Sunday, October 30, 2011

Blue Angels

LEMOORE, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2011) The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, performs the Barrel Roll Break at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore Central Valley Air Show. The Blue Angels performed at NAS Lemoore as part of the 2011 show season and in celebration of the Centennial of Naval Aviation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jen Blake/Released)

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

USS Ronald Reagan

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2011) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is conducting routine training in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd/Released)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ready to refuel

Two HH-60 Pave Hawks maneuver behind an HC-130 King to perform a helicopter air refueling Oct. 16, 2011, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Angel Thunder 2011. Angel Thunder is an Air Combat Command sponsored personnel recovery/combat search and rescue exercise that combines Department of Defense and non-DoD assets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Blue Angels

LEMOORE, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2011) The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, performs the Left Echelon Roll at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore Central Valley Air Show. The Blue Angels performed at NAS Lemoore as part of the 2011 show season and in celebration of the Centennial of Naval Aviation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jen Blake/Released)

Friday, October 21, 2011

Air Force and Navy Football

Air Force Academy quarterback Tim Jefferson rushes towards the end zone Oct. 1, 2011, during overtime of the Academy's 35-34 win over Navy at the U.S. Naval Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Russ Scalf)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tomahawk cruise missile

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 29, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to support Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn. Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. Monika Hess/Released)

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Douglas C-53D Sky Trooper

LEMOORE, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2011) Members of the U.S. Navy parachute demonstration team, the Leap Frogs, jump out of "D-Day Doll", a Douglas C-53D Sky Trooper aircraft, during the opening ceremony of the 2011 Central Valley Air Show at Naval Air Station Lemoore. The Leap Frogs are based in San Diego and perform aerial parachute demonstrations across the United States in support of naval special warfare and navy recruiting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michelle Turner/Released)

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Thunderbirds

F-16 Fighting Falcons with the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force aerial demonstration team, perform during the 2011 Legacy of Liberty Air Show on Oct. 8, 2011, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman DeAndre Curtiss)

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Navy Football Action

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 17, 2011) U.S. Naval Academy quarterback Kriss Proctor, #2, rolls way from the defensive pressure during the second half of a college football game between the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen at Williams-Brice Stadium. The Gamecocks defeated the Midshipmen 24-21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Curtis K. Biasi/Released)

Nature


Sunday, October 9, 2011

Japanese Art

The actor Iwai HanshirĊ in the role of Sagoemon's daughter Oyone.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Mural of Astronomy by Walter Shirlaw


Second Floor, West Corridor. Mural of Astronomy by Walter Shirlaw. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

F-35B Lightning II

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 3, 2011) An F-35B Lightning II makes the first vertical landing on a flight deck at sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). The F-35B is the Marine Corps Joint Strike Force variant of the Joint Strike Fighter and is designed for short takeoff and vertical landing on Navy amphibious ships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Seaman Natasha R. Chalk/Released)