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A view of the launching party for the guided missile Frigate RIED (FFG 30) at Todd Pacific Shipyard. First row, left to right: Marcy Abhau, Elliot Abhau, Mrs. William C. Abhau, sponsor, Mrs. David G. Kalb and Captain D.G. Kalb, Second Row: Hans K. Schaefer, Rear Admiral John C. McArthur and retired Admiral William C. Abhau, USN

Guests on the speakers platform pay honor to the flag during the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG 19). The guests are: Rear Admiral P. T. Gillcrist (at the podium), commander, Naval Base, San Diego; (left to right) Captain D. Kalb, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair; L. Thorell, vice president and general manager, Todd Pacific Shipyards; Congressman Dan Lungren (R-California), and Captain E. Russell, commander, Destroyer Squadron Nine

ENSIGN R. Hill, center, is frocked to Lieutenant Junior grade by Captain D.D. Timm, left, and Lieutenant Commander G. Casey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA 1). The ceremony took place on the 40th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Captain D.E. Stewart of the 37th Tactical Airlift Squadron and two airmen, one in an M998 High mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle, discuss their survey of Drop Zone Juliet, near Aviano Air Base

Captain D. S. Bill, Commanding Officer of the battleship USS WISCONSIN (BB 64), congratulates the winner of a match during a wrestling competition. The competition is part of the ship's holiday sports festival, which drew participants from the WISCONSIN and several other ships on station in the area of Operation DESERT SHIELD

Captain D.W. Gabriel, USN (covered)