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An aerial overhead view of a section of the Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek showing the dock landing ship USS OAK HILL (LSD-51) tied up at the pier. The bow of the USS CARTER HALL (LSD-50) appears in the lower left of the photograph

An aerial overhead view of a section of the Naval Amphibious Base Litt...

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

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "Do You See What I See" CATEGORY: Portfolio PLACE: Third Place Portfolio CAPTION INFORMATION: Saint Helena Bay Beach, South Africa, November 2nd 1999. American troops interact with South African troops as seen through the binoculars of gate guard LCPL Mark Wherley. U.S. troops from the USS Carter Hall are in South Africa working with their South African counterparts as part of the West African Training Cruise. IMAGE FILE #DD-SP-01-00050

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "Do You See What ...

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

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "African Sky" CATEGORY: Portfolio PLACE: Third Place Portfolio CAPTION INFORMATION: November 2nd 1999. A South African paratrooper walks in the twilight through II MEF Marine Forces Unitas camp in Saint Helena Bay, South Africa. U.S. Troops from the USS Carter Hall are in South Africa working with their South African counterparts as part of the West African Training Cruise. IMAGE FILE #DD-SP-01-00047

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "African Sky" CAT...

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

US Marine Corps Corporal Jason J. Pingel, 'A'-Coxwain (left) and USMC Sergeant Jeffrey K. Leander, Coxwain (right), both Unitas XL Marines from the Small Craft boat platoon aboard the USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), hold fast while their Rigid Raidering Craft (RRC) is being lowered via the Carter Hall's main winch into the ocean the morning of an interdiction boating exercise just off the coast of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The exercise was a part of the Blue/Green work-up operation providing training and preparation for the annual UNITAS XL-99 deployment to Central and South America, which promotes interoperability and cultivates stronger ties with our foreign allies

US Marine Corps Corporal Jason J. Pingel, 'A'-Coxwain (left) and USMC ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS XL-99 State: Atlantic Ocean Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Timothy A. Pope, Usmc ... more

US Marines from Marine Forces Unitas XL, with curious men of the Ivory Coast's military looking on, discharge their remaining multicolored smoke grenades after the completion of a training field operation at a coastal training site in Abidjan. Marines and Sailors from the USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) were participating in this joint training operation as a part of the bi-annual West African Training Cruise (WATC)-99 deployment to western African countries which promotes interoperability and cultivates stronger ties with our foreign allies

US Marines from Marine Forces Unitas XL, with curious men of the Ivory...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS XL/WEST AFRICAN TRAINING COURSE (WATC)-99 Base: Abidjan Country: Cote D' Ivoire (CIV) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Timot... more

Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), Chairman, Armed Services Committee, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)

Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. Jo...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 27, 2003) Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), Chairman, Armed Services Committee, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7... more

 A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main battle tank from Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle at U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain

A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main batt...

U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain (Oct. 01, 2003) A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main battle tank from Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle at U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain. The... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brian Matthews and Boatswains Mate 1st Class Kyle Riggin, take a rest from flight quarters on the flight deck of the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brian Matthews and Boatswains Mate 1st Clas...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 26, 2005) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Brian Matthews and Boatswains Mate 1st Class Kyle Riggin, take a rest from flight quarters on the flight deck of the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (... more

A US Navy (USN) Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 (HCS-28), delivers supplies to the USN Whidbey Island Class Dock Landing Ship USS CARTER HILL (LSD 50) during a Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) at sea while the USS CARTER HILL is steaming across the Atlantic Ocean and participating in an underway-training exercise with the USS NASSAU Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG). (SUBSTANDARD)

A US Navy (USN) Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, Helicopter Sea Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Tom Smith, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HCS-28), delivers supplies to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

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

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 26, 2005) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HCS-28), delivers supplies to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during a vertical ... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) load an M1A1 Abrams tank onto a U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for transport to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

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

Morehead City, N.C. (Nov. 05, 2005) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) load an M1A1 Abrams tank onto a U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for transport to the dock landin... more

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departs Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek for a scheduled deployment.

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departs Naval Amphibiou...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 05, 2005) The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departs Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek for a scheduled deployment. The ship's crew is among the 6,000 Sailors and Marines being de... more

Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) load an M1A1 Abrams tank onto a U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for transport to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

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

Morehead City, N.C. (Nov. 05, 2005) Marines assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) load an M1A1 Abrams tank onto a U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) for transport to the dock landin... more

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Expeditionary Unit Two Two (22 MEU), Marine Service Support Group, wait on the well deck of the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Expeditionary Unit Two Two (22 MEU), M...

Morehead City, N.C. (Nov. 05, 2005) U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Expeditionary Unit Two Two (22 MEU), Marine Service Support Group, wait on the well deck of the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), as... more

Heavy Equipment assigned the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) wait to be loaded aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) in Morehead City, N.C.

Heavy Equipment assigned the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU)...

Morehead City, N.C. (Nov. 05, 2005) Heavy Equipment assigned the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU) wait to be loaded aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) in Morehead City, N.C. Carter H... more

 Navy Counselor 1st Class Yenier Ramirez, a member of the Damage Control Training Team (DCTT) aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), helps a shipmate.

Navy Counselor 1st Class Yenier Ramirez, a member of the Damage Contr...

Atlantic Ocean (Nov. 08, 2005) Navy Counselor 1st Class Yenier Ramirez, a member of the Damage Control Training Team (DCTT) aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), helps a shipmate prepare for Mi... more

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) and the amphibious transport dock USS Austin (LPD 4) trail the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) as they transits the Suez Canal.

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) and the amphibious tran...

Suez Canal (Nov. 26, 2005) The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) and the amphibious transport dock USS Austin (LPD 4) trail the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) as they transits the Suez Cana... more

With the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trailing closely behind, infantrymen from Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, provide security.

With the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trailing closely b...

Suez Canal (Nov. 26, 2005) With the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trailing closely behind, infantrymen from Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, provide security with a machine gun-equipped... more

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) takes up position off the USN Amphibious Transport Dock USS AUSTIN's (LPD 4) aft port quarter, prior to an underway replenishment (UNREP). The AUSTIN and CARTER HALL are currently on deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship USS CARTER HAL...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Brian Mcfadden, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) takes up position off the amphibious transport dock USS Austin�s (LPD 4).

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) takes up position off t...

Persian Gulf (Dec. 04, 2005) The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) takes up position off the amphibious transport dock USS Austins (LPD 4) aft port quarter, prior to an underway replenishment. Austin a... more

The US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Air-Cushion (LCAC-35) craft assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU-4), departs for a training mission from the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) off the coast of Somalia. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

The US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Air-Cushion (LCAC-35) craft assigned t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), approaches the well deck of dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

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

Indian Ocean (Jan. 26, 2006) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), approaches the well deck of dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall and embarked AC... more

The US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Air-Cushion (LCAC-36) craft assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU-4), approaches the well deck of the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) off the coast of Somalia. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

The US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Air-Cushion (LCAC-36) craft assigned t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), departs for a training mission.

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

Indian Ocean (Jan. 26, 2006) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), departs for a training mission from the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall and... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), makes a final approach to embark aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

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

Indian Ocean (Jan. 26, 2006) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), makes a final approach to embark aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall... more

Seaman Douglas Thomas dons a helmet prior to firing a .50 caliber machine gun during a live fire exercise.

Seaman Douglas Thomas dons a helmet prior to firing a .50 caliber mach...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 27, 2006) Seaman Douglas Thomas dons a helmet prior to firing a .50 caliber machine gun during a live fire exercise aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall is curre... more

A Royal Netherlands Navy HAS.2 Lynx helicopter, assigned to the Hr Ms DE ZEVEN PROVICIEN (FFG 80), hovers over the flight deck of US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) during flight quarters off the coast of Somalia. CARTER HALL is currently on a regularly scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations (MSO) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

A Royal Netherlands Navy HAS.2 Lynx helicopter, assigned to the Hr Ms ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

US Navy (USN) SEAMAN (SN) Douglas Thomas dons a helmet prior to participating in a weapons live fire exercise aboard the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) off the coast of Somalia. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

US Navy (USN) SEAMAN (SN) Douglas Thomas dons a helmet prior to partic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

A Royal Netherlands Navy Lynx helicopter, assigned to the HNLMS De Zeven Provincien (FFG 80), prepares to land aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

A Royal Netherlands Navy Lynx helicopter, assigned to the HNLMS De Zev...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 27, 2006) A Royal Netherlands Navy Lynx helicopter, assigned to the HNLMS De Zeven Provincien (FFG 80), prepares to land aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall is ... more

Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), perform gear checks.

Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to t...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), perform gear checks as they prepare to conduct a master consent ... more

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), en route to an Indian Cargo dhow where they conducted a master consent boarding.

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock l...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), en route to an Indian Cargo dhow where they conducted a master consent bo... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), a Sailor assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team is issued a 5.56 mm M4A1 carbine inside the ships armory. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), travels to an Indian cargo dhow, to perform a master consent boarding.

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock l...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), travels to an Indian cargo dhow, to perform a master consent boarding. A... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), climb down to a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to conduct a master consent boarding on an Indian cargo dhow. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team receives a MK-18 assault rifle during a weapons issue aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team receives a MK...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team receives a MK-18 assault rifle during a weapons issue aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) to conduct a mas... more

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), approaches M.S.V. Al-Kausar, an Indian cargo dhow to conduct a master consent boarding.

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock l...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), approaches M.S.V. Al-Kausar, an Indian cargo dhow to conduct a master con... more

Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), assemble on the boat deck to establish communications.

Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to t...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) Members of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), assemble on the boat deck to establish communications prior to c... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), a Sailor assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team perform gear checks as they prepare to conduct a master consent boarding aboard an Indian cargo dhow. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), approach a Indian cargo dhow to conduct a master consent boarding. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), maneuver through the waters of the Indian Ocean aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to conduct a master consent boarding on an Indian cargo dhow. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team from the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), move away from the ship aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to conduct a master consent boarding on an Indian cargo dhow. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), climbs down to a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to ...

Indian Ocean (Jan. 28, 2006) A member of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), climbs down to a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) during a mas... more

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), a Sailor assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team assemble on the boat deck to establish communications prior to conducting a master consent boarding onboard an Indian cargo dhow. The CARTER HALL and embarked ACU-4 are currently on deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS) in the Indian Ocean in support of the Global War on Terrorism

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) maneuvers for a small boat operation as the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team prepares to conduct a VBSS mission.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) maneuvers fo...

Indian Ocean (Feb. 06, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) maneuvers for a small boat operation as the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team prepares to conduct a VBSS mission... more

As the nightfall begins, a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), performs a master consent boarding.

As the nightfall begins, a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) tea...

Indian Ocean (Feb. 06, 2006) As the nightfall begins, a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), performs a master consent boarding on... more

U.S. National Ensign flies from the back of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

U.S. National Ensign flies from the back of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Bo...

Indian Ocean (Feb. 06, 2006) As the U.S. National Ensign flies from the back of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship ... more

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), approaches a dhow during a VBSS mission.

A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphib...

Indian Ocean (Feb. 06, 2006) A Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), approaches a dhow during a VBSS mission. Carter Hall is curren... more

Crew members the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), fire MK-18 assault rifles during a live fire weapons qualification.

Crew members the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 09, 2006) Crew members the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), fire MK-18 assault rifles during a live fire weapons qualification. Carter Hall is currently on a regularly s... more

US Navy (USN) personnel from the USN Harpers Ferry class Amphipious Dock Landing Ship USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), fire MK-18 5.56 mm Assault Rifles during a live fire weapons qualification on the flight deck

US Navy (USN) personnel from the USN Harpers Ferry class Amphipious Do...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Maritime Security Operations Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Country: Persian Gulf Scene Major Command Shown: LSD-50 Scene Ca... more

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) (bow, foreground) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Underway Replenishment Oiler, USNS RAPPAHANNOCK (T-AO 204) (center) and the USN Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4) (background) for a connected replenishment (CONREP) in the Persian Gulf, while on a regularly scheduled deployment to conduct a Maritime Security Operation (MSO) in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

Quartermaster 3rd Class Carlos Rodriguez, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), plots the ship�s  current position on a chart.

Quartermaster 3rd Class Carlos Rodriguez, assigned to the amphibious d...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2006) Quartermaster 3rd Class Carlos Rodriguez, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), plots the ships current position on a chart inside the bridge durin... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) for a connected replenishment (CONREP).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches t...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau... more

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), receives a cargo pendant.

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicop...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2006) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC-28), receives a cargo pendant from a Sailor aboard the Military Sealift ... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) for a connected replenishment (CONREP).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches t...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau... more

Ensign Steven Burrows, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), takes a bearing and range reading using a gyro repeater.

Ensign Steven Burrows, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship US...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 16, 2006) Ensign Steven Burrows, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), takes a bearing and range reading using a gyro repeater as the ship approaches the Mili... more

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Carlos Rodriguez, Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), plots the USS CARTER HALLs current position as it approaches the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Underway Replenishment Oiler, USNS RAPPAHANNOCK (T-AO 204) and the USN Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4) for a connected replenishment (CONREP) in the Persian Gulf, while on a regularly scheduled deployment to conduct a Maritime Security Operation (MSO) in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Carlos Rodriguez, Harper...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

Engineman 3rd Class Patricio Calderon adds drops of chloride reagent into a boiler water sample as he performs boiler water tests in the oil lab.

Engineman 3rd Class Patricio Calderon adds drops of chloride reagent i...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 18, 2006) Engineman 3rd Class Patricio Calderon adds drops of chloride reagent into a boiler water sample as he performs boiler water tests in the oil lab aboard the amphibious dock landing s... more

US Navy (USN) Engineman Third Class (EN3) Patricio Calderon adds drops of chloride reagent to boiler water as he tests the sample in the oil lab aboard the Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), while on a regularly scheduled deployment in the Persian Gulf to conduct a Maritime Security Operation (MSO) in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Engineman Third Class (EN3) Patricio Calderon adds drops...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

Operations Specialist Seaman John Bassett plots a current course on a navigational chart.

Operations Specialist Seaman John Bassett plots a current course on a ...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 18, 2006) Operations Specialist Seaman John Bassett plots a current course on a navigational chart in the Combat Information Center (CIC) aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter H... more

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) (right) performs a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Royal Navy (British) Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service (RFAS) Appleleaf Class Support Tanker, HMS BAYLEAF (A 109) (left), while on a regularly scheduled deployment in the Persian Gulf to conduct a Maritime Security Operation (MSO) in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aerial bow on view of the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class: Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) underway in the Persian Gulf following a replenishment at sea (RAS) exercise during a regularly scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations (MSO)

Aerial bow on view of the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class: Dock Land...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) breaks away following a replenishment at sea (RAS) .

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) breaks away ...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 19, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) breaks away following a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Bayleaf (A 109) as the U... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), front, receives supplies from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), front, rece...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 19, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), front, receives supplies from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) with the Military Sea... more

An aerial view showing US Navy (USN) and Royal Navy (British) ships conducting Maritime Security Operations while underway in the Persian Gulf. Pictured foreground-to-background: The USN Harpers Ferry Class: Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), The Royal Navy (British), Appleleaf Class Support Tanker, Her Majesty's Ship (HMS) BAYLEAF (A 109); and the USN Tarawa Class: Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LHA 4)

An aerial view showing US Navy (USN) and Royal Navy (British) ships co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael J. Sandberg, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) performs a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Bayleaf (A 109).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) performs a r...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 19, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) performs a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Bayleaf (A 109). Carter Hall is curre... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit the Persian Gulf .

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit the ...

Persian Gulf (Feb. 19, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit the Persian Gulf following a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Bayleaf (A ... more

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trails the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) as she transits the Suez Canal.

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trails the amphibious a...

Suez Canal (Apr. 09, 2006) The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) trails the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) as she transits the Suez Canal. Nassau and other members of Expeditionary Strike G... more

Seaman Marlowe, stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), poses with two Croatian children during a sponsored event with a local orphanage.

Seaman Marlowe, stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS ...

Split, Croatia (Apr. 17, 2006) Seaman Marlowe, stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), poses with two Croatian children during a sponsored event with a local orphanage. The c... more

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Sailors wave with children from a local Croatian orphanage.

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Sailors wave wit...

Split, Croatia (Apr. 17, 2006) Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Sailors wave with children from a local Croatian orphanage. The children living at the orphanage had an opportunity to tour t... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), pose for a group photograph with children from a local orphanage in Split, Croatia. The children had an opportunity to tour the ship and meet with Sailors, as the ship and its crew conducted a recent port visit to Croatia

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the USN Harpers Ferry Class Doc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Tom Smith, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50), USN SEAMAN (SN) Marlowe, poses for a photograph between two children from a local orphanage in Split, Croatia. The children had an opportunity to tour the ship and meet with Sailors, as the ship and its crew conducted a recent port visit to Croatia

Onboard the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Tom Smith, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Damage Control Fireman Tyler Howard meets his son for the first, after returning from deployment aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

Damage Control Fireman Tyler Howard meets his son for the first, after...

Norfolk, Va. (May. 04, 2006) File# 060504-N-1928H-180

 Ensign Omari Buckley greets his wife and gets his first look at his 4-month-old daughter after the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) pulled into Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek.

Ensign Omari Buckley greets his wife and gets his first look at his 4...

Norfolk, Va. (May. 04, 2006) Ensign Omari Buckley greets his wife and gets his first look at his 4-month-old daughter after the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) pulled into Naval Amphibious Base Littl... more

A Sailor stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) waves a flag to his family.

A Sailor stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter ...

Norfolk, Va. (May. 04, 2006) A Sailor stationed aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) waves a flag to his family on the pier as he returns from deployment. Carter Hall returned with t... more

US Navy (USN) ENSIGN (ESN) Omari Buckley greets his wife and gets his first look at his four-month-old daughter after returning home aboard the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA). The CARTER HALL returned with the rest of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) after completing a six-month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

US Navy (USN) ENSIGN (ESN) Omari Buckley greets his wife and gets his ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Josn Brandon Shelander, USN Release S... more

A US Navy (USN) Sailor waves a small American Flag, as he mans the rails aboard the USN Harpers Ferry Class Dock Landing Ship, USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) as the ship returns home at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA). The CARTER HALL returned with the rest of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) after completing a six-month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism

A US Navy (USN) Sailor waves a small American Flag, as he mans the rai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Joshua Glassburn, USN Release Sta... more

A young boy receives a guided tour of dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) .

A young boy receives a guided tour of dock landing ship USS Carter Hal...

Norfolk (Sep. 28, 2006) A young boy receives a guided tour of dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) from Ensign Matt Milkowski, the ship's operations information division officer. The boy was diagnosed in ... more

Engineman Fireman James D. Ingerson hugs his wife before deploying for six months aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

Engineman Fireman James D. Ingerson hugs his wife before deploying for...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Apr. 10, 2007) Engineman Fireman James D. Ingerson hugs his wife before deploying for six months aboard the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall is deploying to the U.S. ... more

Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts an underway replenishment with Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195)

Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts an underway repl...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 07, 2007) Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts an underway replenishment with Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195), as dock landin... more

Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) for an underway replenishment.

Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches Military Sealift...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 07, 2007) Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) for an underway replenishment. Porter is conducti... more

Sailors aboard a rigid hull inflatable boat from dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) depart guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during a personnel transfer.

Sailors aboard a rigid hull inflatable boat from dock landing ship USS...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 07, 2007) Sailors aboard a rigid hull inflatable boat from dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) depart guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during a personnel transfer. Porter i... more

Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during an underway replenishment.

Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches guided-missile d...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 07, 2007) Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during an underway replenishment. Porter is conducting maritime operations in the ... more

U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles sail near the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles sail near the amphibious...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 09, 2008) U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles sail near the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron J. Rock File# 080309-M-1152R-008

Sailors compete in full fire-fighting gear as part of the Damage Control Olympics during Fleet Week Port Everglades.

Sailors compete in full fire-fighting gear as part of the Damage Contr...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (Apr. 29, 2008) Sailors compete in full fire-fighting gear as part of the Damage Control Olympics during Fleet Week Port Everglades. The damage control teams from the amphibious assault sh... more

Sailors demonstrate fire-fighting techniques as part of the Damage Control Olympics during Fleet Week Port Everglades.

Sailors demonstrate fire-fighting techniques as part of the Damage Con...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (Apr. 29, 2008) Sailors demonstrate fire-fighting techniques as part of the Damage Control Olympics during Fleet Week Port Everglades. The damage control teams of the amphibious assault sh... more

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) and the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) are moored pier side in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for Fleet Week Port Everglades.

The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the gu...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (May. 01, 2008) The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) and the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) are moor... more

USCG Reliance (WMEC 615), USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), USS Mitscher (DDG 57), USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) and USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) are moored pier side in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for Fleet Week Port Everglades.

USCG Reliance (WMEC 615), USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), USS Mitscher (DDG 57...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (May. 01, 2008) The Coast Guard cutter USCG Reliance (WMEC 615), the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), the guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57), the fast-attack subm... more

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) conducts ship maneuvers during Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group Integration training.

The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) conducts ship maneuvers...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 11, 2008) The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) conducts ship maneuvers during Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group Integration training. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Speci... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departs Naval Station Norfolk to participate in the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX).

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departs Naval Statio...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 08, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departs Naval Station Norfolk to participate in the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (C... more

Quartermaster 3rd Class Perry Avila conducts on-the-job training with Quartermaster 2nd Class Angela Everett aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

Quartermaster 3rd Class Perry Avila conducts on-the-job training with ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 08, 2008) Quartermaster 3rd Class Perry Avila conducts on-the-job training with Quartermaster 2nd Class Angela Everett aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) durin... more

Sailors from the sea-and-anchor detail of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) pull in lines during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX).

Sailors from the sea-and-anchor detail of the amphibious dock landing ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 08, 2008) Sailors from the sea-and-anchor detail of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) pull in lines during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite un... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Stephen Graham serves as flight deck safety observer.

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Stephen Graham serves as flight deck safety...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Stephen Graham serves as flight deck safety observer as an SH-60B helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42 (HSL) 42 takes off ... more

Lt. Noreen Murphy reviews medical forms with Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Deanna Gryder aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17).

Lt. Noreen Murphy reviews medical forms with Hospital Corpsman 3rd Cla...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) Lt. Noreen Murphy reviews medical forms with Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Deanna Gryder aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) during the Iwo Jima Exped... more

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oilier USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) pulls alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72).

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oilier USNS Leroy Gru...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oilier USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) pulls alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) after a replenishment at sea ... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) passes by the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61).

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) passes by the guided...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) passes by the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit tr... more

Seaman Lacey Bumstead, right, questions Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Steven Curran about her small pox vaccination aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17).

Seaman Lacey Bumstead, right, questions Hospital Corpsman 1st Class St...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) Seaman Lacey Bumstead, right, questions Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Steven Curran about her small pox vaccination aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17... more

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) steams in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX).

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FF...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) steams in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit tr... more

enior Chief Ship Serviceman Samuel Bouyer instructs Sailors during crash and smash training aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

enior Chief Ship Serviceman Samuel Bouyer instructs Sailors during cra...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) Senior Chief Ship Serviceman Samuel Bouyer instructs Sailors during crash and smash training aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during the Iwo Jima E... more

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Marcus W. Stapert, assisted by Operations Specialist 3rd Class Drew Hanna, shoots line across the bow of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61).

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Marcus W. Stapert, assisted by Operations Spec...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 09, 2008) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Marcus W. Stapert, assisted by Operations Specialist 3rd Class Drew Hanna, shoots line across the bow of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) t... more

An SH-60B assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42 (HSL) 42 departs the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72).

An SH-60B assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42 (HSL...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 10, 2008) An SH-60B assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42 (HSL) 42 departs the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group... more