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An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM 263) (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes off from the flight deck of multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM 263) (...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 01, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM 263) (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes off from the flight deck of multi-p... more

Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transport a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter.

Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transpor...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 01, 2009) Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transport a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 ... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land aboard the amphibi...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 01, 2009) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM 236) (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to land aboar... more

An MH-53 Sea Stallion, from Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MH-53 Sea Stallion, from Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 263 (Rei...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 01, 2009) An MH-53 Sea Stallion, from Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during routine... more

A Sailor assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) jumps from a platform in the ship's hangar bay into the Gulf of Aqaba during a swim call.

A Sailor assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) ju...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 11, 2009) A Sailor assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) jumps from a platform in the ship's hangar bay into the Gulf of Aqaba during a swim call... more

Amphibious assault vehicles from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) approach the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during an amphibious training exercise.

Amphibious assault vehicles from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (2...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 11, 2009) Amphibious assault vehicles from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) approach the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) duri... more

A landing craft utility (LCU), attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2, prepares to unload mail and supplies into the well-deck of the of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A landing craft utility (LCU), attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2,...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 11, 2009) A landing craft utility (LCU), attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2, prepares to unload mail and supplies into the well-deck of the of the multi-purpose a... more

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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 11, 2009) Members of "Team Revolution" advance on a simulated fire during the fire-fighting event of the Aviation Boatswain's Mate AB Olympics competition aboard the ... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 12, 2009) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amp... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 12, 2009) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amp... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 12, 2009) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) fast-rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter onto the flight deck of the multi-purpose amp... more

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary fast fleet tanker RFA Wave Knight (A 389) prepares to transfer fuel to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary fast fleet tanker RFA Wave Knight (A 38...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 17, 2009) The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary fast fleet tanker RFA Wave Knight (A 389) prepares to transfer fuel to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during ... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 17, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is serving ... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes on fuel from the Royal Navy Fleet Auxiliary fast fleet tanker RFA Wave Knight (A 389) during a replenishment at sea (RAS).

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes on fuel from the ...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 17, 2009) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes on fuel from the Royal Navy Fleet Auxiliary fast fleet tanker RFA Wave Knight (A 389) during a replenis... more

An SA-330 Puma helicopter assigned to the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS San Jose (T-AFS 7), delivers cargo to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An SA-330 Puma helicopter assigned to the Military Sealift Command com...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jul. 17, 2009) An SA-330 Puma helicopter assigned to the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS San Jose (T-AFS 7), delivers cargo to the amphibious assault ship... more

Sailors aboard multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) scrub the ships flight deck.

Sailors aboard multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY, (Aug. 12, 2009) Sailors aboard multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) scrub the ships ... more

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) scrub the ships flight deck.

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY, (Aug. 12, 2009) Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) scrub the sh... more

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) participate in physical training on the ship's flight deck as part of Big 5 Wellness Day.

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 15, 2009) Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) participate in physical training on the ship's flight deck as part of Big 5 Well... more

An MH-53 Sea Dragon, assigned to the Blackhawks of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15, tows a Mk-105 magnetic influence mine sweeping system

An MH-53 Sea Dragon, assigned to the Blackhawks of Helicopter Mine Cou...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 20, 2009) An MH-53 Sea Dragon, assigned to the Blackhawks of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15, tows a Mk-105 magnetic influence mine sweeping system d... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 prepares to land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadr...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 24, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 prepares to land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) dur... more

An AV-8B Harrier aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) executes a vertical landing during routine flight operations.

An AV-8B Harrier aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 25, 2009) An AV-8B Harrier aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), embarked aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS... more

A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 throws the spot line to a rigid-hulled inflatable boat.

A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 02, 2009) A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 throws the spot line to a rigid-hulled inflatable boat as it prepares to enter the wel... more

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes position in formation behind the Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007)

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes pos...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 05, 2009) The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes position in formation behind the Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) and be... more

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formation of ships including the mine countermeasure ships USS Gladiator (MCM 11).

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formatio...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 05, 2009) The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formation of ships including the mine countermeasure ships USS Gladiator (MCM 11), USS Ardent ... more

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formation of ships.

The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formatio...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 05, 2009) The Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007) leads a formation of ships including the mine countermeasure ships USS Gladiator (MCM 11), USS Ardent ... more

Mine countermeasure ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) displays the U.S. flag as it conducts underway operations.

Mine countermeasure ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) displays the U.S. flag...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 05, 2009) Mine countermeasure ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) displays the U.S. flag as it conducts underway operations with the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS... more

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes position in formation behind the Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007).

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes pos...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 05, 2009) The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) takes position in formation behind the Royal Navy fleet auxiliary ship Lyme Bay (L 3007). The B... more

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Huben Phillips, medical departments leading chief petty officer aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), gives a brief on Bataan's medical capabilities to Maj. Gen. Dean Sienko.

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Huben Phillips, medical departments lea...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 07, 2009) Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Huben Phillips, medical departments leading chief petty officer aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (... more

Capt. Sam Howard, commanding officer of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), guides Maj. Gen. Dean Sienko, commander of 3rd Medical Deployed Support Command, on a tour of the ship.

Capt. Sam Howard, commanding officer of the multi-purpose amphibious a...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 07, 2009) Capt. Sam Howard, commanding officer of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), guides Maj. Gen. Dean Sienko, commander of 3rd Medical... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with S...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 12, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). West is on a tour of th... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during his stay on the ship.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with S...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 12, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during his stay on the s... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with S...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 12, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). West is on a tour of th... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with S...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as he obs... more

Sailors gather in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for an all-hands call with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West.

Sailors gather in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Re...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Sailors gather in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for an all-hands call with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors from the weapons department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with S...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with Sailors from the weapons department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN ... more

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct morning physical training in the hangar bay of the ship.

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct morning physical training in the hangar bay of the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Com... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West addresses Sailors in the hangar bay during an all-hands call aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West addresses Sai...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West addresses Sailors in the hangar bay during an all-hands call aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald... more

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct morning physical training in the hangar bay of the ship.

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 13, 2009) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct morning physical training in the hangar bay of the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Com... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Charline Blades, from Queens, N.Y.,

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Charline Blades, from Queens, N.Y....

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 28, 2009) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Charline Blades, from Queens, N.Y., moves aircraft templates around the Ouija board in the flight deck control station a... more

lectronics Technician 3rd Class Matthew Hanneman, from New London, Wis., monitors the voltage

lectronics Technician 3rd Class Matthew Hanneman, from New London, Wis...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sep. 28, 2009) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Matthew Hanneman, from New London, Wis., monitors the voltage supplied to an internal communication switchboard aboard the ... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard  USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD ... more

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) move an MV-22B Osprey.

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) move an ... more

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), move an UH-1N Huey helicopter.

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), move an... more

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), scrub the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) while dolphins swim nearby.

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), scrub the flight deck of the multi-purpose ... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during routine flight operations.

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), takes off from the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), takes off from the flight d... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LH... more

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), position the rotors of an MV-22B Osprey.

Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (L...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 02, 2009) Sailors aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), positio... more

he Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) moves into position for a replenishment at sea.

he Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earh...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 04, 2009) The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) moves into position for a replenishment at sea with the multi-purpose a... more

The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) moves into position for a replenishment at sea.

The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Ear...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 04, 2009) The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) moves into position for a replenishment at sea with the multi-purpose a... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) run sprints near an MV-22B Osprey.

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) run ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 04, 2009) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) run sprints near an MV-22B Osprey on the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assau... more

Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) conduct daily maintenance on an MV-22B Osprey aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinfo...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 08, 2009) Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), conduct daily maintenance on a... more

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Knawha (T-AO 196) conducts a replenishment at sea with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15).

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Knawha (T-...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 08, 2009) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Knawha (T-AO 196) conducts a replenishment at sea with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Po... more

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during routine flight operations.

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Rein...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 28, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during routine fli... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 28, 2009) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 28, 2009) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 28, 2009) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced) takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan... more

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Nov. 06, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bata... more

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), prepares to take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Rein...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Nov. 06, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), prepares to take off from the amph... more

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Nov. 06, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to take off from the amphibious assault sh... more

An Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) prepares to take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced)...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Nov. 06, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), prepares to take off from the amph... more

n MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

n MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinf...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Nov. 06, 2009) An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off from the amphibious assault s... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) and the Royal Bahraini fast attack craft Al Jabiri (PGGF 21) are underway in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) and the Royal Bahrai...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 10, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) and the Royal Bahraini fast attack craft Al Jabiri (PGGF 21) are underway in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of re... more

Lance Cpl. Daniel Aguilera directs a light armored vehicle (LAV-25) in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Lance Cpl. Daniel Aguilera directs a light armored vehicle (LAV-25) in...

US 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 25, 2010) Lance Cpl. Daniel Aguilera directs a light armored vehicle (LAV-25) in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The Bonhomme... more

A landing craft air cushion prepares to enter USS Bonhomme Richard.

A landing craft air cushion prepares to enter USS Bonhomme Richard.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 25, 2010) A landing craft air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD ... more

Landing Craft Air Cushioned 75, from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Landing Craft Air Cushioned 75, from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, prepa...

US 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 25, 2010) Landing Craft Air Cushioned 75, from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). ... more

Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) wash a vehicle in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) wash...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 04, 2010) Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) wash a vehicle in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6... more

Gunner'≠s Mate 3rd Class Bob Hope IV mans a 25 mm gun aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Gunner'≠s Mate 3rd Class Bob Hope IV mans a 25 mm gun aboard the amphi...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 06, 2010) Gunner'≠s Mate 3rd Class Bob Hope IV mans a 25 mm gun aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is the command platf... more

An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Co...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 07, 2010) An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) during a vertical r... more

An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Co...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 07, 2010) An SA-330J Puma helicopter picks up cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) during a vertical r... more

Capt. Dee L. Mewbourn, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), shows items displayed in the inport cabin to Rear Adm. Karen Flaherty.

Capt. Dee L. Mewbourn, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 16, 2010) Capt. Dee L. Mewbourn, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), shows items displayed in the inport cabin to Rear Adm. ... more

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert serves dinner to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert serves...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 16, 2010) Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert serves dinner to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight ... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) conducts a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) conducts a vertical rep...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2010) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) conducts a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) waits in line for an underway replenishment.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) waits in li...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2010) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) waits in line behind the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) for an underway replenishment... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) prepares for an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) prepares for an ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2010) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) prepares for an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship... more

A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) monitors the incoming fuel lines from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2010) A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) monitors the incoming fuel lines from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ... more

A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) watches as the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) moves alongside.

A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2010) A Sailor aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) watches as the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert... more

A UH-1N Huey helicopter returns Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

A UH-1N Huey helicopter returns Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditio...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 02, 2010) A UH-1N Huey helicopter returns Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) aft... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, enters the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (A...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, enters the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). ... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48)

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (A...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland and emba... more

An MV-22B Osprey from the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

An MV-22B Osprey from the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) An MV-22B Osprey from the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD ... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltro...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verd... more

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltro...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verd... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, approaches the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (A...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, approaches the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 4... more

Vehicles and equipment are off loaded from Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Vehicles and equipment are off loaded from Landing Craft Air Cushion (...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 05, 2010) Vehicles and equipment are off loaded from Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, in the well deck of the amphibious d... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, transits toward the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (A...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 06, 2010) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, transits toward the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland ... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) transits near the coast.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) transits ne...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 06, 2010) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) transits near the coast. Mesa Verde and embarked Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit ... more

A landing craft air cushion, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48)

A landing craft air cushion, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, d...

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 06, 2010) A landing craft air cushion, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland and embarked Mar... more

Religious Programs Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael A. Papineau, from Indianapolis, draws his weapon during M9 9mm semiautomatic pistol qualifications.

Religious Programs Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael A. Papineau, f...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 09, 2010) Religious Programs Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael A. Papineau, from Indianapolis, draws his weapon during M9 9mm semiautomatic pistol qualifications a... more

Naval aircrewmen in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) perform maintenance on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter.

Naval aircrewmen in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 09, 2010) Naval aircrewmen in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) perform maintenance on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter. Nassau is the com... more

Boatswan's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Johnfroe, from West Wego, La., loads ammunition into M9 magazines during M9 9mm semiautomatic pistol qualifications.

Boatswan's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Johnfroe, from West Wego, La., loads ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 09, 2010) Boatswan's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Johnfroe, from West Wego, La., loads ammunition into M9 magazines during M9 9mm semiautomatic pistol qualifications aboard ... more

The Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) departs after conducting a replenishment at sea with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

The Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-A...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) The Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) departs after conducting a replenishment at sea with the amphibious dock landing... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Camille N. Brown, from LaMarque, Texas, signals to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6).

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Camille N. Brown, from LaMarque, Texas, signal...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Camille N. Brown, from LaMarque, Texas, signals to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) durin... more

Sailors observe the phone and distance line from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment at sea.

Sailors observe the phone and distance line from the Military Sealift ...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) Sailors observe the phone and distance line from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment at sea a... more

Engineman 1st Class Aaron A. Villa, from Buckeye, Ariz., prepares to pull Landing Craft Utility 1655 into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Engineman 1st Class Aaron A. Villa, from Buckeye, Ariz., prepares to p...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) Engineman 1st Class Aaron A. Villa, from Buckeye, Ariz., prepares to pull Landing Craft Utility 1655 into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS N... more

Sailors and Marines handle the phone and distance line to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment at sea.

Sailors and Marines handle the phone and distance line to the Military...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) Sailors and Marines handle the phone and distance line to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) during a replenishment... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Mathew A. Parsons, from Raleigh, N.C., and Seaman David M. Hudson, from Lynchburg, Va., handle the phone and distance line.

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Mathew A. Parsons, from Raleigh, N.C., and Sea...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 10, 2010) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Mathew A. Parsons, from Raleigh, N.C., and Seaman David M. Hudson, from Lynchburg, Va., handle the phone and distance line to the Mi... more

Lt. Cmdr. Steven D. Sutton, from Lincoln, Neb., executive officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), speaks to Sailors during a captain's call.

Lt. Cmdr. Steven D. Sutton, from Lincoln, Neb., executive officer of t...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 13, 2010) Lt. Cmdr. Steven D. Sutton, from Lincoln, Neb., executive officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), speaks to Sailors during a capta... more

Capt. Ronald Reis, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4), contemplates a move on the Revolutionary War chess set in his stateroom.

Capt. Ronald Reis, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship U...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 13, 2010) Capt. Ronald Reis, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4), contemplates a move on the Revolutionary War chess set in his state... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Curtis Broidy, from Washington D.C., acts as lead nozzle man during an emergency flight quarters drill aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Curtis Broidy, from Washington D.C., acts a...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Mar. 17, 2010) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Curtis Broidy, from Washington D.C., acts as lead nozzle man during an emergency flight quarters drill aboard the amphibious dock... more