USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), At Sea (May 18, 2007) – Capt. Ed McNamee, USS Kitty Hawk’s (CV 63) 33rd commanding officer renders a salute while passing through sidebuoys following a change of command ceremony on the flight deck May 18.
McNamee’s 23-month tour was highlighted by Valiant Shield 2006, joint training exercises with allied nations and an accelerated dry-dock period. McNamee departed Kitty Hawk that afternoon and will report to the Chief of Naval Operations staff in Washington D.C. Kitty Hawk operates out of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. Kitty Hawk operates out of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Hana’lei Shimana