USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77)


 

April 2010

100428-N-7908T-082 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 28, 2010) - Capt. Chip Miller, commanding officer of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), holds up the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Excellence Pennants during a command pinning ceremony in the ship's hangar bay April 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100428-N-6509M-173 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 28, 2010) - Quartermaster 1st Class (SW/AW) Christopher W. Dorner assists in raising the Enlisted Surface Warfare and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Excellence Pennants on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)

100428-N-6509M-161 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 28,2010) - Capt. Chip Miller, commanding officer of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), holds up the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Excellence Pennants during a command pinning ceremony in the ship's hangar bay April 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)

100427-N-7908T-242 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2010) - Air Department Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) wash down the flight deck during a scrubbing exercise April 27 in preparation for the ship's first Friends and Family Day Cruise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100427-N-7908T-212 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) wash down the flight deck during a scrubbing exercise April 27 in preparation for the ship's first Friends and Family Day Cruise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100427-N-7908T-059 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2010) - Air Department Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) wash down the flight deck during a scrubbing exercise April 27 in preparation for the ship's first Friends and Family Day Cruise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100425-N-9116S-029 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 25, 2010) - Aircraft are stored in the hangar bay aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as a storm approaches April 25. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100424-N-7908T-929 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 1 lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-7908T-788 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 directs a MH-60S Knighthawk to land aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-N-7908T-744 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - Air Department Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) carry an arresting cable on the ship's flight deck April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-N-7908T-413 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-N-7908T-352 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors stand in the ship's hangar bay for a moment of silence as six candles burn in remembrance of six million Jews who died during the Holocaust as part of the Holocaust Rememberance Observance Ceremony April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-N-7908T-148 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 directs an MH-60S Knighthawk for landing aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100424-N-6509M-217 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A pilot assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squardon (HSC) 9 performs a pre-flight inspection on an MH-60S Knighthawk aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100424-N-6509M-199 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) push a T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100424-N-6509M-145 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 directs a MH-60S Knighthawk to land aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100424-N-6509M-132 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 directs a MH-60S Knighthawk to land aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100424-N-6509M-062 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) directs a T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100424-N-3885H-215 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department's Crash and Salvage Division stand by as a T-45C Goshawk, assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2, takes off April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100424-N-3885H-192 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 takes off from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100424-N-3885H-155 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 takes off after completing a touch-and-go aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100424-N-3885H-085 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department directs a T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100424-N-3885H-064 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 24, 2010) - A T-45C Goshawk assigned to Carrier Training Wing (CTW) 2 lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100423-N-9116S-009 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class (AW) Michael T. Neudecker, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, cleans the interior of an MH-60S Knighthawk aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100423-N-8913A-154 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Recruit Gerald Presley, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, stands safety watch during jet blast deflector maintenance on the ship's flight deck April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-8913A-114 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department scrub Aircraft Elevator No. 4 on the ship's flight deck April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-8913A-042 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) take the curl-up portion of the Spring 2010 Physical Fitness Assessment in the ship's hangar bay April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-8913A-040 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviaition Support Equipment Technician (AW) 2nd Class Rachel M. Ford, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department, takes the curl-up portion of the Spring 2010 Physical Fitness Assessment in the ship's hangar bay April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-8913A-026 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) take the curl-up portion of the Spring 2010 Physical Fitness Assessment in the ship's hangar bay April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-8913A-025 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) take the curl-up portion of the Spring 2010 Physical Fitness Assessment in the ship's hangar bay April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100423-N-7908T-190 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class (AW/NAC) Paul A. Steen, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, performs pre-flight maintenance on a MH-60S Knighthawk tail rotor aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100423-N-7908T-072 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class James M. Haynes, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, secures MH-60S Knighthawk blade holders aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on the ship's flight deck April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100423-N-7908T-045 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviation Machinist's Mate 1st Class (AW) Hector R. Medina, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, ties down a blade holder aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the ship's hangar bay April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100423-N-7908T-042 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class (AW) John T. Jones, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, performs avionics maintenance on a MH-60S Knighthawk aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100423-N-7908T-020 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 23, 2010) - Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class (AW) Todd W. Weyh, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, performs maintenance on an MH-60S Knighthawk tail wheel aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100422-N-9116S-046 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - An F/A-18C Hornet launches from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during night flight operations April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100422-N-9116S-031 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class (AW) Mark J. Albrecht, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, performs maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100422-N-9116S-005 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Justin Rikoff from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department prepares to perform maintenance on an arresting gear wire April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100422-N-8913A-035 Atlantic Ocean (April 22, 2010) - Ship's Serviceman Seaman Octavya S. Warren, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Supply Department, cuts a Sailor's hair in the ship's barber shopApril 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100422-N-8913A-022 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) take the curl-up portion of the Spring 2010 Physical Fitness Assessment in the ship's hangar bay April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100422-N-8913A-005 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department uses compressed air to blow water out of a pad eye on the ship's flight deck April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100422-N-7908T-041 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Logistics Specialist 1st Class (AW/SW) Tiffany M. Brown, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Supply Department, restocks aircraft supplies in one of the ship's store rooms April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100422-N-7908T-035 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class (AW) Riley T. Vincent, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, performs voltage maintenance in the ship's calibration lab April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100422-N-7908T-029 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Kaitlyn L. Allen, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, calibrates electronic test equipment in the ship's calibration lab April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100422-N-3885H-041 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Lt. Cmdr. Kimball Terres, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) handler, prepares to make an announcement in the ship's flight deck control April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100422-N-3885H-020 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2010) - Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class (AW) Bruce Gomez, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Operations Department, stands watch in the Carrier Air Traffic Control Center April 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100421-N-8913A-137 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - A Sailor, assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, directs an F/A-18F Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100421-N-8913A-125 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Sailors assigned to the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department direct an F/A-18F Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100421-N-8913A-076 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Sailors and guests aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watch as an aircraft formation flies overhead during an air power demonstration rehearsal April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100421-N-7908T-756 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Air Department Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) observe an EA-6B Prowler, assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 209, land April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-664 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - An Air Department Sailor assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) observes a C-2A Greyhound, from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40, land April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-617 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 209, lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-589 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Landing signal officers aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) guide a C-2A Greyhound, assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40, in for a landing April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-017 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Timothy J. Walden, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Reactor Department's Reactor Laboratories Division, obtains a water sample for purification testing in the ship's No. 4 shaft alley April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-005 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Timothy R. Houk, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Reactor Department's Machinery Division, opens the water valves in the ship's No. 4 shaft alley April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-7908T-002 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Machinist's Mate Fireman Sean T. Nack, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Reactor Department's Machinery Division, performs lube oil testing in the ship's No. 1 shaft alley April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100421-N-3885H-153 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Andricio Stinson, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, waits for an aircraft to land April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100421-N-3885H-105 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class (AW) Matt Pinson, left, and Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Mark Albrecht, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, perform maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100421-N-3885H-085 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watch as an aircraft formation flies overhead during an air power demonstration rehearsal April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100421-N-3885H-078 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 21, 2010) - A Sailor aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watches a search and rescue demonstration during an air power demonstration rehearsal April 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100420-N-8913A-289 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-8913A-106 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Aaron Sample, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Engineering Department, removes plastic from a compressed melting unit in one of the ship's waste management spaces April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-8913A-085 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Culinary Specialist Seaman Melissa Moore, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Supply Department, removes curly fries from the fryer in the ship's galley April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-8913A-077 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Marcella Scott, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Supply Department, glazes marshmallow desserts in the ship's bakery April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-8913A-045 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department load an F/A-18F Hornet on to an aircraft elevator April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-8913A-019 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Aviation Boastwain's Mate (Handling) Jessica McCutcheon, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, operates a spotting dolly to move an F/A-18 Hornet in the ship's hangar bay April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100420-N-7908T-080 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Seaman Brannon E. Jones, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Deck Department, stands aft starboard watch as an F/A-18F Super Hornet lands on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100420-N-7908T-025 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) Medical Response Team carry a mannequin during a medical emergency drill April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100420-N-7908T-009 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Airman Danielle P. Jennings, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, transfers lube oil in the ship's hangar bay April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100420-N-6509M-123 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department direct an F/A-18 Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-074 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A shooter from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department directs an F/A-18 Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-083 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department directs an F/A-18 Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-074 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet on the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-046 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department prepares an aircraft for launch from the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-033 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department watches an F/A-18 Hornet launch from the ship's flight deck April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-6509M-005 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Operations Specialist Seaman Recruit Jordan J. Laplante, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Operations Department, watches a radar screen in the Combat Direction Center April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100420-N-5300C-007 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Airman Aaron J. Bell, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, sews a belt holder for Sailors’ firefighting equipment April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aidan P. Campbell)
100419-N-8913A-047 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) check their e-mail in the ship's library April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100419-N-8913A-046 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - Damage Controlman Fireman Holly Solomon, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Engineering Department, recharges a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus air tank in the ship's hangar bay April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100419-N-8913A-031 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department prepare to secure an MH-60S Knighthawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 as it lands April 19 with USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the background. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100419-N-8913A-024 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An MH-60S Knighthawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 lands on the flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19 with USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the background. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100419-N-7908T-610 (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100419-N-7908T-573 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100419-N-7908T-188 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - A landing signal officer from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, watches as an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands on the ship's flight deck April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100419-N-3885H-134 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands on USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100419-N-3885H-087 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 performs a touch-and-go landing on USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100419-N-3885H-059 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18 Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands on USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100419-N-3885H-034 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An F/A-18 Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 lands on USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100419-N-3885H-012 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 19, 2010) - An Air Department Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, stands on the ship's flight deck while passing the Navy's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), April 19. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100415-N-8913A-022 NORFOLK (April 15, 2010) - Ensign Mostafa Rashed's son places his combination cover on during his commissioning ceremony on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 15. Rashed served with the ship's Deck department as a Boatswain's Mate 1st Class prior to being selected for commissioning through the Limited Duty Officer program. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100413-N-7908T-067 NORFOLK (April 13, 2010) - Fleet Master Chief (SW/AW) Tom Howard, of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, speaks to chief petty officers aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Chief's Mess April 13. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100412-N-3885H-033 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 20, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Marco Estrada moves a spotting piece on the "Ouija board" in flight deck control aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100408-N-7908T-058 NORFOLK (April 8, 2010) - Seaman Joseph M. Richardson, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Deck Department, unravels line from a capstain on the ship's fantail April 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100408-N-7908T-004 NORFOLK (April 8, 2010) - Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Alexander Zhukavec, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department's G-2 Division, launches a line onto the pier using an M-14 rifle April 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100408-N-3885H-211 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 8, 2010) - USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) sails past USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the aircraft carrier pulls back into port April 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100408-N-3885H-137 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 8, 2010) - USS Wasp (LHD 1) sails past USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the aircraft carrier pulls back into port April 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100407-N-9116S-358 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Mark C. Wilson performs in the 2nd Annual Talent Show aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-350 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Mark C. Wilson performs in the 2nd Annual Talent Show aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-279 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Stephen J. Markman, assigned to the Deck Department of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), removes a stopper line during an underway replinishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-201 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Seaman Demetrius L. Reid, left, and Boatswain's Mate Seaman John M. Oconnell, middle, both assigned to the Deck Department of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), handle a line during an underway replinishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-154 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Michael J. Stewart, assigned to the Weapons Department of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), shoots a phone and distance line to USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198) to begin an underway replinishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-081 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to the Deck Department of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watches as the ship pulls alongside USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198) for an underway replinishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-066 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Operations Specialist 3rd Class Linda M. Day demonstrates force protection techniques after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum (pepper spray) during a security reactionary force, non-lethal weapons class aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-054 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Gunner's Mate Seaman Kevin S. Gomberg demonstrates force protection techniques after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum (pepper spray) during a security reactionary force, non-lethal weapons class aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-9116S-043 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Jason H. Starnes demonstrates force protection techniques after being sprayed with oleoresin capsicum (pepper spray) during a security reactionary force, non-lethal weapons class aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100407-N-8913A-205 ATLANTIC OCEAN. (April 7, 2010) - The Military Sealift Command Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) pulls alongside USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Nitze (DDG 94) for a underway replenishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100407-N-8913A-175 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - The Military Sealift Command Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) pulls alongside USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Nitze (DDG 94) for a underway replenishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100407-N-8913A-071 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Deck Department clean and polish one of the ship's capstans on the fantail April 7. ( U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100407-N-7908T-237 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Electrician's Mate 1st Class (SW) Christopher A. Duemig, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Reactor Department, sings "Hey Jealousy" by the Gin Blossoms during the 2nd Annual George H.W. Bush Talent Show in the ship's hangar bay April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-176 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rene Barriere, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Deck Department, signals to USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) during a replishment at sea on the flight deck April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-175 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rene Barriere, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Deck Department, signals to USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) during a replishment at sea on the flight deck April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-140 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Laura Y. Jonassiant, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, fires a phone and distance line from an M-14 rifle onto USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) during a replishment at sea April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-057 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Melissa E. Madrid, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Force Protection Team, performs a take-down manuever in the ship's hangar bay April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-044 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) -- Air Department Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Crash and Salvage Division perform a fire drill in the ship's hangar bay April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-7908T-039 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Air Department Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) man hoses during a fire drill in the ship's hangar bay April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100407-N-3885H-151 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) performs an underway replenishment with USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198) and USS Nitze (DDG 94) April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100407-N-3885H-092 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Cmdr. Pete Bachand, the gun boss of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, coaches crew members before shooting a phone and distance line onto USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198) before an underway replenishment April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100407-N-3885H-059 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Levi Warner, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, loosens a screw while Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) Roberto Diaz supervises April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100407-N-3885H-019 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Recruit Maurice RogersAshe, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, stabilizes an inert bomb April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100407-N-3885H-011 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 7, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Brent Washam, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, attaches a lift chain to an inert bomb while Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Michael Williams stands by with the lift controls April 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100406-N-9116S-104 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participate in basic security reaction force training in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100406-N-9116S-057 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Jason H. Starnes, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, strikes a blocking bag with a baton during basic security reaction force training in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100406-N-9116S-045 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Jason H. Starnes, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, strikes a blocking bag during basic security reaction force training in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100406-N-9116S-029 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Stephen T. Lowry, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, strikes a blocking bag during basic security reaction force training in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100406-N-9116S-026 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (SW/AW) Brian E. Wright, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Operations Department's Security Division, demonstrates proper striking movements during basic security reaction force training in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100406-N-8913A-078 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (SW/AW) Brian Wright, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Operations Department's Security Division, directs Sailors during basic security reaction force training in the hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100406-N-8913A-046 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 1st Class (AW) Roger L. Nufer and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Jefferson Abreumaldonado, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, prepare the barricade for stowage after a barricade drill on the flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100406-N-8913A-032 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) (AW/SW) John P. Pellerito, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, directs Sailors during a fuel station fire drill on the flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100406-N-8913A-017 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Shooters clear the area after checking the barricade during a drill on the flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100406-N-8913A-013 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class (AW) Bennie L. Clark, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, directs Sailors during a barricade drill on the flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100406-N-7908T-102 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Crash and Salvage Division Sailors clean an F/A-18 Super Hornet sling on the ship's flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100406-N-7908T-095 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Anthony J. Alexander, leading chief petty officer of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department's Crash and Salvage Division, cleans an F/A-18 Super Hornet sling on the ship's flight deck April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100406-N-7908T-053 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Stretcher bearers and medical staff aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) carry a mannequin on a stretcher during a medical emergency drill in the forward mess decks April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100406-N-7908T-006 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 6, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Recruit Alfredo M. Sosa, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, paints a liquid oxygen area boundary for the cryogenic lab in the ship's hangar bay April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100405-N-9116S-096 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Delilah J. Cramer, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, assembles an inert guided bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-094 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Jennifer M. Tavarez, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, assembles an inert guided bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-087 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Jennifer M. Tavarez, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, checks the alignment of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-078 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnancemen, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, assemble an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-067 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) William J. Doyle, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors about the assembley of an inert guided bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-061 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Meoqui B. Skinner, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, assembles an inert bomb during training April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-059 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Delilah J. Cramer, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, inspects an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-057 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (AW/SW) Tony L. Robeson, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors about the assembly of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-056 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (AW/SW) Tony L. Robeson, far left, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Weapons Department Sailors about the assembley of an inert guided bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-042 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Ashley M. Ricks, bottom, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, inpects an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-024 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Ashley M. Ricks, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, inpects an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-018 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) William J. Doyle, middle, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors during the movement of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-013 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnancemen 1st Class (AW/SW) Courtney R. Usher, middle left, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors during the movement of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-011 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) William J. Doyle, left, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors during the movement of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) Courtney R. Usher, middle, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Sailors during the movement of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-008 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW/SW) Courtney R. Usher, middle, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Weapons Department Sailors during the movement of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-9116S-001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (AW/SW) Tony L. Robeson, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, instructs other Weapons Department Sailors about assembley of an inert bomb April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100405-N-7908T-108 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) return from performing a man overboard recovery drill in the Atlantic Ocean April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100405-N-7908T-013 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice David A. Davis, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department's G-3 Division, tightens set screws on an inert bomb in one of the ship's magazines April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100405-N-7908T-010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice John D. Burch, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department's G-3 Division, tightens set screws on an inert bomb in one of the ship's magazines April 5. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100404-N-9116S-041 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Rodriquez G. Mitchell, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, cleans a .50-caliber machine gun after gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-036 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class (AW) Brian C. Jones, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, prepares to clean a .50-caliber machine gun barrel after gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-032 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class (AW) Brian C. Jones, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, cleans a .50-caliber machine gun barrel after gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-025 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) perform a song during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. George H.W. Bush is conducting training in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-023 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class (AW/SW) G. Nathan Cintron, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, sings during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-021 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class (AW/SW) G. Nathan Cintron, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, sings during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-018 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Choir sings during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-017 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Maurice D. Rogersashe, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department, plays drums during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-014 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate (AW/SW) Scott A. Pistella, left, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department,  plays a bass guitar while Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class (AW) Joel Benavidez, from the ship's Air Department, plays an electric piano during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-009 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class (AW) Joel Benavidez, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, plays an electric piano during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-006 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate (AW/SW) Scott A. Pistella, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, left, plays a bass guitar while Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class (AW) Joel Benavidez, from the ship's Air Department, plays an electric piano during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-9116S-003 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate (AW/SW) Scott A. Pistella, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, plays a bass guitar during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100404-N-8913A-125 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - A Sailor from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department fires a .50-caliber machine gun from the fantail during gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100404-N-8913A-095 ATLANTIC OCEAN. (April 4, 2010) - Gunner's Mate Seaman Kevin Gomberg, from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Weapons Department fires a .50-caliber machine gun from the fantail during gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100404-N-8913A-075 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - A Sailor assigned to the weapons department of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) fires a .50 cal machine gun from the fantail during the .50 cal gun-shoot qualification April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100404-N-8913A-058 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush Weapons Department fire a .50-caliber machine gun from the fantail during gun qualifications April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
100404-N-7908T-036 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Lt. Sunny Mitchell, chaplain from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) preaches during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100404-N-7908T-027 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Cmdr. Patrick J. McLaughlin, command chaplain of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) speaks during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100404-N-7908T-013 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Chief Religious Program Specialist (AW/SW/FMF) Eddie B. Williams, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Command Religious Ministry Department, speaks during the Sunrise Easter Service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100404-N-7908T-008 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Cmdr. Patrick J. McLaughlin, command chaplain of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) speaks during the sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100404-N-7908T-004 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 4, 2010) - Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate (AW/SW) Scott A. Pistella, left, and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 1st Class (AW) Joel Benavidez, play music aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a sunrise Easter service on the ship's flight deck April 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100403-N-9793B-044 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Crash and Salvage Overhaul Team investigate an aircraft for fire during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks)
100403-N-9793B-028 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - A safety observer from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department gives the "all clear" signal while raising the ship's aircraft barricade April 3. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks)
100403-N-9793B-025 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department prepare to raise the ship's aircraft barricade during a drill on the flight deck April 3. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks)
100403-N-9793B-014 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Carissa Smith, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, tows the aircraft barricade during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks)
100403-N-9116S-086 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) practice splinting a leg during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-9116S-076 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class (SW) Aaron G. Bustin Sr., of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Engineering Department, demonstrates pipe patching with a pipe banding kit to other Sailors during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-9116S-073 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class (SW) Aaron G. Bustin Sr, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Engineering Department, demonstrates pipe patching with a pipe banding kit to other Sailors during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-9116S-056 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) practice pipe patching during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-9116S-034 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) perform firefighting training during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-9116S-024 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) prepare to don firefighting gear during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100403-N-7908T-095 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class (SW) Aaron G. Bustin, Sr. of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Engineering Department's Maintenance Division, right, teaches Culinary Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Dahlia N. Brooks, how to apply a banding patch during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100403-N-7908T-016 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) practice donning fire fighting gear during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100403-N-7908T-011 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) learn how to secure a casuality in a stretcher during a Damage Control Olympics in the ship's hangar bay April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100403-N-7656T-112 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) shoot a fire hose over the side of Aircraft Elevator No. 4 during a Damage Control (DC) Olympics in the ship's hangar bay, April 4. Multiple DC skills were tested during the event, including various aspects of fire fighting and mass-casualty response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Tackitt)
100403-N-7656T-089 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) practice manning a fire hose during a Damage Control (DC) Olympics held inside the aircraft carrier's hangar bay, April 3. Several DC-related events were held including fire fighting and mass-casualty response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Tackitt)
100304-N-7656T-050 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Sailors assigned to a battle dressing station practice stretcher bearing inside the hangar bay of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), during a Damage Control (DC) Olympics, April 4. Multiple DC skills were evaluated during the events including various aspects of fire fighting and mass-casualty response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Tackitt)
100403-N-3885H-127 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Michael King, left, and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd class Anthony Fitzgibbons from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department's Crash and Salvage team chain an F/A-18 trainer aircraft during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-109 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Air Department Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) take down the aircraft barricade during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-092 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - A member of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department's Crash and Salvage Team practices rescuing a pilot during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-072 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department Sailors man a fire hose during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-062 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - A saftey observer from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department gives the all clear sign to raise the aircraft barricade during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-043 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Air Department Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) set up the aircraft barricade during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-034 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Carissa Smith, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department, tows the aircraft barricade during a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100403-N-3885H-011 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 3, 2010) - USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department Sailors listen to Chief Warrant Officer Larry Dean, the ship's Air Boatswain, before a drill on the ship's flight deck April 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
100402-N-9116S-015 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class (SW) Larry O. Hughes, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Combat Systems Department, performs maintenance on the ship's internal phone system April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100402-N-9116S-012 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class (SW) Larry O. Hughes, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Combat Systems Department, performs maintenance on the ship's internal phone system April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
100402-N-7908T-083 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - A Second Response Force Sailor prepares to handcuff a Sailor portraying a suspected terrorist in a drill aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the ship's hangar bay April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100402-N-7908T-081 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Master-at-Arms 3rd Class (SW) Tad J. Larson, of USS George H.W. Bush Operations Department's OX Division, acts as a terrorist during a security drill in the ship's hangar bay April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100402-N-7908T-066 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Jacob R. Carpenter, of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department's V-2 Division, paints a retractable sheave, a piece of arresting gear equipment on the ship's flight deck April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
100402-N-6509M-047 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Eqiupment) Airman Recruit Matthew K. Saginario, left, and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Apprentice Jovarris T. Barnes, from USS George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) Air Department, perform maintenance on the ship's catapults April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
100402-N-6509M-007 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 2, 2010) - Aerographer's Mate Airman Apprentice Dante J. Blesoch, from USS George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) Operations Department, performs an observation of wind speed and direction on the ship's flight deck April 2. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)