Secretary of the Navy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

With the words, "I christen thee United States Ship John C. Stennis," Mrs. Margaret Stennis Womble, daughter of the ships's namesake, formally christened the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation. She is shown here swinging the traditional bottle of champagne toward the prow of the ship

With the words, "I christen thee United States Ship John C. Stennis," ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Following the formal christening ceremony of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74), the Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton poses for a photograph with Vice President of the Untied States Al Gore. To their left is ship's Matron of Honor, Mrs. Martha A. Stennis, Senator Stennis' daughter in law, and the ship's Sponsor, Mrs. Margaret Stennis Womble

Following the formal christening ceremony of the Nimitz class nuclear-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Vice President of the United States Al Gore was the principle speaker at the christening of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation. He is shown here addressing the gathered crowd of 16,000 shipyard workers and guests

Vice President of the United States Al Gore was the principle speaker ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

With the words, "I christen thee United States Ship John C. Stennis," Mrs. Margaret Stennis Womble, daughter of the ships's namesake, formally christened the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation. Mrs. Womble is shown here just after breaking the traditional bottle of champagne over the prow of the ship

With the words, "I christen thee United States Ship John C. Stennis," ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Vice President Al Gore greets Mississippi Senator Thad Cockran as he steps onto the speakers platform during the christening ceremony for the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74) at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation on Veterans Day. To the left are the Commonwealth of Virginia's U.S. Senators Charles S. Robb and John W. Warner and to the right is the CHIEF of Operations, Admiral Frank B. Kelso

Vice President Al Gore greets Mississippi Senator Thad Cockran as he s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A view of the Veteran's Day crowd gathered at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Corporation to watch the christening of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74). Over 16,000 shipyard workers and guest gathered for the ceremony christening the Navy's newest aircraft carrier

A view of the Veteran's Day crowd gathered at the Newport News Ship Bu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Newport News State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Wendy Hamme Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Crew members of the deck force of the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) prepare for an underway replenishment exercise with the replenishment oiler USS SAVANNAH (AOR-4) off the Virginia Capes

Crew members of the deck force of the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Jeffrey O. Landenberger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

A starboard bow view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) underway during a WESTPAC deployment

A starboard bow view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David C. Lloyd Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

High oblique port bow view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) under construction in drydock #12 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. Various elements of modular construction can be seen in the yard including the ships elevators in the lower right of the photo. The stern of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) transport ship USNS Gilliland (T-AKR-298) can be seen at a fitting out berth undergoing conversion

High oblique port bow view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Straight on, bow shot ot the U.S. Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carrier; the Nimitz Class, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) (right), as it refuels the Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS STOUT (DDG 55) while transiting the Atlantic Ocean on January 30, 1996. This marked the first time the STOUT came alongside an aircraft carrier for underway replenishment

Straight on, bow shot ot the U.S. Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Chris Vickers, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

Aerial starboard side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in dry dock 12 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Shipyard. The maze of construction equipment on the flight deck effectively camouflages the ship into the background

Aerial starboard side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret.) Release Status: Relea... more

Aerial port side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in dry dock 12 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Shipyard. The ship is to be christened late this year

Aerial port side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret.) Release Status: Relea... more

Aerial starboard quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN under construction in dry dock 12 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. In the left background is the MSC vehicle transport ship USNS GORDON (T-AKR-296) under conversion at fitting out berth 2

Aerial starboard quarter view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret.) Release Status: Relea... more

Aerial starboard side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in dry dock 12 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Shipyard. The vehicle transport ship USNS GORDON (T-AKR-296) is in the right rear corner

Aerial starboard side view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret.) Release Status: Relea... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), showing flight deck personnel and aircraft on deck, as the USN OLIVER HAZARD PERRY CLASS: Guided Missile Frigate, USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) (middle ground), and the USN LOS ANGELES CLASS: Attack Submarine USS BALTIMORE (SSN 704) sail in a battle group formation, while returning to homeport, following a scheduled six-month deployment

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Greg Pinkley, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... more

Aerial stern view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in dry dock 12 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. A 900 metric ton gantry crane spans the dry dock. This dry dock is the largest in the western hemisphere

Aerial stern view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret.) Release Status: Relea... more

An aerial bow-on view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in drydock #12 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Shipyard. Dry dock #12 is the largest in the western hemisphere and is serviced with a 900 metric ton capacity gantry crane that spans the dry dock and work platform. A Commercial double bottom oil tanker is under construction in the rear section of the dry dock

An aerial bow-on view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret) Release Status: Releas... more

Super Hornet Landing

Super Hornet Landing

(Jan. 18, 1997) The U.S. Navy's newest Strike Fighter, the F/A-18F Super Hornet, makes a final approach to the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)... more

Super Hornet aboard CVN 74

Super Hornet aboard CVN 74

(Jan. 23, 1997) The U.S. Navy's newest Strike Fighter, the F/A-18F Super Hornet, taxis towards a catapult aboard the Navy's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), at the successfu... more

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon perches on "Vulture's Row" while an S-3 Viking flies by. Harmon, an Air Force exchange pilot with the U.S. Marines, is on a six-month Mediterranean tour and is flying F-18 Hornet missions off the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), a Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine April 1997

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon perches on "Vulture's Row" while an S-3 V...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon shouts over the racket of landing jets to Navy LT Chris Bolt, a landing signal officer. LT Bolt stands at the stern of the ship, guiding and grading pilots who are coming in for a landing. Harmon, an Air Force exchange pilot with the U.S. Marines, is on a six-month Mediterranean tour and is flying F-18 Hornet missions off the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), a Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine April 1977

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon shouts over the racket of landing jets to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

MAJ Steve "Lux" Luxion gets suited up for a Tomcat mission with the help of PR3 Joanne Bove, a Navy parachute rigger. MAJ Luxion, an Air Force exchange officer with the Navy, flies backseat in the F-14 Tomcat as a Radar Intercept Officer during his sea tour. They are aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), a Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine April 1997

MAJ Steve "Lux" Luxion gets suited up for a Tomcat mission with the he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

USS Ford at Sea

USS Ford at Sea

At sea with USS Ford (Sep. 25, 1997) The Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) is currently on deployment in the South China Sea as part of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) battle group. ... more

USS Kincade

USS Kincade

ABOARD USS NIMITZ (Sep. 25, 1997) The Spruance-Class destroyer USS Kincade (DD 965) is currently on deployment in the South China Sea as a part of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) battle group. U.S. Na... more

USS Nimitz

USS Nimitz

ABOARD USS NIMITZ (Oct. 12, 1997) Demonstrating the inherent mobility and flexibility of the forward deployed Navy aircraft carrier battle group, the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is now ... more

F/A-18s on Flight Deck

F/A-18s on Flight Deck

Aboard USS George Washington (Nov. 14, 1997) A catapult team performs a first run no-load on the number two catapult steam system during morning preparations for launch. George Washington and her embarked Carri... more

CG 57 At Sea

CG 57 At Sea

ABOARD USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (Nov. 16, 1997) . . . .The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) patrols the Arabian Gulf with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) battle group in support of Operation... more

SH 60 Approach at Sea

SH 60 Approach at Sea

ABOARD USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (Nov. 16, 1997) A flight deck crew aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain guides an SH-60B "Seahawk" onto the ships helo deck. Lake Champlain is operating in the Norther... more

RHIB Boat

RHIB Boat

(Nov. 21, 1997) Northern Persian Gulf. . . .A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), makes a pass by the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). The ship, home ported in San Diego, California , is currently deplo... more

Chain Gun

Chain Gun

(Nov. 21, 1997) On board the destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) operating in the Northern Persian Gulf. . . .Gunner's Mate (Guns) 1st Class Joe Brown, from Arlington, Texas, mans a 25mm chain gun while on watch i... more

CVBG at Sea

CVBG at Sea

ABOARD USS NIMITZ (Dec. 15, 1997) The guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) (left), and the nuclear powered submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) steam in formation with the nuclear powered aircraft carrier... more

Sailor Studies aboard ship

Sailor Studies aboard ship

ABOARD USS NIMITZ (Feb. 04, 1998) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Tara Maass, of Moline, IL, studies the aviation ordnance modules for the March advancement exam aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). ... more

At her homeport, the Nimitz Class, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) is moored at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) quay wall. In the background are the Naval Aviation Depot and the Commander Naval Air Force, US Pacific Fleet (CNAP) buildings

At her homeport, the Nimitz Class, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) is moo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, North Island State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3(Nac) Murata, USN Relea... more

Three camels graze on grass on the docks near the port of Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (ARE). The US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) is visible in the background. CVN 70 is currently forward deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH

Three camels graze on grass on the docks near the port of Jebel Ali, U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Jebel Ali Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: Mr3 Ted Boesch, USN Release Status... more

Starboard bow view from a low angle up at the Nimitz Class, Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) tied up on the north side of pier #11. The USS TRENTON (LPD 14) is partially seen in the distance at the right of the frame

Starboard bow view from a low angle up at the Nimitz Class, Nuclear Po...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret) Rele... more

Port side view of the Nimitz Class Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) passing the historic Chamberlein Hotel on old Point Comfort. The ship is returning to Norfolk following her putting to sea to avoid the effect of Hurricane Floyd as that storm moved up the east coast

Port side view of the Nimitz Class Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hampton Roads, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret) Release ... more

Port bow view of the Nimitz Class, Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) en route to Norfolk Naval Station. The ship had put to sea to avoid the effects of Hurricane Floyd as the storm moved up the U.S. east coast

Port bow view of the Nimitz Class, Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret) Rele... more

An aerial view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) showing Sailors gather on the flight deck to spell out "IKE 2000" referring to their successful deployment to the Mediterranean Sea in the new millennium. CVN 69 is underway in the Mediterranean Sea while on a routine six-month deployment

An aerial view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David E. Carter Ii, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

An aerial view showing US Navy (USN) ships underway in the Mediterranean Sea while on a routine six-month deployment. Pictured top-to-bottom are the USN TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS CAPE ST GEORGE (CG 71), the NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) showing Sailors gather on the flight deck to spell out "IKE 2000" and the USS ANZIO (CG 68)

An aerial view showing US Navy (USN) ships underway in the Mediterrane...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David E. Carter Ii, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a simulated fire during a mass causality drill.

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a s...

BAY OF BENGAL (Sep. 14, 2000) Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fight a simulated fire during a mass causality drill in the ship'shanger bay. Nimitz and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW... more

Steam Catapult Maintenance

Steam Catapult Maintenance

ABOARD USS JOHN C. STENNIS (Oct. 12, 2000) Airman Candance Laplaca measures the internal diameter of the steam catapult cylinder aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) using a diameter gauge. The diameter gauge o... more

Port side view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) underway in the Mediterranean Sea at sunrise during a scheduled six-month deployment

Port side view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Lisa Marcus, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

F/A-18 Launch

F/A-18 Launch

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Jul. 12, 2001) An F/A-18 "Hornet" assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps training squadron VMFAT-101 completes a night-time catapult launch from the flight deck. The ship and emba... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) USN Sailors rush to lift a USN F/A-18 Hornet aircraft onto the flight deck, as the ship and its embarked Carrier Air Wing conduct scheduled training exercises off the coast of Southern California

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS JOHN C. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 William K. Fletcher, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

An unidentified Aviation Boatswains Mate (AB) Aircraft Handler glares across the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) as the ship is on station in the Arabian Sea during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

An unidentified Aviation Boatswains Mate (AB) Aircraft Handler glares ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw/Sw) Greg Messier, USN Release Status: Released to Public ... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) steam rises around members of the Catapult Crew as they prepare to launch aircraft, while underway patrolling the Arabian Sea participating in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VIN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw/Sw) Greg Messier, USN Release Status: Released to Public ... more

USS Nimitz Port Visit Hawaii

USS Nimitz Port Visit Hawaii

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Nov. 03, 2001) USS Nimitz (CVN 68) passes by the Arizona Memorial as Sailors spell out "FREEDOM" and man the rails of the ship as the ship pulls into Pearl Harbor for a liberty visit. The... more

USS Nimitz Arrives Home

USS Nimitz Arrives Home

San Diego, CA (Nov. 13, 2001) Sailors display a 3,000 sq. ft. flag on the flight deck aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the carrier approaches the pier at Naval Air Station North Island and completes a homeport cha... more

USS Port Royal at Sea

USS Port Royal at Sea

At sea in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Dec. 25, 2001) The Guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) as seen from USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the early morning hours, Christmas Day, 2001. U.S.... more

A member of the Air Department watches as the Italian Navy Maestrale Class Frigate ITS ZEFFIRO (F 577) comes alongside the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class (CVNM) Aircraft Carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) during operations in the Arabian Sea in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A member of the Air Department watches as the Italian Navy Maestrale C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Gulf Scene Major Command Shown: Frigate ITS Zeffiro (F-577) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 St... more

CVN 74 At Sea

CVN 74 At Sea

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 16, 2002) A high altitude view of the Nimitz Class nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while at sea she is currently conducting missions in support of ... more

SH-60F Flying Plane Guard

SH-60F Flying Plane Guard

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 25, 2002) An SH-60F "Seahawk" assigned to the "Eightballers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Eight (HS-8), conducts plane guard maneuvers near the U.S. Navy nuclear powere... more

Flight operations at night aboard CVN 74

Flight operations at night aboard CVN 74

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Jan. 27, 2002) A long camera exposure shot at night from a forward observation platform on the ships island superstructure, creates lighted trails from the afterburners of air... more

F/A-18 Damaged during refueling

F/A-18 Damaged during refueling

Operation Enduring Freedom (Feb. 01, 2002) Maintenance personnel dispatched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) remove a refueling basket from the refueling probe on an F/A-18 Horne... more

SH-60 helicopter maintenance

SH-60 helicopter maintenance

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Feb. 02, 2002) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Micheal Tabingo from Sacramento, CA, conducts a routine inspection on a tail rotor section of an SH-60F "Seahawk" helicopter... more

Fuel Control Board CVN 74

Fuel Control Board CVN 74

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (Feb. 02, 2002) File# 020202-N-4768W-097

USS John C. Stennis Enduring Freedom

USS John C. Stennis Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (Feb. 20, 2002) USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) turns out of the wind and picks up speed to reset its course in preparation for the next cycle of flight operations. John C. Stennis and ... more

An EA-6B Prowler navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission

An EA-6B Prowler navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) missi...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation ... more

Aviation Ordnancemen reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system

Aviation Ordnancemen reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the Warhawks of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Seven (VFA-97) reload 20mm bullets into the 20mm gun system (M61A1) on an F/A-18 Hornet during flight o... more

A Pilot assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) plots tactical points for navigation during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

A Pilot assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron O...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) A Pilot assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) plots tactical points for navigation during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in sup... more

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135)

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squ...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) navigates during a Surface Search Contact (SSC) mission in support of Operation ... more

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) launches from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the �Black Ravens� of Electronic Attack S...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2002) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Black Ravens of Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Five (VAQ-135) launches from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimit... more

An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the �Wallbangers� of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Seven (VAW-117) prepares to launch from one of four steam driven catapults on the flight deck of USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the �Wallbangers� of Carrier Airborne Earl...

Arabian Gulf (Apr. 18, 2002) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Wallbangers of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Seven (VAW-117) prepares to launch from one of four steam driven catapults on the flig... more

USS Nimitz (CVN 68)

USS Nimitz (CVN 68)

San Diego, CA (May. 21, 2002) File# 020521-N-8894M-002

USS John C. Stennis

USS John C. Stennis

Pearl Harbor, HI (May. 21, 2002) Tug boats push aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) alongside the pier at Pearl Harbor Naval Station. The Stennis is returning from a regularly scheduled six month dep... more

Pearl Harbor - USS Stennis

Pearl Harbor - USS Stennis

Pearl Harbor, HI (May. 23, 2002) Tugboats churn up Pearl Harbor's shallow basin as the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departs from Pier H at the naval station. John C. Stennis and her embarked C... more

USS Stennis homecoming

USS Stennis homecoming

San Diego, CA (May. 28, 2002) USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) approaches the pier at Naval Air Station North Island after a six and a half month deployment conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Free... more

USS Bridge - homecoming

USS Bridge - homecoming

Naval Station Bremerton, WA (May. 28, 2002) Friends and family members gather together to greet the Sailors of the fast combat support ship USS Bridge (AOE 10), as they return from deployment. The Bridge is at... more

USS Stennis homecoming

USS Stennis homecoming

San Diego, CA (May. 28, 2002) A Stennis Sailor reunites with his wife during the homecoming ceremony for USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) after a six and a half month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Fre... more

USS Stennis homecoming

USS Stennis homecoming

Naval Air Station North Island, CA (May. 28, 2002) Aviation Storekeeper 3rd Class Laura Short from Baltimore, MD, receives a big welcome home hug from her mother during the homecoming ceremony for USS John C. S... more

CVN 74 Returns from Operation Enduring Freedom

CVN 74 Returns from Operation Enduring Freedom

Naval Air Station North Island, CA (May. 28, 2002) Crewmembers on board the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) man the rails as the aircraft carrier returns to her homeport of San Diego. Stennis and... more

USS Stennis homecoming

USS Stennis homecoming

Naval Air Station North Island, CA (May. 28, 2002) Sgt. Maj. Timothy Lesane from Baltimore, MD, gives his daughter a big hug, after returning home from a six and a half month deployment. Sgt. Maj. Lesane is as... more

CNO attends change of command ceremony

CNO attends change of command ceremony

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

Bow on view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), underway at sea with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Fast Combat Support Ship, USNS SUPPLY (T-AOE 6), coming up along the starboard side to conduct Underway Replenishment (UNREP)

Bow on view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Lloyd, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), showing a USN F-14 Tomcat aircraft assigned to Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) in flight making a high-speed fly-by near the ship. The moisture in the air around the aircraft condenses into water vapor, as the aircraft breaks the sound barrier

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 (Sw) David Valdez, USN Release Status: Relea... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), showing a USN MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Combat Support Four (HC-4) Black Stallions, in flight preparing for a Vertical On Board Delivery (VOD), while the Lincoln and her embarked Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW 14) are conducting combat operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Philip Mcdaniel, USN Release Status: Released... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to Strike Fighter Squadrons Two Five (VFA-25) and Strike Fighter Squadron One One Three (VFA-113) prepare the F/A-18C Hornet aircraft for a mission, while the Lincoln and her embarked Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW 14) are conducting combat operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS ABRAHAM ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Scene Camera Operator: Pha Philip A. Mcdaniel, USN Release Status: Releas... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) showing the Superstructure (Island), with fog lights illuminated, also the ships Integrated Landing System Elevation Transmitter Tower and Air Search Radar, visible to the right

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Bremerton State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Martin S. Fuentes, Usn Releas... more

A view from onboard the hangar deck of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 63), showing a port side view of the USN OLIVER HAZARD PERRY CLASS: GUIDED MISSILE FRIGAGE, USS INGRANAM (FFG 61) underway in the Pacific Ocean, during an early morning Replenishment At Sea (RAS), in preparation for their next regular scheduled deployment

A view from onboard the hangar deck of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS:...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Johnathan Cirino, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

managing the account of repair parts for the Supply Department aboard USS John C. Stennis

managing the account of repair parts for the Supply Department aboard ...

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Dec. 09, 2002) Aviation Storekeeper 1st Class Alejandro Bernardo from San Diego, Calif., manages the account of repair parts for the Supply Department aboard USS John C. ... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), Jon Wood, driver of a Wood Brother's Roush Racing, NASCAR Craftsman F-150 racing truck, sits in the driver's seat of a "souped-up" USN support equipment tractor, rebuilt by the Intermediate Maintenance Division 4 (IM4) of the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD)

Onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN (Aw) Janice Krerscher, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service... more

A view of the flight deck onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75), showing aircraft spotted on deck, as the ship transits the harbor at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece. CVN 75 and Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) are on a regularly scheduled deployment, conducting missions in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. A rainbow is visible in the backgrond

A view of the flight deck onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Zimbabwe (ZWE) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Danny Ewing Jr, USN Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Seaman Leanne Connelly from Denver, Colo., applies gold paint to one of two 30-ton Navy standard stockless anchors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Seaman Leanne Connelly from Denver, Colo., applies gold paint to one o...

Naval Air Station, North Island, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2003) Seaman Leanne Connelly from Denver, Colo., applies gold paint to one of two 30-ton Navy standard stockless anchors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). S... more

High oblique view showing the Military Sealift Command (MCS), SIRIUS (LYNESS) CLASS: COMBAT STORES SHIP, USS SPICA (T-AFS 9) steaming left, and the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75), underway preparing for a Replenishment At Sea (RAS), during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

High oblique view showing the Military Sealift Command (MCS), SIRIUS (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John L. Beeman, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) showing a SA-330 Puma helicopter approaching the aft flight deck during a Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) exercise. The USN ARLEIGH BURKE CLASS (FLIGHT II): GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER (Aegis), USS DONALD COOK (DDG 75) is underway in the background. CVN 75 and Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW 3) are currently on a six-month deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Andrea Decanini, USN Release Status: Released ... more

Lt. j.g. Amelia Ebhardt assigned to Patrol Squadron Four Zero (VP-40), home based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wa flies on a routine mission

Lt. j.g. Amelia Ebhardt assigned to Patrol Squadron Four Zero (VP-40),...

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2003) The pilot of a P-3C "Orion" from Patrol Squadron Four Zero (VP-40), home based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., guides her aircraft on a routine... more

A P-3C Orion patrol aircraft takes off from Naval Air Station North Island.

A P-3C Orion patrol aircraft takes off from Naval Air Station North Is...

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2003) A P-3C Orion patrol aircraft assigned to the "Skinny Dragons" of Patrol Squadron Four (VP 4), takes off from Naval Air Station North Island. VP-4 was parti... more

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) showing a USN EA-6B Prowler aircraft from Electronic Attack Squadron One Three Eight (VAQ-138) "Yellow Jackets" conducting a high-speed fly-by during flight operations being conducted in the Pacific Ocean

A view from onboard the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Martin S. Fuentes, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Port side view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70), being assisted by tugboats as the ship enters the harbor at Apra Harbor, Guam

Port side view of the US Navy (USN) NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier, US...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Apra Harbor State: Guam (GU) Country: Northern Mariana Islands (MNP) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Chris Valdez, Usn Release Status: Released to ... more

USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departs homeport for deployment.

USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departs homeport for deployment.

Naval Station Everett, Wash. (Mar. 03, 2003) "Anchors Aweigh" is played on Scottish bagpipes by a member of the local Tacoma, Wash., Fire Department, to honor the Sailors aboard the frigate USS Rodney M. Davis ... more

Nimitz ships out

Nimitz ships out

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Mar. 03, 2003) Family and friends bid farewell to Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) before the ship pulls away from her berth. Nimitz is beginning ... more

Sailor says goodbye to his daughter before deploying with USS Nimitz battle group.

Sailor says goodbye to his daughter before deploying with USS Nimitz b...

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Mar. 03, 2003) Amidst tears and last kisses, Machinists Mate Fireman Luis Rangel a crewmember assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68), says goodbye to his daughter before boardin... more

Families say farewell

Families say farewell

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Mar. 03, 2003) Family and friends bid farewell to Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) before the ship pulls away from its berth. Nimitz is beginning ... more

 Fire Controlman 2nd Class Dean Shears stands watch as pier sentry watch as the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) sets out to sea

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Dean Shears stands watch as pier sentry wat...

Naval Station Everett, Everett Wash. (Mar. 03, 2003) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Dean Shears stands watch as pier sentry watch as the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) sets out to sea. The Davis... more

USS Princeton (CG 59) pulls away from its homeport of Naval Station San Diego. Princeton is part of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) strike force deployed in the Arabian Gulf conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

USS Princeton (CG 59) pulls away from its homeport of Naval Station Sa...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 03, 2003) USS Princeton (CG 59) pulls away from its homeport of Naval Station San Diego. Princeton is part of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Strike Group deployed in the Arabian Gulf conducting mis... more