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Stapkaa DlnaMa AUSnULIA ■ t t[).J AatlaUm • Type: Tlcondcroga-clasi cnjistr • Craw: 380 • Horn port Sa« Dtof • CO: CaH- Mdiart RniM PRINCETON • Type Ticondaroga-cla js c™i»«r • Craw: 380 • Horn port: San DI «o • CO: Ca»t. JM CortI Kay Watt f EEEm • Typ«: Los Angatas-ciais nuclear attack submartna •Craw: 130 • Horn port: Ptari Hartor. Ml • CO: Cm . OmcA Martal Otympla ♦ »TT:5«I» • Typ«: Los Angtlasdass nucltar attack submarin ' Craw: 130 • Homa port: Peart Harbor, HI • CO: Cni r. Ba Irawiaii imF ' .d i National capitals «• o, Major cities J U.S. military bases 1,000 m«i ir«rfgMrv AMERICA ' S jkb nn " PortVIU ftju,. TONM Nuku ' alola Tmpk ot CiprJcom rnrau wn|iraRioiis KeBoy unwp Comman tr. Cift. WHIImi JtthiM ISth Marine Expadltlonary Group CO: C»l. ThMUt WMhamcr • Typ«; Tarawa-class amphibious assault stilp • Cr«w: 950 sailors, 1,500 Marin»s • Home port: Sm OIh • CO: Cayt. Larry WatM« DokiKM • Typ«: Austin-class amphibious transport dock • Crew: 420 sailors, 300 Marines • Home port: Saa Dla«o • CO: Capt Brian McCanMCk Camttack • Type: Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship • Crew: 350 sailors, 400 Marines • Home port San Oit«o •C0:Ciii4r. SifKlalrHarrh 41 FNEST CRUISER ReiMf en by J MES w, CRAWU " ' Untoft-Tr-twn rn»p CrapfUes Dy PAUL MORN union »Htjuiw ' You are about to embark on a visual adventure lead b Captain R. J. Rushton, Commanding OUket of the USS Antietm (CG-54) the fines «u sw supported bj the finest crew in the UuM SU % NavBl Fleet toh). This is where ' w estPaciOOl.. Operation Endu t m. •KmrnifuiiicGI € J HTON »S. KNN • TJ - ff. m Capvaiu Rusluoii was coiiuuissioiicc „. , . i ilie Naval Reserve Officer Tniiuiiig Corps, lUiiversiiy of Florida LLi Augusi of 1916, Willi a B achelor c iu Civil iiiueeriuii. assigmiieni was in USS ■rCiy HRJC!| as Elecaical Officer and Daiuage Con xnu l la ' I9o0 10 Februarv 1A ' S2. lie sia-ved 1: II DC, coi 9 1 s assigned as L} cn i O apaii. In W i. h repp 3i L the i iLE BATs ospecuve :. . , , . .:. was niibai Sv ' SK ' ms CAl-13 jhvon ive Office 100(1 liilvJovember 1 ' 1 i - ' riv- ■ aval Operai Desu . . i:OSilLOU. L!c , ■ , ' OHSOl blLpi ,: I. imvoducLion LvLHlGH B Class Gukied NUssile Oesiroyer. Fo duvY. hi e Secrei. die OlfJ Ap-jj i -l ' ,.l.. .% praisal i Sui-l ce fare AnahC CAPT R die Surface CPNAV Na ' y. in -lie . xiried vo Air a ' itiv velopmeiu CroLip iSWDG) as irecior in March of Uisluon ;iS;uined coiniuaiid oi ' jd seived in dun [lb IS X -48) k . lAn l ASn au3 sas ..Z ' J ORKTO • cnpacilY until .liine 19. , YORKTOWN complete. 0 crliaiil. standard deploxii Comniaiider and Screen Cct Interagency Task Force East t, assigned as the SMART SHIP F, llie Navy analyze ways to streanil-.k, complex waglliiii. CAPT Rusiiton gfWBSted from the National War College. Washington DCiii .Inne 1008. His latest assignment was as Chief lor Command. Control. Connnunicalions. and Computers (C4) Plan and Policy (.161). I ' .S. .Joint Forces Cominand. NoTOlk Va. CAPT Rushton is maiTied. and has two grown children. " - n f n r E Ecmmmmm CiiniiTiander MarSBiHB was boi .. Master of Science in Systons Engii. aiiciuled naval nuclear power training ifl taf graduating with a .cademyin 1987, he nd Ballston Spa, Ne i( York. In Fchruaiy 1Q89. CDR Dalton reportedl MIHWBEACH (CGN 9). ser ing as Main Propulsion Di ision Ortlcor and as Chcinisuy and Radiological Controls Assistant. During his tour. LONG BEACH dopUned to the Southern Pacific in support o ' V.S. counter-narcotics elToils. and to the Indian Ocean, continuing aro und Africa and through the Panama Canal as part of an " mound the world " cruise. Follow ing a tour as the Hag lieutenant for Commander. Cruiser-Destroy GrcHip ONE. CDR Dalton ser ed as the Weapons Officer and Combdj Systems OHiceron LLSS COWPENS (CG 63). which deploye tothgj Western Pacific and recei ed the Spokane Trophy for Coni excellence. He then went to USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65)1 Department Forward Slatii n Officer, responsible for the shi| plants. ENTERPRISE deployed to the Mediterranean and " ■ Follow ing [ENTERPRISE. CDR Dalton served as an inspector;wainination coordinator and Executive Officer of the Pacific Fleet Nuclear Propulsion Examining BoM . In .lime 2()(K). he graduated froin Harvard ' s JFK School of Government with a Master of Public Administration degree. Commander Dalton ' s decorations include the Navy Commendation Medal with three gold stars and the Na Achie ement Medal w ilh one gold star. CDR Dalton is married, and has two sons. J U ULl U U iw Master Chief West was bom in Fillmore In. He enlisted in the Navy on 1 7 September 1 976 and 7 days later, attended recruit training at Great Lakes, II. His first sea duty assignment was to the USS HOWARD W. GILMORE (AS-I6). While there, he attended Machinsls Mate " A " School. His subsequent sea tours include USS ORION (AS- 1 8) (twice), USS BELKNAP (CG-26), USS SIMON LAKE (AS-33), , and USS OGDEN (LPD-5). Shore duty assignments i include Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity at Little Creek Va., Surface Warfare Officers S| ' ' Command at Newport RI, and Afloat Training v Pacific at San Diego Ca. 11, Master Chief West is a graduate of United States Navy: Senior Enlisted Academy, class 95. where his designation was changed to Command Master Chid,, (CMDMC). , s. ' His awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Medal, the NATO Medal, and various campaign and service awards. Master Chief West has three daughters ChapiHHlip D. King, " Chaps was Dom mtos Angeies; bUKgrew up in NcwwR and Washington TX . Chaplain King joined the Navy out of college, and served eight years as a helicopter piU)l, deploying to the Caribbean and Mediterranean from Norfolk, Charleston and Mayport. Tp 1993 he left the service to attend seminary and enter the ministi-y as a Presbyterian Pastor. Chaplain King returned to active duty V in March. 2{)()(). and was assigned to the USS ANTIHTAM. ' JL Deploying on an anti-drug ojieralion almost immediately, r Chaplain King has sei-ved ANTIETAM faithfully through two — ' ments in less than 24 months. Heading the Command s Program, Chaplain King is res|-H)nsible for the spiritual eof 382 crew members representing more than two jen religious traditions. Chaps married Ms. Cindy van Dijk, and they have a six ' year old son, John. yy IX if --:•:i ' ■. r ' : ;.;. -id t- ' K ISIf «i|ii»K iHr8 p0CiHW99n|H pni¥ SliiM«jR ffi ' if.Wiifiil i XvS r°SvA|2T j Eg iiirjtKfiijlni The enormous promontory of Diamond Head, herald of Sailors raising the island of Oahu among the Hawaiian chain for centuries, dominates the southeastern -y ' - approaches from the sea. ANTIETAM arrived at Oahu in early August en routifc to Pearl Harbor and the weapons station at Lualualei as the sun was rising over Diamond Head. The stop in Hawaii was both the ship ' s first and final port of call during the WestPac Deployment. Although the time in Hawaii was dominated by the loading of armaments, and then by unloading on the return leg, the crew found time for much appreciated R R at the Naval Station and in Honolulu. Many Sailors visited the famous memorial of the Battle Ship Arizona, and toured the Battle Ship Missouri, anchored as a museum just south of the memorial. Hawaii markfd the beginning of our voyage west, and was our first taste of " home " wafets-flfrelr the long voyage east, headed home from the Arabian Gulf and QperqtjoifEiiiduringJPreedom. . ' ,t.i,t 1 «L : - J immfiniHM mum t ( rw r.- v ANTIETAM finished her first full month of the deployment with a port visit to the tropical island of Phuket in southern Thailand. Phuket is situated at the southern tip of a peninsula that has the Bay of Bengal on the western side and Phuket Bay on the other. The island is a major tourist destination for both European, andk , Asian vacationers. •- j h Rv ' : mi r •1 r L T r a r s ' .;»« » -»S g ■ » ' - :it? ti ' MU - " c roKl iiuui i 1 » f, v .. m " Steel Beach, " an underway tradition. While at sea, crews of U.S. Navy Combatant ships, like ANTIETAM, have very hectic schedules. The average crewman works about 14 hours a day. If the ship has to be re-provisioned and refueled or there are special evolutions those hours can go longer. Recognizing this tough daily routine, ships try to maintain a holiday routine on Sundays that allow among other things for the crew to sleep in to 0700 and an afternoon barbeque on the fantail. It is a time to relax with shipmates, maybe get in some fishing if the i ship can slow enough, unwind with some music from the ship ' s volunteer band, and get some sun. We affectionately call it " Steel Beach. " These are some views of a recent " Steel Beach " aboard i. ANTIETAM in the Phihppine Sea. --la;; — 9Mf K •dt : .. vi BBMBJcyMMilE iir ■«- . ■ . M ai:3diUon. Itis a chaiiee for wtirHT climates. These j4 i ' ia ill i i Mb " ••■V! t 1 ' — Oceiro. « — . -Il ' ' ' ..t :? ? ' , m i IN% I r ?. % 1 S s. ! I. ' i i ' - % The Rapid Response isolation team is the ship ' s , first Hneof , defense should the encounter a fire onboard. These men have been selected from various technical backgrounds. ISOLATION TEAM r ' L4f x ' : mm cso ' ,« LT JEFFREY BENNETT T» ' T, r i tm STO LTJG DREW MARTINEZ LTJG JASONLREINSCH FCCin(SW)JOHl HOEGEIVIEIER- CM ft l V In Greek mythology, AEGIS was the name of the impenetrable shield belongmg to Zeus. Today, AEGIS is the name of the most technologically advanced and most potent naval weapon system in the world. The core of ANTIETAM ' s superior war fighting capability is the AEGIS WEAPON SYSTEM and the heart of this AEGIS WEAPON SYSTEM is the 23 Fire Controlmen that comprises CM-division. CM-division is dedicated to maintaining the complex components of AEGIS to the peak of their design and then operating the system to the very limits of its capability. AEGIS integrates the individual weapons systems and electronic sensors from around the ship into a single, central combat system. These individual systems are then enhanced by the addition of the computer controlled AN SPY- 1 A phased array radar, a Command and Decision element to analyze the endless quantity of information and finally a sophisticated display system that organizes this dizzying quantity of data into usable information at the finger tips of ANTIETAM ' s watch standers. V- f . 13 13 3 3! »■ S3 w ,t-- t o. CM DIV IIMOTHY - f - ' »le 2(SW) TR TON RODGERS i -.. V • «- J j-» » . v-i assjc S. V FC2(SW) ERIC WAGNER FC3 JOSHUA TURNEl , i CHWSK CRONBE. CM DIV ' - l- t : ' -. t , . ••. ' l ' M wr- -x A L.QS FC2 HEATi MARNON 2 BRETT mACE lilil L .»«w « ■ I THOMAS lBSaNa» FC2 COREY .FRANCIS " wsr cw ' o itfwvr I FC2(SW) KURT HEIDENREICH 1 Fiv ;i 0- n,AnTSK07nN I ( ' . RV ETl(SW) STEVEN FO i :S KASPICK There is nolhing loo large or complex for us lo handle. We mainlain and repair air search, ) surface search, and navigational radars. We also repair all communicalion equipment.. On . call 24 hours, we can always be relied upon lo tackle any problem at hand, hi addition, we perform safety checks on electrical and electronic gear such as VCR ' s, TVs, radios, ship ' s computers, and surge suppressors. We ' have technicians siieciali ed in high speed copier repair onboard also. We manage the general purpose electronic test equipment program. At our micromiiiiature 2M ' shop, we repair circuit control assemblies and :leclronic modules for any piece of equipment hat has the ct)mponenls. We are in charge of -l%he aloft program maintaining all aloft safety hiunesses and qualifying all aloft personnel. tEVZiS ' , 1 ET C. r j= kiifiUfik i SEEVER f Uh r ' Vj 4 ET2(SW) BRIAN J 01 . ' ■A ' ' :: ET3 mewARD WHITMAN " . ' moii ' y. hi ET2 Jl. BR(TCR ■•t - ' - ' v.-. " » (SW) DUANE KELLER -V - V ; JL!: ' DIV IBf; You wanl phone lines, we have them! Wc maintain the Integrated Voice Communication System, ship ' s 1MC 5MC speaker system, Sound- powered phones, all interior and Mtprior jackboxcs. We also itain both ring laser gyro ' " on systems. We also in the windbirds and the ,Ier pitsword for measuring I through the water, in Wr aren ' t troubleshooting or .estoring voice communications, then ■ve are showing movies IVom SITE rv. We maintain an inventory of over 660 movies to include regul ar Armed Forces Radio and Television Networking programs. f.:: LLINGER ONMICHAEL BERRr • % ■rt ■ ' U " -ci ,.s» « • ij mw ! ' JMii KESTERSON In Communications or. Radio, we are responsible For all Y communications interior and exterior to the ship. Within the ship, we administer • two Local Area Networks consisting oF more than 1 30 workstations, e-mail and web-browsing. We also manage ANTlETAM ' s internal website which contains a tremendous amount oF inFormation, easily accessible to the crew. The Information Systems Technicians that work in the radio shack are communications experts, building and maintaining satellite and line-oF- site circuits as well as providing trouble-shooting during any problems encountered in the complex world oFexternal comms. As we like to say.. . " You can talk ABOUT us but you can ' t talk WITHOUT us!! " - S»tl-i-Ljl« IP 113 juni «f •CROSBY ' b[»-?«rf I] 1 IT2 MICHAEL JOHNSON ( sipe ■ 4 ■§!JJl£lHjT£,l l.r; ' m DtV " vr 3»8 ' , ■n. M CUT1¥ 31VIC ' GMClvi(SW) HAROLD COtEMAN PNCS(SW AW) FREDERfCK DEMAG The ANTIETAM Executive Department works directly for the ExecutiveOfficer, and is responsible for many different aspects of the ship ' s routine. In addition to the enormous task of managing the personal records of over 390 crewmembers, and paperwork generated by a working warship, " Admin " is also the department that includes the Hospital Corpsmen, the Master-at-Arms, and the Command Career Counselor. While paperwork and service record administration is done by capable YN ' s and PN ' s, the ship ' s medical ward is run by the HM ' s, the ship ' s police force by our MAC, and career counseling, planning, re-enlistments and advancement requirements are worked by our NC 1 . Up before dawn, and often working until long after sunset, the committed Sailors of ANTIETAM ' s Executive Department do all they can to make ANTIETAM the best cruiser in the Navy! mm " " 1 " MEDICAL LCPO HMCISW) JONSSON CHIEF MASTER AT ARMS S OWENS tw ' l inMini -r - -w ,JV 7 ? : d i4 USS ANTIETAM i :YNiXJgHN,VANOV Xi A. : i. ' -m . I TNSN ALFONSO GUTIERRE PNSN RENALDE : ' !» ' COMMAND CAREER COUNSELO NCl(SW) DAVID OAKEY - AMIE b m -t M ASSISTANT PNKSW) JASON MCKNIGHT ■ antieX RELIGIOUS PETTV OFFICER RP3 TRAVIS HUDNELL CG b4 ZnEDTCAL rD HM3 JOSHUA BROWN WEPS )EOUS SMITH T ,, jnf K: » L 1 [ ORDO ENS JEFFREY PARI r s A ASWO ' fpm The Combat Acoustic Division is responsible for Anti-Submarine Warfare (Seaich, Classify, and Destroy) onboard ANTIETAM. The Sonar Technician (STG ' s) are - TIT responsible for maintaining and operating the SQS-53D Hull Mounted Sonar, the J 1 SQR- 19 Tactical Towed Array Sonar, the SQQ-28Sonobouy Processing System, and the SLQ-25A Nixie Torpedo Countermeasure Device. The Sonar Tech ' s work in conjunction with the Torpedomen Mates (TM ' s) in the division to maintain the arsenal of Mk-46 Torpedoes and the Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes (S VTT). Members of the division are also responsible for maintaining Damage Control equipment and many auxiliai7 systems. Inport the division contributes to the ship by providing members for the Ships Self Defense Force, Inport Firefighting team, and normal inport watches. f %v« r« f= : % i ,STG2(SW)PAULJUNEAl V STdtTSW) ANTHONY ' COCHRAN W .w STG2 Li HOLBROO. I: .G2(SW) m HIARTER ' J. r " . ;(SW)- ROSKE STG2(SW) le JOSEPH ALLAR I ' ,w STGSN BO FlTiSSJiniviONS w, : k- -- ' ' ' k B " " ™! H H . — j, . B k 1 I W B m. B tS }?™ IMS JOSEPH STRICKLAIOT W - r 1 h y ,,,t x STG3 mic •iHWiiyiQijy -» f s ' O DO JOSH STEPHEI SHIP ' S WEB IT(SW) JOHN . ' RANDOLPI i 1 LCPO GIVIC(SW) MICHAE GRZENIA ' W-» ' 3 . -. ' 6jW5 NI : " GILBERT iC ]] CG division is responsible for all guns, ammunition, and the issuing of weapons onboard the Antietam. We maintain the 5 inch, CIWS, all small arms, and perform ammunition administration for every piece of ordnance onboard. We are heavily involved in naval surface fire support exercises, VBSS teams, and security teams, as well as ensuring that the entire ship is trained for force protection. .- « -1B» HJC I i 0- -. ■ ' 13 MICHAEL SIDDAL ••„■;.?: (SW) MICHAEI COKER ' ' i i ai ' • ft2(SW) JEREMY GOODWIN jj " MSNDIONICU PARRA { SIAITH ! ■ " M . A ,.1 FCC(SW) GARYZAL K LiiMii " OMAS HARTMANwN VSH o CC(SW) DANIEL CLAR FCKSW) .AN WEBBER IK s iShnssmlo DTV CT Division is a key player in carrying out the ships combat mission. CT is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the two vertical launching systems (VLS). Working on today ' s missile systems is a very critical job and takes a special breed of technicians to operate and maintain them. iMStv ««» - fmm .ftRLSON C3 Wll naoRDEiA 1 mJSk ' ■ - i - . ::7 CTRCS(SW) BOLDEl ;ii CW02 ALVIN SIMMON - ASSTOPS LT LESTER FOWTN 1st It ENS DANNY CER USTER :t 1 " Division: The Heart and Soul of USS Antietam. During Antietam ' s deployment in the Persian Gulf, and throughout her participation in Operation Enduring Freedom, she was required to consistently maintain a furious Op-Tempo. Daily routines included numerous flight quarters, underway replenishments, countless boardings of Maritime vessels, and never-ending boat evolutions. Antietam ' s mission could not have been accomplished without the hard work and tireless effort of 1 " Division ' s Boatswain Mates and Deck Seamen. In the end, they cairied out over 150 boat launches, over 1000 hours of flight operations, 35 underway replenishments, and participated in over 170 vessel boardings. Their day began in the wee hours, while the rest of the crew slept, and continued on past dark. Always ready to perform any task that arose, 1 " ' Division answered each and every challenge during this rigorous deployment and their fortitude shone through every time!! BMCfSW) J( HOFFMA L mm ■ rSsZ-P r " . iif f - ' .J rixvSW A BRIAN BE( 1 BIf , k -tei ttim BM3HEaOR PftlLARESHERNAND BM3 DANIET WEBER BM3 ADA. BOAK BM3( A ' ha THALOl LEONARD N SN ERNES. CENTENO ,A JONATHAN ' " •.ON 1 ■-- ry I 311 if ' V LCPO (SW AW) DUNIA. 1 :oi(sw) V llBERTUJSl iRl(SW) MARVl, ROBERTSON -K twicz DIV aMZPftUL SAKALAUSKAS TheCryptologic Electronic Warfare Division (OE) serves as the " eyes and ears " of ANTIETAM. We perform the collection, analysis and interpretation of a wide range of electromagnetic data and input this information into the ship ' s combat system. Additionally, we operate and maintain three radar and missile countermeasures systems " Pl CKBoi 03 THEOOO ClFALDl ' n ii» M. OSC(SW AW) IICHAEL COLLINS .(SW) RISLEY n The Operations Intelligence Division is composed of Operations Specialists involved in every aspect of Naval Warfare and shipboard tactical operations. They are responsible for the tactical operation and efficient administration of the Combat Information Center. They directly support the Tactical Action Officer in the decision making process by providing tactical expertise and situation awareness in all shipboard warfare areas to include Anti-Air Warfare, Anti- Surface Antisubmarine Warfare, Naval Surface Fire Support, Amphibious Operations, Mine Warfare, Search and Rescue, Tactical Data Systems and Fixed Rotary Wing Aircraft Control. ' « V Wi - =1 PsS m ' iW0S2(SW) Iff COREY PENNY L k km kfnifr, foS2(SW) Leo smith MRVIN i . ' 1 t J . 0S2(SW) ADRIAN DA r u mw A% r - 4er ' I j» t S3 JERIMIAH LOCKHART 0S2 JUSTl VANCLEAV ■: mnm • fffY ' J ' JF 0S2 MOREUO 0S2 SEi MCGl 9k BOLDECL v ' , " •Hi X OSSN EMIL ARMANDO HARG " LCPO SMC(SW) RICHA JOHNSON , QIWiBRVANOt ON Division is composed of Quartermasters and Signalmen. Quartermasters (QMs) are responsible for tlie navigational safety of ANTIETAM. They position the ship using visual bearings, radar ranges, , Global Positioning System (GPS), and celestial lines of position— yes, we W-m - still navigate by the stars! Additionally, they maintain charts and T| 1 7 navigational instruments, prepare navigation briefs, make weather JL - V observations, and write the ship ' s deck log while underway. Signaimen (SMs) communicate with other Navy and civilian ships using flag signals, semaphore (sign- language using a person ' s arms), and flashing lights. While underway, they stand watch behind the pilothouse on the signal bridge, encode and decode messages, honor passing vessels, and maintain signaling equipment. QMS MICHAEL LEER QlAZOAWin ' ' 4 QM3D WID JONS a - -:j V " - p " jw I ' l ' N N :r. s i ' CHENG LCDR MICHAEL WIECZOREK yH tClW . MPm ENS DAWN B ,.. s » «W " ' DCCS(SW) RUSSELL BRl PW . «r cw,:-; x»» F w 9 U.S.NAVV 1 - UXO SIEGRIST ■«S! JK« J iia. ril EA (Engineering Auxiliary) Division is responsible for a wide range oF equipment on board USS Antielam. Enginemen (EN) look alier equipment that is essential to the crew ' s comfort and quality of lite. EN ' s maintain two evaporators, lour A C units, reefers, hot water heaters, galley and laundry equipment. The other half of an EN ' s job is to preserve the working capabilities of the ship ' s steering gear and anchor windlass. As part of the engineering department EN ' s partake in damage control efforts. -• ., i -- J ' - .Ui O. !■? EN2(SW) KEVIN PEPIN rrf « ' ; EN3 ROBERT I RAMALHO l-N H :n2 henry delarosai EN3 BRYAN SYLVESTE Jk ., Cvv « ADIV r rv ' ' N JESSIE HMlDTx.. J (. ' UK mm l NFA HOWARD - TURNER fftmjj WS Jiumw ' EDIV Elecliical Division: Responsible for all your eleclrical needs. We produce and provide eieclricity to ihe ship at sea and in porl. Our ship ' s eleclricians are responsible for maintaining and repairing lights, motors, electrical circuit control equipment, replacing fuses, and responding to any eleclrical circuit casualty. The Division is also responsible lor Tool Issue, Shore Power and Gauge Calibration KENNETH BU A irSP N WOR " J , FN MICH- MIEN WILSON WE GIVE AKTIETAM cAivm GSEKSWMNTONID THE POVIfER TO PREVAIL mp Div The gas turbine technicians (mechanical and electrical) operate and maintain the ships general electric LM2500 gas turbines used to generate electric power and to propel the ship on her journeys. We stand watch in each of the main spaces as well as providing the duty engineer supervising all operations a nd alignment of the power plant and electrical generators Tv ' n ' SJk • TAI AVO PATTERSON ' m, CHRIS S%PHER I ' " ' ▼! .i " J ' GSE3 ELEAZAR ' AGUILARHE ERA " A | " r s, « ' if r ■ ■ ix r r I |V12 JOHN GROSS 5Al2y», -3 Q GSEC VIRGIL VON ARX ;SiVl2 CHARLES KEN5T%y rcf3 V RH ' M ;, i (iiSin smmo CW02 STEPHEN SNYDER LPO .1 BRIAN ILLIAMS ' M - r -(( ■l T ' ii i wj - ' S: w«. - ' GSm LUIS F - v GSM2 K. CORDE JGARCIAMENDEZ GSEFA CUONI PHAN ... ' (- H i ' GSMZMARKBAIDEN GSM2 KENDAWA RUCKMAN ' - ! 1 ' kV Wv ■ j m ..Kb w ■ 1% LDEN " ' . GS|v 2 ROBERT ■ ACOmE 1 o l P P ' t " F I j 1 fA Itf A fm. r ) AT3 JAMES , BLUNDELL V i.[ Vv t,r . . 7 ' ' 1 u T .SM2 BRAN y mm rl •V DCA ENS HEAtHER HORSLEY R DtV ;K -Vi DCK J. CASTltC R division is comprised of three separate yet distinctive rates that accomplish a myriad of tasks each day. Machinery Repairmen (MR) maniil ' acture necessary parts used for the repair and or overhaul of the ships auxiliary engine equipment, and for the rebuilding and replacement of deck equipment. Hull Maintenance Technicians (HT) are solely responsible for maintaining the strength of the ships hull, as well as ensuring the operabilily of various piping systems onboard. They also do metalwork, such as welding and brazing and are responsible for the care and maintenance of the plumbing and marine sanitation systems running throughout the ship. Damage Controlmen (DC) perform the necessary work for damage control, which involves ship stability, fire fighting and chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) defense. As emergencies arise DCs are required to fill many key roles such as; fighting fires, dewatering Hooded spaces, and erecting shoring to support weakened bulkheads. DCs also make up a majority of the Rescue and Assistance team, who board vessels in distress to repair their casualties. i PCl lAWRENCE LOPEZ LTJG HELLER B .Tl EDWARD JAMES , C): ! f ii a .• .il : Jr -- DC3 MATH scon ' 3J ffffzjEJ ; F RIJRNFY m . m lj:-T-frs ■ 1 IC2 RO. ' r ' CANDID Hi ■tTK. TSr ry 4 u ' V -- . » { Q r f u ' K- .VAN7 ,j(£, ; J , ■ r T ■?C- DEPT. HEAD LCDR SMILEY O, L 4 . V.S.NAVY FSO ENS MELINDA JOHNSON l DIPT. LCPO MSCSfSW) GUILLERMO 2 l S i ' T » (r H ... .i I 11 j H ' i ' f) O ' ' il o I - » k kX ft ' lliN- ' WisW) JOSE DOMAOi SKl(SW) KEVIN BAL ' «n44 •u . : 111 " l l l I II G THOMA SK2{SwTJER01v E A ' The general stores component procures, receives, stores, expends and accounts for consumables, equipage, and retail parts, and maintains records, reports and correspondence. The division is split into two work centers; stock control and storage. Stock control determines requirements, prepares requisitions, prtxesses the receipts, performs financial accounting, and maintains allowance lists. Storage receipts for the stores, inventories, and issues material. i: . ;K2(S WUtRRVF BABlE » ON Sli ■•■?»s .jf ' SK3 MICHAEL ATKIN : k i SK3 JOSHI t 1 ja i. .% ' im ' .m cTMT L. , k iJr ESl 1 B v-iffiS V 1 Fv 1 ■Si i BWu ' ' A ie- ' -: . . " jn A w iSKSW EONARD ROWLES MiitSW) PAUL BOSt N MS2 BOTGUARDO MSSA WlLLlAimELllvi UISITO ME- ll Food Service Division is responsible for preparing up to four meals a day for a crew of more than 400 when underway. We also cater to special functions such as holidays, retirements, re-enlistments, and foreign receptions. Mess Management Specialists provide a 3 5 -day cycle menu that provides a balanced diet with all of the recommended dietary needs prescribed by the USDA. HERNAND mm ••••l lEkB IB ABUCHl ; II L t MSSA MONASTERO (H, ' Ip % , f . k ' . Y . ;2 STEVEN PATTO SHl(SW) ROBE, SH2 BRETT LYONS r J 9S. 7SA •■■ wmm . i SH3 .EVIN JACKSON Service. Service. Service. That ' s what happens in S-3 Division. We clean clothes for the whole crew, the linens off beds, firefighting flash gear, table clothes and napkins. We operate a barbershop 9 hours a day underway, six days a week, giving the crew military authorized haircuts. Then there is the SHIPS STORE, which is a major moral booster. Operated daily, it provides essential items to the crew at a reasonable price. Profits for all S-3 sales are generated for the ANTIETAM ' sMWR. We are also responsible for soda machines and a candy machine, available 24 hours a day. The Money Men work in S-4 Division, known as Disbursing. We handle the pay records for every member of the crew. Travel claims, separations, allotments, and split pay options are some of the things we are well known for handling. Right out side the office is the Automated Teller Machine, available 24 hours a day, it is handled by the Money Men as well. DKSI JEFFREY ROSSAVK ] - " MAIL CALL " gives S-6 Division it ' s identity. One Postal Clerk is responsible for the handling of mail for the ship. He sells money orders and stamps. His service is invaluable to crew moral. NDON TURNER J!9 " ER$ lese iieii are well armtil ai iaiitriii! Last seen heading west on the Antietam r U£5 ]JTlZT }jrEj CANDID CAMERA • MlS MtA r := ' , LCPO I l TCS(AW) 1. -round two SH-60B LAMPSTBiTc HI helicopters. I IIBit highly ' ' integrated into the ship ' s weapons systems via a directional --. Warfare, Armed surface ship attack operations, and a host )le of carrying an impressive array of weapons to include two anti-submarine torpedoes, a doofln ' ountedlo-caliber machine gun, and ground attack " hellfire " missiles. The department is manned with 6 aircrews and a 22 man ground support division. They are capable all of the unit level maintenance required ' " ' -- -— " ' ' ' " - — f-- - " naitim,. — 4 AIR BOSS , 1 ICDR ANDERSON i rNTIETAM ' s Air Departmem sophisticated aircraft are capable ultra high frequency data link for An •11 : :L ;;J T ' r I Mai €Wi HIH«yM f : k I " » xoH LTJG CARS i ' )mmis ' i t-ilitl pF =« k -t " " K o i- - : . " " i 1 ■ E Vi P»- ii N NGUY fe ' ' AW2(AW) NIELSEN mMm J % N l Jt ' -itf LADM ZemuiCinmianderXu took the time to visit witJreWWHnembers bnboaf the USS Antietam. While here he address dtfie crew on coming events, presented awards, an showed the Gunners a thing or two on the 25MM. I» ' M «r. 1 ' lA ' -T ' dTi ' ■■ft ' -urf •t . . ' Jr W I - I m -y-r. - N M ANTIKTAM was Ibrtiinatc enough lo tjjL- selected as one of the first IJ.S. ships R) visit tile port ol Munilxii in hiciia. in quite some lime, recently, as part of an agieemc to rosier a professional and cooperative relationship between the two countries. Mumbai is better known by its colonial nanie of IJombay and was the seat olCiovernment when the ' British I-ast India Company administered the region during the first half of the 19 ' " Century. Shell the British Crown look control and appointed the l-irsl Viceroy of India, it remained the III of power for some time. When India gained her independence in the late iy4() " s. Boniba iiained a major commerce hub. being the only deep-water port ii the western coast, a fchlure that also made her the logical headquarters for the hidian Navy ' s western hieel. . ' n. m mi liaB i: ' »t umbai BWflFlllIf by ' I ' - s, While in port, in the city of Mumbai, crewmembers of the Antietam volunteered their time to the Amar Ghandi-San Jay Javeri Welfare Center; serving as a learning center and a shelter, it is a haven for the children of the streets of Mumbai.Crewmembers painted the interior and ; exterior of the center as vvell as repaired the roof. Their time and efforts were recorded by reporters and photographers. On these pages are just a few pictures that were taken of volunteering crewmembers while they worked and enjoyed time with the children. ' JjUJ Ll,ft % X i m " yiii m W V " P A H r lii. ' B 4Br V , ■ J i w. i A M iJTilvi. i 1 - )» Mb ' S T I A,a ■ . pi l ■» v V Mte f-r-. ,C n?i} -) [ V p mu , i ' " SH LBACKS erame !f . • idWM " " HHmHBMHMHH ANTIIiTAM visilcci Sin api iv rcccnily while in loulc Id ihcAnibian W; (lull. Siiiti;i|ioro is localoci ill (he soiilhcrn lip iTTMalaysia and al caslcin end ollhe husiesl inlernalional sliail in ihe world, llie .Sliail 1)1 Malaeea. il is one of Ihe lew iialion eilies lell in Ihe nuKlern - • ■■■■:■ ' ■■! Jif. „ ? MKiJoielemenl of Ihe Brilish l mpire jiisl prior Id World War II. Called " I ' orlress Sini!apDre " al Ihe Dulhreak ollhe war. il tell with surprising speed Id the .lapanese anti was Ihe sile of one ol Ihe niosl hc)iiiric ' ••. ' ' ■. • prisoner ol war eanips. ( " hangi, in Ihe Pacil ' ie. Today Singapore is honiu lo Ihe ' •■ " D.S. Conim aniler. Logislies (iroup Weslern Paeilie and is Ihe niajoi logislies point I ' or U.S. Naval vessels operating in Ihe Weslern I ' aeilie anil Indian Oeeaii. These are some seenes ol AN ' TiT7TAM «f, D - w spt m erewinenihen i r y ' ION OPERATION The United States has been a prime supporter of ' United Nations directed sanctions against Iraq since the Gulf War. The purpose of these sanctions is to make sure that Iraq does not restore her capacity to make war on her neighbors and, most j importantly is not returning to a robust program of building weapons of mass destruction. Enforcing these sanctions have become increasingly more important as other forms of UN enforcement have ceased. One of the prime methods of funding these illegal activities is smuggling oil out of Iraq, around the UN " Oil for Food " Program. ANTIETAM spent two months as the " On Scene Commander " in the Northern Arabian Gulf recently -- executing this mission. These pictures show our Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure (VBSS) Teams at work as well as Security Teams and Health and Comfort Team in action. )m m »..v ; ■=- JL Wi mi. HEALTH CO nFORT TEA v ' ANTlETAm, FIRST ON SCENE, FIRST IN COmMAND ' J ' JK.J ir S r. iN . fl» 3ari Pf A — Ai ' ! ?■ " w DF| u v fifPiimm . n - 4 k. S.. : T - [ U.S. Navy ships at sea have . the abiUty to be completely refueled, rearmed, and reprovisioned while underway. It is accomplished by driving the ships on the same course and speed at distance of about 150 ft from one another. Rigs, consisting of tensioned cables that either fuel hoses or cargo can be passed on. • are rigged between the ships. These ; pictures were taken during several of f the underway replenishments that " USS ANTIETAM executed during the transit throuuh the Western Pacific. ?■■» •; - v. W!- ; 4%iip i ' % i DAMAGE CONTROL TRAINING.H PUT TO THE TEIT . ' ;- A. " J-| ■Fi • .? jL u- - I M The oigaiiizing, phologiaphy, graphic irts, design and layout of this cruise book fas done by GMl(SW) Johnakin Randolph. Proving that today ' s United tales Navy sailors are multi-talented, jM 1 has also designed the ship ' s website id is the current webmaster. The site an be viewed at www.aiiliclani. navy. mil S. Philip King pictured to the left of GM I nd ENC(SW) Kenneth Woods not ictured were cruise book coordinators. Jso a special thanks to those who Contributed pictures, and to Stacy Randolph for helping with the layout. I 4 N 4J I l.S V , ' . ' I T J

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