Truman Conducts Carrier Qualifications For New Pilots

Flight deck crewmen push back a T-45C Goshawk to its spot on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the ship operates in the Atlantic Ocean on Nov. 6, 2012. The Truman is underway to conduct carrier qualifications for new pilots. The Goshawk is attached to Training Squadron 7. DoD photo by Seaman Apprentice Anthony Presley, U.S. Navy.

USS California Sea Trials

ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2011) The Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) underway during sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by Chris Oxley.

Enterprise Underway In Atlantic With Enterprise Carrier Strike Group

The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is underway with the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group in the Atlantic Ocean. Enterprise is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Harry Andrew D. Gordon.

Enterprise, Vicksburg, Porter Participate With Supply In Replenishment At Sea.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 21, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) participate in an replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6). Enterprise, Vicksburg, Porter, and Supply are deployed as part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel J. Meshel.

Enterprise Carrier Strike Group Maneuver Into Formation

Ships with the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) maneuver into formation while transiting the Atlantic Ocean. The strike group is deployed to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman.

9mm Pistol Live-Fire Exercise Aboard USS Nitze

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 19, 2012) Sailors participate in a 9mm pistol live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94). Nitze is deployed as part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Atherton.

General Quarters Exercise: Inspects Flashlights On Firefighting Helmets

U.S. Navy Seaman Willie Cao inspects flashlights on firefighting helmets during a general quarters exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the Atlantic Ocean, March 15, 2012. The Enterprise is conducting its final deployment to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. Cao is a machinist's mate fireman. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Pittman.

USS James E. Williams Participates In A Replenishment At Sea

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 15, 2012) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participate in a replenishment at sea. James E. Williams is deployed as part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel J. Meshel.

Guides The Canopy Of A Prowler

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 14, 2012) Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Bradley Barber, assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, guides the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler in the hangar bay aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed as part of Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman.

Lookout Watch Aboard Submarine USS Tennessee

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 19, 2012) Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Charles Swanson, assigned to the weapons department, stands the look-out watch aboard the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee (SSBN 734). Swanson said he enjoys the look-out watch because it's his only opportunity to see the exterior of the ship while underway. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber.

Africa Partnership Station 2012 Begins

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 9, 2012) Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Botha Nzinga explains the propulsion control console aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) to Gabonese Ensign Luther Mouloungui as part of Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2012. APS is an international security cooperation initiative facilitated by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities in order to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Felicito Rustique.

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Scan Eagle Test Run Successful

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 6, 2012) Insitu contractors recover Scan Eagle, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on the flight deck after a successful test run aboard the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) during Certification Exercise. The exercise is the final qualification for the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group before their scheduled spring deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lauren G. Randall.

Marine Inspects Harrier Before Flight Operations

A Marine assigned to Marine Fighter Squadron 231 inspects an AV-8B Harrier before flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during Bold Alligator 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean on Feb. 2, 2012. The exercise will take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, 2012, afloat and ashore in and around Virginia and North Carolina. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Tommy Lamkin, U.S. Navy.

Starboard Lookout Watch On Bush Fantail

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 29, 2012) Seaman Samuel Flaspolar stands starboard lookout watch on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Leonard Adams Jr.

SECDEF Panetta Briefed On Enterprise Combat Direction Center

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 21, 2012) Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Leon E. Panetta is briefed on the functions of the combat direction center during a visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The Enterprise Carrier Strike Group is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael L. Croft Jr.

Simulated Strait Transit Exercise

Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 23, 2012 The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 78) and USS Nitze (DDG 94) perform evasive maneuvers during a simulated strait transit exercise. Nitze and Porter are part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, which is conducting a composite training unit exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel J. Meshel.

Panetta Greets Sailors Upon Arrival Aboard Enterprise

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 21, 2012) Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Leon Panetta greets Sailors upon arrival aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise while preparing for its 22nd and final deployment. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman.

Panetta Visits Enterprise

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Navy Rear Adm. Walter E. Carter Jr., commander of Carrier Strike Group 12, watch flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 21, 2012. The Enterprise Carrier Strike Group is conducting a composite training unit exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Pittman.

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Machine Gun Practice Fire Exercise

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 11, 2012) Sonar Technician Surface 2nd Class Gareth Erasmus fires the Mk 38 25mm machine gun aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during a practice fire exercise. Porter is part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group and is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jesse L. Gonzalez.

CNO, MCPON Visit USS Enterprise While Underway

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 12 2012) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick D. West speak to Sailors during an all-hands call aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The Enterprise Carrier Strike Group is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Harry Andrew D. Gordon.

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Live-Fire Shore Bombardment Exercise

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 12, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) fires the Mk-45 5-inch/62 caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire shore bombardment exercise. James E. Williams is part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, which is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel J. Meshel.