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Topic: theater security cooperation efforts

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Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fall into ranks as the ship departs Rhodes, Greece.

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ba...

RHODES, Greece (May. 11, 2001) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) fall into ranks as the ship departs Rhodes, Greece after a scheduled port visit. Barry is on a r... more

The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on board Naval Station, Norfolk after a six-month deployment.

The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on bo...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jan. 25, 2008) The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on board Naval Station, Norfolk after a six-month deployment. Carr was a part of the Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike ... more

The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on board Naval Station, Norfolk after a six-month deployment.

The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on bo...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jan. 25, 2008) The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) returns to the pier on board Naval Station, Norfolk after a six-month deployment. Carr was a part of the Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike ... more

Three CH-53 Super Stallions refuel aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Three CH-53 Super Stallions refuel aboard the amphibious assault ship ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2008) Three CH-53 Super Stallions refuel aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). The Nassau Strike Group deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater s... more

A CH-53 Sea Stallion hovers while an MV-22 Osprey refuels on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

A CH-53 Sea Stallion hovers while an MV-22 Osprey refuels on the fligh...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2008) A CH-53 Sea Stallion hovers while an MV-22 Osprey refuels on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). The Nassau Strike Group deployed in support of mari... more

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritime security operations.

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs N...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritime security operations.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station N...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritime secur... more

An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) after refueling.

An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault sh...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2008) An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) after refueling. The Nassau Strike Group deployed in support of maritime security opera... more

Tug boats guide the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment.

Tug boats guide the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) away fr...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) Tug boats guide the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment. Nassau is deployed as part of the Nassau Expedition... more

A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group. ... more

Sailors line the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA 4) as they prepare to deploy.

Sailors line the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) Sailors line the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA 4) as they prepare to deploy. Nassau (LHA 4) will deploy as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs the pier for a six-month deployment.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs the pier for a ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) departs the pier for a six-month deployment. Nassau is deployed as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritim... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Hydraulic) Mashalik Keeley stands a quarterdeck watch aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) before departing Naval Station Norfolk.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Hydraulic) Mashalik Keeley stands a quarter...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Hydraulic) Mashalik Keeley stands a quarterdeck watch aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) before departing Naval Station N... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) departs Naval Station Norfolk.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) departs Nava...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 22, 2008) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Nashville is deployed as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritim... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atla...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlanti...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime se... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlanti...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime se... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atla...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) crosses the Atla...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime... more

Aviation Support Equipment Technician Airman Justin Barrett loads boxes of dolly pins onto a dolly aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Aviation Support Equipment Technician Airman Justin Barrett loads boxe...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 26, 2008) Aviation Support Equipment Technician Airman Justin Barrett loads boxes of dolly pins onto a dolly aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau is the lead ship o... more

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Derek Finn studies for advancement exams aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Derek Finn studies for...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 26, 2008) Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Derek Finn studies for advancement exams aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau is the lead ship of the Nass... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Crystal Jackson charts data for a Sailor's annual dental exam aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Crystal Jackson charts data for a Sailor's...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 26, 2008) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Crystal Jackson charts data for a Sailor's annual dental exam aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau is the lead ship of the Nas... more

Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) battle it out on an inflatable jousting mat during a steel beach picnic.

Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) batt...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 09, 2008) Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) battle it out on an inflatable jousting mat during a steel beach picnic. Ross is deployed with the Nassau Expe... more

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657 departs the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13).

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657 departs the amphibious transport dock...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 13, 2008) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657 departs the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13). Nashville is deployed with the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting ... more

The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) bring aboard ammunition from a landing craft unit (LCU).

The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) bring aboar...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 14, 2008) The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) bring aboard ammunition from a landing craft unit (LCU). Ross is on a scheduled deployment as a part of the Nassau St... more

Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1657 prepares to pull along side the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to offload ammunition.

Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1657 prepares to pull along side the guided m...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 14, 2008) Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1657 prepares to pull along side the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to offload ammunition. Ross is on a scheduled deployment as a part of t... more

A rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) pulls away from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) during small boat operations.

A rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) pulls away from the amphibious tra...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 16, 2008) A rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) pulls away from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) during small boat operations. Nashville is deployed with the Nassa... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) opens her stern gate to allow Sailors to do some recreational fishing while the ship is in transit.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) opens her st...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 16, 2008) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) opens her stern gate to allow Sailors to do some recreational fishing while the ship is in transit. Nashville is deplo... more

Sailors Stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) participate in a community relations (COMREL) project painting Mother Theresa's Missionary of Charity House.

Sailors Stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4...

VALETTA, Malta (Mar. 17, 2008) Sailors Stationed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) participate in a community relations (COMREL) project painting Mother Theresa's Missionary of Charity House... more

Seaman Brain A. Rayoum practices self-defensive baton techniques after being sprayed in the face with O.C. spray aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13).

Seaman Brain A. Rayoum practices self-defensive baton techniques after...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 21, 2008) Seaman Brain A. Rayoum practices self-defensive baton techniques after being sprayed in the face with O.C. spray aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13... more

Lt. j.g. Lucian D. Kins practices self-defensive baton techniques during a training exercise aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13).

Lt. j.g. Lucian D. Kins practices self-defensive baton techniques duri...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 21, 2008) Lt. j.g. Lucian D. Kins practices self-defensive baton techniques during a training exercise aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13). Nashville is on a... more

Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) stands in formation of the Blue

Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 22, 2008) Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) stands in formation of the Blue "E" that they were awarded for the eighth straight year. Ross is on a sc... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected re...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oi... more

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples speaks with Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and members of Assault Craft Unit 2.

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and All...

NAPLES, Italy (Mar. 24, 2008) Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples speaks with Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship U... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected re...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oi... more

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples, speaks with the crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and All...

NAPLES, Italy (Mar. 24, 2008) Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples, speaks with the crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau is depl... more

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples speaks with Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and All...

NAPLES, Italy (Mar. 24, 2008) Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Allied Joint Force Naples speaks with Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship U... more

Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau, plays with a child at the Laila Center, a foster home for disadvantaged children, during a community relations project.

Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault s...

NAPLES, Italy (Mar. 25, 2008) Capt. James R. Boorujy, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau, plays with a child at the Laila Center, a foster home for disadvantaged children, during a com... more

A Sailor moves supplies received during a vertical replenishment into the hanger bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

A Sailor moves supplies received during a vertical replenishment into ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 29, 2008) A Sailor moves supplies received during a vertical replenishment into the hanger bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau, flagship of the Nassau Expeditionary... more

A Sailor walks in the hanger during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

A Sailor walks in the hanger during a vertical replenishment aboard th...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 29, 2008) A Sailor walks in the hanger during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau, flagship of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group, is de... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches the probe at refueling station 4 during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo, ammunition ship USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches ...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 04, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches the probe at refueling station 4 during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo, amm... more

Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) paint the Chania Senior Citizens Home.

Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and the am...

SOUDA BAY, Crete (Apr. 09, 2008) Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) paint the Chania Senior Citizens Home during a communit... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) move furniture to a chapel during a community relations project.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and...

SOUDA BAY, Crete (Apr. 10, 2008) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) move furniture to a chapel during a community re... more

unner's Mate 2nd Class Chris Lacroy counts successful shots during a 9mm qualification aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13).

unner's Mate 2nd Class Chris Lacroy counts successful shots during a 9...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Apr. 25, 2008) Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Chris Lacroy counts successful shots during a 9mm qualification aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13). Nashville is a member ... more

ailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) load meals ready to eat (MREs) during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20).

ailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashv...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May. 18, 2008) Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) load meals ready to eat (MREs) during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious command ... more

Seaman Menelique Woodson heaves on a line as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) pulls in to the Israeli port of Haifa for a routine port visit.

Seaman Menelique Woodson heaves on a line as the amphibious transport ...

HAIFA, Israel (Jun. 17, 2008) Seaman Menelique Woodson heaves on a line as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) pulls in to the Israeli port of Haifa for a routine port visit. Nashville is ... more

Yeoman 3rd Class Douglas Pomeroy, assigned to USS Nashville (LPD 13), bows his head and says a prayer at the Western Wall near the end of an MWR-sponsored tour of Jerusalem during a port visit to Haifa, Israel.

Yeoman 3rd Class Douglas Pomeroy, assigned to USS Nashville (LPD 13), ...

JERUSALEM (Jun. 18, 2008) Yeoman 3rd Class Douglas Pomeroy, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13), bows his head and says a prayer at the Western Wall near the end of an MWR-spon... more

Lt. Cmdr. Michael Sullivan, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 14), shares a smile with his daughter during the return of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

Lt. Cmdr. Michael Sullivan, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Michael Sullivan, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 14), shares a smile with his daughter during the return of the Nassau Expeditionary Str... more

Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait for the ship's return to Naval Station Norfolk.

Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait for the ship's return to Naval Station Norfolk following a five-month deployment. Ross deplo... more

Family members and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 14) await liberty call for Sailors aboard the ship.

Family members and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Family members and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Nashville (LPD 13) await liberty call for Sailors aboard the ship. Nashville deployed as part of ... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 14) walk down the pier to greet their families after returning from a deployment.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 1...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) walk down the pier to greet their families after returning from a deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditio... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) deploys supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) deploys supp...

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 26, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) deploys as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security coo... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) heads to sea.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) heads to s...

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 28, 2008) The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) heads to sea as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (IWO ESG) supporting maritime security operations and the... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) deploys as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) deploys as part of t...

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 30, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) deploys as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation... more

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is escorted out to sea after leaving Naval Station Norfolk.

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is escorted out t...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 08, 2008) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is escorted out to sea after leaving Naval Station Norfolk. Roosevelt deploying as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike... more

Sailors man the rails as the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is escorted out to sea after leaving Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 08, 2008) Sailors man the rails as the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is escorted out to sea after leaving Naval Station Norfolk. Roosevelt deploying as part of the Theodore... more

Family members of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) watch from the pier as the ship leaves for a scheduled deployment.

Family members of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitz...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 12, 2008) Family members of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) watch from the pier as the ship leaves for a scheduled deployment. Nitze is part of the Theodore Roo... more

Interior Communications Electrician Chief Petty Officer Joseph Stevenson hugs his daughters goodbye before he deploys aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87).

Interior Communications Electrician Chief Petty Officer Joseph Stevens...

NORFOLK, Va. (Sep. 12, 2008) Interior Communications Electrician Chief Petty Officer Joseph Stevenson hugs his daughters goodbye before he deploys aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87). The Mas... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) is escorted by tug boats.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) is escorted by tug boa...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 12, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) is escorted by tug boats while pulling away from the pier for a scheduled deployment. Mason is part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) man the rails as a tugboat guides the ship away from the pier.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) man the...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 12, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) man the rails as a tugboat guides the ship away from the pier. Mason is part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike ... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) wash off the anchor.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) wash of...

NORFOLK, Va. (Sep. 12, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) wash off the anchor as they prepare to deploy as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group supporting mariti... more

amily members and friends welcome home Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during their return from a seven-month deployment.

amily members and friends welcome home Sailors from the amphibious ass...

NORFOLK (Mar. 27, 2009) Family members and friends welcome home Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during their return from a seven-month deployment. Iwo Jima deployed as part of the ... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf shifts colors as the ship arrives in Naval Station Norfolk after seven-month deployment.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf shifts colors...

NORFOLK (Mar. 27, 2009) Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf shifts colors as the ship arrives in Naval Station Norfolk after seven-month deployment. Vella Gulf deployed as part of the Iwo J... more

Family members welcome home Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during their return from a seven-month deployment.

Family members welcome home Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cru...

NORFOLK (Mar. 27, 2009) Family members welcome home Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during their return from a seven-month deployment. Vella Gulf deployed as part of the Iw... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returns to Naval Station Norfolk after a seven-month deployment.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returns to Naval Sta...

NORFOLK (Mar. 27, 2009) The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returns to Naval Station Norfolk after a seven-month deployment. Vella Gulf deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group supp... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) man the rails after returning from a seven-month deployment.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) m...

NORFOLK (Mar. 27, 2009) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) man the rails after returning from a seven-month deployment. Iwo Jima deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Rea... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk after a seven-month deployment.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) returns to homeport a...

NORFOLK (Apr. 01, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk after a seven-month deployment. Ramage deployed as a part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready G... more

A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) prepares to shift colors as the ship pulls into port after a seven-month deployment.

A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) prepa...

NORFOLK (Apr. 01, 2009) A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) prepares to shift colors as the ship pulls into port after a seven-month deployment. Ramage deployed as a part of the Iwo... more

Family members watch as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) leaves for a seven-month deployment as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group.

Family members watch as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHe...

Norfolk, Va. (May. 13, 2009) Family members watch as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) leaves for a seven-month deployment as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group in support of Mar... more

A Sailor aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) disassembles the gang plank as the ship prepares to get underway for a scheduled deployment.

A Sailor aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (...

NORFOLK Va. (May. 13, 2009) A Sailor aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) disassembles the gang plank as the ship prepares to get underway for a scheduled deployment. The Bataan A... more

ailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrives at Naval Staion Norfolk

ailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)...

NORFOLK (Dec. 08, 2009) Sailors man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) arrives at Naval Staion Norfolk. Bataan deployed as the lead ship of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and the 22n... more

Sailors man the rails during the arrival of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) to Naval Station Norfolk

Sailors man the rails during the arrival of the amphibious dock landin...

LITTLE CREEK, Va. (Dec. 08, 2009) Sailors man the rails during the arrival of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) to Naval Station Norfolk. Fort McHenry, part of the Bataan Amphibious Rea... more

 Sailors man the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce...

NORFOLK (Dec. 08, 2009) Sailors man the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk. Ponce, deployed as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and the 22nd... more

Families and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) wait for the ship to arrive at Naval Station Norfolk.

Families and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock s...

NORFOLK (Dec. 08, 2009) Families and friends of Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) wait for the ship to arrive at Naval Station Norfolk. Ponce, deployed as part of the Bataan A... more

Sailors from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) board a fishing vessel to render medical assistance to an injured mariner.

Sailors from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)...

ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 02, 2010) Sailors from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) board a fishing vessel to render medical assistance to an injured mariner. Carter Hall is part of the Kearsarg... more

Sailors assigned to USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transfer a mariner from a fishing vessel to receive medical assistance.

Sailors assigned to USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transfer a mariner from a...

ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 02, 2010) Sailors aboard a landing craft personnel (large) from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transfer a mariner from a fishing vessel to receive medical assistanc... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) deploys as part of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) deploys as ...

NORFOLK (Jan. 18, 2010) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) deploys as part of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation e... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) deploys as part of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) deploys as part of the ...

NORFOLK (Jan. 18, 2010) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) deploys as part of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in th... more

Sailors stand in formation during a burial at sea aboard USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Sailors stand in formation during a burial at sea aboard USS Ashland (...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 10, 2010) Sailors stand in formation during a burial at sea aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland is deployed as part of the Nassau Amphibious Ready Group/24... more

Hospitalman Michael Conely, from St. Louis, Mo., administers a shot to a Sailor aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Hospitalman Michael Conely, from St. Louis, Mo., administers a shot to...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 18, 2010) Hospitalman Michael Conely, from St. Louis, Mo., administers a shot to a Sailor aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau is deployed as part of the Nassau Amp... more

A Sailor greets his wife and newborn baby moments after arriving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

A Sailor greets his wife and newborn baby moments after arriving aboar...

EVERETT, Wash. (Mar. 24, 2010) A Sailor greets his wife and newborn baby moments after arriving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln returned home from a six-month deploymen... more

A Sailor hugs his daughter moments after arriving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

A Sailor hugs his daughter moments after arriving aboard the aircraft ...

EVERETT, Wash. (Mar. 24, 2010) A Sailor hugs his daughter moments after arriving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln returned home from a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 440) transits the Atlantic Ocean while participating in a divisional tactics exercise.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 440) transits t...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 04, 2010) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 440) transits the Atlantic Ocean while participating in a divisional tactics exercise. Gunston Hall is part of the Iwo Jima ... more

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) transits the Atlantic Ocean

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) transit...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 04, 2010) The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) transits the Atlantic Ocean while participating in a divisional tactics exercise. Iwo Jima is part of the Iwo Jima A... more

Sailors participate in a damage control fire drill aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Sailors participate in a damage control fire drill aboard the amphibio...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May. 14, 2010) Yeoman 3rd Class Daniel S. Greenspan, right, from Phoenix, is lead nozelman with Boatswains mate 3rd Class Gary L. Martin, from Chatsworth, Ga., during a da... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the ship departs for a scheduled deployment.

Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft car...

NORFOLK (May. 21, 2010) Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the ship departs for a scheduled deployment. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departs Naval Station Norfolk.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Church...

NORFOLK (May. 21, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Churchill is deploying as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Gro... more

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman John Irving sands the propeller tip of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Seahawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 126.

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman John Irving sands the propeller ti...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 25, 2010) Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman John Irving sands the propeller tip of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Seahawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 126. Harry S. Truman i... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transit...

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (Jun. 02, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar. Harry S. Truman is deployed as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Gro... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transit...

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (Jun. 02, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar. Harry S. Truman is deployed as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Gro... more

Sailors don full protective gear during a simulated chemical, biological and radiological attack.

Sailors don full protective gear during a simulated chemical, biologic...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 02, 2010) Navy Counselor 1st Class Marquez Bell, left, from Los Angeles, and Quartermaster 1st Class Jeffery Goforth, from Elyria, Ohio, help Operations Specialist Se... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transit...

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (Jun. 02, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transits the Strait of Gibraltar. Harry S. Truman is deployed as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Gro... more

Sailors take a break from their daily routine and play a game of dominos aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Sailors take a break from their daily routine and play a game of domin...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jun. 06, 2010) Sailors take a break from their daily routine and play a game of dominos aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman is deployed as part of th... more

A Sailor from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)

A Sailor from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (C...

MARSEILLE, France (Jun. 09, 2010) A Sailor from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) participates in a fencing competition with a student from the Second Chance School for Kids organiz... more

Newly-promoted petty officers stand in formation during a frocking ceremony aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Newly-promoted petty officers stand in formation during a frocking cer...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBLITY (Jun. 11, 2010) Newly-promoted petty officers stand in formation during a frocking ceremony aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau frocked 83 Sailors ... more