Sailors celebrating past Independence Days
Photo credit: US Navy
SAN DIEGO (July 4, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jason Dyrhaug, left, and Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Kosaky Sigrah prepare to raise the national ensign during morning colors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). Kidd is moored at Naval Base San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Byron C. Linder/Released) 120704-N-ZW825-015
110704-N-ZK021-001 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (July 4, 2011) Members of the color guard assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island march down Bayshore Drive during the Fourth of July Parade. The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is a celebration of the United States’ Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio/Released)
U.S. and coalition service members stand at parade rest during a 4th of July celebration as part of Boston Navy Week 2012.
ARABIAN GULF (July 4, 2011) Sailors participate in an Independence Day celebration cookout aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). Gettysburg is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Betsy Lynn Knapper/Released) 110704-N-DU438-501
WASHINGTON (July 4, 2012) Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with a Wounded Warrior during the Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Stadium on July 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega/Released) 120704-A-TT930-006
EASTPORT, Maine (July 4, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) lower the colors at dusk after participating in Independence Day celebrations. The Norfolk-based Nitze continued the tradition of having a Navy ship visit the Eastport on the Fourth of July. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Joe Keiley/Released) 110704-N-GA722-767
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