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USS Charleston (LCS 18)

While we Breathe, WE FIGHT

USS Charleston conducts routine ops in SCS

230117-N-HG846-1113 SOUTH CHINA SEA (January 17, 2023) – Sailors direct an MH-60S Seahawk, assigned to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, to take-off on the flight deck aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). Charleston, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment, 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 a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Serianni)

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Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Dan Serianni
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Location: SOUTH SHINA SEA
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USS Charleston (LCS 18)

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