JCOC: A Day With the Navy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference board the USS Lassen Destroyer docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.  JCOC is a Secretary of Defense sponsored program for America's leaders interested in expanding their knowledge of the military and national defense. JCOC is the oldest existing Pentagon outreach program and has been held more than 73 times since its inception in 1948. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a safety and operations briefing on the deck of the USS Lassen Destroyer that is docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference take a harbor tour in marine rigid security boats from Marine Security Squadron 7, U.S. Naval Base, Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference take a harbor tour in marine rigid security boats from Marine Security Squadron 7, U.S. Naval Base, Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Participants of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a unexploded ordinance brief from Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit One while on a tour of U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) look through periscopes while onboard the U.S. Navy Submarine Buffalo while docked at Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, a senior advisor in the Office of Governor Tim Pawlenty in St. Paul, Minn., and Fassil Gabremariam, president and founder, U.S.-Africa Free Enterprise Education Foundation, Tampa, Fla., both members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, look through periscopes while onboard the U.S. Navy Submarine Buffalo SSN-715 while docked at Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Mr. Fassil Gabremariam, president and founder of the U.S.-Africa Free Enterprise Education Foundation, Tampa, Fls., tours the berthing area of the USNS Buffalo attack-submarine while docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference take a break in the ward room aboard the U.S. Navy attack-submarine Buffalo, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference pose for a picture on the USS Buffalo's walkway after touring the submarine on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Mr. Paul Thomas Anderson, a senior advisor in the Minnesotta Office of the Governor, St. Paul, Minn., looks at photographs of fallen servicemen on the Wall of Heroes at the Pacific War Museum as part of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held on Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a safety and operations brief on the deck of the USS Lassen Destroyer docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a safety and operations brief on the deck of the USS Lassen Destroyer that is docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference take a tour of the USS Lassen's bridge during on a tour of the destroyer while it is docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Mayor Charles Gregory Davis of Southaven, Miss., walks slowly through the USS Lassen Destoyer docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam as part of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference disembark the USS Lassen destroyer after a tour of the ship while  it is docked at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Fassil Gabremariam, president and founder of the U.S.-Africa Free Enterprise Education Foundation, based in Tampa, Fla., disembarks the USS Lassen on U.S. Naval Base Guam during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive an operations brief from a SEAL Team One member during the days activities on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive an operations brief and hands-on tour of U.S. Navy Special Warfare Unit One, U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive an operations brief from a SEAL Team One member during the days activities on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Mr. Fassil Gabremariam, president and founder, U.S.-Africa Free Enterprise Education Foundation in Tampa, Fla., looks through a thermal imager used by members of SEAL Team One during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Denis R. Bilodeau, a councilmember from Orange, Calif., examines a weapon during on a tour of SEAL Team One, U.S. Naval Base Guam as part of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Denis R. Bilodeau, a city councilmember from Orange, Calif., prepares to fire a machine gun as part of the days activities during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Fassil Gabremariam, president and founder of the U.S.-Africa Free Enterprise Education Foundation in Tampa, Fla., prepares to fire a machine gun as part of the days activities during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Mayor Charles Gregory Davis from Southaven, Miss., prepares to fire a machine gun as part of the days activities during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • George Hyum Namkung, chairman and chief executive officer of Namkung Promotions Inc., receives instruction before firing a .50 caliber machine gun atop a security vehicle of  the 7th Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron, Nov. 7, 2007. Namkung was visiting U.S. Naval Station Guam while participating in the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • National Park Service Ranger Rose Manibusan briefs U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Vern T. Miyagi and Joint Civilian Orientation Conference about Guam's historic places and events during the War in the Pacific.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Participants in the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a force structure briefing by U.S. Naval Forces Marianas Commander Rear Admiral William French during a visiting to U.S. Naval Station Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference Blue Team stand with a Navy Petty Officer of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 5 while touring the unit's facility at U.S. Naval Station Guam. Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Mr. Robert M. Perkowitz, chairman and president of ecoAmerica, explodes an improvised explosive device with a remote disabling charge while touring  the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 5 facility on U.S. Naval Station Guam, Nov. 7, 2007. Perkowitz is a participant in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference. Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman