View full size image


San Diego, CA (Jan. 4, 2006) -- Guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) departs her homeport of San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment. Decatur is part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and will conduct naval operations in support of the global war on terrorism, as well as national and theater cooperative security commitments in the western Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Erich Ryland (RELEASED)

More detailed information for US Military equipment and procedures is available in the Data Store

US Military Equipment Technical Manuals | US Army Field Manuals | Marine Corps Warfighting Manuals | US Navy Non-Resident Training Course (NRTC) Manuals | 3D Military Computer Models

Photo description

Photo Date
January 4, 2006
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Erich Ryland
Caption Writer
Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 73
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
San Diego, CA
Tail Code
Not available
Not available