A Grumman TBF Avenger lands on board the USS Charger (CVE-30) during flight training operations in the Chesapeake Bay area, 22 April 1944.
The antisubmarine rocket (ASRoc) fire-control system was the first shipboard installation of a digital computer. The picture’s release date in June 1960 suggests it may have been taken on board the USS Norfolk (DL-1), which was evaluating ASRoc at the time.
Take her down! Divers on board the Proteo prepare to lower away a fellow deep-sea diver in the ship’s 800-pound armored diving suit.
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WAVES Seamen Second Class Elaine Olsen and Ted Snow learn to take down a radial aircraft engine block at Naval Air Station Lakehurst during World War II.
In an undated photo from the 1940s, Corporal Alvin “Tony” Ghazlo, senior bayonet and unarmed combat instructor at Montford Point, North Carolina, disarms his assistant, Private Ernest “Judo” Jones.
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Nearly 2,000 sailors from the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and Carrier Air Wing 15 wish the United States a “Happy Holidays” at the conclusion of their six-month western Pacific deployment on 14 December 1994.
Private Diane Curtis smiles as she receives her Marine Corps emblems during March 1967 graduation exercises at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. The emblem-pinning ceremony signifies the recruit has successfully completed recruit training.
The periscope of the USS Wahoo (SS-565) captures the end to the submarine ex-USS Devilfish (AGSS-292) in the Pacific Ocean on 14 August 1968.