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Joseph Curry, Deputy CHIEF, New York Fire Department, barks orders to rescue teams as firefighters and rescue teams search for survivors through the rubble and debris of the World Trade Centers in New York City in the area known as Ground Zero, after the 9/11 terrorists attacks

Airplanes - Flight - On guard against U-boats from air and sea. Now that there is no need of hushing any longer, we are able to produce vivid proof for the surrender of the German fleet rather than "come out" and face the Allied navies. This remarkable photograph shows a British aeroplane leaving its rendezvous aboard battleship in search of undersea craft

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - French dirigible on hunt for U-boats. French dirigible flying over water in search of German submarines; photographed from the deck of an American transport on its way to France. This is probably the first photo to reach this side picturing such an incident

Airplanes - Historical - A British aeroplane leaving its rendezvous aboard a battle ship in search of undersea craft

Airplanes - Historical - American aeroplanes in lower California in search of Lieut. Col. Bishop and Lieutenant Robertson, Black Butte Camp. Martin TT (left) Curtiss JN-2 (right). Rockwell Field, Calif

Photograph of Colonel Thomas M. Spaulding Signing the Search Room Register

Photograph of the Search Room in the Records Division

Edwin McMillan recreating the search for neptunium at the time of the announcement of the discovery, June 8, 1940. Photo courtesy of the Oakland Tribune. See also: XBD9606-02762 for similar image. XBB688-4793

8-inch search coil. Photograph taken November 22, 1963. Bevatron-3473 – Photographer: Doug McWilliams

Marines conduct a house-to-house search during training

HANDHELD SEARCH LIGHT

Members of the 86th Engineer Detachment search for an armored personnel carrier (APC) that sank in the Cowhouse River in approximately 40 feet of water during the joint services Operation Gallant Crew '77

Air Force and Navy demolition disposal experts search for live World War II explosives on the island of Enjebi. Artillery shells, mines, grenades, and bombs are still found on the island. Enjebi, part of Eniwetok Atoll, was used as an atomic testing area in the 1950s

Members of the 3750th Civil Engineering Squadron from Sheppard Air Force Base search for survivors in the rubble of an apartment building destroyed by a tornado

Members of the 3750th Civil Engineering Squadron from Sheppard Air Force Base search for survivors in the wreckage of an apartment complex destroyed by a tornado

Early morning low level flight of a CH-3 Jolly Green Giant helicopter over rice paddies to a search and rescue (SAR) target during exercise Cope Thunder

SGT Anthony Romano, a search and rescue team (SAR) crew chief of Marine Helicopter Experimental Squadron 1 (HMX-1), shows what their horse collar looks like. The collar is attached to a cable hoist system which enables the SAR team to rescue a person from the water

Artist's concept of HH-60D search and recovery helicopter as a crew scrambles to get on board

A silhouetted view of crewmen on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), as they participate in a search for foreign object damage. Visible in the background is an A-6 Intruder in flight

CPT Thomas J. Doherty, operations analyst, and MAJ George J. Cricenti, search and rescue coordinator, of the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC), Headquarters Air Rescue and Recovery Service, discuss the management information system. The system is under development by the captain and other members at the center

TSGT Frank Beaudoin, a member of the 301st Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, is checked by the judges after completing his jump. Beaudoin is participating in Sarex '80, a search and rescue exercise, a joint U.S. and Canadian pararescue exercise

A staff sergeant and sentry dog assigned to the 81st Security Police Squadron search a car for contraband

Members of the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, in the cockpit of an HC-130 Hercules aircraft, assist in the search for targets previously dropped about 80 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. The men and aircraft are involved in Operation Cope Angel

A1C Robert Thomas, radio operator, and SGT Theodore Walker, shift supervisor, search for a particular log entry in the phone patch log book of the Communications Relay Center, Aeronautical Station, 1974th Communications Group, Air Force Communications Command (AFCC)

Firemen climb onto the roof of the MGM Grand Hotel to search for people trapped by an early morning fire

A CH-3E Sea King helicopter assigned to the 302nd Special Operations Squadron, Air Force Reserve, hovers above the MGM Grand Hotel to search for people trapped by an early morning fire

A US Air Force pararescueman is lowered to the roof of the MGM Grand Hotel to search for people trapped by an early morning fire

Green Beret troops go on a practice search patrol through the woods during Exercise Brim Frost '81. The Green Beret troops are assigned to Co. C, 2nd Bn., 7th Special Forces

Security policemen make a practice search patrol of the camp site during exercise Brim Frost '81

A security police squad leader takes part in a practice search patrol in the defense of a camp base during Exercise Brim Frost '81

Security police take part in a squad practice search patrol in the defense of a camp base during Exercise Brim Frost '81

SRA William Winters of the 513th Security Police Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, and his dog Rusty participate in a search and seizure exercise in the United Kingdom Security Police Drug Dog Competition

Members of the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group transfer a "survivor", aboard an HH-3 Pelican helicopter during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

An HH-3 Pelican helicopter from the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group flies over prior to picking up a "survivor" during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

A member of the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group parachutes from an HC-130 Hercules aircraft during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

A view of an HH-3 Jolly Green Giant helicopter from the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group as it lands to pick up a "survivor" during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

Members of the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group pick up a "survivor", to be transferred aboard an HH-3 Pelican helicopter during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

A member of the 106th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group parachutes from an HC-130 Hercules aircraft during Sentry Castle '81, a search and rescue exercise

Two Uruguayan marines demonstrate one of the ways they search a vehicle and its occupants as part of their anti-terrorist program. U.S. Marines of Co. K, 3rd Bn., 6th Mar., are here to participate in the joint amphibious landing exercise, Unitas XXII. Marines from many countries in South America are participating in exercise

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) unload supplies from a U.S. Air Force helicopter during search and rescue operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Steve Twilleager, left, and Robert Dunn carry medical supplies to a helicopter (not pictured) aboard the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29). The MOUNT HOOD, crew and aircraft are participating in a search and rescue (SAR) operation for the Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was damaged by Typhoon Clara

A crewman from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) secures ropes on the hull of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), not visible, and an SH-3A Sea King helicopter from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5) participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A left side view of a CH-46A Sea Knight helicopter on the rocks near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76), left, during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara. The helicopter is assigned to the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29)

PETTY Officer 2nd Class (PO2) Brady, from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), as he participates in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det. 21) discuss their mission during search and rescue (SAR) operations as they stand near the beached and over turned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A starboard view of the beached Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) lying on its port side during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by the high winds and seas of Typhoon Clara

An aerial view of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) lying on its port side during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A right side view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), as it airlifts bodies from near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

An underside view, looking toward the rear, of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), as it airlifts bodies from near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A deck view of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) as it lies on its side during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

An SH-3A Sea King helicopter from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5) hovers above the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) as crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A left front view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), on the helicopter pad of the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) as the pilot disembarks following landing. The Sea King has just returned from Calayan Island following participation in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the typhoon-damaged Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76)

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) and an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations as they work from the rocks near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations among the rocks near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KAKANTIW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A port quarter view of the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) as members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det.-21) prepare to explode a charge on the hull of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Four crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) carry a body over rocks during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

LCDR Richard B. Charuhas, executive officer of the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), stands on the beach with crewmen during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Six crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) carry a stretcher during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overturned by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen aboard the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) put on flight gear so they can be transported to the beach to participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

LT Luis D. Decanay, left, and CHIEF Electronics Technician (ETC) Francisco B. Nonisa, center, both of the Philippine navy and both survivors of the typhoon-damaged Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76), stand with a chief petty officer aboard the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) while being transported from their wrecked ship on Calayan Island to manila. The two men were just picked up during search and rescue (SAR) operations

Crewmen load supplies aboard an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), on the helicopter pad of the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29). The Sea King will carry the supplies to Calayan Island and participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A right rear view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5) as it airlifts bodies from the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A right side view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), as it airlifts bodies from near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A local rescue worker carrier blankets a he walks toward the bow of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) lying on its port side during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen aboard an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), aboard the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det. 21) prepare to explode a charge on the damaged hull of the Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) as the ammunition ships USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), anchored in the background during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A crewman from the ammuntition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-29) rests on a rock after recovering a body during a search and rescue (SAR) operation for the Filipino frigate RPS Datu Kalantiaw (PS-76). The frigate, beached and overturned, background, was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Four medics aboard the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) discuss the forthcoming search and rescue (SAR) mission for the Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The medics are, from left, Hospital Corpsman 1ST Class (HM1) Virgilio Pacio, LCDR Marshall Hansen, LCDR Michael Steding and HM1 William Wheeler

LT Luis D. Decanay, left, and CHIEF Electronic Technician (ETC) Francisco B. Nonisa, both of the Philippine navy and both survivors of the typhoon-damaged Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76), stand aboard the USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) while being transported from their wrecked ship on Calayan Island to Manila. The men were just picked up during search and rescue (SAR) operations

Four crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) carry a body over rocks during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det 21) prepare to explode a charge on the damaged hull of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A view of the beach where search and rescue (SAR) operations are underway for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76), left. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

The beached and overturned frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) lies on its port side during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A right rear view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5) airlifting bodies from the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

CHIEF GUNNER's Mate G (Guns) (GMGC) Leroy Morehead, left, and LCDR Michael W. Steding wait with others for an all-clear signal from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det. 21) members following detonation of an explosive charge during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the damaged Filipino frigate RPS D ATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), not visible, participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations near the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Four crewmen sit aboard a helicopter as they are transported from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) to Calayan Island to participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Hospital Corpsman 1ST Class (HM1) Virgilio Pacio, left, with some local people during search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). Pacio is a crewman from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29)

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) board an SH-3A Sea King helicopter from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5) for a return trip to their ship following search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det 21) prepare to explode a charge on the hull of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Crewmen from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-19) participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations aboard the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The ship was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Detachment 21 (EOD Det. 21) wait with their gear for transportation from the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) to Calayan Island to participate in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the typhoon-damaged Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76)

A view of the USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) anchored offshore following its participation in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

The damaged bow of the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76) lying on its port side with its rescue ship, the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29), anchored nearby during search and rescue (SAR) operations. The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

Members of a search and rescue team stand beside an H-46 Sea Knight helicopter. From left to right are HM3 John Gallegos, LT Gary Kollmorgan, LCDR Bob Graham, ADC Dan Arnes, AD1 Leroy Fulmer and HM3 James Anderson

CHIEF Aviation Machinist's Mate (ADC) Dan Arnes regulates the line on a hoistline harness during practice search and rescue operations

A search dog and his U.S. Air Force handler check baggage ready to be loaded aboard a DC-10 aircraft at the conclusion of exercise Bright Star '82

An H-46 Sea Knight helicopter makes a low altitude approach during practice search and rescue operations

An aircrewman lowers the hoistline from an H-46 Sea Knight helicopter during practice search and rescue operations

Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class (AE2) Dan Vanburskirk, assigned to Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, Search and Rescue Team, keeps a sharp watch from a helicopter during search and rescue operations

Forward air control team member 1ST LT. Doug Bennett uses a signal mirror to signal an 0-2 aircraft during search and rescue training conducted as part of exercise Cope Elite '81. 1ST LT. Bennett is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

An Army helicopter lands to rescue combat control team member 1ST LT. Doug Bennett during search and rescue training conducted as part of Exercise Cope Elite '81. 1ST LT. Bennett is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

Forward air control team member First Lieutenant (1LT) Doug Bennett uses a hand radio to talk to an O-2 aircraft during search and rescue training conducted as part of exercise COPE ELITE '81. 1LT Bennett is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

A photo interpreter uses a microscope to search film for combat data during exercise CORONET HAMMER

A1C Michael Dresser, a dog handler, conducts a training exercise with a drug detector dog by having him search through a bag for a training aid

An air-to-air view of four RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters as seen from the cockpit of an SH-3 Sea King helicopter during search and rescue (SAR) operations

Overhead left side view of four RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters in flight during search and rescue (SAR) operations

In-flight RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters as seen from the cockpit of an SH-3 Sea King helicopter during search and rescue (SAR) operations