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San Diego, Calif. (Aug 22, 2003)  -- Sailors man the rails aboard USS Ogden (LPD 5) as she pulls out of her berth at Naval Station San Diego, Calif.  Ogden is deploying with the newly designed Expeditionary Strike Group One (ESG-1) with USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as flagship.  An ESG constitutes a new naval strike force designed to equip amphibious forces with added firepower and operational capabilities.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Emmanuel Rios.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
August 22, 2003
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Emmanuel Rios
Caption Writer
Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
San Diego, CA
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Manning the rails