MH-60S Sea Hawk lifts off from flight deck of USS America
171105-N-ZS023-059 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Nov. 5, 2017) An MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) lifts off from the flight deck during flight operations. America is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)