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Independence (LCS 2)


"Libertas Per Laborum Audentium"
(Independence Through Bold Action)

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Independence 108k 3 December 2008: Mobile, Ala. - Mayor Samuel Jones administers the oath of enlistment to Electronics Technician 1st Class Timothy Reul, assigned to the littoral combat ship pre-commissioning unit Independence (LCS 2), during a Navy League of the United States holiday dinner at the Battleship Park Museum in Mobile. Jones, who served in the Navy for nine years, participated in the ceremony attended by the Independence blue and gold crews.
(U.S. Navy photo #081203-N-0000I-001 from the Navy News Stand)
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Independence 168k 25 March 2010: Mobile, Ala. - Fire Controlman 1st Class Jeffry Gibson gives media personnel a tour of the bridge aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2). Independence will depart the shipyard March 26 for her maiden transit.
(U.S. Navy photo #100325-N-7653W-145 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 177k 27 March 2010: the Atlantic Ocean - Engineman 1st Class Tony Reyes, right, wraps a sailor's hand during a damage control training drill aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2). Independence is underway on her maiden transit.
(U.S. Navy photo #100327-N-7653W-045 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 124k 27 March 2010: the Atlantic Ocean - Chief Operation Specialist Anthony Morales help sailors contain a fire during a damage control training drill aboard the littoral combat ship Independence. Independence is underway on her maiden transit.
(U.S. Navy photo #100327-N-7653W-154 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 116k 28 March 2010: the Gulf of Mexico - Chief Logistics Specialist Thadeous Nograles mans the boat deck aboard the littoral combat ship Independence during routine operations at sea. Independence is underway on her maiden voyage.
(U.S. Navy photo #100328-N-1876H-020 by Lt. Zachary Harrell from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 118k 02 April 2010: the Atlantic Ocean - Lt. j.g. Justin Guernsey communicates on the ship's VHF radio while standing watch on the bridge of the littoral combat ship Independence. Independence is in the Atlantic Ocean on her maiden underway.
(U.S. Navy photo #100402-N-7653W-060 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 131k 02 April 2010: the Atlantic Ocean - Chief Quartermaster Tyler Smith points to a surface contact on the bridge of Independence as the ship makes her way to Mayport, Fla. Independence is in the Atlantic Ocean on her maiden underway.
(U.S. Navy photo #100402-N-7653W-050 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 218k 08 April 2010: Mayport, Fla. - Cmdr. Curt Renshaw, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship Independence, addresses guests in the mission bay during a tour of the ship. Independence visited Mayport for the second stop of her maiden transit.
(U.S. Navy photo #100408-N-7653W-087 by MC2 Justan Williams from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 223k 12 October 2010: Norfolk, Va. - Commodore Haakon Tronstad, commander of Norwegian Fleet, departs the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2), after receiving a tour of the ship. Tronstad and his Norwegian delegation are touring U.S. Naval facilities and ships to better familiarize themselves in a joint environment.
(U.S. Navy photo #101012-N-6125G-045 by MC2 Eric S. Garst from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 197k 03 Setember 2011: St. Petersburg, Fla. - Lt. Cameron Mackley, electronic materials officer aboard the littoral combat ship Independence, explains the roles and responsibilities of bridge watch standers to Boy Scout Troop 135. Independence is visiting the port of St. Petersburg for open public ship tours over the Labor Day weekend.
(U.S. Navy photo #110903-N-MN502-024 by Lt. Matthew Comer from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 145k 04 Setember 2011: St. Petersburg, Fla. - Engineman 1st Class Gary Klueper, assigned to the littoral combat ship Independence, talks with a patient at All Children's Hospital, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Independence hosted Labor Day weekend public ship tours while in St. Petersburg.
(U.S. Navy photo #110904-N-MN502-033 by Lt. Matthew Comer from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 134k 19 October 2011: Newport, R.I. - Chief of Naval Operations Jonathan Greenert meets with sailors aboard the littoral combat ship Independence. Independence was in Newport, R.I. supporting the International Seapower Symposium at the U.S. Naval War College. First held in 1969, the symposium has become the largest gathering of the world's maritime leaders and provides a forum to discuss common challenges and promote international maritime security cooperation.
(U.S. Navy photo #111019-N-IF111-002 by LS1 John Stone from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 159k 03 April 2012: Jacksonville, Fla. - Mineman 1st Class Burel Jones, from Boston, assigned to Mine Countermeasures Squadron, Detachment 1, embarked aboard the littoral combat ship UIndependence, and Aerographer's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Washington, from El Paso, Texas, stationed aboard Independence, hammer nails into the roof of a Habitat for Humanity project house. Seven Sailors from Independence volunteered with Habitat for Humanity as part of a community service project to help build houses in the local community.
(U.S. Navy photo #120403-N-ZS026-264 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 250k 05 April 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael Neville, from Cave Junction, Ore., left, Mineman 2nd Class Alnesugi Rivera, from Puerto Rico, and Mineman 1st Class Jeremy Merry, from Ark City, Kan., all assigned to Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCM), Detachment 1, embarked aboard the littoral combat ship Independence, flip a tractor tire at the strength and endurance challenge station of the 1st annual LCS-2 Amazing Race. Three teams of three Sailors from Independence and MCM-1 raced through Naval Station Mayport facing challenges at different stations.
(U.S. Navy photo #120405-N-ZS026-054 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 245k 05 April 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Mineman 1st Class Daniel Gwilt, from Grand Ledge, Mich., left, and Mineman 1st Class Travis Andrews, from Elk Grove, Calif., right, both assigned to Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCM), Detachment 1, and Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gena Myers, from Greenville, Tenn., assigned to Independence, read their first clue at the start of the 1st annual LCS-2 Amazing Race. Three teams of three sailors from Independence and MCM-1 raced through Naval Station Mayport facing challenges at different stations.
(U.S. Navy photo #120405-N-ZS026-049 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 168k 11 April 2012: the Caribbean Sea - Lt. Julio Alarcon, main propulsion assistant aboard the littoral combat ship Independence, uses the engineering control system to transfer fuel between holding tanks in the engineering log room aboard the ship. The engineering control system is a fully automated system that allows the operator to run any system, or start and stop any piece of machinery linked to the system with the push of a button. Independence is underway for the ship's maiden voyage to San Diego.
(U.S. Navy photo #120411-N-ZS026-006 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 129k 11 April 2012: the Caribbean Sea - Electronics Technician 1st Class Travis Hill, from Monessen, Penn., assigned to the combat systems department aboard Independence, performs a fuel contamination test, normally conducted by sailors in an engineering rate. Due to the small size of the engineering department aboard Independence,Independence sailors from other departments and rating specialties obtain qualifications to support evolutions such as fuel contamination tests. Independence is underway for the ship's maiden voyage to San Diego.
(U.S. Navy photo #120411-N-ZS026-064 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 144k 12 April 2012: the Caribbean Sea - Chief Engineman Pascual Edjan, left, from the Philippines, and Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer Ulloa, from East Moline, Ill., both assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Independence, clean a pipe during command-wide sweepers in main propulsion plant 1 aboard the ship. All Independence sailors, including the commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief, participate in sweepers in an effort to maintain cleanliness throughout the ship.
(U.S. Navy photo #120412-N-ZS026-024 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 227k 13 April 2012: the Caribbean Sea - Senior Chief Damage Controlman Elvis Diaz, damage control assistant aboard Independence, explains how to use an emergency breath air compressor to fill self-contained breathing apparatus bottles during all-hands damage control training in the mission bay aboard the ship.
(U.S. Navy photo #120413-N-ZS026-094 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 93k 19 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Culinary Specialist 1st Class Tenica Nerestant, from Brooklyn, N.Y., right, practices using a firefighting hose under the instruction of Senior Chief Damage Controlman Elvis Diaz, from, Carson, Calif., damage control assistant aboard Independence during aviation firefighting training on the flight deck aboard the ship.
(U.S. Navy photo #120419-N-ZS026-039 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 96k 19 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Robert Chittenden, from Dallas, practices using a firefighting hose during aviation firefighting training on the flight deck aboard Independence.
(U.S. Navy photo #120419-N-ZS026-102 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 129k 23 April 2012: Manzanillo, Mexico - Lt.(jg) James Masterson, weapons officer aboard the littoral combat ship Independence, stands watch as conning officer on the bridge as the ship pulls into Manzanillo, Mexico, for its first foreign port visit since its commissioning in 2010. Manzanillo is home to the Mexican navy Pacific Naval Force and 6th Naval Region.
(U.S. Navy photo #120423-N-ZS026-044 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 260k 24 April 2012: Manzanillo, Mexico - Chief Boatswain's Mate Robert Archuleta, right, from Phoenix, Ariz., assigned to Independence, and Fire Controlman 1st Class Terrill Jenkins, left, assigned to the littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit Coronado (LCS 4), embarked aboard Independence, paint in the cafeteria at Casa Hogar Liborio Espinoza, an orphanage in Manzanillo, Mexico, during a community service project. Independence is in Manzanillo for its first foreign port visit since the ship's commissioning in 2010.
(U.S. Navy photo #120424-N-ZS026-175 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 106k 28 April 2012: Manzanillo, Mexico - Gunner's Mate 1st Class Douglas Eggleton, from Cooperstown, N.Y., stands watch at a gun mount aboard Independence as the ship departs Manzanillo, Mexico, following a port visit to the city. Independence's Gold Crew and embarked Mine Countermeasures Detachment 1 are underway for the ship's maiden voyage to its homeport of San Diego.
(U.S. Navy photo #120428-N-ZS026-100 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)
Independence 127k 28 April 2012: Manzanillo, Mexico - Mineman 1st Class Daniel Gwilt, from Grand Ledge, Mich., embarked aboard Independence and assigned to Mine Countermeasures Detachment 1, pulls in a mooring line as the ship prepares to get underway.
(U.S. Navy photo #1120428-N-ZS026-088 by MC2 Trevor Welsh from the Navy News Stand)

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