U.S. Navy Marine Corps newsreel from 1996. Opening scenes show glimpse of the USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) followed by a Green shirt giving signal for catapulting of an F-14 Tomcat aircraft from an aircraft carrier. Next the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)is seen underway. Behind a waving U.S. flag, the destroyer, USS Barry (DDG-52) is seen in the distance. Closeup of the fast attack submarine, USS Atlanta (SSN-712) surfacing with a huge splash. Petty officer Terry Mathis and Petty officer Ron Flanders hosting the program, are seen outdoors at U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia, on the Navy's 221st Birthday. Scene shifts them speaking as they walk along the empty flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. Suddenly a slate, reading,"March 1996, Crisis Looming?" overlays view of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
An F-14 aircraft takes off from a carrier deck. An amphibious assault ship is shown. Red shirts moving ordnance aboard a carrier. An F-14 being catapulted. Four segment split screen shows a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC); a marine aiming a weapon; an amphibious assault ship; and President Bill Clinton, wearing a flight jacket and a cap identifying the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) as he speaks during a visit to that ship. Full screen of the President, is followed by another F-14 being catapulted. Scene shifts back to empty deck of the Theodore Roosevelt. Petty Officer Demetrios Adams is introduced. Noting that their catapult is in some maintenance activity, Adams describes its operation. Below decks in the bomb assembly shop, Aviation ordnanceman 2nd class Joel Bell, who describes assembling 500, 1000, and 2000 pound bombs seen behind him. Next, Petty Officer Charles Warren is introduced in the jet shop. Standing near jet engines he describes duties of his shop. Next, in damage control central, Electrician's mate, 1st Class, Jack Rickart, explains his duties (mentioning two nuclear reactors). At the flight deck control board, Petty Officer, Michael Knowles tells about the flight deck "Ouija board." Program hosts are back on flight deck next to ship's "Island." Sailors approach in dungarees. Others are shown at work on the ship. The USS Albany (SSN-753) moving on surface. Sailor Layton McGaw,Landing Craft chief Engineer speaks briefly. Sailor Jackie Tatum, Air Traffic Control Supervisor, speaks, and is seen in the control tower. Corpsman Donald Abele, talks of his responsibilities and is seen treating a sailor's foot. A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) headed to shore, and interviews with LCAC navigator, Christopher McCoy, and Chief engineer Andrew Sebastian. Interior of LCAC. Hosts in Primary flight tower. A sailor receiving a warfare pin. A submarine on the surface. Sailor Richard Cooper discusses the warfare pin. Sailor Ron Schneider, on the USS Barry, discusses it. Views inside a submarine. Sailor Jeffrey Strickland on the USS Atlanta, and Curtis Sears,on the Roosevelt.
Hosts of Navy and Marine News show on Carrier Theodore Roosevelt, talking at Norfolk Naval base in Virginia. They talk to a naval soldier. Sergio Sandoval, USS Barry coming out opening a gate. Jason Allmen with headphones talking in front of a screen. Various officers talking to hosts of a TV show of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. An officer giving injection to a man. An officer talking in front of a screen. An officer working on a computer. Woman putting mail box on a desk. Scenes of the mail section. Files in a rack. Galo Leguillon, Director Naval Postal Operations talking. An officer shows address on a box. People working in a mail office. Hosts holding steering wheel. A tugboat in sea. People working on decks of boat and ship. A boat sails toward ship. An officer on a tugboat. Navy officers on a ship. Hosts talking. One of them wears sailor's cap.
Atlanta submarine surfacing. The hosts of "Navy and Marine News" show in the submarine. Crewman of USS Baltimore submarine looks into periscope. A man holding steering of a submarine. Hosts talking to crewmen of various departments of submarine. Hosts talking. American football match going on between Navy and Boston Team. Navy people cheer. Host sees into the periscope. John Charlton, another host of the show sitting on chair in a hall and see a movie. Movie Midway shown. Scenes of plane crash. "Warner Brothers Pictures presents". Movie PT 109 is shown. Scene of map. Scene of boat PT 109. A crew member on it. A man in naval dress. Hosts talking. Various officers and Navy men talks about feeling proud. See through periscope. Scene inside the submarine.
Responsibilities and assets of NATO's SACLANT. View from cockpit of aircraft landing on deck of U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20). Scenes of Atlantic ocean. Periscope of submarine breaks surface. View through periscope. American convoy underway during WWII in the Atlantic Ocean. Enemy submarine launches torpedo. Ships being struck by torpedoes. Underwater view of submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking. Views of empty Nazi submarine pens. A Douglas DC-4 passenger airplane passes by the Empire State building, while in flight over Manhattan Island, New York City. Steamships in terminals on the Hudson River. Tug boats and barges in New York harbor. Ocean-going cargo ships pass by the Statue of Liberty. Vehicular traffic in the streets of Norfolk, Virginia. A sign reads 'US Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia'. View of ships and harbor at Norfolk Naval Station. Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT). NATO officers in the "great map room of SACLANT" at the Headquarters. World map placed on a wall. Scene from 1952: U.S. Navy Captain briefs Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and also SACLANT. Map shows areas of SACLANT responsibility extending around the Atlantic from Southern Europe around past Iceland to the maritime provinces of Canada and down to the U.S. coast.. Surfaced submarine launches Regulus missile. Scene from 1960: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62) underway. Aircraft parked aboard the aircraft carrier. View of Naval Air Base at Oceana, Virginia. Douglas F4D flies above runway as another lands. Navy F8 aircraft parked on ramp. Canadian Naval Base at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with views of derricks, cranes, piers, and warships.
U.S. destroyers of Squadron 14, depart Norfolk, Virginia for the Mediterranean, in October, 1922.
Map showing the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries, from the Straits of Gibralter, and East to Black Sea and Red Sea. Various sea navigation routes are depicted through the water areas. U.S. Navy Clemson class destroyer, taking on supplies in Norfolk, Virginia. Sailors carrying sacks of supplies over their shoulders from a dock onto the ship. Women seen waving at the USS Barry (DD-248) in October 1922, as she departs Hampton Roads, Virginia, for the Mediterranean, to serve with the U. S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters. View of USS Kane (DD-235) with sailors lined up on her foredeck. View from stern of a Squadron 14 destroyer, of the USS Hatfield (DD-231) followed by the USS Barry (DD-248). View from bridge of a destroyer, as officer looks through binoculars at five other destroyers of Squadron 14, underway in a line. Sailors on deck of destroyer practice handling of small arms and on of the ship's 5-inch guns. Sailors spin propellors on tail of a torpedo and load it into one of a battery of three launching tubes. Sailors exercise by throwing a medicine ball.View from destroyer of 5 destroyers in line, astern, the first being USS Overton (DD-239). View from a destroyer as the Squadron enters harbor at Gibralter. Sailors climbing upon concrete pier from a long boat. Buildings on steep hills of Gibralter. The USS Hatfield and the USS Gilmer (DD-233) on either side of a supply ship. Views of Destroyer Squadron 14 ships anchored, along with other warships off Constantinople (Istanbul)in the Bosphorus straits. View from a high point in Constantinople. Camera pans over city and warships in the Bosphorus.
Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court Hugo Black in Norfolk, Virginia. The supreme court's newest appointment Hugo Black of Alabama returns from European trip to Norfolk, Virginia. Bow of the ship. People aboard the ship. Justice Hugo stand with officials. They pose for photographers. He speaks and then gets into car.