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Sailors from HSC-12 conduct a hoisting exercise aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

240705-N-AR554-1005 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 5, 2024) Chief Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) Reginald Harvey, from Allentown, Pennsylvania, is lowered from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, during a hoisting exercise on the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), in the Pacific Ocean, July 5. HSC 12, originally established as Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 2 on March 7, 1952, is the oldest active operational Navy helicopter squadron. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, and supports alliances, partnerships and collective maritime interests in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte Dudenhoeffer)

VIRIN: 240705-N-AR554-1005.JPG
Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Charlotte Dudenhoeffer
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Location: PACIFIC OCEAN
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