U.S. Navy Images of the Day -- Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group These are US Navy News photos for Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group featured daily on www.navy.mil http://www.navy.mil/local/iwoesg/ LEYTE GULF (Nov. 22 2013)
]]>Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Jennifer L. Confer, from Buffalo, N.Y., directs a V-22 Osprey as it lifts off from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). This is the first-ever launch of an Osprey from the ship. Ashland is off the coast of the Philippines assisting in Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allen Onstott (Released) 131120-N-ZZ999-308
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INDIAN OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2013)
]]>A visit, board, search and seizure team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) assist stranded Somali fisherman. The fishermen experienced an engine failure near Somalia. Bainbridge provided food and water to the fishermen and towed the vessel to territorial waters. U.S. Navy photo by Lt .j.g. Peter Pagano (Released) 131119-N-ZZ999-001
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CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Nov. 19, 2013)
]]>Senior Chief Yeoman Ivan Rivera runs away from Axel, a German shepherd military working dog, during training. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich (Released) 131119-N-LE393-071
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PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 22, 2013)
]]>Aviation Ordnancemen prepare to load an AIM-120 missile onto an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman (Released) 131122-N-BX824-054
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