Navy lacrosse coach Richie Meade (center) and then Navy assistant John Tillman (behind) guide the Navy lacrosse team from the sidelines. Tillman now is head coach at Maryland and he'll be facing his former team for the first time in a regular-season game Friday. "I still have a job to do. I owe it to my kids to put them in the best position to win. That's been my focus," he said. (Navy Athletics)
From left, Rear Adm. Paul Zukunft of the Coast Guard, Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III of the Air Force, Vice Adm. Michael Vitale of the Navy, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling of the Marine Corps, and Maj. Gen. Karl Horst of the Army throw out first pitches Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Navy linebacker Aaron McCauley, tackling SMU wide receiver Cole Beasle last year, decided to leave the Navy program, creating one of the holes at outside linebacker. (Associated Press)
Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk, commander of the U.S. 7th fleet in the Pacific, said China's "carrier killer" missile is not an "Achilles' heel of our aircraft carriers or our Navy." (Associated Press)
Navy officials load boxes of croissants onto a plane for the Carnival Splendor cruise ship on Tuesday in San Diego. The navy is sending more than 70,000 pounds of food to the ship. (Associated Press)
Larry Whitt, who left the Navy after serving 12 years because he is gay, joins other protesters who watched President Obama arrive in Coral Gables, Fla., on Monday. Mr. Whitt was there to protest the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Larry Whitt, who left the Navy after serving 12 years because he is gay, joins other protesters who watched President Obama arrive in Coral Gables, Fla., on Monday. Mr Whitt was there to protest the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
In this photo taken Sept. 18, 2010, U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-Waynesville), second from left, coaches the Transylvania Jr. Pee Wee Ravens at halftime during the team's first game at Erwin High School in Asheville, N.C. Shuler's son, Navy, 9, also plays on the team. (Associated Press)
Lockheed Martin Corp. security personnel guard the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, a workhorse aircraft for the Navy, Air Force and Marines, which received the funding President Obama requested, as well as $465 million for an alternate engine the Pentagon does not want. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** A test of the Navy's Aegis missile-defense system in the middle of the Pacific off Hawaii. (MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY)