Via Flickr: U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps officers at Public Works Department Diego Garcia recently re-created the famous Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ album cover at a road on the island with the same name. Wearing the different Navy uniforms from left to right are: Cmdr. Victor Velasco, Lt. Corey Tomala, Lt. Michael McManus and Lt. Cmdr. Michael Chucran. (U.S. Navy photo by Randy Belz, DG21)
U.S. Navy Sailor, Dressed as Darth Vader, Surprises His Son, Luke Skywalker!
“At the time of the video (May), our kids had been separated from their dad for almost 3 months. They thought they wouldn’t be seeing him until December. My son had stated that he wanted a Star Wars party so he could be Luke and fight Darth Vader (whom he thought was going to be his older cousin). My husband came home for 96 hours to surprise our son at his birthday party… dressed as Darth Vader. The little Princess Leia in the video is our daughter, too! My husband is currently deployed (his first deployment) and we are counting down the days til he’s home!”
Video submitted to Welcome Home Blog by Susie W. on 11/4/2012. For media inquiries, send a message through the form on welcomehomeblog.com/contact/
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The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), left, and the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) conduct a replenishment at sea. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. Supply is assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 53 providing fuel and supplies to U.S. Navy and coalition ships in the same region.
Black and white version of this photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. It was taken on V-J Day in Times Square and was published in Life magazine in 1945.
Reddit user mygrapefruit colorized the photo using Photoshop CS 5 on a Wacom tablet. “I found some vintage postcards of Times Square to figure out the color of the buildings and some signs,” she said. “The rest of the colors I guessed by using common sense.”