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Posted: 8/24/2005 9:15:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2005 12:01:30 PM EDT by jmzd4]

08/18/05 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers salutes U.S. Navy sailors on board the USS Nimitz Aircraft carrier after a USO show on Aug. 18, 2005. Myers and USO celebrities are visiting American troops deployed around the world to increase morale and thank them for their service. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
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08/18/05 - A shooter launches an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 from the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) upon the completion of the Kitty Hawk's summer cruise, Aug. 18, 2005. Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR)
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08/21/05 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) fires its 5-inch Mk 45 lightweight gun during a Pre-aimed Calibration Fire while underway in the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 21, 2005. Russell will participate in the live-fire sinking exercise of decommissioned ships USS Oldendorf (DD 972) and USS Fife (DD 991). DoD photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Richard J. Brunson, U.S. Navy. (Released)
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08/11/05 - Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14) and Fifteen (HM-15) prepare Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats and an MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System for launch in the well deck of USS Bataan (LHD 5) on Aug. 11, 2005. Bataan and embarked company are underway for Exercise Panamax '05. Fifteen nations are participating in the exercise, designed to develop responses to threats against the Panama Canal. DoD photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Ken J. Riley, U.S. Navy. (Released)
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08/08/05 - From left, the guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10), and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) perform a connected replenishment at sea (CONREP) for transferring fuel and supplies in the Persian Gulf on Aug. 8, 2005. The Nimitz Strike Group is currently on a regularly scheduled deployment and is participating in Maritime Security Operations (MSO), which set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment as well as complement the counter-terrorism and security efforts of regional nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Elizabeth Thompson) (Released)
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07/26/05 - USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams out of Naval Forces Marianas Support Activity, Apra Harbor, Guam, on July 26, 2005, after a four-day port visit. Currently under way in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility, Kitty Hawk is the U.S. Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, operating from Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class William H. Ramsey) (Released)
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07/15/05 - Two HH-60H Seahawk helicopters hover in front on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during a photo exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, July 15, 2005. The Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is conducting Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Eben Boothby) (Released)
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06/23/05 - USS John S. McCain (DDG 62) and USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) steam in formation in preparation to fire the ship's 5-inch guns during a ship sinking exercise on June 23, 2005. Accompanying USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and of the Hawk carrier strike group, guided missile destroyers, like the John S. McCain and the John Paul Jones, provide the Kitty Hawk strike group with anti-submarine warfare combat capability. Cowpens is currently operating in the Coral Sea off the coast of Australia's Queensland region aspart of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2005. A combined U.S. and Australian command post and field training exercise, Talisman Sabre demonstrates the U.S. and Australian commitment to the military alliance and regional security. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 3rd Class Bo J. Flannigan) (Released)
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Link Posted: 8/24/2005 9:22:28 AM EDT
JERK! Now that damn song is stuck in my head.

Nice pics though!
Link Posted: 8/24/2005 11:19:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2005 11:20:12 AM EDT by Cryptoboy]
I've deployed on 3 of the ships in the pics, a destroyer (Fife), LHD (Coronado) , and a carrier (Constellation). Ah, the memories.....
Link Posted: 8/24/2005 11:21:28 AM EDT
Haze gray and under way.....
Link Posted: 8/24/2005 11:22:39 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Cryptoboy:
I've deployed on 3 of the ships in the pics, a destroyer (Fife), LHD (Coronado) , and a carrier (Constellation). Ah, the memories.....

glad I could be of assistance. Thanks for you service
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