Builder 2nd Class Daniel McCluskey, assigned to the USS Constitution, helps a child decorate the Christmas tree aboard the ship in preparation for the annual lighting ceremony. The Constitution is the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat. She defended sea lanes against threat from 1797 to 1855, much like the mission of today’s Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Benson/Released)
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