Routine Flight Operations aboard USS Charleston

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Breeden
11 October 2021
A Sailor signals to a MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during flight operations.
SULU SEA (Oct. 11, 2021) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Cullen Penrod, from Jacksonville, Fla., signals to a MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter, assigned to the �Blackjacks� of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 21, aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during flight operations.
A Sailor signals to a MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during flight operations.
211011-N-PH222-1373
SULU SEA (Oct. 11, 2021) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Cullen Penrod, from Jacksonville, Fla., signals to a MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter, assigned to the �Blackjacks� of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 21, aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during flight operations.
Photo By: MC2 Ryan Breeden
VIRIN: 211011-N-PH222-1373
211011-N-PH222-1373 Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Cullen Penrod, from Jacksonville, Fla., signals to a MH-60S Seahawk Helicopter, assigned to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 21, aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during flight operations. Charleston, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment, is operating in the U.S. 7th fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden/released)

 
Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 2841 Rendova Rd. San Diego, CA 92155-5490
 
This is an official U.S. Navy website
Email: Public Affairs Officer | Webmaster
Commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 2841 Rendova Rd. San Diego, CA 92155-5490

This is an official
U.S. Navy website

U.S. Pacific Fleet
2841 Rendova Rd
San Diego, CA
92155-5490

Email:
Public Affairs Officer
Webmaster

 
Guidance-Card-Icon Dept-Exclusive-Card-Icon