Fox Tours USS Freedom in San Diego

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey, commander of the Naval Special Warfare Command, greets Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox as she arrives to tour the USS Freedom in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. Fox, who is on a two-day trip, visited Fort Riley, Kan., earlier in the day to observe training and tactical operations.    DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox gets a briefing from Navy Capt. Keith Davids, commanding officer of the Navy Special Warfare Center, before viewing Navy SEAL training exercises in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014.  DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine Fox listens as Navy Cmdr. Michael R. Jarrett Jr., commanding officer of the USS Freedom, gives her a tour of the ship in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox gets a briefing from Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Paul Baden as she tours SEAL Beach, named after the Navy's special operations force, at the Navy Special Warfare Center in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Navy SEAL candidates at the Navy Special Warfare Center paddle inflatable boats into the incoming surf as their instructors look on during training exercises in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox toured the unit.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox addresses the crew of the USS Freedom as she visits the ship in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox gets a briefing in the galley of the USS Freedom while touring the ship in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine Fox takes a moment to look at portraits of fallen SEALS memorialized on a conference room wall as she visits the Naval Special Warfare Command in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox and Navy Vice Adm. Tom Copeman discuss technical aspects of the USS Freedom while touring the ship's bridge during her visit to San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. Copeman is the commander of Naval Surface Forces, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox listens as Navy Cmdr. Michael R. Jarrett Jr., commanding officer of the USS Freedom, gives her a tour of the ship in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014.  DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan sits at its berth as the USS Fort Worth passes by in San Diego, Feb. 10, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett