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Underway in Formation.

U.S. FIFTH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 27, 2012) The Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), center right, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Vicksburg (CG 69), far right, and USS Hue City (CG 66) are underway in formation during a passing exercise. Enterprise, Eisenhower, Vicksburg and Hue City are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)Creative Commons License

Inchon Invasion, September 1950



Four LSTs unload men and equipment while "high and dry" at low tide on Inchon’s Red Beach, 16 September 1950, the day after the initial landings there.
USS LST-715 is on the right end of this group, which also includes LST-611, LST-845 and one other. Another LST is beached on the tidal mud flats at the extreme right.
Note bombardment damage to the building in center foreground, many trucks at work, Wolmi-Do island in the left background and the causeway connecting the island to Inchon. Ship in the far distance, just beyond the right end of Wolmi-Do, is USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD-729).

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Coast Guard Picture of the Week

Stratton by U.S. Coast Guard
Stratton, a photo by U.S. Coast Guard on Flickr.

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) conducts a replenishment-at-sea exercise with the U.S. Navy off the coast of San Diego August 28, 2012. The evolution was conducted as part of Tailored Ship’s Training Activities (TSTA), which is designed to build and enhance the skills and competencies of ship’s crews.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Pedro Guimaraes.
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