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    "Merlins" of HSC-3 Host CPO Pinning Ceremony for Tenant Squadrons Responsible to HSC Wing, Pacific [Image 8 of 20]

    "Merlins" of HSC-3 Host CPO Pinning Ceremony for Tenant Squadrons Responsible to HSC Wing, Pacific

    211119-N-EV253-1260 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 18, 2021) – Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Joseph Tonna, from Canton, Michigan, and assigned to the “Merlins” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, has his Chief Petty Officer (CPO) cover donned by his mentor, Chief Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) Alex Vega, from Portland, Connecticut, during a CPO pinning ceremony hosted by HSC-3, aboard Naval Air Station North Island. During the ceremony, 28 selectees assigned to tenant squadrons responsible to Commander, Helcopter Sea Combat Wing, Pacific, were promoted to the rank of CPO, and represented their respective squadrons, including the “Merlins” of HSC-3, the “Black Knights” of HSC-4, the “Indians” of HSC-6, the “Eightballers” of HSC-8, “Golden Falcons” of HSC-12, “Chargers” of HSC-14, “Blackjacks” of HSC-21, “Wildcards” of HSC-23 and “Firehawks” of HSC-85. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman)

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    Date Taken: 11.19.2021
    Date Posted: 11.26.2021 18:49
    Photo ID: 6956071
    VIRIN: 211119-N-EV253-1260
    Resolution: 5568x3712
    Size: 1.82 MB
    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US 
    Hometown: CANTON, MI, US
    Hometown: PORTLAND, CT, US

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