Image description: Sailors rappel from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during a training exercise aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg. HSC-9 and Gettysburg are conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn.
Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Betsy Knapper, U.S.Navy
Image description: The University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Michigan State Spartans compete in the inaugral Carrier Classic basketball game aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on November 11. The Carrier Classic is a celebration of Veterans Day.
Photo by Megan L. Catellier, U.S. Navy
Image description: Members of the U.S. Navy parachute demonstration team, the Leap Frogs, perform at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta during Albuquerque Navy Week 2011.
Photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark O’Donald
Image description: The original caption for this image is, “New York City celebrating the surrender of Japan. They threw anything and kissed anybody in Times Square., 08/14/1945.”
Photo from the National Archives’ Still Picture Records Section
Image description: Airman Michael Nicholas directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.
Photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Walter M. Wayman