Saturday, March 31, 2012

Blue Angels

ST GEORGE, Utah (March 15, 2012) U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, execute a morning turn-up evolution in St. George, Utah. The Blue Angels performed in Utah for the first time in more than 30 years during the Thunder over Utah Air Show and as part of the 2012 air show season. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rachel McMarr/Released)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Panama Canal

PANAMA CANAL, Panama (March 25, 2012) The amphibious transport dock ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) San Diego (LPD 22) approaches the Bridge of the Americas after passing through the Panama Canal. San Diego, the sixth ship in the San Antonio amphibious class, is on her maiden voyage en route to her future homeport and namesake city following construction at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. San Diego will be commissioned in San Diego in May 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Holly Boynton/Released)

Monday, March 26, 2012

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 19, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), right, transits alongside the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) for a replenishment at sea. Dwight D. Eisenhower is underway conducting training in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julia A. Casper/Released)

Friday, March 23, 2012

Public Domain Abstract Art


US Navy Blue Angels

ST. GEORGE, Utah (March, 16, 2012) Capt. Brandon Cordill, left wing pilot for the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, flies in formation over St. George, Utah. The Blue Angels performed in Utah for the first time in more than 30 years during the Thunder Over Utah Air Show and as part of the 2012 air show season. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rachel McMarr/Released)

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

USS Gunston Hall

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/Released)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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USS Carl Vinson

ARABIAN GULF (March 6, 2012) The Royal Navy destroyer HMS Daring (D32) transits the Arabian Gulf with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Daring is assigned to Combined Maritime Forces, Combined Task Force 152 and is conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Released)

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Space Shuttle Atlantis

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Atlantis is being towed from the Vehicle Assembly Building over to Orbiter Processing Facility-1. Atlantis’ forward reaction control system, orbiter maneuvering system pods and three space shuttle main engines have been removed. The work is part of the Space Shuttle Program’s transition and retirement processing of the three space shuttles. Atlantis is being prepared for display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and is scheduled to rollover to the complex in November. Photo credit: NASA/Tim Jacobs

Thursday, March 15, 2012

EA-6B Prowler

ARABIAN GULF (March 8, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

ARABIAN GULF (March 9, 2012) Sailors commemorate 30 years since the ship's commissioning with a formation on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson was commissioned March 13, 1982. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

The Fisk Red Tops


Friday, March 9, 2012

P3-C Orion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 4, 2011) A P3-C Orion donning a heritage paint scheme soars over Naval Air Station Jacksonville as part of the Centennial of Naval Aviation celebration. The Navy is observing the Centennial of Naval Aviation with a series of nationwide events celebrating 100 years of heritage, progress and achievement in naval aviation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr./Released)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Public Domain Texture


Discovery Engine Replicas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Inside Orbiter Processing Facility-1 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a view from inside the tail cone reveals space shuttle Discovery’s three replica shuttle main engines (RSMEs). The tail cone is being installed around the RSMEs for protection. The work is part of the Space Shuttle Program’s transition and retirement processing of shuttle Discovery. Discovery is being prepared for display at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann

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Friday, March 2, 2012

Public Domain Texture


USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 22, 2012) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean as aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 perform a flyover in formation during an air power demonstration for Tiger Cruise. John C. Stennis is operating in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility while on a seven-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)