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    "Merlins" of HSC-3 Host CPO Pinning Ceremony for Tenant Squadrons Responsible to HSC Wing, Pacific [Image 10 of 20]

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

    211119-N-EV253-1236 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 18, 2021) – Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Francis Estandarte, from Las Pinas Manila, Philippines, and assigned to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, renders a salute to honors after receiving the Chief Petty Officer (CPO) rank insignia and cover during a CPO pinning ceremony hosted by the "Merlins" of HSC-3 aboard Naval Air Station North Island. During the ceremony, 28 selectees assigned to tenant squadrons responsible to Commander, Helicopter 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: 6956073
    VIRIN: 211119-N-EV253-1236
    Resolution: 5568x3712
    Size: 1.87 MB
    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US 
    Hometown: MANILA, PH

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