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Search and rescue exercise

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Blackjacks" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21 Detachment 3, embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer, approaches the ship to land after a search and rescue exercise. HSC-21 is responsible for providing ready search and rescue capabilities anytime the ship is conducting flight operations. Boxer is deployed as part of the Boxer Amphibious Readiness Group/13th MEU supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.



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This work, Search and rescue exercise [Image 1 of 2], by PO1 Jon Rasmussen, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.16.2009

Date Posted:04.22.2009 03:18

Photo ID:166884

VIRIN:090416-N-#####-918

Resolution:2250x1500

Size:720.55 KB

Location:INDIAN OCEAN, USPACOM, AT SEAGlobe

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