Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Ike Port Visit in Bahrain

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) prepares to depart Bahrain after a four-day port visit. This was the second time a U.S. aircraft carrier has moored pier side during a liberty call, the previous visit was by the escort aircraft carrier USS Rendova (CVE 114) in 1948. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Schaeffer/Released)