Neon Defender 23: HSC 26 Conducts Search and Rescue Training
ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 22, 2023) Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Cameron Wheeler, left, and Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Aaron Stagg, both assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26, hoist a simulated casualty during exercise Neon Defender 23 in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 22, 2023. Neon Defender is an annual bilateral training event between U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Bahrain that focuses on maritime security operations, installation defense and medical response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob Vernier)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Ve |  VIRIN: 230122-N-EG592-1174B.JPG