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Flanked by the USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), left and the USS ROSS (DDG 71), President Clinton and other military leaders address the families and friends of the sailors killed or missing as a result of the attack on the USS COLE (DDG 67)

Flanked by the USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), left and the USS ROS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Larry I. Hess, USN Release Status... more

Sailors from the USS ROSS (DDG 71) pay their respects for the dead and missing sailors who served aboard USS COLE (DDG 67) at a memorial service held on Pier 12 at Naval Station Norfolk

Sailors from the USS ROSS (DDG 71) pay their respects for the dead and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status... more

Personnel from the aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), guided missile destroyers USS MCFAUL (DDG 74) left and the USS ROSS (DDG 71), attended a memorial service with family members and friends of those sailors killed and missing during the attack on USS COLE (DDG 67)

Personnel from the aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Robert Mcrill, USN Release Status... more

A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a mooring line to the pier as the ship prepares to moor in its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk.

A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws ...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a mooring line to the pier as the ship prepares to moor in its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. The Ross retu... more

Line handlers await the arrival of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), as the ship returns to its homeport after a six-month deployment .

Line handlers await the arrival of the guided missile destroyer USS Ro...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Line handlers await the arrival of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), as the ship returns to its homeport after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Active En... more

A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) greets his wife and new child on the pier after Ross returned to its homeport after a six-month deployment.

A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) gr...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) greets his wife and new child on the pier after Ross returned to its homeport after a six-month deployment in sup... more

Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) return to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Ross returned after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Active Endeavour (OAE).

Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 7...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) return to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Ross returned after a six-month deployment in support of Operat... more

Friends and families of the Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait eagerly on the pier, as the ship returns to its homeport after a six month deployment.

Friends and families of the Sailors aboard the guided missile destroye...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Friends and families of the Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait eagerly on the pier, as the ship returns to its homeport after a six month deployment ... more

Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk.

Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. The Ross returned after a six-month deployment in suppor... more

Sailor meets daughter for the first time

Sailor meets daughter for the first time

Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, VA. (Apr. 16, 2002) Ships Serviceman 2nd Class John Llewellyn, assigned aboard the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) meets his new-born daughter for the first time, following... more

USS Ross (DDG 71)

USS Ross (DDG 71)

New York City (May. 22, 2002) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams past Pier 88 on the Hudson River. More than 6000 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard personnel aboard 22 ships sailed into New ... more

Polish Sailors watch as the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) prior to the start of Baltops 2003

Polish Sailors watch as the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)...

Gdynia Harbor, Poland (Jun. 05, 2003) Polish Sailors watch as the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) prior to the start of Baltops 2003... more

A starboard side view of the US Navy (USN) ARLEIGH BURKE CLASS: (Flight II) Guided Missile Destroyer (Aegis), USS ROSS (DDG 71), underway in the Baltic Sea, during the annual maritime Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS 2003 (BALTOPS 03)

A starboard side view of the US Navy (USN) ARLEIGH BURKE CLASS: (Fligh...

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

The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Baltic Sea during the annual maritime exercise Baltic Operations 2003 (BALTOPS)

The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) st...

Baltic Sea (Jun. 14, 2003) The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Baltic Sea during the annual maritime exercise Baltic Operations 2003 (BALTOPS). The United Stat... more

The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), steams through the Baltic Sea while the British oiler RFA Orange Leaf (A 110) conducts underway replenishment with the Aegis class, guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72)

The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), s...

Baltic Sea (Jun. 17, 2003) The Arleigh Burke-class, guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), steams through the Baltic Sea while the British oiler RFA Orange Leaf (A 110) conducts underway replenishment with... more

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) conducts a replenishment at sea with USS George Washington (CVN 73)

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) conducts...

Atlantic Ocean (Dec. 10, 2003) The Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) conducts a replenishment at sea with USS George Washington (CVN 73) while the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG ... more

The guided missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) departs the pier to join the guided missile destroyers USS Ramage (DDG 61) and USS Ross (DDG 71) in support of the global war on terrorism.

The guided missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) departs the pier to join...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Apr. 30, 2004) The guided missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) departs the pier to join the guided missile destroyers USS Ramage (DDG 61) and USS Ross (DDG 71) in support of the global... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), top, cruises into Souda Harbor for a brief port visit as the guided missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) departs following a brief stay in the eastern Mediterranean port.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), top, cruises into Soud...

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jun. 25, 2004) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), top, cruises into Souda Harbor for a brief port visit as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) departs followi... more

A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a line to the pier.

A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) th...

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Aug. 31, 2004) A Sailor assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a line to the pier after returning from a four-month deployment in support of the global war... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) gets underway from Naval Station Norfolk to participate in UNITAS.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) gets underway from Nava...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 20, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) gets underway from Naval Station Norfolk to participate in UNITAS. UNITAS is the largest multi-national naval exercise conducted with ... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) moored to Pier 5 on board Naval Station Norfolk prior to getting underway to participate in a UNITAS cruise.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) moored to Pier 5 on boa...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 20, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) moored to Pier 5 on board Naval Station Norfolk prior to getting underway to participate in a UNITAS cruise. UNITAS is the largest mul... more

An AV-8B Harrier II takes off from the flight deck of Spanish aircraft carrier SPS (Strategic Protection Ship) Principe de Asturias (R 11) during an air defense exercise as part of NATO Exercise Brilliant Midas 2006.

An AV-8B Harrier II takes off from the flight deck of Spanish aircraft...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 07, 2005) An AV-8B Harrier II takes off from the flight deck of Spanish aircraft carrier SPS (Strategic Protection Ship) Principe de Asturias (R 11) during an air defense exercise as part of ... more

Ships participating in the multinational NATO Exercise Brilliant Midas 2006 patrol the waters off the coast of France after a day of training.

Ships participating in the multinational NATO Exercise Brilliant Midas...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 07, 2005) Ships participating in the multinational NATO Exercise Brilliant Midas 2006 patrol the waters off the coast of France after a day of training. Guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG... more

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man a twin .50 caliber machine gun mount .

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man a tw...

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Oct. 21, 2005) Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man a twin .50 caliber machine gun mount as their ship prepares to get underway from Naval Base Do Rio de Jan... more

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man the rails as they depart Naval Base Do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Oct. 21, 2005) Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man the rails as they depart Naval Base Do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Spain... more

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepare to get underway.

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

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Oct. 21, 2005) Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepare to get underway as they retrieve the forward mooring line at Naval Base Do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Na... more

Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct a replenishment at sea with the Spanish oiler.

Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) con...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 22, 2005) Sailors assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct a replenishment at sea with the Spanish oiler SPS Marques De La Ensenada (A 11) off the coast of Brazil.... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) maneuvers through the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) maneuvers through the A...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 22, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) maneuvers through the Atlantic Ocean following a replenishment at sea. Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Uruguay and the U... more

Spanish pilots of an AB 212 helicopter, assigned to the Spanish oiler SPS Marques De La Ensenada (A 11), prepare to launch from the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) .

Spanish pilots of an AB 212 helicopter, assigned to the Spanish oiler ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 22, 2005) Spanish pilots of an AB 212 helicopter, assigned to the Spanish oiler SPS Marques De La Ensenada (A 11), prepare to launch from the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) underway in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) underway in the waters ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 24, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) underway in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during UNITAS 47-06 Atlantic Phase. Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Uruguay... more

An Argentinean AS 555 Fennec helicopter approaches the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) .

An Argentinean AS 555 Fennec helicopter approaches the flight deck of ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 26, 2005) An Argentinean AS 555 Fennec helicopter approaches the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) off the coast of Brazil. Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, ... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives in Souda Bay for a brief port visit.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives in Souda Bay fo...

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jun. 25, 2006) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives in Souda Bay for a brief port visit. The Arleigh Burk-class destroyer departed her homeport of Norfolk, Va., for a... more

Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct mooring operations as they arrive for a brief port visit to Greece's largest island.

Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) con...

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jun. 25, 2006) Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct mooring operations as they arrive for a brief port visit to Greece's largest island. The Arlei... more

Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct mooring operations as they arrive for a brief port visit to Greece's largest island.

Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) con...

Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Jun. 25, 2006) Crew members aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct mooring operations as they arrive for a brief port visit to Greece's largest island. The Arlei... more

Commander NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) Rear Adm. Michael R. Groothousen, climbs a ladder to the Greek frigate HS Bouboulina for a visit to the ship.

Commander NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) Rear Adm. Michael R. Grootho...

Mediterranean Sea (Sep. 02, 2006) Commander NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) Rear Adm. Michael R. Groothousen, climbs a ladder to the Greek frigate HS Bouboulina for a visit to the ship. USS Ross (DDG 71) is fla... more

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunner�s Mate Reggie Parker assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) take aim at the ship�s rigid hull inflatable boat.

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunner�s Mate Reggie P...

Gulf of Lion (Sep. 28, 2006) Gunners Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunners Mate Reggie Parker assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the flagship for Standing NATO Maritime Group T... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Joshua Hermes assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), maintain course.

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswain�s Mate Seaman J...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 02, 2006) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswains Mate Seaman Joshua Hermes assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the flagship for Standing NATO Maritime ... more

A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS Marne (A630) takes off from the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS ...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 04, 2006) A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS Marne (A630) takes off from the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is the flag... more

Ensign James Dickey assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) briefs the members the ship�s Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team before conducting a boarding exercise.

Ensign James Dickey assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross ...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 09, 2006) Ensign James Dickey assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) briefs the members the ships Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team before conducting a boarding... more

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jordan A. Holdaway assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) awaits orders to engage an attacker during a small boat attack drill.

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jordan A. Holdaway assigned to guided-missil...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 23, 2006) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jordan A. Holdaway assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) awaits orders to engage an attacker during a small boat attack drill as part o... more

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk. Ross, part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, was deploye... more

Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecomi...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returning from deploy... more

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk. Ross, part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, was deploye... more

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the home...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returning from de... more

The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returni... more

Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a tour of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Norfolk.

Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a t...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 19, 2006) Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a tour of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Norfolk. Hampton Roads Chief Petty Offic... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) to conduct a replenishment at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Mi...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 21, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) to conduct a replenishment at ... more

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

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

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 21, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group. The strike group is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area... more

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), is lowered into the water on a rigid hull inflatable boat.

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer aboard the guided missile destro...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 23, 2008) Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), is lowered into the water on a rigid hull inflatable boat to transfer to the guided mi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-mi...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the dock landing... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) follow the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided miss...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Bulkeley (... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) leads the guided-missile destroyers USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) leads the guided-missil...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) leads the guided-missile destroyers USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 5... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) follow the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided-miss...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Bulkeley (... more

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

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

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

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams with other ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams with other ships...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) steams with other ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group during a transit of the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks formation with the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) during a transit of the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks form...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks formation with the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in for a landing onto the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in fo...

Atlantic Ocean (Feb. 25, 2008) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in for a landing onto the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is part of the Nassa... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) attempt to hook cargo nets to an SH-60 Seahawk during a vertical replenishment.

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

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) attempt to hook cargo nets to an SH-60 Seahawk during a vertical replenishment. Ross is part of the Nassau expedition... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

The guided missile-destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided missile-destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided missile-destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657, assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) prepares to pull along the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to offload ammunition.

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657, assigned to the amphibious transport...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 14, 2008) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1657, assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) prepares to pull along the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to offl... more

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

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

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

The amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) deploys a landing craft utility (LCU) to perform an ammunition onload with the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

The amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) deploys a landing...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 14, 2008) The amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) deploys a landing craft utility (LCU) to perform an ammunition onload with the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with an SH-60 Seahawk.

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with an SH-60 Seahawk. Ross is operating as part of the Nas... more

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with a SH-60 Seahawk.

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with a SH-60 Seahawk. Ross is operating as part of the Nass... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) load torpedoes into the torpedo tubes on the ship's aft missile deck.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) loa...

RED SEA (Mar. 30, 2008) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) load torpedoes into the torpedo tubes on the ship's aft missile deck. Ross is one of six vessels assigned to the Nassau... more

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

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

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

The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Gulf in a ridged-hull inflatable boat to approach fishing dhows during approach operations.

The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-miss...

PERSIAN GULF (Apr. 24, 2008) The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Gulf in a ridged-hull inflatable boat to assist fishing dhow... more

An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a verti...

PERSIAN GULF (May. 09, 2008) An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is part the Nassau... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts (FFG 38), the fast-attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714), Pakistani Navy ships PNS Badr (D-184), PNS Shahjahan (D-186), and PNS Nasr (A-47) participate in a photography exercise.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts ...

ARABIAN SEA (May. 15, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts (FFG 38), the fast-attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714), Pakistani Navy ships PNS Badr (D-184), PNS Shahjahan ... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk that is preparing to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk tha...

PERSIAN GULF (May. 24, 2008) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk that is preparing to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is a member o... more

Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a shadow box during change of command ceremony aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71.

Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a sha...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Jun. 03, 2008) Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a shadow box during change of command ceremony aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71. Stader relie... more

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), takes position during a change of command ceremony  aboard aboard the ship.

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer ...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Jun. 03, 2008) Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), takes position during a change of command ceremony aboard aboard the ship. Stader relieve... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) during a replenishment at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongs...

GULF OF ADEN (Jun. 09, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) during a replenishment at sea.... more

The ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as they wrap-up their deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

The ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group transit westward in...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 05, 2008) The ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as they wrap-up their deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. T... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Nassau Strike Group.

The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the amphibious assa...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 05, 2008) The guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Nassau Strike Group. The Na... more

The ships of the Nassau Strike Group (NASSG) transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as they wrap-up their deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

The ships of the Nassau Strike Group (NASSG) transit westward in the A...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 05, 2008) The ships of the Nassau Strike Group (NASSG) transit westward in the Atlantic Ocean as they wrap-up their deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. The NAS... more

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

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

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

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), holds his son for the first time.

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the gui...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), holds his son for the first time during a homecoming celebration follo... more

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 19, 2010) The German navy air defense frigate FGS Hessen (F221), right, breaks formation to cruise past the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), left, the guid... more

German frigate FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

German frigate FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 19, 2010) The German navy air defense frigate FGS Hessen (F221), right, breaks formation to cruise past the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), left, the guid... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) cruise in a formation.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrie...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 23, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) cruise in a formation. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S.... more

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group are deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S. Truman Carri...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 23, 2010) From left, the guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big... more

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group are deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S. Truman Carri...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 23, 2010) From left, the guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier.

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

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), in background, also returns to Naval Station No... more

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son du...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is returning from a seven-mo... more

A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to the pier as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk.

A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to th...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to the pier as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk. Ross is returning from a seven-month deployment supporting Oper... more

Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely receives the traditional first kiss from his wife during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely re...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely receives the traditional first kiss from his wife during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS... more

 Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and Naval Operational Support Center Quincy

Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer US...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and Naval Operational Support Center Quincy march in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade... more

Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a high-five to a child while marching in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade.

Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a hi...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a high-five to a child while marching in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade. Sailors assigned to the guided... more

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) march in the annual St. Patrick's Day

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer U...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) march in the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston. The parade is part of a variety of act... more