The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., in winter.
FIRST PRIZE - JOHN ALLI - "REAL LIFE"
HOWARD LIPIN - "ALL WRAPPED UP IN HIS WORK"
A seven-year-old girl cries as she catches first sight of her father's ship, the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) as she pulls into Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida, after a six-month deployment at sea.
TERRI CAVOLI - "TEARS OF HAPPINESS"
Ops room continuously manned at sea sometimes can be a battle of nerves.
THIRD PRIZE - L/A (PHOT) STEVE SAYWELL, RN - "NERVES"
In the San Francisco Drydock, the U.S. Maritime Administration's Keystone State has her draft numbers painted in.
GEORGE O. BONAWIT
HANNAH RHODES - "SEAL GLOW"
A member of SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two gives the okay to launch his SEAL delivery vehicle from the deck of the USS James K. Polk (SSN-645) during special operations exercises off the coast of Puerto Rico.
PH1 (DV) ANDREW MCKASKLE, USN
SV Mandalay takes some spray while beating across the passage between St. Vincent and Bequia.
KEITH MICHAEL TAYLOR
The lighthouse at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
SFC JOHN M. CAVANAUGH, USA - "NIGHT LIGHT"
This photo depicts the determination of naval ratings under stress but still able to work professionally as a team under flood conditions.
L/A (PHOT) STEVE SAYWELL, RN - "DAMAGE CONTROL"
Shipyard worker John Wallace turns ship anchor chains for painting at the San Francisco Drydock.
GEORGE O. BONAWIT
During a rare moment in the sun, a crew member of the USS Boston (SSN-703) rides the top of the "sail" near Andros Island.
STEVE ELFERS - RIDING THE BOSTON
Marines from the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Division at Camp Pendleton practice firefighting techniques during drills at the fire pit on base.
HOWARD LIPIN - "IN THE HEAT OF BATTLE"
A weary SEAL candidate supports a rubber raft on his head during the Hell Week Phase of BUDS training at the Naval Special Warfare Center in San Diego, California.
STEVE ELFERS - "1,000-YARD STARE"
The laker Canadian Navigator, fully loaded with grain, steams downriver in front of Quebec City. The grain is bound for one of the St. Lawrence's huge grain silos, where oceangoing ships load grain for export from Canada and the United States.
A USS George Washington (CVN-73) sailor takes a dip in Dead Sea mineral mud during a port visit to Haifa, Israel.
PH3 SAMMY DALLAL, USN
Yeoman Third Class Frieda Hardin, the 101-year-old World War I veteran, is the oldest female veteran alive today.