PERSIAN GULF (Sept. 29, 2007) - Engineman 2nd Class Chuck Levy operates a switchboard in the aft pit booth aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is on a scheduled deployment in support of maritime operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William S. Parker (RELEASED)
LA MADDALENA, Italy (Sept. 29, 2007) - Sailors assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) man the rails as the ship pulls out of her homeport in Italy for the final time. The ship is on a deployment to her new homeport in Bremerton, Wash., after eight years of service and support to the fleet in the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class R. David Valdez (RELEASED)
PERSIAN GULF (Sept. 29, 2007) - Senior Chief Aviation Electrician's Mate Steven Cobb cools off under the wing of an aircraft on the flight deck of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 are underway on a scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class McKinley Cartwright (RELEASED)
Thanks, lauren, for the pictures of our sailors at work and on their way.