USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77)


 

USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77) Hosts the
68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration

 

  100604-N-3885H-051 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watch as a vintage TBM-1 Avenger, flown by Virginia Beach, Va., navtive Don Anklin, performs a flyover during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-3885H-069 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Howard Snell, a veteran of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, salutes during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-3885H-073 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, right, and Howard Snell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway salutes during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-3885H-089 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, left, and Howard Snell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway salute during a wreath presentation honoring the heroes lost at Midway during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-3885H-112 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Guest aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) salute as the ship's color guard parades the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-3885H-117 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Guest aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) salute as the ship's color guard parades the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall)
  100604-N-4669J-021 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Color Guard presents the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on the flight deck, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-4669J-052 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) A vintage TBM-1 Avenger, the same model of aircraft flown by CVN 77 namesake George H. W. Bush during his service in World War II, flown by Virgina Beach, Va., native Don Anklin, performs a flyover during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush, June 4. The Avenger was also flown during the Battle of Midway. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-4669J-064 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) A wreath honoring the heroes lost at Midway stands among the crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the aircraft carrier, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-4669J-065 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) A display dedicated to the attack on Midway stands among the crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the aircraft carrier, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-4669J-075 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Michael King and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Kori White presents a wreath honoring the heroes lost at Midway during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-4669J-076 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) watch as four F/A-18 Hornets perform a flyover in the "Missing Man" formation during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the aircraft carrier, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer L. Jaqua)
  100604-N-5152P-010 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) color guard prepare to march at the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the ship, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew R. Perreault)
  100604-N-5152P-022 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) color guard march during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the ship, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew R. Perreault)
  100604-N-5152P-025 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) color guard parade the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the ship, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew R. Perreault
  100604-N-5152P-043 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, speaks to the crew and guests during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew R. Perreault)
  100604-N-5152P-044 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Mr. Howard Snell (left) and Mr. William Eckell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, are applauded for their service during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew R. Perreault)
  100604-N-6125G-009 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command passes through the sideboys during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-013 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Color Guard parades the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-018 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Color Guard parades the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-020 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces, and Cmdr. Cameron Fish, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Chaplain salute at the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-024 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, and Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces salute at the colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-029 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces speaks to more than 400 guests and crew during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-033 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces speaks to more than 400 guests and crew during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-040 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces speaks to more than 400 guests and crew during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-070 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- U.S. Fleet Forces Band prepares to perform during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6125G-074 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- A ceremonial wreath rests amongst American and armed services flags during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. George H.W. Bush joined other commands around the world in commemorating the historic battle.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Eric S. Garst)
  100604-N-6509M-045 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Howard Snell, left, and William Ecke, right, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, salute the American flag during the National Anthem at the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
  100604-N-6509M-044 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, left, and Howard Snell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, render honors during a wreath presentation ceremony during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
  100604-N-6509M-046 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckell, a veteran of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, renders honors during a wreath presentation ceremony during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
  100604-N-6509M-049 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, left, and Howard Snell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, render honors during a wreath presentation ceremony during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
  100604-N-6509M-051 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, right, and Howard Snell, veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, render honors during a wreath presentation ceremony during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel S. Moore)
  100604-N-6632S-0032 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- William Eckel, left, and Howard Snell, both veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, talk with Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command in the commanding officer's in-port cabin on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) before the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kevin Steinberg)
  100604-N-6632S-053 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces renders honors as Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command arrives during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. \(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kevin Steinberg)
  100604-N-6632S-063 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Guests of the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) salute during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Kevin Steinberg)
  100604-N-6632S-084 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Howard Snell, second from left, and William Eckel, right, both veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, bow their heads in prayer during the benediction in the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Kevin Steinberg)
  100604-N-7908T-086 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- A vintage TBM-1 Avenger, flown by Virginia Beach, Va., native Don Anklin flies over USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
  100604-N-7908T-136 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, speaks aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on the ship's flight deck June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker
  100604-N-7908T-138 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces, speaks aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on the ship's flight deck June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
   

100604-N-7908T-142 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors assigned to the Air Department of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) listen to Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces as he speaks during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on the ship's flight deck June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)

  10604-N-7908T-180 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Four F/A-18 Hornets preform the "Missing Man" formation over USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brent Thacker)
  100604-N-8913A-033 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) stand at attention during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
  100604-N-8613A-037 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Color Guard parade colors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
  100604-N-8913A-139 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- A USS George H.W Bush (CVN 77) Sailor listens as Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command speaks during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board the aircraft carrier, June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
  100604-N-8913A-147 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command renders a salute during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) wreath laying ceremony June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
  100604-N-8913A-180 NORFOLK, Va. (June 4, 2010) -- U.S. Fleet Forces Band members play The Marine's Hymn during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June, 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Leonard Adams)
  100604-N-9116S-025 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, renders honors to Sailors and guests during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-085 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors and guests render honors during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-058 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors and guests applaud veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-080 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, commander, Naval Air Forces, shakes hands with Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-085 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), along with two Battle of Midway Veterans, present a wreath honoring the heroes lost during the World War II Pacific naval battle during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board George H.W. Bush June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-085 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- Veterans of the World War II Pacific Naval Battle of Midway, William Eckel, left, and Howard Snell, top, salute after being presented a wreath by Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) honoring the heroes lost during the battle during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board George H.W. Bush June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)
  100604-N-9116S-122 NORFOLK (June 4, 2010) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Command Chaplain, Cmdr. Cameron Fish, gives the invocation to Sailors and guest during the 68th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Commemoration on board George H.W. Bush June 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Smevog)