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Sheet No. 1. Map of the Battle Field of Chickamauga, September 19th, 1863, Between the United States Forces commanded by Maj. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans and the Confederate Army under Gen. Braxton Bragg. Compiled under the direction of Col. W. E. Merrill, Chief Engr., Dept. of the Cumberland, by Edward Ruger...Published by authority of the Hon. Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army.

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - The American Red Cross in Italy. American Red Cross officer in a front line trench in Italy consulting with Italian military authority as to the establishment of a rolling canteen to supply hot and cold drinks and food to Italian soldiers in action

American Red Cross - Groups - Red Cross girls as police women. San Francisco society girls, Red Cross ambulance drivers, are sworn in as police women to give them added authority

Shipshape Town - The fishing town of Seldovia is undergoing extensive repairs to raise it above high tide floods. It was dropped 3 1/2 feet in the March 27, 1964 earthquake and threated with destruction by the elements. An urban renewal program financed by the Alaska Housing Authority is underway

Tennessee Valley Authority

Activities of Provincial Authority in Hau Nghia

Black Youths Play Basketball at Stateway Gardens' Highrise Housing Project on Chicago's South Side, the Complex has Eight Buildings with 1,633 Two and Three Bedroom Apartments Housing 6,825 Persons, they were Built under the U.S. Housing Acts of 1949 and 1968 They are Managed by the Chicago Housing Authority which is Responsible for 41,500 Public Housing Dwellings

VISIT - LEFT TO RIGHT SEATED - P KENNEDY - W MCLAUGHLIN UNITED KINGDOM ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY PRESTON ENGLAND - LEFT TO RIGHT STANDING - H B PROBST NASA - W A SANDERS NASA - R L ASHBROOK NASA

VISIT - LEFT TO RIGHT - DR G SUMNER - DR B TOMKINS UNITED KINGDOM ENERGY AUTHORITY ENGLAND - GARY HALFORD NASA

A fork lift is unloaded from a flatbed truck at the Wilmington Port Authority prior to being loaded aboard a ship for transport to the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

M-151 light vehicles are fueled at the Wilmington Port Authority prior to being loaded aboard a ship for transport to Egypt for the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

Members of the FBI, Federal Aviation Authority and Air Force work together in the Crisis Action Center during a simulated hijack exercise

A graph depicting actual and projected Department of Defense budgets in terms of total obligational authority

A left front view of the advanced E-6A TACAMO (take charge and move out) aircraft during a rollout ceremony held by Boeing Aerospace Co. The aircraft will replace the aging C-130 Hercules aircraft in providing an airborne communications relay between the National Command Authority and fleet ballistic missile submarine

A left side view of the prototype E-6A TACAMO (Take Charge and Move Out) aircraft during a rollout ceremony held by Boeing Aerospace Co. The aircraft will replace the aging C-130 Hercules aircraft in providing an airborne communications relay between the National Command Authority and fleet ballistic missile submarines

Civilian technicians prepare an SR-71 Blackbird aircraft from the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, RAF Mildenhall, for another mission in support of the National Command Authority

An aerial view of surface installations at the Soviet underground facility at Sharapovo. Unlike some underground facilities which are relatively shallow and can accomodate thousands of people, the shelter at Sharapovo is deep and functions as a wartime relocation center for the Soviet National Command Authority. Note: Copyright CNES 1988. SPOT Image Corporation

Line handlers stand ready on the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) as it arrives to take part in Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

Commercial tugs escort the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) as it arrives to take part in Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States. At left is the amphibious command ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20)

Commercial tugs assist the amphibious command ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20) in maneuvering into its place at the pier as it arrives for Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

Sailors on the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) take up slack in a line as the ALBUQUERQUE arrives to take part in Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

The US Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps plays on the pier in front of the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG 995) during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States. The stern of the amphibious command ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20) is at left

Line handlers stand ready on the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) as it arrives to take part in Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

Guests wait on the pier for a tour of the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG 995) during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and th Navy League of the United States. The guided missile destroyer USS TATTNALL (DDG 19) is tied up beside the Scott

A sailor speaks to guests touring the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG 995) during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

Guests tour of the guided missile destroyer USS SCOTT (DDG 995) during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and th Navy League of the United States

The frigate USS PHARRIS (FF-1094), decorated with bunting and a rainbow flag hoist, sits tied up at the pier during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

A unit of US Naval Sea Cadets marches behind a Sea Cadet color guard during the General Lewis Walt Memorial Parade. The parade is among the activities being held during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and th Navy League of the United States

A Navy color guard stands at attention beside a statue of Christopher Columbus that is being dedicated by the local Italian-American Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony is taking place during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Team perform along the parade route during the GEN. Lewis Walt Memorial Parade. The parade is among the activities being held during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

As they pass the reviewing stand during the General Lewis Walt Memorial Parade, crewmen from the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) march behind an automobile in which their commanding officer is riding. The parade is among the activites being held during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

A recruiting van sits parked across from theNavy ships tied up at the pier for Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and th Navy League of the United States

Crewmen stand at attention on the pier beside the frigate USS PHARRIS (FF-1094) for the ship's change of command ceremony. The ceremony is taking place during Navy Appreciation Week 1989, which is sponsored by the Port Everglades Authority, the Broward County community and the Navy League of the United States

CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters line the deck of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) as the vessel departs from Morehead City Port Authority for deployment to Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Desert Shield

With another Red Cross vehicle parked in the foreground, workers load meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) onto the organization's truck after unloading them from a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The Red Cross will distribute the supplies to refugees suffering due to their country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

MAJ Gregory Doten, 22nd Military Airlift Squadon, discusses airlift operations with an Italian pilot after transporting a shipment of meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) by C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The supplies will be delivered to the Red Cross for distribution to refugees suffering due to Ethiopia's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Air crew members and Red Cross representatives converse near the nose of a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft following its arrival with a shipment of meals-ready-to-eat (MREs). The supplies are being delivered to the Red Cross which, in turn, will distribute them to refugees suffering due to Ethiopia's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Workers load boxes containing meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) onto a Red Cross truck after the supplies were delivered to Ethiopia by Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The Red Cross will deliver the MREs to refugees suffering due to Ethiopia's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

A member of a rebel faction controlling the area listens as Red Cross workers coordinate delivery of supplies for the country's refugees. Meals-ready-eat (MREs) are being unloaded from a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft and loaded aboard Red Cross vehicles for distribution to those suffering due to the country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Workers load boxes containing meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) onto a Red Cross truck after the supplies were delivered to Ethiopia by Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The Red Cross will deliver the MREs to refugees suffering due to Ethiopia's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Workers load boxes containing meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) onto a Red Cross truck after the supplies were delivered to Ethiopia by Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The Red Cross will deliver the MREs to refugees suffering due to Ethiopia's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

A member of a rebel faction currently controlling the area watches as pallets of supplies are unloaded from a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The boxes contain meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) which are being delivery to the Red Cross for distribution to refugees suffering due to the country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Members of the 1681st Military Airlift Squadron load pallets of meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) aboard a C-5 Galaxy aircraft. The supplies are to be shipped to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where the Red Cross will distribute them to refugees suffering due to that country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

George Dykes, director, Office of Humanitarian Assistance, inspects a box of meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) as they are readied for shipment to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where the Red Cross will distribute them to refugees suffering due to that country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

An embassy representative and a Red Cross worker coordinate the unloading of supplies from a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) are being delivery to the Red Cross for distribution to refugees suffering due to the country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Red Cross workers direct laborers prior to the unloading of supplies from a Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) are being delivery to the Red Cross for distribution to refugees suffering due to the country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

Laborers load boxes containing meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) into a Red Cross truck. The supplies have been delivered by Military Airlift Command C-5A Galaxy aircraft and are being given to the Red Cross for distribution to refugees suffering due to the country's civil unrest. The MREs are excess military supplies and are made available by authority of the McCallum Program and the DOD Excess Property Program

A ground crew member signals to the pilot of a Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 50 (VRC-50) S-3A Viking aircraft as it is positioned on the flight line. The squadron will be relocating to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, following closure of NAS, Cubi Point and Naval Station, Subic Bay. Control of the instrallations will be assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitian Authority

PFC. Darren Borton stands guard over containers of ordnance lining the pier prior to shipment in preparation for the closure of Naval Station, Subic Bay. The ammunition ship USS KILAUEA (T-AE-26) stands moored to the pier and ready for loading. Following closure, Subic Bay Metropolitian Authority will assume control of the area

Ordnance racks holding bombs line a pier prior to being loaded aboard the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033). Ordnance and equipment is being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Dock workers prepare to load crates of ordnance on the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-3033) as ordnance and equipment is removed from the area prior to the closing of the station. The U.S. Navy is relinquishing control of NAS, Cubi Point, to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A dry dock is towed from Naval Station, Subic Bay, by the salvage and rescue ship USS BEAUFORT (ATS-2) as ordnance and equipment is removed in preparation for the station's closure. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the area after the U.S. Navy relinquishes the station

A forklift is positioned near a crate of ordnance prior to loading it aboard the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033). Equipment and ordnance is being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A port quarter view of the cargo ship Buyer (T-AK-2033) docked at a pier as it takes on containers of ordnance in preparation for the closing of the naval station. Following closure, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the area

A forklift positions crates of ordnance in preparation for loading aboard the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033). Ordnance and equipment is being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Racks of ordnance line the pier beside the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033) prior to being loaded aboard the vessel. Ordnance and equipment is being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

The salvage and rescue ship USS BEAUFORT (ATS-2) is moored to a pier prior to towing a dry dock from Naval Station, Subic Bay, which is preparing closure. Following the U.S. Navy's evacuation, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the area

Containers of ordnance line a pier as forklifts stand by to load the material aboard the cargo ship Buyer (T-AK-2033). The U.S. Navy is removing ordnance and equipment from Naval Station, Subic Bay, prior to closing it and relinquishing control of the area to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Crates of ammunition line the pier in preparation for loading aboard the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033), moored at right. Ordnance and equipment are being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Ordnance racks holding bombs line a pier beside the cargo ship BUYER (T-AK-2033) prior to being loaded aboard the vessel. Ordnance and equipment is being removed from the area as the U.S. Navy prepares to close the station and relinquish it to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A forklift is used to load containers of ordnance aboard the cargo ship Buyer (T-AK-2033) as the U.S. Navy removes supplies and equipment from the naval station in preparation for its closure. The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the area

Sideboys salute as RDML Thomas A. Mercer, commander, U.S. Facility, Subic Bay, and U.S. Naval Forces, Philippines, arrives at Tappan Park for the Naval Station, Subic Bay deactivation ceremony. The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station following the ceremony

CAPT. David Krieger, commanding officer, Naval Station, Subic Bay, speaks during the station's deactivation ceremony being held at Tappan Park. Following the ceremony, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

Military and civilian dignitaries attend the deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, which is being held at Tappan Park, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

A Marine color guard displays the colors at the conclusion of the deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, which is being held at Tappan Park, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

An overall view of the deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay, taking place at Tappan Park. Following the ceremony, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

RDML Thomas A. Mercer, commander, U.S. Facility, Subic Bay, and commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Philippines, speaks during the deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, control of the base will be assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A Marine color guard stands at attention during the deactivation ceremony for Naval station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, which is being held at Tappan Park, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

A Marine color guard stands at attention during the deactivation ceremony for Naval station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, which is being held at Tappan Park, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will assume control of the station

A close-up view of the final log book entry for the naval station prior to its deactivation ceremony. Following the ceremony, control of the base will be assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A Marine color guard stands at attention during the deactivation ceremony for Naval station, Subic Bay. Following the ceremony, control of the base will be assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

A close-up view of a cake commemorating the deactivation of Naval Station, Subic Bay. Following the deactivation ceremony, control of the station will be assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. The ceremony is taking place at Tappan Park, overlooking the station

CAPT Bruce Wood, commanding officer of NAS, Cubi Point, presents one of the station's original commissioning plaques to Richard Gordon, mayor of Olongapo, during the Station's close-out ceremony. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will be assuming control of the facility

A U.S. Marine instructs a recruit from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) on the use of a 12 gauge shotgun. SBMA will be assuming control of NAS, Cubi Point

A member of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) aims a 12 gauge shotgun during a gun handling training session conducted by U.S. Marines at Boton Rifle Range. Members of the SBMA are receiving the training in preparation for the departure of U.S. naval personnel from the naval station and Naval Air Station, Cubi Point. SBMA will be assuming control of both facilities

Air controlman 2nd Class John Mahr instructs SSGT Roque Exconde on U.S. Navy air traffic control procedures employed in the air traffic control tower in preparation for transfer of the tower to the Philippine air force. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will be assuming control of NAS, Cubi Point and Naval Station, Subic Bay

RADM Thomas A. Mercer, commander, Naval Station, Subic Bay/U.S. commander-in-chief, Pacific, Republic of Philippines, receives the Philippine Medal of Honor from Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos during the deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay. Both Subic Bay and Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, are being relinquished to the Philippine government and Subic Bay will be recognized as Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Headquarters

Members of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority hold the Philippine flag prior to raising it during morning colors at the start of the base deactivation ceremony. U.S. naval forces are departing from Both Naval Station, Subic Bay, and Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, and are relinquishing control of both facilities to the Philippine government. Subic Bay will be recognized as the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Headquarters

Philippine President Fidel Ramos speaks during the final close-out ceremony at the naval station. Control of the facility is being assumed by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

U.S. Marines raise the American flag as their Philippine counterparts raise their ensign during morning colors at the start of the base deactivation ceremony for Naval Station, Subic Bay. U.S. Naval personnel are relinquishing control of both Subic Bay and Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, to the Philippine government and Subic Bay will now be recognized as Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Headquarters

ADM Robert J. Kelly, commander-in-chief, U. S. Pacific Fleet, arrives for the deactivation ceremony of Naval Station, Subic Bay. Control of both Subic Bay and Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, is being relinquished to the Philippine government and Subic Bay will be recognized as the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Headquarters

A U.S. Marine stands by as Philippine marines raise their flag over the naval station following the final close-out ceremony. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority will be assuming control of the facility

A port bow view of the former hospital ship SANCTUARY (AH-17) moored at the Maryland Port Authority pier at Lambert Point. Life International, the non-profit organization that obtained the ship from the Navy in 1990 for 15 dollars, has proposed a plan to use the ship as a shelter for homeless residents of Baltimore

A starboard bow view of the former hospital ship SANCTUARY (AH-17) moored at the Maryland Port Authority pier at Lambert Point. Life International, the non-profit organization that obtained the ship from the Navy in 1990 for 15 dollars, has proposed a plan to use the ship as a shelter for homeless residents of Baltimore

A port bow view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at Lambert Point for scrapping by the Seawitch Salvage Co. The former hospital ship SANCTUARY (AH-17) is moored at the Maryland Port Authority pier in the foreground. Life International, the non-profit organization that obtained the ship from the Navy in 1990 for 15 dollars, has proposed a plan to use the ship as a shelter for homeless residents of Baltimore

A port view of the former hospital ship SANCTUARY (AH-17) moored at the Maryland Port Authority pier at Lambert Point. Life International, the non-profit organization that obtained the ship from the Navy in 1990 for 15 dollars, has proposed a plan to use the ship as a shelter for homeless residents of Baltimore

An overall aerial view of the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal area. In the lower section of the photo are four Forest Sherman class destroyers and two Adams class guided missile destroyers waiting to be scrapped at the Baltimore Salvage Company. In the upper portion of the picture is the hulk of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) being scrapped out at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. The white ship at the Maryland Port Authority pier in the center of the photo is the former hospital ship SANCTUARY (AH-17), now owned by Life International

Navy Commander Barbara Ford, Executive Officer to Admiral Leighton Smith Commander Implementation Force, provides the Transfer of Authority Certificate to Admiral Smith, during the Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Admiral Leighton Smith, Commander Implementation Forces (IFOR), speaks during the Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Sarajevo Bosnia-Herzegovina

The President of the United States and the Atomic Energy Commission Award. "Pursuant to the Authority of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 for the Granting of Awards for Especially Meritorious Contributions to the Development, Use, or Control of Atomic Energy, Grant." Photograph taken January 9, 1959

US Army General William W. Crouch, Commander in CHIEF of Allied Land Forces Central Europe, speaks prior to the transfer of authority of Allied Land Forces Central Europe at the Sarajevo International Airport, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. GEN William W. Crouch will assume command of the Implementation Force from US Navy Admiral T. Joseph Lopez (not shown), Commander in CHIEF Allied Forces Southern Europe

ADM Thomas Joseph Lopez (USN), Commander Allied Forces Southern Europe, speaks during the ceremony transferring IFOR command authority from Allied forces Southern Europe to Allied Land Forces Central Europe held at the International Airport in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation Joint Endeavor. Operation Joint Endeavor is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

The Honorable Javiar Solana (center), the Secretary General of NATO, native of Madrid, presents the NATO medal to US Navy Admiral T. Joseph Lopez (left), Commander in CHIEF Allied Forces Southern Europe, as US Army General George A. Joulwan (right), Supreme Allied Commander Europe, congratulates the Admiral prior to the transfer of authority to US Army General William W. Crouch (not shown), Commander in CHIEF of Allied Land Forces Central Europe, at the Sarajevo International Airport, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR

US Army General William W. Crouch, Commander in CHIEF of Allied Land Forces Central Europe, speaks prior to the transfer of authority of Allied Land Forces Central Europe at the Sarajevo International Airport, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR

The Honorable Javier Solano, NATO Secretary General, and GEN George A. Joulwan (USA), Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), (seated left to right) look on as William W. Crouch (USA), Commander Allied Land Forces Central Europe, speaks from the lectern during ceremony transferring IFOR command authority from Allied forces Southern Europe to Allied Land Forces Central Europe held at the International Airport in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation Joint Endeavor. Operation Joint Endeavor is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

During Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR Presidents Momcilo Krajisnik, and Kresimir Zubak (left to right), of Bosnia and Herzegovina attend the transfer of authority ceremony to Allied Land Forces Central Europe. The ceremony was held at the Sarajevo Airport, Bosnia and Herzegovina

US Army General George A. Joulwan (right), Supreme Allied Commander Europe, passes the Implementation Forces (IFOR) guide on to US Army General William W. Crouch (left), the new commander-in-chief of NATO-led Peace IFOR, signifying the transfer of authority to Allied Land Forces Central Europe. The ceremony was held at the Sarajevo Airport, Bosnia and Herzegovina in support of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Seated in the front row and seen to the left of the military leaders are Presidents Momcilo Krajisnik (left), and Kresimir Zubak (right), of Bosnia and Herzegovina

During Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR Presidents Momcilo Krajisnik, Alija Izetbegovic, Kresimir Zubak (left to right, left side of table), of Bosnia and Herzegovina, meet with the Secretary General of NATO, the Honorable Javier Solana, USA Army General George A. Joulwan, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and US Army General William W. Crouch, commander-in-chief of NATO-led Peace Implementation Forces (IFOR), following the transfer of authority of the Allied Land Forces Central Europe ceremony held at the Sarajevo Airport, Bosnia and Herzegovina

During Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR (from left to right) Secretary General of NATO, the Honorable Javier Solana, US Army General George A. Joulwan, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, US Navy Admiral T. Joseph Lopez, commander-in-chief of NATO-led Peace Implementation Forces (IFOR), Allied Forces Southern Europe, and US Army General William W. Crouch, rise and salute as the colors enter during the transfer of authority of Allied Land Forces Central Europe held at the Sarajevo Airport, Bosnia and Herzegovina

US Army, General William W. Crouch (left), Commander United States Army, Europe, 7th Army and Stablization Force (SFOR), transfers the flag to the new Commander of Multi-National Division North, Task Force Eagle and 1ST Infantry Division, Major General David L. Grange, USA, during the Transfer of Authority ceremony. Departing commander, MG Montgomery C. Meigs, USA, is in left foreground and 1ST INF DIV Sergeant Major Harold Montgomery, USA, is in right foreground. Operation JOINT GUARD, Eagle Base, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 9 July 1997