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Sailors from Fleet Training Group Pacific operate one of the 50 foot utility boats from the boat pool that ferries sailors to ships anchored in the bay. The craft shown here coming alongside the USS GARY (FFG-51)

Sailors from Fleet Training Group Pacific operate one of the 50 foot u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego Harbor State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Gloria Montgomery Release Status: Rel... More

HM2 (Hospital Corpsman Second Class) Zachary Pryor of Naval Hospital, San Diego, prepares the combat gear he will be using during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. Most of the gear will be carried in the All-Purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (ALICE) pack. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (I MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

HM2 (Hospital Corpsman Second Class) Zachary Pryor of Naval Hospital, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) from Camp Pendleton, California practice ship boarding drills on the USS Comstock (LSD-45) off the Southern California coast in support of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ `97. The Marines are armed with 5.56mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifles. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-Chief Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1st Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) from Camp Pendleto...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Uss Comstock (LSD 45) State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command ... More

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Thomas B. Fargo, Commander, US Pacific Command (USPACOM), visits with fellow Sailors, US Marine Corps (USMC) personnel and Soldiers while on a command and operations visit to a High Speed Vessel (HSV) at the port of Naha, Okinawa, Japan

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Thomas B. Fargo, Commander, US Pacific Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naha State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: III MEF Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Shane A. Austin, USMC Release Status: R... More

The US Navy (USN) USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) weapons department Sailors fire 17 rounds from two 40-milimeter saluting batteries in honor of Commander, US Pacific Command Admiral (ADM) Gary Roughead, guest speaker at the change-of-command ceremony held aboard the KITTY HAWK

The US Navy (USN) USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) weapons department Sailors fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Hospital, Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Adam York, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... More

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Dan Finklea uses a Sextant navigational equipment to determine the height and the angle of celestial bodies that helps determine the position and heading of the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer (AEGIS) USS STETHEM (DDG 63) during Exercise Multi-Sail 2006 in the Pacific Ocean. MULTI-SAIL 2006 is designed to help USN Sailors in the Forward Deployed Naval Force (FDNF) maximize their combat readiness by practicing maneuver training between ships. The training also gives the USN Sailors a chance to operate in multi-ship environment

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Dan Finklea uses a Sexta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: ENSIGN Danny Ewing Jr, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Squadron 51, load a Mk-46 anti-submarine torpedo onto a SH-60B helicopter aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 17, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Jimmy C. Pan) (Released))

U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Jimmy C. Pan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A mess management specialist offers ice cream toppings to a pair of Soviet sailors at the Recruit Training Command dining facility. Three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet are in San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

A mess management specialist offers ice cream toppings to a pair of So...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Alicia Edwards Release St... More

Marines from 2d Squad, 3d Platoon, Charlie Company 1/4, 1ST Marine Division, rehearse a beach assault prior to D-Day during Exercise Kernel Blitz 97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines from 2d Squad, 3d Platoon, Charlie Company 1/4, 1ST Marine Div...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Opposition Forces (OPFOR) attack the Marines with an M136 AT-4 light anti-tank weapon during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Opposition Forces (OPFOR) attack the Marines with an M136 AT-4 light a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Two Marine dependents pose with a pair of Soviet sailors at a barbecue and rodeo held during a five-day goodwill visit to the San Diego area by three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet

Two Marine dependents pose with a pair of Soviet sailors at a barbecue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Robert Hansen Release... More

U.S. Navy Sailors move pallets of supplies for storage in the hangar bay of the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during operations in the Pacific Ocean on July 9, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the U.S. Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Adam York) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors move pallets of supplies for storage in the hangar b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCS Adam York, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Navy Sailors tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 195 during night time flight deck operations onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) in the Pacific Ocean on Sept. 8, 2006. Currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Joshua Wayne LeGrand) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors tow an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Joshua Wayne Legrand, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... More

A naval aviator from Fighter Squadron 211 (VF-211) is flanked by two Soviet sailors who are touring the air station during a five-day goodwill visit to the San Diego area by three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet

A naval aviator from Fighter Squadron 211 (VF-211) is flanked by two S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Todd Willebrand Release Sta... More

U.S. Navy and Chinese sailors compare uniform insignias while sailors from the People's Republic of China, tour the U.S. Navy Frigate, USS RENTZ (FFG 46). This marks the first time Chinese warships have crossed the Pacific and visited the Continental United States. The Luhu Class Destroyer HARIBING (DDG 112), Luda II Class Destroyer, ZHUHAI (DDG 166), and a supply ship, the Fusu Class, NANYUN (AOR/AK 953) (Chinese vessels not shown), stopped at Naval Station, North Island, San Diego, California

U.S. Navy and Chinese sailors compare uniform insignias while sailors ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, North Island State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Felix Garza Jr. Releas... More

U.S. Navy Sailors from the Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Frigate USS JOHN L. HALL (FFG 32) off load 15,000 pounds of illegal drugs from their ship on Aug. 18, 2006 at Naval Station Mayport, Fla. The drugs were seized in two separate interagency busts in the Pacific Ocean this year. The first came from smugglers on a high-speed boat on June 12 and the second bust came from a fishing vessel on July 7. The two operations resulted resulted in 13 arrests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Susan Cornell) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors from the Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Susan Cornell, USN Release Status:... More

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu Class (Type 052) Guided Missile Destroyer QINGDAO (DDG 113) man the rails as their ship arrives at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a Goodwill Visit on Sept. 6, 2006. The visit provides an excellent opportunity to enhance cooperation between the two navies and underscores the United States commitment to supporting ongoing cooperative efforts in the Pacific Region. In the background is the PLA Navy Fuquing Class Replenishment Ship HONGZEHU (AOR 881). (U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Joe Kane) (Released)

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu Class (Type...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao (DDG 113) Scene Camera Operator: MCC Joe Kane, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu (Type 052) Class Guided Missile Destroyer QINGDAO (DDG 113) tour the engineering room of the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS SHOUP (DDG 86) during the PLAN Goodwill Visit at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., on Sept. 19, 2006. The visit is an excellent opportunity to enhance cooperation between the two navies and underscores the United States commitment to supporting ongoing cooperative efforts in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Daniel A. Barker (Released)

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu (Type 052) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Shoup (DDG 86) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Daniel A Barker, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Soviet sailor is flanked by two of his American counterparts during an informal gathering of sailors from two navies. Three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet are in San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

A Soviet sailor is flanked by two of his American counterparts during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 James Davis Release Statu... More

Two Soviet sailors move through the mess line in a dining facility at the Naval Training Center. Three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet that have come to San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

Two Soviet sailors move through the mess line in a dining facility at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOCS (Aw) Theresa Dunn Releas... More

A Marine lance corporal is flanked by a pair of Soviet sailors attending a barbecue and rodeo hosted by the Marines during a five-day goodwill visit to the San Diego area by three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet

A Marine lance corporal is flanked by a pair of Soviet sailors attendi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael Poche Release... More

US Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott (right), visits with the four USN Sailors competing for the CHIEF on Naval Operations (CNO) Shore Sailor of the Year and their spouses in his office at the Navy Annex in Arlington, Virginia (VA). Pictured left-to-right, USN Hospital Corpsman First Class (HM1) Jeromy M. Cronin, Naval Education and Training Command; USN Boatswains Mate First Class (BM1) Timothy C. Roff, US Pacific Fleet; USN Machinists Mate First Class Earl Watson, US Atlantic Fleet; and USN MASTER At Arms First Class  (MAA1) Shawn L. Kline, Vice CHIEF of Naval Operations

US Navy (USN) MASTER CHIEF PETTY Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Sco...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Brandon Schulze, USN Release Status: Released ... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors aboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) wave to their family and friends as their ship moors at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, California (CA). The REAGAN and USN Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14) completed their six-month regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)  and Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the Pacific Ocean

US Navy (USN) Sailors aboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, North Island State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Michael Patterson, USN... More

US Navy Sailors and US Marine Corps personnel from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit man the rails as their ship, the Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4), pulls away from Naval Base San Diego, Calif. BOXER is leaving for a scheduled six-month deployment in the Western Pacific as part of Expeditionary Strike Group 5. In the background are CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)

US Navy Sailors and US Marine Corps personnel from the 15th Marine Exp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Base, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Derek R. Sanchez, USN Release S... More

Soviet sailors visiting Sea World take turns feeding a dolphin. Three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet that have come to San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

Soviet sailors visiting Sea World take turns feeding a dolphin. Three ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOCS (Aw) Theresa Dunn Release Status: Released ... More

American sailors parade the colors of the United States and China during a ceremony to bid farewell to the departing People's Liberation Army (Navy) vessels. This marks the first time Chinese warships have crossed the Pacific and visited the Continental United States. The Luhu Class Destroyer HARIBING (DDG 112), Luda II Class Destroyer, ZHUHAI (DDG 166), and a supply ship, the Fusu Class, NANYUN (AOR/AK 953) (Chinese vessels not shown), stopped at Naval Station, North Island, San Diego, California

American sailors parade the colors of the United States and China duri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, North Island State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 R.S. Houlihan Release ... More

The 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Amphibious Squadron One staff members conduct the morning operations brief aboard the USS PELELIU (LHA-5) during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

The 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Amphibious Squadron One s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Uss Peleliu (LHA 5) State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Sh... More

A soldier, armed with 5.56mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, from the 3d Infantry Battalion, 160th Regiment, US Army National Guard, sets up a hasty defense after disembarking from a Bradley fighting vehicle during Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) operations, Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious...

A soldier, armed with 5.56mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, from the 3d Inf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A soldier, armed with 5.56mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, from the 3d Infantry Battalion, 160th Regiment, US Army National Guard, s... More

Starboard Side view of the British ship HMS NORFOLK underway during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 off the Southern California coast. KERNEL BLITZ is a biannual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Starboard Side view of the British ship HMS NORFOLK underway during Ex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Major Command Shown: HMS NORFOLK Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Scott Blackha... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors and their families line the observation deck of the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) as a pilot prepares to launch his F/A-18 Hornet aircraft during a Tiger Cruise in the Pacific Ocean. Tiger Cruise is provided for family members and friends of the crew to give them an opportunity to experience life at sea for a week

US Navy (USN) Sailors and their families line the observation deck of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 Marc Rockwell-Pate, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

060726-N-8977L-046 (Jul. 26, 2006)US Navy (USN) Store Keeper Third Class (SK3) Tim Wilson, US Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter MOHAWK (WMEC 913), teaches Sailors from the USN Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS CARNEY (DDG 64), a basic enforcement takedown for a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) exercise, in support of the United International Antisubmarine Warfare Exercise (UNITAS) 47-06 Pacific Phase located in the Pacific Ocean (POC). U.S. Navy official photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Second Class Johansen Laurel (RELEASED)

060726-N-8977L-046 (Jul. 26, 2006)US Navy (USN) Store Keeper Third Cla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uscg Mohawk (WMEC 913) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Johansen Laurel, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

Turkish sailors board the destroyer TCG YUCETEPE (D-345) for the first time. The YUCETEPE, formerly the USS ORLECK (DD 886), is being decommissioned by the US Navy and transferred to the Turkish Navy in a combined ceremony. The ORLECK is the last World War II era destroyer in the Pacific Fleet

Turkish sailors board the destroyer TCG YUCETEPE (D-345) for the first...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tacoma State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Soldiers from the 3d Battalion, 160th Infantry Battalion, US Army National Guard, send a situational report during maneuvers near the MOUT (Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain) facility on Camp Pendleton, California during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Soldiers from the 3d Battalion, 160th Infantry Battalion, US Army Nati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

US Navy (USN) F/A-18C Hornets from the Strike Fighter Squadron 34 (VFA-34) conduct a high-speed pass during a sea power demonstration for USN Sailors and their family members aboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) during a Tiger Cruise in the Pacific Ocean. Tiger Cruise is provided for family members and friends of the crew to give them an opportunity to experience life at sea for a week

US Navy (USN) F/A-18C Hornets from the Strike Fighter Squadron 34 (VFA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 M. Jeremie Yoder, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to the Strike Fighter Squadron 2 (VFA-2) demonstrates its maneuverability during a sea power demonstration for USN Sailors and their family members aboard the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) during a Tiger Cruise in the Pacific Ocean. Tiger Cruise is provided for family members and friends of the crew to give them an opportunity to experience life at sea for a week

A US Navy (USN) F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft assigned to the Strike F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 M. Jeremie Yoder, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

U.S. Navy Sailors from Electronic Attack Squadron U.S. Pacific Fleet, show their Navy spirit while making a video for the halftime show of the Army-Navy football game.  The game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, in Philadelphia, Pa.  (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Bruce McVicar) (Released)

U.S. Navy Sailors from Electronic Attack Squadron U.S. Pacific Fleet, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oak Harbor State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: NAVAL STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, WA Scene Came... More

190603-RD699- 2015
DIEGO GARCIA (June 3, 2019) Builder

190603-RD699- 2015 DIEGO GARCIA (June 3, 2019) Builder

190603-RD699- 2015 DIEGO GARCIA (June 3, 2019) Builder 2nd Class Shelbie Hlavac congratulates Construction Electrician 3rd Class Dayvin James, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, on h... More

Admiral (ADM) James A. Lyons Jr., commander in chief, US Pacific Fleet, administers the re-enlistment oath to sailors aboard the guided missile cruiser USS REEVES (CG 24). US Navy ships are visiting China for the first time in 40 years

Admiral (ADM) James A. Lyons Jr., commander in chief, US Pacific Fleet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Chet King Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

American and Soviet sailors make their way through the mess line at the Recruit Training Command dining facility. Three ships of the Soviet Pacific Fleet are in San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

American and Soviet sailors make their way through the mess line at th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Robert Hansen Release Sta... More

An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) with mine plow from 1ST Tank Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, breeches an obstacle belt during the amphibious assault Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) with mine plow from 1ST Tank Bat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Abrams M1A1 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) from 1ST Tanks Charlie Company arrive at Red Beach to be transported back to White Beach via Navy LCAC (Landing Craft, Air Cushiond) (background) during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99 held at Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Abrams M1A1 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) from 1ST Tanks Charlie Company arr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74), USN Sailors assigned to the Ordnance Crew wait as a USN MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter delivers a sling load of ordnance, during Replenishment At Sea (RAS) operations. The STENNIS is currently underway in the Pacific Ocean conducting carrier qualifications

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Ryan J. Restvedt, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu (Type 052) Class Guided Missile Destroyer QINGDAO (DDG 113) man the rails as they arrive at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., during a Goodwill Visit on Sept. 18, 2006. The visit provides an excellent opportunity to enhance cooperation between the two navies and underscores the United States commitment to supporting ongoing cooperative efforts in the Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Daniel A. Barker) (Released)

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy Sailors from the Luhu (Type 052) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ns San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Daniel A Barker, USN Release Status: Rel... More

MCAS Iwakuni Marines participate in annual CBRN training

MCAS Iwakuni Marines participate in annual CBRN training

Lance Cpl. William Kerr, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialist with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, demonstrates the proper wear of the M50 JSGPM for annual CBRN training on Marine Corps... More

U.S. and Soviet sailors greet one another on the pier beside the Soviet guided missile destroyer ADMIRAL VINOGRADOV. The VINOGRADOV, the support tanker ARGUN, which is in the left background, and another ship of the Soviet Pacific Fleet have come to San Diego for a five-day goodwill visit

U.S. and Soviet sailors greet one another on the pier beside the Sovie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Michael Poche Release Sta... More

Aerial view of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class; Aircraft Carrier, USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), showing Sailors manning the rails and forming the initials RWR on the flight deck as the ship enters San Diego harbor for a home porting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), and officially joining the US Pacific Fleet

Aerial view of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class; Aircraft Carrier, USS R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIRMAN Danielle Sosa, Usn Release Status: Releas... More

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Gary Roughead (left), Commander, US Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT), greets guests during an Independence Day Reception Ceremony held aboard the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK, (CV 63) in Otaru, Japan (JPN). While in port, KITTY HAWK Sailors will have a chance to sightsee, shop, enjoy recreational activities and participate in community relation projects with the host nation. The USS KITTY HAWK demonstrates power projection and sea control as the USN only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Gary Roughead (left), Commander, US Pacifi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Jimmy C. Pan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

180917-N-ZL062-0134 PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 17, 2018)

180917-N-ZL062-0134 PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 17, 2018)

180917-N-ZL062-0134 PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 17, 2018) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) flies her Battle Ensign with aircraft from commander, task force 72 and the U.S. Air... More

Shot of two Chinese sailors on their visit to San Diego, California. The destroyers HARBIN (DDG 112)and ZHUHAI (DDG 166), and supply ship NANCANG (AO 953) will moor next to the US Navys aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) (not shown), at Naval Air Station North Island. This visit marks the first time Chinese warships have crossed the Pacific and visited the Continental United States

Shot of two Chinese sailors on their visit to San Diego, California. T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 August Sigur, USN Release Status: Released t... More

A machine gunner in the Army Reserves from Charlie Company 3-160 Infantry opens fire with his 7.62mm M60 Machine Gun on the opposing force during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

A machine gunner in the Army Reserves from Charlie Company 3-160 Infan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Air Department aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), approach a static training aircraft on the flight deck, during extensive aircraft firefighting drills while underway in the Pacific Ocean

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Air Department aboard the Nimitz...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Aaron Burden, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

Filipino Civilian Contractors assist the Military Surface

Filipino Civilian Contractors assist the Military Surface

Filipino Civilian Contractors assist the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command soldiers’ un-load the United States Naval Ship Maj.Stephen W. Pless in Subic Bay, Philippines in order to participat... More

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to the Eagles of

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to the Eagles of

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115, breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration, showcasing firepower capability and maneuverability while at sea... More

Turkish officers and sailors line the decks of the destroyer TCG YUCETEPE (D-345). The YUCETEPE, formerly the USS ORLECK (DD 886), is being decommissioned by the US Navy and transferred to the Turkish Navy in a combined ceremony. The ORLECK is the last World War II era destroyer in the Pacific Fleet

Turkish officers and sailors line the decks of the destroyer TCG YUCET...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tacoma State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

A port view of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 2 Shirane Class Helicopter Destroyer KURAMA (DDG 144), with Japanese Sailors manning the rails, sails past Naval Station San Diego. On the stern of the ship sits a Mitsubishi HSS-2B Sea King. The ship is participating in RIMPAC 92 (Rim of the Pacific Exercise 1992)

A port view of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 2 Shir...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC 92 Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. Corre... More

Admiral (ADM) James A. Lyons Jr., commander in chief, US Pacific Fleet, administers the re-enlistment oath to 23 US Navy sailors during a ceremony aboard the guided missile cruiser USS REEVES (CG 24). This is the first visit by US Navy ships to China in 40 years

Admiral (ADM) James A. Lyons Jr., commander in chief, US Pacific Fleet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Qingdao Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Chet King Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Chinese sailors man their stations during an inspection by Admiral (ADM) James A. Lyons Jr., commander in chief, US Pacific Fleet. US Navy (USN) ships are visiting to China for the first time in 40 years

Chinese sailors man their stations during an inspection by Admiral (AD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles L. Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

As Sailors man the rail, a young spectator waves to the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), which is leaving its Pacific home port for the last time.  At the end of that deployment it will report to the US Atlantic Fleet

As Sailors man the rail, a young spectator waves to the aircraft carri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Mike Flynn, USN Release Status: Released to ... More

Soviet and US Navy (USN) Sailors meet, exchanging hats, during the Soviet's visit to Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA). The tally on the Soviet sailors hat says Pacific Ocean Fleet

Soviet and US Navy (USN) Sailors meet, exchanging hats, during the Sov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 P. Kuznieski, USN Release Status: Released t... More

A port view of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 2 Shirane Class Helicopter Destroyer KURAMA (DDG 144), with Japanese sailors manning the rails, assisted by tugboat Mister Mike sails past Naval Station San Diego. On the stern of the ship sits a Mitsubishi HSS-2B Sea King. The ship is participating in RIMPAC 92 (Rim of the Pacific Exercise 1992)

A port view of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 2 Shir...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC 92 Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. Corre... More

Marine Lance Corporal Alexander T. Acocello, Headquarters&Service Company, 3d Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, drives his Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV-7A1) through the breakers off of White Beach during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ'97.  KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV).  KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marine Lance Corporal Alexander T. Acocello, Headquarters&Service Comp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Mcb Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Sho... More

A CH-46 Sea Knight from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-164 (HMM-164) (REIN) embarks aboard the USS PELELIU (LHA-5) during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 97 off the Southern California Coast.  KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV).  KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

A CH-46 Sea Knight from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-164 (HMM-164...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Uss Peleliu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: USS... More

Sailors from the People's Republic of China, assigned to the Luhu Class Destroyer, HARIBING (DDG 112), prepare leader lines prior to mooring at the Naval Air Station North Island, California. This marks the first time Chinese warships have crossed the Pacific and visited the Continental United States. The destroyer HARIBING, Luda II Class Destroyer, ZHUHAI (DDG 166), and a supply ship, the Fusu Class, NANYUN (AOR/AK 953), (ZHUHAI and NANYUN not shown) stopped at Naval Station, North Island, San Diego, California, on March 21st, 1997

Sailors from the People's Republic of China, assigned to the Luhu Clas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, North Island State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Steven Batiz Release S... More

Canadian Lieutenant Robert Watt in wetsuit and SIVA Underwater Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Diving Apparatus (oxygen rebreather), prepares for a dive during mine counter measure operations as part of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 off coast of Southern California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Canadian Lieutenant Robert Watt in wetsuit and SIVA Underwater Mine Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Major Command Shown: HER MAJESTY'S CANADIAN SERVICE Scene Camera Operator... More

Navy medical personnel prepare the 782 combat gear they will be using during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 held off coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Navy medical personnel prepare the 782 combat gear they will be using ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Sergeant Marcos Enriquez (Right), D Co, 3d Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, serves hot chow to Opposition Force Marines, also from 3d AABn, at Camp Pendleton, California, during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Sergeant Marcos Enriquez (Right), D Co, 3d Amphibious Assault Battalio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Lance Corporal Matthew Martin, Communications Squadron, MWCS 38, from El Toro, California, plays guitar during some leisure time during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Lance Corporal Matthew Martin, Communications Squadron, MWCS 38, from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Military Commanders meet aboard the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) to talk about the stradegy of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton is a biannual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Military Commanders meet aboard the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) to talk about t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Uss Tarawa (LHA 1) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Major Command Shown: USS TARAWA (LHA 1) Scene C... More

Two Marines from Charlie Company, 1/4, 1ST Marine Division practice squad tactics during KERNEL BLITZ 97 work-ups. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Two Marines from Charlie Company, 1/4, 1ST Marine Division practice sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Marines repair a Soviet Tank after it threw a track during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 97, the tank was used as Opposition Force (OPFOR) equipment during the training exercise. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines repair a Soviet Tank after it threw a track during Exercise KE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Private First Class (PFC) Jeff A. Troxel (facing camera) and PFC Nathan J. Haines prepare to eat noon chow at white beach on Camp Pendleton during work-ups for Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV-7A1) are seen in background. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Private First Class (PFC) Jeff A. Troxel (facing camera) and PFC Natha...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT) from 1ST Tank Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, prepare to assault through the breach at Red Beach during KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT) from 1ST Tank Battalion, 1ST Marin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

STAFF Sergeant Emilio Serrano, an Army Reservist, from Charlie Company 3-160 infantry captures the enemy in his 5.56mm Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle sights at combat town during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

STAFF Sergeant Emilio Serrano, an Army Reservist, from Charlie Company...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Commander F. J. Kenney inspects his sailors prior to relinquishing his command, during his change of command ceremony at the US Guard Pacific Area Tactical Enforcement Team parade grounds

Commander F. J. Kenney inspects his sailors prior to relinquishing his...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL D. Stubblefield Release ... More

Marines and Sailors aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard (LHD-6) prepare Marine CH-53E Super Stallion (right) and CH-46E Sea Knights (Center) helicopters for flight operations during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines and Sailors aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard (LHD-6) prepare M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

While on board the USS Anchorage (LSD-36) during KERNEL BLITZ '97, 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion (AABN) receives it's annual Corp Values and sexual harassment classes. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

While on board the USS Anchorage (LSD-36) during KERNEL BLITZ '97, 3rd...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon minesweepers off the USS ANCHORAGE (LSD-36) probe the waters, for mines surrounding the amphibious landing, during rehearsals for Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon minesweepers off the USS ANCHORAGE (LSD-36) pro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Marines with 3rd tracks prepare to embark a AAVP-7A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle on the USS MOUNT VERNON (LSD-39) for Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99, held at Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines with 3rd tracks prepare to embark a AAVP-7A1 Amphibious Assaul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Uss Mount Vernon (LSD-39) State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... More

During the evening sunset the LCAC's (Landing Craft, Air Cushioned) once again inflate their air cushions and head out to sea for yet another offload of vehicles during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ'99 aboard Camp Pendleton, California.  KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV).  KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

During the evening sunset the LCAC's (Landing Craft, Air Cushioned) on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Mcb Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... More

Beachmaster from USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD-52) directs crew from 1ST Tank Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, 29 Palms, California during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99 aboard Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Beachmaster from USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD-52) directs crew from 1ST Tank ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Marines with 1ST Marine Division, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines, Echo Company, conduct an informal meeting to go over map coordinates during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99 held at Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines with 1ST Marine Division, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines, Echo Comp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... More

Passing out 5.56mm blank ammo for the Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, Sergeant Bays gives a brief to his squad before a force-on-force mission during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99 held at Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Passing out 5.56mm blank ammo for the Colt M16A2 Assault Rifle, Sergea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Cam... More

Vice Admiral (VADM) Edward Moore, Commander, Surface Force United States Pacific Fleet, delivers his remarks at the memorial service held for Sailors of the USS COLE (DDG 67) at Naval Station 32nd Street, San Diego, California

Vice Admiral (VADM) Edward Moore, Commander, Surface Force United Stat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Chuck Cavanaugh, USN Rele... More

A port sid viw of th US Navy (USN) Command Ship USS CORONADO (AGF 11) that will dploy from San Digo, California (CA), in March to th Wstrn Pacific. Th CORONADO will provid a command platform for th Commandr, US 7th Flt staff and srv as a tmporary rplacmnt for th USN Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) whil it undrgos a maintnanc priod. Th BLUE RIDGE is currntly forward dployd in Yokosuka, Japan. Th Navy is tsting an innovativ manning concpt aboard th CORONADO that combins th skills of Navy Sailors and Military Salift Command (MSC) Civilian Marinrs (CIVMARS). Th CORONADO rcntly compltd a two-month yard priod, during which its basic...

A port sid viw of th US Navy (USN) Command Ship USS CORONADO (AGF 11) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A port side view of the US Navy (USN) Command Ship USS CORONADO (AGF 11) that will deploy from San Diego, California (CA), in Ma... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors watch from the fantail on board the USN experimental High Speed Vehicle 2 (HSV 2) Swift as the vessel shifts berths at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI).  The Swift is taking part in the multi-national maritime Exercise RIM OF THE PACIFIC 2004 (RIMPAC).  RIMPAC is the largest international maritime exercise in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands. This yearßs exercise includes seven participating nations: Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom and United States. RIMPAC is intended to enhance the tactical proficiency of participating units in a wide array of combined operations at sea, while enhancing stability in the Pacific Rim region

US Navy (USN) Sailors watch from the fantail on board the USN experime...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William R. Goodwin, Usn Release Status: Relea... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles Class Attack Submarine, USS PORTSMOUTH (SSN 707) enjoy the waters of the Pacific Ocean during a swim call. The PORTSMOUTH its crew are transiting to Norfolk, Virginia (VA), where the ship is scheduled for decommissioning next month

US Navy (USN) Sailors stationed aboard the Los Angeles Class Attack Su...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David A. Levy, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy (USN) Sailors render a salute during a wreath laying ceremony at Russia's Eternal Flame of the Pacific Fleet Combat Glory memorial in Vladivostok, Russia. The Sailors assigned to the USN Guided Missile Destroyer USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54) and the mine counter measures Ship USS PATRIOT (MCM 7) paid their respects on the Fourth of July, US Independence Day

US Navy (USN) Sailors render a salute during a wreath laying ceremony ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vladivostok State: Primorsky Krai Country: Russia (RUS) Scene Major Command Shown: DDG-54 Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John L. Beeman, Usn Releas... More

Friends and family of the fallen US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One (SDVT-1) and the US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) (Airborne), gather at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific to pay tribute to their brothers, fathers, husbands, uncles, and friends lost in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). The 16 US troops were killed when their US Army (USA) MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a US reconnaissance team in Afghanistan

Friends and family of the fallen US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to SEA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Honolulu State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jennifer L. Bailey, Usn Release Status: Released ... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Navy's newest Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS HALSEY (DDG 97) run to man the ship as they bring the ship to life during the ship's commissioning ceremony. The ceremony marked the formal entrance of the guided missile destroyer into the fleet. The ship named after US Naval Academy graduate Fleet Admiral (ADM) William "Bull" Halsey Jr., who commanded South Pacific Force and South Pacific Area during World War II (WWII)

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Navy's newest Arleigh Burke Clas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: DDG-96 Scene Camera Operator: Li1 John P. Ka... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Flight Deck Crew aboard the Aircraft Carrier, USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), prepare to launch a USN E-2C Hawkeye, assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Five (VAW-115), during the third annual Joint Air and Sea Exercise (JASEX), while conducting operation in the Western Pacific region off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Flight Deck Crew aboard the Airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JASEX Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Joshua Legrand, Usn Release Status: Rele... More

Director Joe Gutt also a cameraman from Film House, Inc., a Nashville based Department of Defense (DoD) contractor for the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), documents US Navy (USN) Sailors performing damage control training at the Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP), at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The video documentation will be used to produce a segment spotlighting the Damage Controlman rating, which will be aired worldwide on the American Forces Network

Director Joe Gutt also a cameraman from Film House, Inc., a Nashville ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 James E. Foehl, USN Release Status: Released ... More

Director Joe Gutt also a cameraman from Film House, Inc., a Nashville based Department of Defense (DoD) contractor for the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), documents US Navy (USN) Sailors performing damage control training at the Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP), at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The video documentation will be used to produce a segment spotlighting the Damage Controlman rating, which will be aired worldwide on the American Forces Network

Director Joe Gutt also a cameraman from Film House, Inc., a Nashville ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 James E. Foehl, USN Release Status: Released ... More

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship, USS TARAWA (LHA 1), USN Aviation Boatswains Mate Third Class (AB3) Jason Chevillard, instructs Aviation Boatswains Mate AIRMAN Apprentice (ABAA) Jenna White, on basic aircraft handling procedures, as USN Sailors assigned to the Ordnance Crew attach a cargo sling hook to a USN MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, during an ammunition offload, while at anchor in the Pacific Ocean, off the California (CA) coast

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: PH3(Aw/Sw) Tony Spiker, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet raise American Flags over the World War II (WWII) Submarine Memorial at Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet USN Rear Admiral (RADM) Jeffrey B. Cassias, will present the Flags to family members of the crew of the USN Fleet Class Submarine, USS LAGARTO (SS 371) during a memorial service at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The submarine, which was built in Manitowoc, was lost in WW II just months before the end of the war

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet ra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC David Rush, USN Release Status: Released to P... More

Onboard the USN Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), USN Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) Paul Sander (background left) assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Two (HS-2), shows Indonesian officials the patch one of his Squadron mates designed to signify the squadron's participation in Operation UNIFIED ASSISTANCE (OUA) in Aceh, Indonesia after the Tsunami disaster. Indonesian Military and Government officials visited the ship to personally thank Sailors for their assistance. The LINCOLN and Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) are currently underway in the Western Pacific Ocean operating area

Onboard the USN Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS ABRAHAM ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Scene Camera Operator: JO1(Sw) Joaquin Juatai, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Carrin Johnson studies a navigational chart to plot the course of his ship, the USN Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer (AEGIS) USS STETHEM (DDG 63), during Exercise Multi-Sail 2006 in the Pacific Ocean. MULTI-SAIL 2006 is designed to help USN Sailors in the Forward Deployed Naval Force (FDNF) maximize their combat readiness by practicing maneuver training between ships. The training also gives the USN Sailors a chance to operate in multi-ship environment

US Navy (USN) Quartermaster Third Class (QM3) Carrin Johnson studies a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: ENSIGN Danny Ewing Jr, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

US Navy (USN) Sailors from the USN Atlantic Fleet Show Band, stationed aboard the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), perform for a packed audience during an open concert at the Robinson Place Mall in Manila, Philippines.  The USNS MERCY is on a five-month humanitarian assistance deployment to South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands

US Navy (USN) Sailors from the USN Atlantic Fleet Show Band, stationed...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Manila Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Don Bray, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More