ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 23, 2012) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert reenlists a group of Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the ship’s hangar bay before an all-hands call. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Lawlor.
The son of U.S. Navy Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Randall White waves to his father’s ship, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), as it transits San Diego Bay Nov. 30, 2011, after departing Naval Air Station North Island on a scheduled deployment to the western Pacific region. DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Trevor Welsh, U.S. Navy.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Seated, from left, are: Brigadier General Marshall B. “Brad” Webb, Assistant Commanding General, Joint Special Operations Command; Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. Standing, from left, are: Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; National Security Advisor Tom Donilon; Chief of Staff Bill Daley; Tony Binken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President; Audrey Tomason Director for Counterterrorism; John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Please note: a classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
A Minotaur IV launch vehicle lifted off recently from the launch complex in Kodiak, Alaska. For the first time, the STP-S26 mission vehicle used a Hydrazine Auxiliary Propulsion System which gave it a dual-orbit capability. The mission deployed six satellites. (Courtesy photo)
The Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance-Imaging System demonstrates its surveillance capabilities during a November 2009 test at Quantico, Va. Photo by Donna Miles.
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U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jarrod Prill with 442d Military Police Company, N.Y. National Guard talks with Iraqi Police Brig. Gen. Khalid, Dean of Al Anbar Police Training Center, in Habbaniyah, Iraq, Sept. 23. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Kenneth Tovo, deputy commander, with United States Division - Central and U.S. soldiers with 442nd MP Company participated in a tour of the Police Training facility. Photo by Pfc. Gary Silverman.
The guided payload 2,200 pound weight class of the Joint Precision Airdrop System in flight during its first combat airdrop. A joint Air Force, Army and contract team recently corrected an accuracy issue with this variant of JPADS. (Courtesy photo)
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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jerrilynn Sweat hugs her daughters after returning from a nearly five-month deployment aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy in San Diego, Sept. 21, 2010. Mercy deployed to support Pacific Partnership, which is contributing to medical and dental humanitarian assistance in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chelsea Radford
An elderly Pakistani flood victim peers out the window of a U.S. Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter with his granddaughter during humanitarian relief efforts in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, Aug. 26, 2010. The CH-46 crew is assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165E-165, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Paul Duncan
A member of the 48th Tactical Fighter Wing spends time with his family while waiting at a processing point preparing to deploy to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Shield. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Nolan.
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The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan travels through the Pacific Ocean with other ships assigned to Rim of the Pacific 2010, north of Hawaii, July 24, 2010. U.S. Dept. of Defense by U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan McCord
Soldiers assigned to Company C 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, throw chemical lights into the air to take the place of fireworks during an Independence Day celebration in Iraq, July 4, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Kimberly Hackbarth
U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Israeli Defense Force Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, chief of the general staff, address the media in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 27, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
Soldiers of the 438th Chemical Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard, conduct a road march at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., June 14, 2010. The camp serves as the home base for members of the Army National Guard and Army Reserves, Marine Corps, and other units that train and mobilize there. The camp offers unit commanders the support required to function as a complete unit for mission training. Camp personnel, along with their partner units, the 205th and 189th Infantry Brigades, have mobilized over 50,000 and demobilized over 30,000 soldiers, sailors, and airmen for duty in the United States and overseas. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tien Do, 120th Public Affairs Detachment
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