• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-09-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Qingdao Ahoy Category: Portfolio Place: 2nd Place Caption: Sailors and Marines attached to the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN and the guided missile destroyer USS JOHN S. MCCAIN visited the port city of Qingdao, China, from September 11-14, 1997.From left top to right bottom: 1. Crewmembers of the People`s Lib... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Qingdao Ahoy Category: Portfolio Place: 2nd Place Caption: Sailors and Marines attached to the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN and the guided missile destroyer USS JOHN S. MCCAIN visited the port city of Qingdao, China, from September 11-14, 1997.From left top to right bottom: 1. Crewmembers of the People`s Liberation Army (Navy) destroyer Harbin man the rails as the ship pulls away from its berth in Qingdao to escort the visiting American ships. 2. Vice Admiral Zhang Ding Fa, PLA North Sea Fleet commander, salutes during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner with 7th Fleet Amphibious Group One Commander Rear Adm. Robert Chaplin as the visit begins. 3. Chief Musician Tony Suazo of the 7th Fleet band "Orient Express" finds a fan during a welcoming reception. 4. Marine Lance Cpl. Kema Alyo of the Third Marine Expeditionary Force Band has a first dance with a Chinese cadet. 5. Cmdr. Michael Vitale, captain of the USS JOHN S. MCCAIN, presents Vice Admiral Zhang with a Zippo lighter engraved with the likeness of his ship as Rear Adm. Robert Chaplin and interpreter Lt. Wang Ping look on. 6. Petty Officer 3rd Class Aaron White receives a uniform pin from a PLA naval cadet. Base: Qingdao State: Shanghi Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw) M. Clayton Farrington Release Status: Released to Public. less
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  • Unrestricted