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President Bush speaks to Mike Hallahan, president of the Intrepid Former Crew Members Association, while a naval attendant holds a piece of the deck of the Intrepid given as a gift to President Bush
President Bush during his remarks
Governor Paterson, City Council Speaker Quinn and Senator Clinton share a laugh--we bet Paterson told a joke.
Former USS Intrepid crewmembers await President Bush and First Lady Bush.P
President Bush surround by veterans and veterans families. At left is Intrepid Museum co-chairman Richard Santulli, and co-chairman Charles de Gunzberg is at right.
First lady Laura Bush and Sally Hoover Casale, granddaughter of the original dedicators of the U.S.S. Intrepid, cut the ribbon during the rededication ceremony
A member of the Army Black Knights parachutes past an American flag as part of the rededication ceremony