US Navy Gallery: Images from the fleet
Super Hornet Launch
An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
MCS Seaman Karl Anderson/U.S. Navy
Carrier Night Ops
USS Lake Erie Missile
An SM-3 Block 1B interceptor is launched from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency test and successfully intercepted a complex short-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii.
Department of Defense
An SH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Island Knights of HSC 25 delivers supplies to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88). Preble is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
U.S. Navy/MCS 3rd Class Paul Kelly
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) scrub the flight deck after a counter measure wash down. Theodore Roosevelt is underway for the first time in four years.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Bounome Chanphouang
USS Boxer Departs San Diego
The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) transits through San Diego Bay while getting underway for a regularly scheduled deployment as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Veronica Mammina
USS Independence slide
The littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) demonstrates its maneuvering capabilities in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Diego.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Daniel M. Young
Lt. j.g. Jake Barreiro speaks with search and rescue swimmers Quartermaster 3rd Class Alex Neiderer and Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Alasthair Lyne as they prepare to pick up Sailors at the stern gate aboard the USS Wasp (LHD 1).
.S. Navy/MCS 3rd Class Markus Castaneda
Night Take Off
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Rick Zuccaro, left, gives signals to the pilots assigned to the Vipers of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 48 on the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61).
U.S. Navy/MCS 3rd Class Billy Ho
Andrew Jones and Taylor Melendez -- operations specialists -- scan for surface contacts aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was en route to the Republic of the Marshall Islands during Pacific Partnership.
Friendship Bridge meet the Ike
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) approaches the Friendship Bridge in Egypt while transiting the Suez Canal. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon
Ready for Warp Speed
The Military Sealift Command-chartered high speed vessel Swift (HSC 2) returns to Naval Station Mayport after conducting Southern Partnership Station 2013 in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility.
U.S. Navy/MCD 2nd Class Adam Henderson
On the bridge
Seaman Eric Graham stands helmsman and Seaman Bryan Scott stands lee helmsman on the bridge of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), which is deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Lauren Booher
USS Florida Port Call
The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728), gold crew, arrives in Souda harbor.
U.S. Navy/Paul Farley
A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B interceptor missile is launched from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy test in the mid-Pacific.
A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Camp Pendleton, Calif., embarks aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Anchorage (LPD 23).
USMC/Lance Cpl. Alexander Quiles
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Katie Glendy directs the launch of an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 on the flight deck of the Amphibious Transport Dock Ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23).
U.S. Navy/MCS 1st Class James R. Evans
A Sailor runs on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during sunset. George H.W. Bush is conducting training operations in the Atlantic Ocean.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Tony D. Curtis
Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) stand by for a refueling at sea alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) in the the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
U.S. Navy/MCS 3rd Class Luis Fiallos
San Diego Patrol
A member of Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 mans a .50-caliber machine gun during a high value asset protection training exercise in San Diego Bay.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Apprentice Conor Minto
USS Arizona inspection
U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Danial Nichols, assigned to Construction Dive Detachment Alpha, Underwater Construction Team 2, dives over the remains of the battleship USS Arizona (BB 39) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Sean Furey
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Leigh Davis uses light wands to direct the pilot of an aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts night flight operations in the Pacific Ocean.
U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy A. Hazel
Live fire exercise
The guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) fires its 5-inch/54-caliber (MK 45) lightweight gun during a live fire exercise. Stockdale is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class David Hooper
Open door policy
The guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (DDG 41) passes in the distance as Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1648 from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 1 approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during well deck operations.
U.S. Navy/MCS 1st Class Brian P. Biller
Senior Chief Naval Aircrewman Terra McCartney, leading chief petty officer of the operations department of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, inspects Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Charles Seacrist's cover during a dress whites inspection in Jacksonville, Fla.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Pedro A. Rodriguez
USS Ashville leaves San Diego
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Ashville (SSN 758) departs San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment to the western Pacific region.
U.S. Navy/MCS 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom
USS Eisenhower security
Sailors assigned to the security department participate in a personnel inspection aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), which is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Lauren Booher
Harrier preps for takeoff
A landing signal enlisted guides AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 214 during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Boxer is under way conducting training off the coast of Southern California.
U.S. Navy/MCS Seaman Robert R. Sanchez
Super Hornet launches from USS Ronald Reagan
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).
U.S. Navy/MCS 3rd Class Alexander Tidd
A man is in custody after leading San Diego police on a chase that started in University City and ended in Clairemont.
Taxpayers shelled out some of the $185 million to open the new Central Library in downtown San Diego. It is free to get in, but parking will cost you $1.25 every 20 minutes and patrons tell Team 10 that is just too much money.
Authorities in 4-S Ranch say they are searching for a hit-and-run driver who slammed into a fire hydrant inside an apartment complex that sent a 50-foot geyser shooting into the air.
The California Highway Patrol says it is searching for a suspected drunken driver in San Diego who led them on a chase before slamming into a family's SUV and fleeing the scene.
A man was in custody Thursday on suspicion of stabbing a man outside a beer tasting room in Vista, authorities said.