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  • 1. NAVY INSIDER U S N AV Y   IN F FO E O R M AT FICIMAGERY OF IO NFor members of the PA/VI community Jan. special edition 2011 NI L NISI VERUM 2010
  • 2. Still imagery is constantly the number one reason people visit by a margin of 2 to 1.Last year, more than 15,000 images were selected and posted on an effort to highlight the importance of outstanding imagery, and recognize the talents of orNavy men and women behind the camera, Navy Visual News has created this special photoedition of Navy Imagery Insider.This issue showcases 100 of the best photos on from 2010, and we would like to hearfrom you by voting for your favorite.Photographs are numbered 1 to 100; vote for your favorite by going to the following websiteto register your vote If Internet access is a challenge [e.g. at sea], pleasee-mail your selection to; one vote per participant please.If you’re submitting your vote by email please add “Photos of the Year” to the subject line andthe corresponding “number” of the image you have selected.The top three winners will be published in the March-April 2011 edition of Navy Imagery Insiderand placed on display in the offices of the Chief of Naval Operations, and Chief of Information.CHINFO will also award a letter of commendation to each of the top three winners.Judging opens on Feb. 9, 2011 and will close Mar. 9, 2011 at 2400 EST. ~ Chris Madden, Dir. ACI OI-7
  • 3. Image 1NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2010) Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd ClassOliver Charles assigned to the Wallbangers of Carrier Airborne Early WarningSquadron (VAW) 117 prepares an E-2C Hawkeye for launch aboard the aircraftcarrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Jessica Bidwell
  • 4. Image 2PORT-AU-PRINCE (Jan. 16, 2010) Haitian citizens receive water from aircrewmen from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 assigned to the aircraftcarrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Aaron Shelley
  • 5. Image 3PORT-AU-PRINCE (Jan. 17, 2010) Members of the Los Angeles County FireDepartment Search and Rescue Team rescue a Haitian woman from a collapsedbuilding in downtown Port-au-Prince. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Justin Stumberg
  • 6. Image 4ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 19, 2010) Medical professionals aboard the MilitarySealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) treat a six-year-oldHaitian boy in the casualty receiving room aboard the 1,000-bed hospital ship.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Class Chelsea Kennedy
  • 7. Image 5PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Jan. 21, 2010) Lt. JerriGram, from Huntsville, Ala., assigned to the MilitarySealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH20), shares a smile with a infant during an examination.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Edwardo Proano
  • 8. Image 6CARRIBEAN SEA (Jan. 23, 2010) A Sailor aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrierUSS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), comforts a young Haitian boy after the ship’s medicalstaff performed live-saving surgery. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Adrian White
  • 9. Image 7NEPLY, Haiti (Jan. 24, 2010) Hospital Corpsman3rd Class Katie Blankenship, from Enterprise, Ala.,carries an injured Haitian girl aboard the amphibiousdock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). U.S.Navy photo by MC1 Rachael L. Leslie
  • 10. Image 8GRAND GOAVE, Haiti (Jan. 29, 2010) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class PeterSansone, center, tosses aside a scoop of rubble as Fireman Travis Sawicki andBoatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Isabel Pericon, all three assigned to the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), sift through debrisduring a clean up an outdoor classroom at the Lifeline Christian MinistriesMission in Grand Goave, Haiti. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Kristopher Wilson
  • 11. Image 9BAIE DE GRAND GOAVE, Haiti (Jan. 30, 2010) Lt.j.g. Natalie Shaffer, assignedto Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 8 and embarked aboard the multi-purposeamphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), hands over a newborn Haitianbaby to his father. The child was the first baby ever born aboard Bataan. U.S.Navy photo by MC2 Kristopher Wilson
  • 12. Image 10PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Feb. 6, 2010) Builder 2nd Class Andrej Paskevic,assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, drills guide holes into adamaged section of pier at the port in Port-au-Prince. U.S. Navy photo by MC2Chris Lussier
  • 13. Image 11GULF OF OMAN (Feb. 16, 2010) An F/A-18C Hornet piloted by Cmdr. BenjaminHewlett, prospective commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131,launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69) prior to the squadron’s change of command ceremony. U.S. Navy photo byMC3 Chad R. Erdmann
  • 14. Image 12CORONADO, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2010) Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUDs)students participate in Surf Passage at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. U.S.Navy photo by MC2 Kyle D. Gahlau
  • 15. Image 13NORWAY (Feb. 23, 2010) U.S. Navy SEALs and German forces freefallparachute onto a frozen a lake in Northern Norway during Exercise ColdResponse 2010. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Matt Daniels
  • 16. Image 14CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 4, 2010) Students from Naval Nuclear PowerTraining Command take turns experiencing the effects of driving under theinfluence while operating a simulator at a Save-a-Life Tour presentation at NavalWeapons Station Charleston. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Juan Pinalez
  • 17. Image 15SEAL BEACH, Calif. (March 6, 2010) Operations Specialist Seaman EnriqueSanchez mans the rails aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyerUSS Dewey (DDG 105). U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Chad J. McNeeley
  • 18. Image 16PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (March 10, 2010) Lt. Gen. D.J. Hejlik, commandinggeneral of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks with Marines assigned to the22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), embarked aboard the amphibiousassault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). U.S. Navy photo by MCCS Spike Call
  • 19. Image 17STRAIT OF MAGELLAN (March 15, 2010) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson(CVN 70) conducts tactical maneuvering exercises in the Strait Of Magellan.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Daniel Barker
  • 20. Image 18MAYPORT, Fla. (March 17, 2010) Lt. Peter Bras reunites with his daughtersduring a homecoming celebration for Detachment 5, the Spider Pigs, ofHelicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 46 at Naval Station Mayport.U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Gary B. Granger Jr.
  • 21. Image 19RED SEA (March 22, 2010) Members assigned to Explosive Ordnance DisposalMobile Unit (EODMU) 11 conduct dive equipment familiarization and trainingoperations in the Red Sea. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Ja’lon A. Rhinehart
  • 22. Image 20PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2010) Chaplain Lt. Jason Gregory reads bibleverses on the weather deck aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill(CG 52). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Daniel Barker
  • 23. Image 21SAN DIEGO (March 26, 2010) Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Jay Hinton mans therails with his son and other Nimitz Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrierUSS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship transits into its homeport at Naval BaseCoronado. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Nichelle Noelle Whitfield
  • 24. Image 22PACIFIC OCEAN (March 28, 2010) Crew members aboard the aircraft carrierUSS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) observe an FA/18E Super Hornet assigned to theSunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 lands during flight operations.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Daniel Barker
  • 25. Image 23INDIAN OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided missiledestroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) passes by the smoke from a suspected pirateskiff it had just disabled. U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Cassandra Thompson
  • 26. Image 24MAYPORT, Fla. (April 02, 2010) The Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, USSIndependence (LCS 2), approaches Naval Station Mayport for a port call. U.S.Navy photo by MC2 Gary Granger Jr.
  • 27. Image 25SAN DIEGO (April 12, 2010) Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USSBunker Hill (CG 52) secure mooring lines from the pier after returning homefrom a three-month deployment. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Daniel Barker
  • 28. Image 26PEARL HARBOR (April 14, 2010) Members of thevisit, board, search and seizure team of the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) board theBattleship Missouri Memorial during a maritimesecurity training exercise. U.S. Navy photo by MC2Mark Logico
  • 29. Image 27KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 28, 2010) Sailors assigned to Navy OperationalSupport Center Kansas City install siding at a Habitat for Humanityconstruction site in support of Kansas City Navy Week. U.S. Navy photo byMC1 Joshua Treadwell
  • 30. Image 28MILLINGTON, Tenn. (May 2, 2010) An aerial photograph showing flooding atNaval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tenn. Two days of rain dumpedmore than 14 inches in the area, causing a levee to fail and flooding the baseand surrounding community. U.S. Navy photo by Mark Wilson
  • 31. Image 29COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 13, 2010) Master-at-Arms 3rd Class NathanDeWalt is a competitor in the 50-meter backstroke at the inaugural WarriorGames at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. U.S. Navy photo byMC1 R. Jason Brunson
  • 32. Image 30ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 18, 2010) A plebenavigates the low crawl obstacle during SeaTrials at the U.S. Naval Academy. U.S. Navyphoto by MC1 Gregory E. Badger
  • 33. Image 31PACIFIC OCEAN (May 18, 2010) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS RonaldReagan (CVN 76) conduct a test of the aqueous film forming foam firefightingsystem during a planned incremental availability maintenance period. U.S. Navyphoto by MC3 Alexander Tidd
  • 34. Image 32GULF OF ADEN (May 31, 2010) Engineman 1st Class Kenneth Nieman,stationed aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) looks overthe engines found on a skiff suspected of participating in recent pirate activitywhile the other members of the visit, board, search and seizure team maintaincontrol of the vessel. U.S. Navy photo by PO2 Ja’lon A. Rhinehart
  • 35. Image 33ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 7, 2010) Sailors assigned to repair locker 1 F fighta simulated fire during a general quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USSEnterprise (CVN 65). U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Jacob D. Galito
  • 36. Image 34FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (June 8, 2010) A Naval Special Warfare 11-meterrigid-hull inflatable boat parachutes near Ft. Walton Beach during a maritime craftaerial deployment system exercise. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Joseph M. Clark
  • 37. Image 35PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 15, 2010) National and local media photographPresident Barack Obama greeting Sailors and Marines at the Naval AirTechnical Training Center on board Naval Air Station Pensacola. U.S. Navyphoto by Steve Vanderwerff
  • 38. Image 36GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (June 16, 2010) 1st Sgt. Tina Brown, Maj. JenniferReed, and Sgt. Rosalyn Anderson, Soldiers assigned to the 525th Military PoliceBattalion at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, run in front of the “Honor Bound”sign at the entrance to Camp Delta at Joint Task Force Guantanamo. U.S. Navyphoto by MC3 Joshua Nistas
  • 39. Image 37PACIFIC OCEAN (June 17, 2010) The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS1) conducts a replenishment at sea with the amphibious assault ship USSBonhomme Richard (LHD 6). U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Marcus L. Stanley
  • 40. Image 38SAN FRANCISCO (June 25, 2010) The Ticonderoga-class Ageis cruiser USSBunker Hill (CG 52) passes under the Golden Gate Bridge to conduct exerciseswith the Russian Federation Navy missile cruiser Varyag (011). U.S. Navy photoby Lt. Cmdr. Erik Reynolds
  • 41. Image 39PACIFIC OCEAN (June 28, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS CurtisWilbur (DDG 85) fires an MK 45 five-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. U.S.Navy photo by MC3 Adam K. Thomas
  • 42. Image 40SAN DIEGO (July 2, 2010) Personnel SpecialistSeaman Apprentice Ronald Skilang, from theRepublic of Palau, assigned to Personnel SupportDetachment Afloat West, wipes away tears as heprepares to take the oath of citizenship during anaturalization ceremony on the flight deck of theUSS Midway Museum. U.S. Navy photo by MC2James R. Evans
  • 43. Image 41PACIFIC OCEAN (July 11, 2010) The guided-missiledestroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) maneuvers aheadof the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) asit fires a surface-to-air missile off the coast of Hawaiiduring Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Mark Logico
  • 44. Image 42ARLINGTON, Va. (July 12, 2010) Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guardrender honors during a burial with full honors for Ensign Robert Langwell atArlington National Cemetery. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Kiona Miller
  • 45. Image 43U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (July 17, 2010) An F/A-18FSuper Hornet assigned to the Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)32 is inspected before being launched from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S.Truman (CVN 75). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Matthew D. Williams
  • 46. Image 44TERNATE, Indonesia (July 20, 2010) The Military Sealift Command hospitalship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is at anchor in Ternate, Indonesia. U.S. Navy photoby MC2 Eddie Harrison
  • 47. Image 45PACIFIC OCEAN (July 23, 2010) An Evolved Sea Sparrow missile is launchedfrom the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by MC3Patrick Green
  • 48. Image 46NEWPORT, R.I. (July 29, 2010) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy(MCPON) Rick West addresses Class 154 at the Senior Enlisted Academy(SEA) during his visit to Naval Station Newport. U.S. Navy photo by MC1Jennifer A. Villalovos
  • 49. Image 47HELMAND, Afghanistan (Aug. 2, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class ClaireE. Ballante, assigned to the Female Engagement Team (FET), patrols with 1stBattalion 2d Marines in Musa Qa’leh, Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Corps photo byCpl. Lindsay L. Sayres
  • 50. Image 48YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 5, 2010) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployedamphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) practice shoring at the damagecontrol training facility in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by MCSN AdamM. Bennett
  • 51. Image 49COLOMBIA (Aug. 13, 2010) Chief petty officer selectees lead the chief’s messin morning physical training in the well deck of the amphibious transport dockship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). U.S. Navy photo by MCCS Robert Winkler
  • 52. Image 50PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 17, 2010) Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class JamesBrisendine, from Girard, Kan., drills out corroded anchor nuts to repair anaccess cover on the engine nacelle of an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bellsof Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 aboard the aircraft carrier USSGeorge Washington (CVN 73). U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Adam K. Thomas
  • 53. Image 51PANAMA CITY, Panama (Aug. 19,2010) Peruvian Navy Diver Falcon Bernol,left, and Navy Diver 1st Class Shawn Cooley return to the pier after attachingsalvage equipment to a sunken Panamanian navy patrol boat. U.S. Navy photoby MC1 Jayme Pastoric
  • 54. Image 52KHYBER-PAKHTUNKHWA PROVINCE, Pakistan (Aug. 21, 2010) Members ofa U.S. Navy air crew assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron(HM) 15, Detachment 2, help Pakistani soldiers unload relief supplies from aU.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during humanitarian relief efforts.U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Paul Duncan
  • 55. Image 53LIMON, Costa Rica (Aug. 23, 2010) Boatswain’sMate Jacklyn Cravey paints the anchor chain ofthe amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)while the ship is ported for operations in Costa Rica.U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Christopher B. Stoltz
  • 56. Image 54CLEVELAND (Aug. 31, 2010) Machinist Mate 2nd Class Aaron Hammersmith,assigned to the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726), studies thenames of the 9,000 Civil War veterans who served with Cuyahoga County(Ohio) regiments. U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Katrina Sartain
  • 57. Image 55ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 29, 2010) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) AirmanAudrey Miller surveys aircraft movement from the flight deck camera positionaboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). U.S. Navy photo byMC2 Kilho Park
  • 58. Image 56TOMS RIVER, N.J. (Sept. 30, 2010) Navy SEALs from all over the country tookturns pounding the Tridents taken from their uniforms into the casket of SpecialWarfare Operator (SEAL) 3rd Class Denis Miranda during his funeral. U.S. Navyphoto by MC2 John Scorza
  • 59. Image 57SAN DIEGO (Oct. 3, 2010) Members of the U.S.Navy flight demonstration squadron, the BlueAngels, perform during the Marine Corps Air StationMiramar 2010 Air Show. U.S. Navy photo by MC2James R. Evans
  • 60. Image 58SAN DIEGO (Oct. 5, 2010) Navy volunteers are framed between the prostheticlegs of a Paralympic Military Sports Camp participant at Balboa Naval MedicalCenter. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Travis K. Mendoza
  • 61. Image 59VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Oct. 5, 2010) Sailors assigned to Riverine Squadrons(RIVRON) 1 and 3 simulate operating gun mounts aboard a riverine commandboat during the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group composite unit training exercise(COMPTUEX). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Michael R. Hinchcliffe
  • 62. Image 60HELMAND PROVENCE, Afghanistan (June 13, 2010) Seabees assigned toNaval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 place concrete at a project atCamp Leatherneck. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Ace Rheaume
  • 63. Image 61GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Oct. 7, 2010) Firefighters from the Naval StationGuantanamo Bay, Cuba fire department conduct a firefighting demonstrationduring Fire Prevention Week. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Leona Mynes
  • 64. Image 62STRAIGHT OF MALACCA (Oct. 8, 2010) Lighting flashes as the aircraft carrierUSS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Straight of Malacca. U.S. Navyphoto by MC3 Colby K. Neal
  • 65. Image 63GULF OF ADEN (Oct. 13, 2010) Hull Technician Fireman Tristan Reynoldsarc-welds a flange aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor(LSD 52). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Michael Russell
  • 66. Image 64SAN ANTONIO, Philippines (Oct. 14, 2010) Sailors assigned to AmphibiousSquadron (PHIBRON) 11 watch San Esteban Elementary School studentsperform during a community outreach event. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 CaseyH. Kyhl
  • 67. Image 65BOSTON (Oct. 21, 2010) USS Constitution fires a 21-gun salute towardFort Independence on Castle Island during an underway to celebrate the213th launching day anniversary of the ship. U.S. Navy photo by MC3Kathryn E. Macdonald
  • 68. Image 66NORFOLK (Oct. 22, 2010) Sailors assigned toRiverine Group 1 stand their post aboard RiverineCommand Boat (Experimental) (RCB-X) as the boatconducts turning maneuvers while being followed byRiverine Command Boat (RBC-1) at Naval StationNorfolk. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Clifford L. H. Davis
  • 69. Image 67ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 25, 2010) A Sailor assigned to the weaponsdepartment aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) fires a.50-caliber machine gun during a night firing exercise. U.S. Navy photo by MC3Tony Curtis
  • 70. Image 68ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 25, 2010) Turbine System Technician (Mechanical)3rd Class Carrington B. Jones, right, and Enginemen Fireman Joseph W.Turner perform maintenance on the gas turbine engine modules aboard theguided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57). U.S. Navy photo by MCSNLeonard Adams
  • 71. Image 69PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 26, 2010) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Dambustersof Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 launches from the aircraft carrier USSGeorge Washington (CVN 73). U.S. Navy photo by MC3 David A. Cox
  • 72. Image 70CORONADO, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2010) Students assigned to Basic UnderwaterDemolition/SEAL (BUD/S) class 286 participate in a surf passage training exerciseat Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Kyle D. Gahlau
  • 73. Image 71GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Oct. 28, 2010) Adetainee is escorted to the detainee hospital forpatient care by personnel from the Joint MedicalGroup, which provides medical care to detainees.U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Elisha Dawkins
  • 74. Image 72GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 1, 2010) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to theKestrels of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 launches from the aircraft carrierUSS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during night flight operations. U.S. Navy photoby MC2 Alan Gragg
  • 75. Image 73PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Nov. 4, 2010) Sailors assigned to Maritime ExpeditionarySecurity Group (MESG) 2 and Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron(MSRON) 2, participate in a simulated training mission on a Laser Shoot LittoralCombat Simulator. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Paul D. Williams
  • 76. Image 74KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (Nov. 4, 2010) Seabees assigned toNaval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 18 build a Southwest Asian Hut atKandahar Air Field. U.S. Navy photo by UT2 Vuong Ta
  • 77. Image 75SANGIN, Afghanistan (Nov. 7, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class RaulR. Silva, assigned to Police Advisor Team 1 of Headquarters and ServiceCompany, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, interacts with Afghan childrenduring a security patrol with Civil Affairs Group and Afghan Uniformed Police.U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jorge A. Ortiz
  • 78. Image 76JAVA SEA (Nov. 8, 2010) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Shana Oltman, assignedto the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), uses thecross-chest carry rescue technique to transport Damage Controlman 3rd ClassAndres Acosta during a search-and-rescue swimmer training exercise. U.S.Navy photo by MC2 Mark R. Alvarez
  • 79. Image 77PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 9, 2010) An HH-60H Sea Hawk helicopter from theBlack Knights of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 4 embarkedaboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) delivers pallets ofsupplies to the Carnival cruise ship C/V Splendor. U.S. Navy photo by MCSNMikesa R. Ponder
  • 80. Image 78STRAITS OF HORMUZ (Nov. 19, 2010) A demolition charge detonates 1,500meters from the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM8). U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Joshua Lee Kelsey
  • 81. Image 79KHILAGUY, Afghanistan (Nov. 23, 2010) A Seabee assigned to NavalMobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 40 walks to his equipment in a cloudof dust created by a nearby departing helicopter. U.S. Navy photo by MCCMichael B. Watkins
  • 82. Image 80ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 6, 2010) Secretary of DefenseDr. Robert M. Gates is greeted by rainbow sideboysaboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln(CVN 72). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Arif Patani
  • 83. Image 81SAN DIEGO (Dec. 7, 2010) An explosive ordnance disposal technician triesto get out of his parachute during a “Wet Silk” training exercise as part ofparachute insertion familiarization training at Naval Base Point Loma. U.S. Navyphoto by Lt. David Bennett
  • 84. Image 82PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 8, 2010) Allen Bodenlos, 90, a Pearl Harbor survivorwho served on the battleship USS Nevada (BB 36), salutes during the NationalAnthem. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Mark Logico
  • 85. Image 83SAN DIEGO (Dec. 8, 2010) Explosive ordnance technicians assigned to ExplosiveOrdnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 perform a static line water drop froma C-2A Greyhound. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 David A. Brandenburg
  • 86. Image 84PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USSHouston (SSN 713) leads a formation of ships from USS George Washington(CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)for a photo exercise during the final day of Exercise Keen Sword 2011. U.S.Navy photo by MC3 Adam K. Thomas
  • 87. Image 85PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and U.S.P-3 Orion patrol craft fly over the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USSHouston (SSN 713) during a photo exercise on the final day of Exercise KeenSword 2011. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Adam K. Thomas
  • 88. Image 86PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-DefenseForce (JMSDF) ships underway in formation as part of a photo exercise on thefinal day of Keen Sword 2011. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Jacob D. Moore
  • 89. Image 87PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) Actor Jason “Wee Man” Acuna signsautographs and poses for pictures with Sailors on the mess decks of the aircraftcarrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 James R. Evans
  • 90. Image 88PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 11, 2010) An aircraft director guides an F/A-18F SuperHornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 after making an arrestedlanding on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S.Navy photo by MC2 James R. Evans
  • 91. Image 89PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 12, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USSStockdale (DDG 106), the guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), theaircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the guided-missile destroyerUSS Gridley (DDG 101), perform a straits transiting exercise. U.S. Navy photoby MC3 Aaron Shelley
  • 92. Image 90KHAVAJEH MOLK, Afghanistan (Dec. 12, 2010) A Soldier mans a securityoutpost at a construction site. Active duty and reserve component Seabeesassigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 40, 18 and 26 secureand fortify a remote combat outpost on the eastern edge of Khavejeh Molk,Afganistan. U.S. Navy photo by MCC Michael B. Watkins
  • 93. Image 91KHAVAJEH MOLK, Afghanistan (Dec. 13, 2010) Construction Mechanic 3rdClass Ty Ramsey poses for a portrait at the end of a workday at combat outpostKhavajeh Molk Afghanistan. U.S. Navy photo by MCC Michael B. Watkins
  • 94. Image 92PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 14, 2010) A Sailor aboard the guided-missile cruiserUSS Bunker Hill (CG 52) fires a shot line at the starboard side of the MilitarySealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) duringa replenishment at sea. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Aaron Shelley
  • 95. Image 93NAWA, Afghanistan (Dec. 17, 2010) A V-22 Osprey prepares to land at forwardoperating base Nawa. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Kevin S. O’Brien
  • 96. Image 94PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 18, 2010) Aviation Electronics Technician AirmanStouweed Innocent refers to a technical manual while troubleshooting a tacticalair navigation receiver/transmitter in the avionics shop aboard the aircraft carrierUSS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 James R. Evans
  • 97. Image 95SAN DIEGO (Dec. 21, 2010) A NASSCO shipyard worker stands fire watch aswork continues beneath the hull of the amphibious assault ship USS BonhommeRichard (LHD 6) despite constant rain for several days. U.S. Navy photo byMCC Joe Kane
  • 98. Image 96YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec. 22, 2010) Information Systems Technician 1stClass Oscar Bernuy, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet staff embarked aboard theamphibious commad ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), helps an child open agift at the Shunko Gakuen Boys and Girls Home in Yokosuka, Japan during acommunity service project. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Brian A. Stone
  • 99. Image 97ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 28, 2010) An F/A-18 Super Hornet lands on flight deckaboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) at night. U.S. Navyphoto by MC2 Arif Patani
  • 100. Image 98KANDAHAR CITY, Afghanistan (Dec. 28, 2010) Culinary Specialist 2nd ClassAntoine Jones, assigned to the Air Detachment of Naval Mobile ConstructionBattalion (NMCB) 40, works on Seabee Combat Warfare qualifications in hisberthing tent at Camp Nathan Smith. U.S. Navy photo by UT2 Vuong Ta
  • 101. Image 99PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 31, 2010) Sailors assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron(VFA) 113, perform maintenance on the tail hook of an F/A-18C Hornet in thehangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navyphoto by MC3 Travis K. Mendoza
  • 102. Image 100PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 31, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class RashanRobinson, center left, hands a syringe to Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Syres during alaparoscopic appendectomy in the operating room aboard the aircraft carrierUSS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 James R. Evans