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Airplanes - Historical - Using a sea-sled in connection with the Caproni Bi-plane at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Experimental work conducted by Captain H.C. Mustin, U.S.N. Side view of Caproni plane on sea-sled

Airplanes - Historical - Using a sea-sled in connection with the Caproni Bi-plane at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Experimental work conducted by Captain H.C. Mustin, U.S.N. Three-quarter front view of Caproni plane on sea-sled

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Navy Dirigible Balloon, C-1, the largest of its kind in America. This balloon made the flight from Rockaway Naval Air Station L.I., to Key West, Florida, a ditance of nearly 1,500 miles. The crew consisting of six men was under the command of Capt. S.V. Parsler, Commandant of the Naval Air Station at Rockaway, L.I

Movement of horse drawn field artillery, probably 75mm cannon, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) Frederick S. Strong, Commander, 40th Division, and his staff pose for a group photo at Camp Kearny, California (CA). MGEN Strong is the first Commander of the 40th Division. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division, 65th Field Artillery Brigade, regiments perform an Artillery Review with horse drawn 75 mm cannons at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Composite shot of four buildings at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The buildings include the YMCA, the Knights of Columbus Hall, the Hostess House, Camp Library and Kearny Theaters. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A field of Mushroom Tents, both closed and open, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of the camp for the 145th Field Artillery Regiment (1ST Utah Field Artillery) at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A fleet of US Army (USA) Dodge Army Ambulances, 115th Sanitary Train, 40th Division, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The Sanitary Train became the 115th Medical Regiment. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division setting up for exercises at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division on a hike near Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division at A Company Street ready to head for the mess hall at Camp Kearny, California (CA). In the background the Mushroom tents are visible. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A view looking down Regimental B Street near the YMCA at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of some of the 1200 horses and mules corralled at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of 1200 head of horses and mules in one corral at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar

Aerial View of Naval Air Station Squantum, Massachusetts

Blue Angel Aircraft Taxiing at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Two Blue Angel Pilots during Preflight Inspections at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Blue Angels Flyby at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Commander Zeb Knott's Blue Angels Aircraft at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Two Blue Angels Fly over Aircraft Parking Ramp at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the West at 10,000 Feet

Squantum Air Raid Shelter

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the West at 300 Feet

Naval Air Station in Squantum from the East at 10,000 Feet

Aerial View of Pier One at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Aerial View of the Lockwood Basin at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

K-38 Emergency Landing

High Explosive Magazines Under Construction at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) William E. Crowe. Official Portrait

Completed High Explosive Magazines at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Aircraft in a Hangar at the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

Aircraft at the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

Aerial View of the Naval Air Station at Brunswick, Maine

View of Torpedo Shack No. 2786, at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

View of Torpedo Shack No. 2787, at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

View of a Torpedo Shack and Rows of Torpedoes at the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts

Hanger Two at Naval Air Station in South Weymouth

First Helicopter at South Weymouth

Aerial View of the Naval Air Station at Squantum, Massachusetts and the Surrounding Area

An overhead view of the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Aircraft Carrier USS VALLEY FORGE (CVA 45) underway, with F-9F-2B Panther, F2H-2 Banshee, and F8F Bearcat aircraft on the deck. The exact date image taken unknown. Note: In the future this area will be the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (SUBSTANDARD)

The crew of an RA-3B Skywarrior aircraft prepares to depart on a mission in the Caribbean. The men, from Light Photographic Squadron 62 (VFP-62), are from left to right: Lieutenant (LT) Herbert Nichols, pilot; LT Rodney Jenkins, navigator; and PH1 Jack D Carter, photographic technician

A left front view of an RA-3D Skywarrior aircraft with a display of the camera equipment used aboard it during aerial photographic missions

A Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (RVAK-3) RA-5C Vigilante aircraft is parked on the flight line

PH2 Landenberger Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Italy....CHIEF Cryptologic Technician Terry L. Bond looks on as Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class James R. Wasilowski runs through a program on the Armed Forces Courier Station's computer. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....Barbara Warren teaches aerobics at the gymnasium. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Landenberger Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Italy....CHIEF Warrant Officer 2 Gilbert C. Neidig, officer-in-charge, Armed Forces Courier Station, and SENIOR CHIEF Cryptologic Technician Gary J. Gentle, foreground, look over the daily paper work. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) Anthony Walley, a member of the USN Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team signs autographs during the Angels Over Atlanta 2006 Air Show held at Naval Air Station (NAS) Atlanta, Georgia (GA). The Blue Angels were the featured act as part of the Atlanta Navy Week 2006. Twenty such weeks planned by the Navy Office of Community Outreach are scheduled to visit cities throughout the Country

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....Patrons enter the bowling alley. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

The US Navy (USN) Blue Angels F/A-18C Hornet Flight Demonstration Team aircraft taxis onto the ramp following a performance during the Angels Over Atlanta 2006 Air Show at Naval Air Station (NAS) Atlanta, Georgia (GA). The Blue Angels were the featured act as part of the Atlanta Navy Week 2006. Twenty such weeks planned by the Navy Office of Community Outreach are scheduled to visit cities throughout the Country

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Eric Howard lifts weights at the gymnasium. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....An exterior view of the gymnasium. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....Janet Gamsby helps customers at the marina. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Joy Clark Naval Air Station, Bermuda....Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Eric Howard returns equipment to Wendy Maceyko, gym manager, after working out at the gymnasium. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

The aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) approaches the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on its way to Naval Air Station, Alameda

Former POW and U.S. Navy LT Kenneth H. Higdon is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LT Higdon was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT James R. Cook salutes the colors from his stretcher as he is carried from the C-141 aircraft. TSGT Cook was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Albert Edward Runyan walks from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. COL Runyan was captured on 29 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins waves as he deplanes on his arrival. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins Jr. salutes the colors as he walks, accompanied by an unidentified Naval officer, from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

An aerial view of the heliport and crossswalks at Naval Air Station, Norfolk

An aerial view of the heliport and crossswalks at Naval Air Station, Norfolk

An aerial view of the heliport and crossswalks at Naval Air Station, Norfolk

An aerial view of the Naval Air Station, Oceana. (SUBSTANDARD)

An aerial view of Naval Air Station Oceana. (SUBSTANDARD)

An aerial view of Naval Air Station, Jacksonville

An aerial view of Naval Air Station, Patuxent River. (SUBSTANDARD)

An aerial view of Naval Air Station, Lakehurst

A view of the Naval Air Station, Oceana, PHOTO Lab, Building 321

An aerial view of the base

An aerial view of the submarine rescue area at Naval Air Station, North Island

An aerial view of the Submarine Rescue Unit headquarters of Naval Air Station, North Island

A grid map of Naval Air Station, North Island, California, including anchorage areas

The Freedom Train passes through Naval Air Station, Miramar, California

A front view of a Cessna 210 aircraft that crashed at Naval Air Station, North Island when its landing gear collapsed upon touchdown

A crane is used to lift a Cessna 210 aircraft from a runway at Naval Air Station, North Island. The aircraft crashed when its main landing gear collapsed upon touchdown

The underside of a Cessna 210 aircraft that crashed at Naval Air Station, North Island when its landing gear collapsed upon touchdown

A right side view of a Cessna 210 aircraft that crashed near runway 36 at Naval Air Station, North Island when the main landing gear collapsed

A left front view of a U-11A Aztec aircraft that crashed at Naval Air Station, North Island after the nose gear failed to operate properly

A disabled U-11A Aztec aircraft is towed off the runway at Naval Air Station, North Island. The aircraft crashed after its nose gear failed to operate properly

A left side view of a U-11A Aztec aircraft that crashed at Naval Air Station, North Island after the nose gear failed to operate properly

Navy personnel inspect the nose gear on a U-11A Aztec aircraft at Naval Air Station, North Island after it failed to operate causing the aircraft to crash land

A left rear view of a U-11A Aztec aircraft that crashed at Naval Air Station, North Island after the nose gear failed to operate properly

A right rear view of a Fighter Squadron 124 (VF-124) F-14 Tomcat aircraft parked on the flight line. The aircraft has been painted in a Bicentennial theme

A right side view of a Light Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 63 (VFP-63) RF-8G Crusader aircraft parked on the flight line. The aircraft has been painted in Bicentennial theme

An aerial view of Naval Air Station, Oceana

A right side view of a Marine Corps T-2 Buckeye aircraft parked at Naval Air Station, North Island

A view of the right side cockpit on an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. The helicopter is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

A front view of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. The helicopter is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

A left side view of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. The helicopter is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

The instrument panel inside an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. The helicopter is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

A view of the interior of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. It is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

A view of the interior of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. It is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

A rear view of an SH-2F Seasprite helicopter that crashed in San Diego Harbor. The helicopter is assigned to Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 33 (HSL-33)

An aerial view of ships moored at Naval Air Station, North Island. They are, from left to right, the amphibious assault ship USS TARAWA (LHA 1), the aircraft carrier US CORAL SEA (CV 43) and the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64). (Substandard image)

An aerial view of the helicopter landing area at Naval Air Station, North Island

A vertical view of the 32nd Street area

An aerial view, looking west, of Piers "J" and "K" at Naval Air Station, North Island