Visit from Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead

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WHOI President and Director Susan Avery greets Admiral Roughead. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
WHOI's Director of Research Larry Madin greets Admiral Roughead. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Engineer Ben Allen, Admiral Roughead, President and Director Susan Avery, and Engineer Tom Austin stand behind a REMUS autonomous underwater vehicle. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Senior engineer Tom Austin explains REMUS operations to Admiral Roughead. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead is briefed on REMUS Operation—including the successful search and identification of wreckage from Air France Flight 447, by engineer Mike Purcell with Susan Avery and Larry Madin looking on. (Photo by Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst, US Navy)
Engineer Mike Purcell shows CNO Admiral Roughead one of the REMUS 6000 autonomous underwater vehicles used to find and identify Air France Flight 447. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead touring WHOI's Iselin high bay displays. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Vice President for Academic Programs & Dean Jim Yoder talks to the CNO's aide about WHOI Academic Programs. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Vice President for Marine Facilities & Operations Rob Munier shows Admiral Roughead the sphere that was recently taken out of HOV Alvin.  The sphere will be replaced by a new sphere that is larger, can withstand greater depths and will have five, rather than, three viewports. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Vice President for Marine Facilities & Operations Rob Munier talks to Admiral Roughead about upgrades being made to HOV Alvin. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Retired Rear Admiral Dick Pittenger talks to Captain Chris Grady about the HOV Alvin sphere being replaced. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead talks with Alvin Manager Pat Hickey and others about the HOV Alvin upgrade. (Photo by Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst, US Navy )
Vice President for Marine Facilities & Operations Rob Munier talks to Admiral Roughead about WHOI vessels and vehicles. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead (center) learns more about WHOI ships and vehicles in the Institution's Iselin is shown the high bay. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Vice President for Academic Programs & Dean Jim Yoder talking to Admiral Roughead about STEM educational program. (Photo by Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst, US Navy)
Admiral Roughead meets Rod Catanach, an engineer who works on the autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry. (Photo by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
WHOI President and Director Susan Avery introduces Admiral Roughead to WHOI Trustee Jim Clark. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Susan Avery introducing Admiral Roughead. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead talks to WHOI staff. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead talks to WHOI staff. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Admiral Roughead presents WHOI President and Director Susan Avery with a letter commending the Institution for its 50-year history of deep submergence and ocean research vehicle development. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
After the presentation to the WHOI community, Admiral Roughead ends the visit with a discussion with Susan Avery as his aides, Captain Chris Grady and Lieutenant Commander Miguel Dieguez, observe. (Photo by Tiffini Jones Vanderwyst, US Navy)

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