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ABOARD USS BOXER (LHD 4), At Sea (May 1, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD4) Culinary Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Leonard Williams inspects crates while the ship is en route to Latin American. The Navy worldwide outreach program Project Handclasp delivered a medical sonogram machine to Boxer days before departing to participate in the American partnership mission Contining Promise 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Porter Anderson. (RELEASED)

080506-N-7797J-090 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) -  Seabees assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), offload and stage supplies to be used for the renovation of schools in the villages of Aldeas Linares and Aldea El Higueral.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.  (RELEASED)

 

080506-N-7797J-089 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) -  Seabees assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), offload and stage supplies to be used for the renovation of schools in the villages of Aldeas Linares and Aldea El Higueral.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.  (RELEASED)

080506-N-7797-082 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) -  Beach Master Unit 1's Boatswain Mate Seaman William Bruner, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), watches as a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) vehicle unloads gear and supplies at Puerta de San Juan, Guatemala, a staging area for humanitarian projects ashore.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.  (RELEASED)

080506-N-7797J-068 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) -  Sailors assigned to Beach Master Unit 1, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), watch as and gear and supplies are unloaded at Puerta de San Juan, Guatemala, a staging area for humanitarian projects ashore.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.  (RELEASED)

080506-N-4007G-070 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) - A Sailor assigned to Beachmaster Unit 1, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), directs the offload of a truck carrying gear and supplies on to the beach at Puerto de San Juan, Guatemala, a staging area for humanitarian projects ashore.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines.  (RELEASED)

080506-N-4007G-060 PUERTO DE SAN JUAN, Guatemala (May 6, 2008) - Sailors embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) walk off of a Landing Craft Utility vehicle after landing on the beach at Puerto de San Juan, Guatemala, a staging area for humanitarian projects ashore.  Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines.  (RELEASED)

080504-N-4007G-004 ABOARD USS BOXER (LHD 4), At sea (May 4, 2008) -Continuing Promise (CP) 2008  commander, Capt. Peter Dallman, Capt. (Dr.) Louis Orosz, Cmdr. Angelica Almonte and Ens. Rebecca Retzlaff cut a cake in celebration of the Navy Nurse Corps Centenniel in USS Boxer's (LHD 4) wardroom. Boxer is currently deployed in support of CP, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED)

080504-N-4007G-002 ABOARD USS BOXER (LHD 4), At sea (May 4, 2008) -Nurse Cmdr. Angela Wilkins, currently embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), divides medication to be distributed in Guatemala in the ship's medical ward. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise 2008, a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED)

080504-N-4007G-001 ABOARD USS BOXER (LHD 4), At sea (May 4, 2008) - Nurses Cmdrs. Angelica Almonte and Angela Wilkins, nurses currently attached to Boxer, divide medications to be distributed in Guatemala in the ship's medical ward. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance (HCA) mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED)

080502-N-6410J-007 ABOARD USS Boxer (LHD 4), at sea (May 2, 2008) - Sailors from the weapons department aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) await a uniform inspection on the flight deck. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is a two-month Humanitarian Civic Assistance (HCA) mission to South America to demonstrate the cooperative partnerships among allies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Jackson (RELEASED)

080502-N-6410J-012 ABOARD USS Boxer (LHD 4), at sea (May 2, 2008) - Sailors from the weapons department aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) await a uniform inspection on the flight deck. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is an equal partnership mission designed to combine partner nation and U.S. relief capabilities to demonstrate the lasting bonds and shared interests among neighbors. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Jackson (RELEASED)

080502-N-4007G-001 ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (May 2, 2008) - USS Boxer (LHD 4) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Richard Gold inspects uniforms during an insect repellant spraydown on the ship's flightdeck. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is an equal partnership mission designed to combine partner nation and U.S. relief capabilities to demonstrate the lasting bonds and shared interests among neighbors. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED).

 

080502-N-4007G-002 ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (May 2, 2008) - USS Boxer (LHD 4) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Latesha White and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Ronald Bennet spray uniforms during an insect repellant spraydown on the ship's flightdeck. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is an equal partnership mission designed to combine partner nation and U.S. relief capabilities to demonstrate the lasting bonds and shared interests among neighbors. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED).

080502-N-4007G-003 ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (May 2, 2008) - USS Boxer (LHD 4) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Latesha White and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Ronald Bennet spray uniforms during an insect repellant spraydown on the ship's flightdeck. Boxer is currently deployed in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 2008. CP is an equal partnership mission designed to combine partner nation and U.S. relief capabilities to demonstrate the lasting bonds and shared interests among neighbors. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Brian Gaines. (RELEASED).

080429-N-1539W-001 ABOARD USS BOXER, at sea (April 29, 2008) - Seabees with Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), unload containers of materials while en route to Guatemala for the Pacific phase of Continuing Promise 2008.  The Seabees are pre-fabricating frames and structures for easy installation ashore in Guatemala.  U.S. Navy photo by Specialist Brian R. Williams (RELEASED).

080429-N-1539W-002 ABOARD USS BOXER, at sea (April 29, 2008) - Builder 2nd Class Asislo Alfiler of Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), goes over construction plans with members of his team. The Seabees are pre-fabricating frames and structures for easy installation ashore in Guatemala as part of Continuing Promise 2008.  U.S. Navy photo by Specialist Brian R. Williams (RELEASED).

080429-N-1539W-003 ABOARD USS BOXER, at sea (April 29, 2008) - Utilitiesman Seaman Mark Thousand of Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), carries lumber to build structures while en route to Guatemala for the Pacific phase of Continuing Promise 2008.  The Seabees are pre-fabricating frames and structures for easy installation ashore in Guatemala.  U.S. Navy photo by Specialist Brian R. Williams (RELEASED).

080429-1539W-004 ABOARD USS BOXER, at sea (April 29, 2008) - Builder 2nd Class Miguel Vaca of Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), cuts lumber to build structures while en route to Guatemala for the Pacific phase of Continuing Promise 2008.  The Seabees are pre-fabricating frames and structures for easy installation ashore in Guatemala.  U.S. Navy photo by Specialist Brian R. Williams (RELEASED).

080429-N-1539W-005 ABOARD USS BOXER, at sea (April 29, 2008) - Builder 2nd Class Asilo Alfiler of Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), cuts lumber to build structures while en route to Guatemala for the Pacific phase of Continuing Promise 2008.  The Seabees are pre-fabricating frames and structures for easy installation ashore in Guatemala.  U.S. Navy photo by Specialist Brian R. Williams (RELEASED).

080430-N-6410J-003 ABOARD USS Boxer (LHD 4), at sea (April 30, 2008) - Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 5's Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Christopher Knott, embarked aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4), repairs a surgical instrument washer. Knott and other Biological Medical Technicians from FST 5 will be working side-by-side with partner-nation health care providers in medical equipment repair as part of Continuing Promise 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Jackson (RELEASED)

080430-A-0348M-009 USS BOXER (LHD 4), at sea (April 30, 2008) - Army Capt. (Dr.) Karen Potirus, a U.S. Army veterinarian, speaks with Cmdr. Andy Smith, U.S. Public Health Service on-scene coordinator about future plans of Continuing Promise 2008, an equal partnership mission designed to combine partner nation and U.S. relief efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Private First Class Gisell Martinez. (RELEASED)

080430-N-6410J-010 ABOARD USS Boxer (LHD 4), at sea (April 30, 2008) - USS Boxer's Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SW/AW) Raul Huerta performs a dental cleaning on a Sailor. Huerta is one of many Boxer Sailors who will be working along side partner-nation medical providers as part of Continuing Promise 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Jackson (RELEASED)

080328-N-7797J-015 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 28, 2008) – USS Boxer (LHD 4) sailors search the flight deck for debris in preparation for flight operations. Boxer is currently underway conducting training in preparation for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis. (RELEASED)

080328-N-7797J-016 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 28, 2008) – USS Boxer (LHD 4) sailors search the flight deck for debris in preparation for flight operations. Boxer is currently underway conducting training in preparation for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis. (RELEASED)

 080328-N-7797J-030 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 29, 2008) – USS Boxer’s (LHD 4) Senior Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handler) (AW/SW) Charles Rosenbalm briefs the ship’s flight crew before flight operations. Boxer is currently underway conducting training in preparation for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis. (RELEASED)

080331-N-7797J-033 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2008) - USS Boxer (LHD 4) sailors direct a MH-60 Seahawk helicopter as it delivers ordinance to the ship as part of an ammunition onload. Boxer is currently underway in preparation for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.

080331-N-7797J-074 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2008) – A USS Boxer (LHD 4) sailor directs a MH-60 Seahawk helicopter as it delivers ordinance to the ship as part of an ammunition onload. Boxer is currently underway in preparation for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.

080331-N-7797J-085 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class William Glowniakgilio directs the transfer of ordinance on the flight deck as part of an ammunition onload. Boxer is currently underway while preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.

080331-N-7797J-089 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class William Glowniakgilio directs the transfer of ordinance on the flight deck as part of an ammunition onload. Boxer is currently underway while preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.

080331-N-7797J-095 PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 31, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 3rd Class William Glowniakgilio directs the transfer of ordinance on the flight deck as part of an ammunition onload. Boxer is currently underway while preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Jarvis.

080310-N-9150R-021  ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (March 10, 2008) - A USS Boxer (LHD 4) Boatswain's Mate watches Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) operations in the ship's well deck. Boxer completed well deck certifications for LCAC and other landing craft operations while underway off the coast of Southern California preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jon Rasmussen

080310-N-9150R-041  ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (March 10, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate (SW/AW/SCW) Deondra Quarles conducts a safety brief for junior Sailors prior to the next evolution during Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) operations in the ship's well deck. Boxer completed well deck certifications for LCAC and other landing craft operations while underway off the coast of Southern California preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jon Rasmussen

080310-N-9150R-044  ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (March 10, 2008) - USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate (SW/AW/SCW) Deondra Quarles conducts a safety brief for junior Sailors prior to the next evolution during Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) operations in the ship's well deck. Boxer completed well deck certifications for LCAC and other landing craft operations while underway off the coast of Southern California preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jon Rasmussen.

080310-N-9150R-053  ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (March 10, 2008) - A USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Combat Cargo Assistant, Gy. Sgt. Robert Rankin,  watches Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) operations in the ship's well deck. Boxer completed well deck certifications for LCAC and other landing craft operations while underway off the coast of Southern California preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jon Rasmussen

080310-N-9150R-054  ABOARD USS BOXER, At Sea (March 10, 2008) - A crewmember from Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) 21  returns to his craft in the well deck aboard USS Boxer. Boxer completed well deck certifications for LCAC and other landing craft operations while underway off the coast of Southern California preparing for future operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jon Rasmussen