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Captain Paul D. Stevenson (1), outgoing Commander of Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, exchanges salutes with his successor, Captain James N. Jacannin, during a change of command ceremony at the Operations Maintenance Division hangar

Vice Admiral James R. Hogg (c) Captain Paul D. Stevenson inspect a Marine Honor Guard during change of command ceremony. Captain Stevenson is being relieved by Captain James N. Jacann in as commanding officer of Naval Air Station, Cubi Point

Vice Admiral James R. Hogg arrives at the Operations Maintenance Division hangar for a change of command ceremony. Captain James N. Jacann in is relieving Captain Paul D. Stevenson as commanding officer of Naval Air Station, Cubi Point

Members of the Japanese Diet visit aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70). (Substandard image)

Three ordnancemen hold up an end of a hoisting bar as munitions are loaded onto an F-14 Tomcat aircraft on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) during refresher training off the Virginia Capes

A plane captain checks out several tie-down chains on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) during refresher training off the Virginia Capes

Two British World War II veterans attends a ceremony aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) marking the 45th anniversary of the Allied invasion of France

A British World War II veteran attends a ceremony aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) marking the 45th anniversary of the Allied invasion of France

U.S. Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, one with a Shoulder-launched, Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW), and another with an M-16A2 rifle, participate in Operation Red Reef III, an exercise to train Saudi Marines

Three CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopters fly over the beach as U.S. Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, one with an M-16A2 rifle, participate in Operation Red Reef III, an exercise to train Saudi Marines

U.S. Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, one with an M-249 squad automatic weapon, left, and another with an M-16A2 rifle, right, participate in Operation Red Reef III, an exercise to train Saudi Marines

Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Aretha E. Southwell performs maintenance on a starter control valve prior to installation on an E-2C Hawkeye Carrier-based Airborne Early Warning aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is operating in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch

Aviation Ordnanceman CHIEF Gary J. Mueller verifies the serial on a status board of a weapons skid that has been checked out for use aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The Nimitz is on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch

US Navy Personnelman 1ST Class (PN1) Jon D. Clarkson (left) instructs Yeoman 2nd Class (YO2) Kenya T. Delves on making service record entries during training aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The NIMITZ is currently on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, January 1998. (Duplicate image, see also DNSD0109008 or search 980108N0970G555)

US Navy Personnelman 1ST Class (PN1) Jon D. Clarkson (left) instructs Yeoman 2nd Class (YO2) Kenya T. Delves on making service record entries during training aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The NIMITZ is currently on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, January 1998. (Duplicate image, see also DNSD0103488 or search 980108N0970G555)

Personnelman 3rd Class Patricia A. Ortiz aids a crew member in updating her service record in the personnel office aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The Nimitz is on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch

Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 2nd Class Stephen Sharpe repairs damaged flight deck clothing for squadron personnel aboard the aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The Nimitz is on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Southern Watch

US Navy Aviation Support Equipment Technician AIRMAN (ASAN) Xavier Campbell fixes an aircraft tow tractor flat tire aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The NIMITZ is currently deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, 27 Jasnuary 1998

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit Five, Detachment 33 personnel repel from the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter during a training evolution at Orote Point, Guam

Members of the USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) radiation decontamination team participate in a radiation contamination drill aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier. Drills prepare personnel in the event of a real radiation spill or contamination leak. Truman is conducting Carrier Qualifications off the East Coast

Roy Vlasuk stokes the fire to prevent damage to the incinerator from the high temperatures aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75). The incinerator is part of TRUMAN's waste management division, which is responsible for proper disposal of shipboard waste. TRUMAN is currently conducting Carrier Qualifications (CQ's) off the US Atlantic Coast while preparing for an Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination (ORSE), the ship's most significant reactor inspection, resulting in operational certification of Propulsion Plant Personnel

Ship's Serviceman Third Class John Robinson of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) gives a "High and Tight" to a Marine, who is based at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. TRUMAN's barber shop performs an average of 100 haircuts a day while underway. TRUMAN is currently preparing for an Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination, the ship's most significant reactor inspection, resulting in operational certification of Propulsion Plant Personnel

Members of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) At Sea Fire Party (ASFP) demonstrate the proper donning of the Advanced Chemical Protection Garment (ACPG) suit during a General Quarters drill. TRUMAN is currently preparing for an Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination, the ship's most significant reactor inspection, resulting in operational certification of Propulsion Plant Personnel

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Aviation Ordnancemen moves ammunition from the aircraft elevator staging area to the weapons magazines for TRUMAN's upcoming maiden deployment in November 2000. TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Aviation Ordnancemen move ammunition from the aircraft elevator staging area to the weapons magazines for TRUMAN's upcoming Maiden deployment in November 2000. TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Aviation Ordnancemen brace themselves from the rotor wash of an incoming CH 46 Sea Knight helicopter delivering ammunition to the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Aviation Ordnancemen moves oncoming ammunition, through vertical replenishment, from the flight deck to the aircraft elevators prior to storage in the weapons magazines. TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Aviation Ordnancemen brace themselves from the rotor wash of an incoming CH 46 Sea Knight helicopter delivering ammunition through vertical replenishment to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Aviation Boatswains Mate Handler First Class Shawn Hamp directs a CH 46 Sea Knight helicopter with a delivery of ammunition to the flight deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during an Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Aviation Structural Mechanic Hydraulics Third Class (Naval Air Crewman) Robert Reyes secures a load of straps used to move ammunition during an Ammunitions Onload between USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Aviation Ordnancemen secure ammunition tightly to palates that came loose during TRUMAN's Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67). TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Forklifts and Drivers await oncoming ammunition brought aboard by CH 46 Sea Knight helicopters based out of Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia. TRUMAN is currently conducting Ammunitions Onload with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) off the South Carolina coast

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Air show, featuring various static displays such as this SH-60 "Sea Hawk'' assigned to the "Chargers" attached to Helo Anti-Submarine Squadron One Four (HS-14)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the"Wings 2000"Air show, featuring various static displays such as this EA-6"Mercury"assigned to the"Gauntlets"and attached to Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron One Three Six (VAQ-136)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Air show, featuring various static displays such as this SH-60 "Sea Hawk" from the "The Warlords" Light Helo Anti-Submarine Squadron Five One (HSL-51)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Airs show, featuring various static displays such as this F/A-18 "Hornet" presented by the "World Famous Golden Dragons" attached to Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Two (VFA-192)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Airs show, featuring various static displays such as this E-2C "Hawkeye" presented by the "Liberty Bell" Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Five's (VAW-115)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Airs show, featuring various static displays such as this F-14 "Tomcat" presented by the "Black Knights" attached to Fighter Squadron One Five Four (VF-154)

Naval Air Facility (NAF), Atsugi, Japan, hosts the "Wings 2000" Airs show, featuring various static displays such as this F/A-18 "Hornet" presented by the "Royal Maces" attached to Strike Fighter Squadron Two Seven (VFA-27)

Injured sailors from USS COLE (DDG 67) arrive for a memorial service held at Pier 12, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

President Clinton and other military leaders address a closed memorial service for families and friends of the sailors killed and those still missing as a result of the terrorist attack on the USS COLE (DDG 67) in the port of Aden, Yemen

President Clinton and the official party render salutes during "Taps" at the conclusion of the memorial service held at Pier 12, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

Injured sailors from USS COLE (DDG 67) arrive for a memorial service held at Pier 12, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

Onboard the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), disbursing Clerk SEAMAN Arlene Aphonse, USN, verifies log entries prior to input into the ships computer system and logs any changes. The Disbursing Office provides the crew with check cashing, ATM, and pay assistance services

A quarter port stern view of the Republic of Korea (KOR) CHANG BOGO (Type 209) CLASS (1200): Submarine, NA DAE YONG (SS 069) underway in the Pacific Ocean while participating in Exercise RIMPAC 2002

A US Navy (USN) Aviation Ordnanceman (AO) checks over racks loaded with GBU-12 500-pound Paveway II laser guided bombs before moving them to the bomb farm aboard the USN NIMITZ CLASS: Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), as Carrier Air Wing One Four (CWV-14) prepares to conduct flight operation in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A view of the US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) as she cuts through the water during her approach to the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) [not shown] during an underway replenishment (UNREP). The LINCOLN and Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2) are currently conducting operations in preparation for an upcoming deployment

US Navy (USN) (yellow shirt) Catapult Officer Aviation Boatswains Mate Second Class (AB2) Andrew Thomas, signals ready to the pilot of a F/A-18C Hornet aircraft, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron Fifteen (VFA-15), prior to launch on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), during fowl weather flight operations while the ship is underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the Atlantic Ocean

A port bow view showing the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class; Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) underway entering the harbor after returning to her homeport in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), following sea trails completed in connection with the Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) program. A USN MH-60S KnightHawk helicopter flies overhead

A starboard bow view showing the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class; Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) underway entering the harbor after returning to her homeport in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), following sea trails completed in connection with the Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) program

A US Navy (USN) aircraft handler directs a USN F-14D Tomcat fighters, Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31), Tomcatters, Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Virginia (VA), to a steam powered catapult in preparation for launch aboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). The ROOSEVELT and embarked Carrier Air Wing 8 (CVW-8) are currently on a regularly scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf

A US Navy (USN) Crash and Salvage team attach the sling of a carrier vessel crash crane to a USN F/A-18 Hornet fighter, to remove the aircraft from the Landing Area of the flight deck during a drill aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). The WASHINGTON is conducting carrier qualifications for the first time since completing a Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) period at Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard

US Navy (USN) Sailors celebrate during the final moments of National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl XL football game, broadcasted onboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), as the ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications for the first time since completing a Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) period

US Navy (USN) Catapult and Arresting Gear Officers signal to the deck edge operator that the USN T-45A Goshawk aircraft assigned to the "Eagles" of Training Squadron (VT-7) is ready to be launched on the flight deck of the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). The WASHINGTON is currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications and shipboard training

Onboard the flight deck of the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), USN AIRMAN (AN) Brandon Bennett, makes adjustments to a weight board during flight operations. The weight board is used by the flight crew to determine how much force will be needed to launch the aircraft from the flight deck. The WASHINGTON is currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications and shipboard training

US Navy (USN) Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class (AT2) Timothy Davis manually plots simulated shipboard casualties on a damage control plotting board during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73)

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class: Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis), USS MONTEREY (CG 61), Sailors take in mooring lines while preparing to depart Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Virginia (VA) as part of the US Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) Partnership of the Americas deployment. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Navy (USN) CHIEF Boatswain's Mate (BMC) Dwayne Rooker, observes his fellow crew members as they depart a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and board the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser, USS MONTEREY (CG 61), following small boat training conducted while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The MONTEREY is part of a Carrier Strike Group (CGS) participating in Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

US Navy (USN) CHIEF Boatswain's Mate (BMC) Dwayne Rooker, observes the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser, USS MONTEREY (CG 61) from the controls of his Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while underway in the Atlantic Ocean, conducting small boat training with fellow crew members. The MONTEREY is part of a Carrier Strike Group (CGS) participating in Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis), USS MONTEREY (CG 61), Sailors stand ready to commence Underway Replenishment (UNREP), as the ship comes alongside the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Oiler, USNS KANAWHA (T-AO 196). The MONTEREY is part of a Carrier Strike Group (CSG), currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean participating in the Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of the USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis), USS MONTEREY (CG 61), Sailors stand ready to receive a diesel fuel line from the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC) Henry J. Kaiser Class Oiler, USNS KANAWHA (T-AO 196) during an Underway Replenishment (UNREP). The MONTEREY is part of a Carrier Strike Group (CSG), currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean participating in the Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of the USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

US Navy (USN) SEAMAN (SN) Chris Short prepares to engage the plug valve of a fire hose during a simulated class aboard the USN Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS MONTEREY (CG 61). The MONTEREY is part of the GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of the US Naval Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of US Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis) USS MONTEREY (CG 61), enjoy an Easter Morning Sunrise Service conducted on the flight deck. The MONTEREY is part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), which is currently underway in the Caribbean Sea, participating in the Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser (Aegis), USS MONTEREY (CG 61), Sailor assigned to the cargo crew heave in on the fuel line during a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73). The MONTEREY is part of the GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) and is participating in Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

The US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) patrols the Atlantic Ocean. The WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group is currently participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of the US Naval Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

The US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) patrols the Atlantic Ocean. The WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group is currently participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of the US Naval Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

A starboard bow view of the US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruise (Aegis), USS MONTEREY (CG 61), underway in the Caribbean Sea participating in the Partnership of the Americas Exercise. The Exercise is a maritime training and readiness deployment of USN Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security

The USN Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke Class (Flight I): Guided Missile Destroyer (Aegis) USS STOUT (DDG 55) (foreground) sails in trail formation behind the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), while underway in the Caribbean Sea, participating in the Partnership of the Americas Exercise, a maritime training and readiness deployment conducted with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of the US Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security. A USN MH-60S Seahawk helicopter flies in the background

The Armada Republica Colombia (ARC) frigate missile-class ships CALDAS (FM 52) and ATIOQUIA (FM 53), USN Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS MONTEREY (CG 61), Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS UNDERWOOD (FFG 36) and the USN Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) conduct a Group Sail Exercise. The GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group is participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of the US Naval forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of US Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM)

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