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Trumpet Player

Trumpet Player

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 22, 2001) A Sailor aboard USS Essex (LHD 2) provides music during celebrations on the mess decks, held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Cl... more

Aerographer checks wind conditions

Aerographer checks wind conditions

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 25, 2001) Aerographer's Mate Airman Leonardo San Miguel of Brownsville, TX, measures the wind direction and speed with an Anemometer-Wind Vane from the roof of the Naval Pacific Meteorolog... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Garcia

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Garcia

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 02, 2001) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dominique Garcia from Houston, Texas, looks over a medical record during U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka's annual sick call screeners program. U.S. Navy... more

Navy Jack flown aboard USS Kitty Hawk.

Navy Jack flown aboard USS Kitty Hawk.

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 23, 2001) In port aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier raise the First Navy Jack as they return to their forward deployed base . The ships departed Yokosuka... more

CPO selectees assist nearby orphanage

CPO selectees assist nearby orphanage

Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 16, 2002) (From left to right) Operations Specialist Chief (Selectee) Michael Burslie from Awon, Mont., Electricians Mate Chief (Selectee) Cesar G. Lopez, from San Felipe, Zambales, Philip... more

morning colors aboard USS Kitty Hawk

morning colors aboard USS Kitty Hawk

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 11, 2002) The crew of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) stands at attention as the ensign is raised during morning colors. A special memorial service is being held in remembrance of those lost from ... more

Hoisting the

Hoisting the

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 11, 2002) Aviation Boatswains Mate Airman Emerson Ibaldez from Pittsburgh, Calif., and Airman Jane Cruz from Austin, Texas, perform the morning ceremonial raising of the Navy Jack aboard U... more

Dental Technician uses a green abrasive pad to scrub dirt and grime off of piping behind a set of valves

Dental Technician uses a green abrasive pad to scrub dirt and grime of...

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 17, 2002) Dental Technician Ariel Curbeloyero from Miami, Fla., uses a green abrasive pad to scrub dirt and grime off of piping behind a set of valves aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Shipb... more

Storekeeper 2nd Class clears away dust and dirt that has formed on a watertight door aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)

Storekeeper 2nd Class clears away dust and dirt that has formed on a w...

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 17, 2002) Store Keeper 2nd Class Dung Nguyen uses all-purpose cleaner and a rag to clear away dust and dirt that has formed on a watertight door aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Watertight ... more

New parents celebrate the arrival of their baby

New parents celebrate the arrival of their baby

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 21, 2002) New parents celebrate the arrival of their baby in the Maternal/Newborn Ward at Naval Hospital Yokosuka. The hospital has recently experienced a baby boom, nine months after the... more

A U.S. Navy ER General Medical Officer, provides trauma training to a team of Emergency Medical Technicians

A U.S. Navy ER General Medical Officer, provides trauma training to a ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 29, 2002) Navy Lt. Jacqueline Jones (center), an Emergency Room General Medical Officer, provides trauma training to a team of Emergency Medical Technicians at U. S. Naval Hospital, Yokosu... more

U.S. Navy awardees with their Japanese Self Defense Force counterparts are congratulated on being awarded the Japan American Navy Friendship Association Award (JANAFA)

U.S. Navy awardees with their Japanese Self Defense Force counterparts...

Yokosuka, Japan (Nov. 25, 2002) U.S. Navy awardees with their Japanese Self Defense Force counterparts are congratulated on being awarded the Japan American Navy Friendship Association Award (JANAFA). This awa... more

administering an influenza vaccination

administering an influenza vaccination

Yokosuka, Japan (Nov. 26, 2002) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Chad Vigue from Woonsocket, R.I., administers an influenza vaccination (flu shot) to a Sailor at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka. The Yokosuka Hospital ... more

One of the first squadrons airborne to commemorate the F/A-18 program�s 5 millionth flight hour was Strike Fighter Squadron One Ninety Two (VFA-192).

One of the first squadrons airborne to commemorate the F/A-18 program�...

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 12, 2002) One of the first squadrons airborne to commemorate the F/A-18 programs 5 millionth flight hour was Strike Fighter Squadron One Ninety Two (VFA-192) embarked aboard USS Kitty Hawk... more

Operation Save the Holidays

Operation Save the Holidays

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 13, 2002) Chief Boatswains Mate Kelly Wilmouth, assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, loads frozen turkeys in support of Operation Save the Holidays, a holiday meal food drive... more

Operation Save the Holidays

Operation Save the Holidays

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 20, 2002) Sailors from aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) help load food and supplies at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka in support of Operation Save the Holidays, a h... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry D. Scott

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry D. Scott

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 22, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry D. Scott meets the regional Sailors of the Year for Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) during a recent visit in the region.... more

Lt. Marjorie Nasin uses a Japanese toy to help a young patient blow air as she listens to his breathing

Lt. Marjorie Nasin uses a Japanese toy to help a young patient blow ai...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 28, 2003) Lt. Marjorie Nasin uses a Japanese toy to help a young patient blow air as she listens to his breathing at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka. Lt. Nasin was recently honored as Navy P... more

Sailor helps out at base self-help center.

Sailor helps out at base self-help center.

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 08, 2003) Airman Ted Takahashi from Palm Springs, Calif., is a new Sailor assigned to USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), but until he can meet up with the aircraft carrier, currently deployed in supp... more

Sailors assigned to Command Fleet Activities Yokosuka's Port Operations, conduct a safety survey of Yokosuka's harbor while on an early morning patrol.

Sailors assigned to Command Fleet Activities Yokosuka's Port Operation...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 09, 2003) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Willis Bassett (front) and Quartermaster 1st Class Don Minzer both assigned to Command Fleet Activities Yokosuka's Port Operations, conduct a safety su... more

Sailors aboard USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) pull in one of her mooring lines after returning from a work up at sea

Sailors aboard USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) pull in one of her mooring l...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 09, 2003) Sailors aboard USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) pull in one of her mooring lines after returning from a work up at sea. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class John E. Woods.... more

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Scott Johnson from Mt. Pleasant, Mich., practices with a 9mm pistol during training for base Military Police at the Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka indoor pistol & shotgun range

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Scott Johnson from Mt. Pleasant, Mich., pr...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 09, 2003) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Scott Johnson from Mt. Pleasant, Mich., practices with a 9mm pistol during training for base Military Police at the Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosu... more

Sailors from Commander Fleet Activity, Yokosuka (CFAY) Security load 9mm magazines prior to M-14 and M-16 weapons qualifications

Sailors from Commander Fleet Activity, Yokosuka (CFAY) Security load 9...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 14, 2003) Sailors from Commander Fleet Activity, Yokosuka (CFAY) Security load 9mm magazines prior to M-14 and M-16 weapons qualifications at the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSD... more

Master-at-Arms 1st Class John Mendonca from Honolulu, Hawaii, gets some target practice with a 9mm pistol at the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) indoor rifle range

Master-at-Arms 1st Class John Mendonca from Honolulu, Hawaii, gets som...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 14, 2003) Master-at-Arms 1st Class John Mendonca from Honolulu, Hawaii, gets some target practice with a 9mm pistol at the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) indoor rifle range n... more

Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist 1st Class Ron Hoefer, from Alfa, Okla., holds his son in his arms for the first time

Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist 1st Class Ron Hoefer, from ...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist 1st Class Ron Hoefer, from Alfa, Okla., holds his son in his arms for the first time. Sailors exchanged hugs and kisses with family af... more

A young girl, proudly wears the colors of the United States and waits for the return of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) to Yokosuka, Japan from deployment to the Arabian Gulf

A young girl, proudly wears the colors of the United States and waits ...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) A young girl, proudly wears the colors of the United States and waits for the return of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) to Yokosuka, Japan from deployment to the Arabian Gulf. The J... more

 USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns to Yokosuka, Japan from her deployment to the Arabian Gulf

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns to Yokosuka, Japan from her deployment...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns to Yokosuka, Japan from her deployment to the Arabian Gulf. The Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group participated in Operations Southern Watch and Iraq... more

Rear Adm. Robert C. Chaplin, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan waives an American flag as the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns home from conducting operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Rear Adm. Robert C. Chaplin, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan waives...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) Rear Adm. Robert C. Chaplin, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan waives an American flag as the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) returns home from conducting operations in support of Operat... more

Sailor�s aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) �man the rails�, as she returns from participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom

Sailor�s aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) �man the rails�, as she returns...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) Sailors aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) man the rails, as she returns from participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort... more

Lt.j.g. Matthew Molmer is greeted by his daughter upon disembarking from the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63)

Lt.j.g. Matthew Molmer is greeted by his daughter upon disembarking fr...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 06, 2003) Lt.j.g. Matthew Molmer is greeted by his daughter upon disembarking from the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63). Cowpens is returning from deployment after conducting op... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s c...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2003) The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ships chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk. The team inspects the hull to assess how much ... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s c...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2003) The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ships chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk. The team inspects the hull to assess how much ... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) is moved into dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for scheduled maintenance

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) is moved into dry dock at Fleet Activities Yoko...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2003) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) is moved into dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for scheduled maintenance. The carrier recently returned from operations with coalition forces in supp... more

Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2003) The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ships chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk. The team inspects the hull to assess how much ... more

Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ship�s chief...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 20, 2003) The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) hull inspection team, assembled by the ships chief engineer, walks toward the screws of the Kitty Hawk. The team inspects the hull to assess how much ... more

Airman Robert Keillor from Blaine, Minn., uses a needle gun to remove paint from a JP-5 fueling station

Airman Robert Keillor from Blaine, Minn., uses a needle gun to remove ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jun. 13, 2003) Airman Robert Keillor from Blaine, Minn., uses a needle gun to remove paint from a JP-5 fueling station on the flight deck aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). ). Kitty Hawk is undergo... more

Mess Specialist Seaman Christopher Martinez from Long Beach, Calif., removes old paint from the overhead

Mess Specialist Seaman Christopher Martinez from Long Beach, Calif., r...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jun. 13, 2003) Mess Specialist Seaman Christopher Martinez from Long Beach, Calif., removes old paint from the overhead on the aft mess decks aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk is under... more

Vice Adm. Takashi Saito, Commandant, Yokosuka District Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF), and Capt. Michael Seifert, Commanding Officer Fleet Activities Yokosuka, sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Vice Adm. Takashi Saito, Commandant, Yokosuka District Japanese Mariti...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jun. 23, 2003) Vice Adm. Takashi Saito, Commandant, Yokosuka District Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF), and Capt. Michael Seifert, Commanding Officer Fleet Activities Yokosuka, sig... more

Workers from Ship Repair Facility, Yokosuka, Japan, hoist freshly painted chain stoppers back into the forecastle aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)

Workers from Ship Repair Facility, Yokosuka, Japan, hoist freshly pain...

Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 26, 2003) Workers from Ship Repair Facility, Yokosuka, Japan, hoist freshly painted chain stoppers back into the forecastle aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk is currently undergoin... more

Anchor chains for USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) sit on the dock waiting to be hoisted back aboard the ship

Anchor chains for USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) sit on the dock waiting to be...

Yokosuka, Japan (Aug. 26, 2003) Anchor chains for USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) sit on the dock waiting to be hoisted back aboard the ship. Kitty Hawk is currently undergoing an extensive scheduled maintenance cycle. ... more

Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Command Master Mike Driscoll during the CNFJ Change of Command ceremony in which RADM Chaplin was relieved by RADM Frederick R. Ruehe

Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval...

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 05, 2003) Rear Admiral Robert C. Chaplin receives his flag from Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Command Master Mike Driscoll during the CNFJ Change of Command ceremony in which RADM C... more

Sailors from various Yokosuka commands join with Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees from the area at the Yokosuka CPO Club for a wreath laying ceremony and moment of silence

Sailors from various Yokosuka commands join with Chief Petty Officer (...

Yokosuka, Japan (Sep. 11, 2003) Sailors from various Yokosuka commands join with Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees from the area at the Yokosuka CPO Club for a wreath laying ceremony and moment of silence. Th... more

Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Jorrel Reich, from Daley City, Calif., heaves the line

Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Jorrel Reich, from Daley City, Calif., heaves ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 13, 2003) Boatswains Mate Seaman Jorrel Reich, from Daley City, Calif., heaves the line during USS Kitty Hawks (CV 63) departure for sea trials. The aircraft carrier recently completed an... more

The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after completing a successful five-month overhaul by Ship's Repair Force, Yokosuka, Japan

The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after comple...

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 13, 2003) The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after completing a successful five-month overhaul by Ship's Repair Force, Yokosuka, Japan. Kitty Hawk will now undergo... more

The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after completing a successful five-month overhaul by Ship's Repair Force, Yokosuka, Japan

The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after comple...

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 13, 2003) The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) gets underway after completing a successful five-month overhaul by Ship's Repair Force, Yokosuka, Japan. Kitty Hawk will now undergo s... more

 Healthcare professionals watch a demonstration

Healthcare professionals watch a demonstration

Yokosuka, Japan (Nov. 05, 2003) Healthcare professionals from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force watch a demonstration by Yokosuka's Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team at a mass casualty disaster drill. ... more

Donald H. Rumsfeld, talks with Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman

Donald H. Rumsfeld, talks with Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman

Yokosuka, Japan, (Nov. 15, 2003) Secretary of Defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, talks with Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman during lunch in the general mess aboard the 7th Fleet Command Ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). S... more

Donald H. Rumsfeld, addresses Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman

Donald H. Rumsfeld, addresses Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman

Yokosuka, Japan, (Nov. 15, 2003) Secretary of Defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, addresses Sailors, Soldiers, and Airman during a visit to the 7th Fleet Command Ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Secretary Rumsfeld is cu... more

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, greets Quartermaster 3rd Class Micheal Frasier.

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, greets Quartermaster 3rd...

Yokosuka, Japan (Nov. 15, 2003) U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, greets Quartermaster 3rd Class Micheal Frasier, of Hartselle, Ala., during lunch in the general mess aboard the Seventh Fleet comman... more

Donald H. Rumsfeld, receives his lunch from U.S. Navy Mess Management Specialist Seaman Otis Saomo, from Pahala, Hawaii, during a visit

Donald H. Rumsfeld, receives his lunch from U.S. Navy Mess Management ...

Yokosuka, Japan, (Nov. 15, 2003) Secretary of Defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, receives his lunch from U.S. Navy Mess Management Specialist Seaman Otis Saomo, from Pahala, Hawaii, during a visit to the 7th Fleet Co... more

Donald H. Rumsfeld, answers questions from crew members

Donald H. Rumsfeld, answers questions from crew members

Yokosuka, Japan, (Nov. 15, 2003) Secretary of Defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, answers questions from crew members on the "Mess Decks" during a visit to the 7th Fleet Command Ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Secretar... more

Donald H. Rumsfeld, signs a group photo

Donald H. Rumsfeld, signs a group photo

Yokosuka, Japan, (Nov. 16, 2003) Secretary of Defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, signs a group photo of himself with the senior officers and enlisted members of each branch of the United States armed forces on Okinaw... more

A band director for U.S. Seventh Fleet Band conducts a Christmas concert at the Fleet Theater with the Zushi High School Band.

A band director for U.S. Seventh Fleet Band conducts a Christmas conce...

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 19, 2003) A band director for U.S. Seventh Fleet Band conducts a Christmas concert at the Fleet Theater with the Zushi High School Band. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class A... more

Christmas lights adorn USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) at Naval Station Yokosuka.  Since October 1979,

Christmas lights adorn USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) at Naval Station Yokosu...

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 25, 2003) Christmas lights adorn USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) at Naval Station Yokosuka. Since October 1979, Blue Ridge has been forward deployed from Yokosuka, Japan, as the flagship of Comma... more

Toshiyuki Hiruta places pumpkin pie desserts in the cooler during Christmas dinner

Toshiyuki Hiruta places pumpkin pie desserts in the cooler during Chri...

Yokosuka, Japan (Dec. 25, 2003) Toshiyuki Hiruta places pumpkin pie desserts in the cooler during Christmas dinner at the Commodore Matthew C. Perry General Mess at Naval Station Yokosuka. U.S. Navy photo by P... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) handle a fully charged fire hose on a class alpha fire during firefighting training at the Yokosuka Afloat Training Group (ATG).

Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 14, 2004) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) handle a fully charged fire hose on a class alpha fire during firefighting training at the Yokosuka... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Salvador Labuzon works in a medical department space.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Salvador Labuzon works in a medical depart...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 16, 2004) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Salvador Labuzon works in a medical department space aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). Sailors like Labuzon are skilled i... more

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Christopher Jensen from Indianapolis, Ind., provides instructions to Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Sean Bayla from Las Vegas, Nev., during a General Quarters .

Machinist�s Mate 3rd Class Christopher Jensen from Indianapolis, Ind.,...

Yokosuka, Japan (Jan. 22, 2004) Machinists Mate 3rd Class Christopher Jensen from Indianapolis, Ind., provides instructions to Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Sean Bayla from Las Vegas, Nev., during a General Quarter... more

 The guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) prepares to undock from Dry Dock Four at the Ship Repair Facility (SRF) at Naval Station Yokosuka, Japan.

The guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) prepares to undock from ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 03, 2004) The guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) prepares to undock from Dry Dock Four at the Ship Repair Facility (SRF) at Naval Station Yokosuka, Japan. The dock is being flooded w... more

The crew of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) form the ships motif of cows horns

The crew of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) form the ships ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The crew of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) form the ship's motif of cow's horns at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period. The Ticonderoga cl... more

The bow of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The bow of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completio...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The bow of guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. Mooring lines keep the ship steady o... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of it...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. Soon the dock will be flooded and the ship w... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of it...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. Soon the dock will be flooded and the ship w... more

A large harbor tug USS Opelika (YTB 798) assists amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to its berth after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific

A large harbor tug USS Opelika (YTB 798) assists amphibious command an...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) A large harbor tug USS Opelika (YTB 798) assists amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to its berth after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific. Blu... more

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) return...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific. Blue Ridge is the ... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of it...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. The Ticonderoga class cruiser is forward dep... more

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moored to the pier after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moo...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is moored to the pier after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific. Blue Ridge is the command and control s... more

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) return...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific. Blue Ridge is the ... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of it...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. The Ticonderoga class cruiser is forward dep... more

Under the watchful eye of Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of Columbus, Ga., Seaman Brian C. Revas, tightens the frap and wrap line on doubled-up mooring lines

Under the watchful eye of Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) Under the watchful eye of Boatswains Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of Columbus, Ga., Seaman Brian C. Revas, tightens the frap and wrap line on doubled-up mooring lines that provi... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of Columbus, Ga., secures the frap and wrap line to the pier bollard

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of Columbus, Ga., secures th...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jakarri McFolley, of Columbus, Ga., secures the frap and wrap line to the pier bollard as the amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) ... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ships Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of it...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) at the completion of its Ship's Repair Force (SRF) dry dock period in Yokosuka, Japan. The Ticonderoga class cruiser is forward dep... more

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific

The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) return...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 16, 2004) The amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to its homeport in Yokosuka, Japan after a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific. Blue Ridge is the ... more

Assisted by harbor tug Muskegon (YTB 763), the guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) leaves the Port of Yokosuka, Japan.

Assisted by harbor tug Muskegon (YTB 763), the guided missile frigate ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 24, 2004) Assisted by harbor tug Muskegon (YTB 763), the guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) leaves the Port of Yokosuka, Japan. Gary is forward deployed to Japan, as part of the U.S.... more

The command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11) enters the Port of Yokosuka, Japan.

The command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11) enters the Port of Yokosuka, Ja...

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 24, 2004) The command ship USS Coronado (AGF 11) enters the Port of Yokosuka, Japan. Coronado will substitute for the amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as 7th Fl... more

The USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

The USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan....

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 24, 2004) USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. The San Diego-based command ship will serve as the 7th Fleet flagship, while the 7th Fleet command and control ... more

The USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

The USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan....

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 24, 2004) USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. The San Diego-based command ship will serve as the 7th Fleet flagship, while the 7th Fleet command and control ... more

he USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

he USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

Yokosuka, Japan (Mar. 24, 2004) The USS Coronado (AGF 11) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. The San Diego-based command ship will serve as the 7th Fleet flagship, while the 7th Fleet command and cont... more

Under the administration of the Resident Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC) Yokosuka, Sumijyu Yokosuka Kogyo Co., Ltd recently replaced the flue and stack of the PWC Japan's No. 3 boiler.

Under the administration of the Resident Officer in Charge of Construc...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 01, 2004) Under the administration of the Resident Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC) Yokosuka, Sumijyu Yokosuka Kogyo Co., Ltd recently replaced the flue and stack of the PWC Japan... more

Local Japanese shipyard workers man a mooring line to the bow of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as the ship enters the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Local Japanese shipyard workers man a mooring line to the bow of USS B...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) Local Japanese shipyard workers man a mooring line to the bow of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as the ship enters the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock. Blue Ridge is scheduled to un... more

Small barges help to maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Small barges help to maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship U...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) Small barges help to maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an e... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period for sever... more

Tugboats maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into a Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Tugboats maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridg...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) Tugboats maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into a Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive maint... more

Crew members assigned to the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) enter the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Crew members assigned to the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Bl...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) Crew members assigned to the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) enter the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an exten... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period for sever... more

Small barges maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into a Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Small barges maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue ...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) Small barges maneuver the 7th Fleet command and control ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) into a Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive d... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 12, 2004) USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period ... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 13, 2004) USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period ... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 13, 2004) USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period... more

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Blue Ridge rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock locate...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 13, 2004) USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rests in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock located in Yokosuka, Japan. Blue Ridge is scheduled to undergo an extensive dry dock maintenance period ... more

Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka Special Medical Operations Response Team (SMORT) practice decontamination procedures.

Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka Special Medical Opera...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 21, 2004) Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka Special Medical Operations Response Team (SMORT) practice decontamination procedures with a simulated Japanese casualty during a ... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Glenn Bagamaspad and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emily Smyd prepare to transport a simulated casualty.

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Glenn Bagamaspad and Hospital Corpsman 3rd...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 21, 2004) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Glenn Bagamaspad and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emily Smyd prepare to transport a simulated casualty during a combined U.S.-Japanese mass casualty dr... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dave Hinds checks a specimen in the stat lab of the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka Laboratory Department.

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dave Hinds checks a specimen in the stat l...

Yokosuka, Japan (Apr. 23, 2004) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dave Hinds checks a specimen in the "stat lab" of the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka Laboratory Department. Laboratory technologists conduct the... more

Harbor tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) assists the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) away from the pier.

Harbor tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) assists the guided missile cruiser U...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Harbor tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) assists the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) away from the pier while getting underway for Shimoda, Japan. The Naval Base Yokosuka, J... more

Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), conducts a promotion ceremony for selected Petty Officers during a frocking ceremony in the Naval Ship Repair Facility dry dock.

Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), conducts a promotion ceremony for selected Petty Officers during a frocking ceremony in the Naval Ship Repa... more

Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) repositions while working alongside the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) repositions while working alongside ...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) repositions while working alongside the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63). The Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan is the last base to use an al... more

 Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) passes a 10 inches mooring line to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Michelle Atwell assigned to Harbor Tug USS Muskegon (YTB 763) passes a 10" mooring line to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) to assist it ... more

Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), conducts a promotion ceremony for selected Petty Officers during a frocking ceremony.

Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 13, 2004) Capt. J. Stephen Maynard, Commanding Officer, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), conducts a promotion ceremony for selected Petty Officers during a frocking ceremony in the Naval Ship Repa... more

Commanding Officer Capt. Chris Noble, USS Coronado (AGF 11), describes the state-of-the-art equipment on the bridge to visiting Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force guests.

Commanding Officer Capt. Chris Noble, USS Coronado (AGF 11), describes...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 18, 2004) Commanding Officer Capt. Chris Noble, USS Coronado (AGF 11), describes the state-of-the-art equipment on the bridge to visiting Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) denti... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) prepares to moor at her homeport of Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) prepares to moor at her homeport of Yokosuka, J...

Yokosuka, Japan (May. 24, 2004) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) prepares to moor at her homeport of Yokosuka, Japan. The conventional aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk and Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) demonstrates power proj... more