130305-N-BJ275-002 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (March 5, 2013) U.S. Army Landing Craft Utility 2023 Hobkirk conducts beach landings at the Mud Flats at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. (U.S. Navy photo by Spencer R. Layne/Released) -- (USS Carter Hall, LSD 50 shown at right)
(Jan. 29, 2003) Zak, a 375-pound California sea lion, swims near some pier-side ships during one of many training swims taking place in the Central Command AOR. Zak is participating in the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centers, Shallow Water Intruder Detection System (SWIDS) program. Zak has been trained to locate swimmers near piers, ships, and other objects in the water considered suspicious and a possible threat to military forces in the area. Photo by Brien Aho.
WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Jan. 28, 2015) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 9, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam D. Wainwright)
Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 29,2004) - John Ickes of Virginia Beach, Va., plays the bagpipes before the start of the change of command ceremony for the guided missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60). Capt. Stephen W. Hampton relieved Capt. Matthew J. Streeter during a ceremony on board Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate Airman Timothy Bensken (RELEASED)