Defense Transformation Banner
 
PHOTO ARCHIVE     
Click for high resolution photo
12/30/2004
Video Technology
U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Troy A. Johnson with his two brothers, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Adam L. Johnson and U.S Marine 1st Lt. Chris I. Johnson, came together at Camp Fallujah, Iraq to link up with their family over a live broadcast with CNN through the digital video imagery distribution system, a technology to transmit military video and print products from a combat zone back to the United States. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Arsenio R. Cortez | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/29/2004
Better Control
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Natasha Allison and Staff Sgt. Lenn Bassett, both air controllers deployed with the 506th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq, perform an operations check on the new equipment placed in the renovated control tower on Dec. 26, 2004. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
Click for high resolution photo
12/28/2004
Cougar
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jason Tinnel stands up on "Cougar" to watch the detonation of a weapons cache on the edge of Fallujah, Iraq, Dec. 20, 2004. The HEV Cougar, the Marine Corps’ newest vehicle in Iraq, is a 28,550-pound hulk of a vehicle, wrapped in steel armor and ballistic glass and driven by a six-speed, split-shift, all-wheel drive transmission designed to get the vehicle through hazardous and uncertain terrain. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Will Lathrop | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/27/2004
Ocean Surge
The USS Abraham Lincoln is underway in the waters of western Pacific Ocean, Dec. 21, 2004. Lincoln and Carrier Air Wing 2 are currently deployed to the western Pacific Ocean. Carrier Strike Group 9 is the first to be used in the surge role in support of the Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Response Plan. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Patrick M Bonafede
Click for high resolution photo
12/27/2004
Museum Movie
Retired Maj. Gen. Joseph T. Anderson (left) explains future growth plans for the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va., to Air Force Secretary Dr. James G. Roche on Dec. 21, 2004. Secretary Roche was at the musuem to view the Imax film "Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag.“ The film follows a young American fighter pilot through his experiences at Red Flag, the international training exercise for allied air forces. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi
Click for high resolution photo
12/23/2004
Super Hornet
A sailor aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln cleans the canopy of an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron 2, early in the morning Dec. 18, 2004, on the ship’s flight deck in the Pacific Ocean. The Lincoln and Carrier Air Wing 2 are deployed to the western Pacific Ocean. Carrier Strike Group 9 is the first to be used in the surge role in support of the Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Response Plan. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Nicholas B. Morton
Click for high resolution photo
12/22/2004
Pressure Check
Petty Officer 2nd Class Miguel Toledo checks the pressure on a liquid oxygen converter aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Persian Gulf, Dec. 6, 2004. Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing 3 embarked aboard the Truman are providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in ongoing operations over Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Kathaleen A. Knowles
Click for high resolution photo
12/21/2004
Mothership Retires
NASA's B-52B was retired during a ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 17, 2004, after nearly 50 years of dropping advanced research vehicles. Attending the ceremony were (from left) retired NASA research pilot Ed Schneider; Kevin Petersen, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center director; Brig. Gen. Curtis Bedke, Air Force Flight Test Center commander; retired NASA pilot Fitz Fulton; current NASA pilot Gordon Fullerton; and Air Force Flight Test Center chief historian James Young. NASA photo by Tom Tschida | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/20/2004
Show and Tell
U.S. Marines with the Explosive Ordinance Disposal demonstrate their equipment's capabilities, and explain to the Commandant of the Marine Corps General Michael W. Hagee and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps John L. Estrada any problems they have encountered during a visit at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, Dec. 14, 2004. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel J. Klein
Click for high resolution photo
12/17/2004
Vapor Detector
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Hill checks the results on his "VaporTracer2" detection unit after wiping down his desk with detection paper during the practical application portion of the four hour user certification course Dec. 1, 2004 at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan. This unit is the most sensitive, portable vapor detection system on the market, and can detect miniscule amounts of gunpowder. U.S. Marine Corp photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Floto | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/16/2004
New Breed
The Littoral Combat Ship is an entirely new breed of U.S. Navy warship. As a fast, agile, and networked surface combatant, this ship’s modular, focused-mission design will provide combatant commanders with the required warfighting capabilities and operational flexibility needed to ensure maritime dominance and access for the joint force. Artist concept courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corporation | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/16/2004
Stryker
A static display of the Stryker was on hand for members of the media and Pentagon personnel to view after the Stryker media roundtable Dec. 9, 2004. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tammy M Jarrett | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/15/2004
Retirement
After nearly 30 years of stellar service, the UH-1 Huey helicopters are retired. The Army has been phasing out the Hueys for a couple years, but on Dec. 12, the Colorado Army National Guard departed Buckley Air Force Base with their six Hueys for the last time. Photo by U.S. Air Force TSgt Darin Overstreet
Click for high resolution photo
12/15/2004
Hawkeye
An E-2C+ Hawkeye, assigned to the “Bear Aces” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 124, sits on the flight line at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 14, 2004. This aircraft is modified with the eight-bladed NP2000 propeller, faster computer systems and new flat panel display. U.S. Navy courtesy photo
Click for high resolution photo
12/14/2004
Flight Test
U.S. Army Col. Ed Donnelly points out the Deltoid Axillary Protector on the Interceptor Body Armor worn by Maj. David Delmonte. “The armor consists of an outer tactical vest and small arms protective inserts,” Donnelly said. “It’s been augmented this year with the Deltoid Axillary Protector, which is an ambidextrous add-on to protect the shoulder and arm.” U.S. Army photo by Patricia Ryan | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/13/2004
Uniform Change
U.S. sailors stand at attention while modeling the khaki and gray options of the year-round concept service uniform for sailors E-6 and below. The new uniforms were displayed during a presentation at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dec. 8, 2004, and were developed from a response to the fleet's feedback on current uniforms. U.S. Navy photo | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/10/2004
Fast Gun
U.S. Navy Seaman Daniel A. Wright fires an Mk-38 25mm machine gun during a general quarters drill aboard the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry currently en route to the Philippines. This machine gun system is a single-barrel, air-cooled, heavy machine gun capable of firing 175 rounds per minute. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Marvin E. Thompson, Jr.
Click for high resolution photo
12/09/2004
Looking for Trouble
U.S. Army Spc. Jason Wiegand searches a vehicle near an entrance to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on Dec. 4, 2004. Wiegand of the 109th Military Police, Fort Polk, La. is using the ground reconnaissance and monitoring camera that is in its testing phase of development. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jerry T. Combes
Click for high resolution photo
12/08/2004
Engine Test
Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard Engine Shop perform tests on a General Electric F110-100 engine from an F-16C Fighting Falcon at Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, S.D., Dec. 5, 2004. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael Chambers
Click for high resolution photo
12/07/2004
Scorpion Flyover
An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to the “Scorpions” of Electronic Attack Squadron 132, flies over the conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy after completing routine flight operations in the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 5, 2004. The Prowler is a twin engine, mid-wing aircraft that is designed for carrier based operations to provide an umbrella of protection for strike aircraft by jamming enemy radar, electronic data links and communications. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Karsten
Click for high resolution photo
12/06/2004
Robot on Screen
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Santiago Tordillos operates the armed robotic system by remote control, tracking where it's going on a small screen. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Lorie Jewell | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/03/2004
X-Ray Vision
Master-at-Arms assigned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor security prepare to “clear the tunnel” at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 1, 2004, making sure no residual radiation is present, after scanning a truck with the military’s first fixed commercial vehicle inspection station X-ray apparatus. The state-of-the-art device scans vehicles entering Pearl Harbor as image analysts look for contraband and anomalies. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan C. McGinley
Click for high resolution photo
12/02/2004
Not a Game
Virtual Battlefield System One, a fully interactive, three-dimensional training application, provides a premium synthetic environment in which small unit tactics may be practiced among team members. Simulations like this photo-realistic scenario, specialized tactics and variable environmental conditions to enhance the team training experience. U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo | Story |
Click for high resolution photo
12/01/2004
Bomb Suit
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Justin R. Martone, senior explosive ordnance technician for the Quantico Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, is wearing a 98-pound bomb suit as he looks down at ground ordnance at Quantico, Va. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Susan Moyer
DoD Homepage War on Terror News Products Press Resources Images Contact Us
Dec. 21, 2014
Search
  SPECIAL REPORTS
  Defense Transformation Banner