USS Gridley conducts flight operations
GULF OF OMAN (Feb. 28, 2022) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101), chock and chain an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to the “Raptors” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71, at the conclusion of flight operations in the Gulf of Oman, Feb. 28. Gridley is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Colby A. Mothershead)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Colby Mo |  VIRIN: 220228-N-JO829-1083B.JPG