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Armor - Armor - M. Tachaux, Armoer in Chief of Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Ceremonies and Parades - Ceremonies as clock is pushed ahead one hour. Marcus M. Marks, Chairman of National Daylight Saving Movement, pushing the hands around from two to three on the master clock that controls the big dials on the Metropolitan Tower, New York City, as the Daylight Saving Law went into effect

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. where under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A., and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits or armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistnat Sergt. Jacques Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. A corner of the armor hall in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The suits of armor are being studied by miltiary experts

Armor - Armor - Restoration of an Armorer's Workshop, Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. Woodwork was found in Abbeville, France, brought to New York and reassembled in the museum. Workshop, tools, etc., date from the 15th century

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Training nurses for war service at the Metropolitan School for nurses, N.Y. Class in bandaging

Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts - American Red Cross parade. Fleet of Boston Metropolitan Chapter in Red Cross parade. Boston, Mass

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ordance Dept., U.S.A. and curator of armor at the Museum, where armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Facheaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacques Bartel, of the Ordnance Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Old helmets on exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. These helmets are of Italian origin dating back to the 15th century. They are technically known as Saladebarbute, and are all of Milanese workmanship. The helmet on the extreme left is of classic design, and follows the fashion set by the ancient Greeks. These helmets are being studied by military experts so that the good points will not be lost in designing modern armor

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - S.S. Pueblo brings home New York 77th Division. Vanguard of New York's own Metropolitan Division, the 77th, that was trained at Camp Upton, arrived home on Cruiser Pueblo

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Training nurses for war service at the Metropolitan School for nurses, N.Y. Nurses tending at a grave operation while others watch

Ceremonies and Parades - Setting the country's clocks ahead one hour. Marcus M. Marks, Chairman of the National Daylight Saving Movement, giving the signal to set the hands of the great clock in the Metropolitan Tower, N. Y. City, ahead one hour. The signal was given at exactly 2 A.M. Sunday March 31, 1918 at Aldine Club, on a signal from Washington, D.C

Airplanes - Flight - Air Parade, Liberty Day, New York. A squadron of planes encircling the Metropolitan tower while the 4th. Liberty Loan parade marched on below

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - 27th Division Parade. 106th Infantry passing Metropolitan Museum

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A. and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and thegood points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux examining the construction of a suit of battle armor of the 16th century, to adopt its good points in designing modern armor

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. where, under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A., and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. american soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux, who has been commissioned by the U.S. Governemnet to design protective armor for soldiers in the trenches, repairing a helmet of the 16th century

Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts - Red Cross parade, Boston, Mass, May 18. 1918. Members of the Metropolitan Chapter marching in the great parade

American Red Cross - Soliciting Funds - Entertainments - Soldiers charge German dummies for Red Cross benefit at Fort Hamilton. Soldiers making bayonet charges against German dummies in which "automatic Huns" sprung up (literally) to resist the charge. Metropolitan singers, cinema and theatre stars, women prominent in society and soldiers cooperated at Fort Mailton, May 17, 1917, in an entertainment for the benefit of the Red Cross. Besides the event shown in this picture there were artillery and machine gun drills by the soldiers

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - The automobiles of 27th Division bearing wounded, passing reviewing stand at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Armor - Armor - M. Tachaux, the Armorer-in-Chief of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Ceremonies - Illinois thru Massachusetts - American Red Cross parade, Boston, Mass. Members of the Boston Metropolitan Chapter, Surgical Dressings Department, marching

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Training nurses for war service at the Metropolitan School for nurses, N.Y. Class in Dietetics

Photograph of Exhibit Developer Diana Vreeland Giving First Lady Betty Ford a Tour of the "American Women of Style" Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

The Christchurch Combined Metropolitan Band marches in front of a C-141 Starlifter aircraft preparing to depart for McMurdo Station, Antarctica, during Operation Deep Freeze '80

Commander U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force, LGEN Charles L. Donnelly, presents the Air Force Academy Falcon "Jock", to the Director of General Construction for the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Masahiko Bessho (right), while Yokota Air Base CHIEF of Veterinarian Services, CPT (Dr.) Richard E. Smitherman assists

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Mark R. Puffer accepts the United Service Organization (USO) C. Haskell Small Award from Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger. The award is presented annually by the Metropolitan USO to a local, active duty military person who best displays the volunteer spirit

A Washington Metropolitan Police motorcycle unit leads the Presidential Inaugural Parade to the White House during a rehearsal

Washington Metropolitan Police motorcycles are lined up outside the Capitol during a rehearsal for the Presidential Inaugural Parade

Washington Metropolitan Police motorcycle policemen participate in the Presidential Inaugural Parade rehearsal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

SFC Marlene McElroy, 1SG Frank Laconte, and SFC Linda Weston display their banner from the Milwaukee Metropolitan NCO Council

A high angel view looking down at members of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police motorcycle Officers acting as escorts during the 1997 Presidential Inaugural Parade

The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Unit leads the Presidential Escort to the White House during the 1997 presidential inaugural parade

A member of the USO Troupe of Metropolitan New York performs at Liberty State Park, New Jersey during the "Support Our Troops" lly for national "Make a Difference Day." Veten of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Ladies Auxiliary, in coopetion with the New Jersey Department of Military and Vetens Affairs sponsored the lly. The event hosted numerous entertainment acts for the 15,000 attending the three-hour lly. "Americas armed forces are gearing up for a long and arduous war on an invisible, but terrifying enemy," said VFW Commander-in-CHIEF Jim N. Goldsmith. "We are asking a lot from our men and women in the military, which is why it is impetive that we show them our support. The...

At a forward-deployed location a US Air Force (USAF) C-130 Hercules, 118th Airlift Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard (ANG), Nashville Metropolitan Airport, Tennessee (TN), offloaded as a US Army (USA) AH-64A/D Apache helicopter passes by in the background during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

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