U.S. Central Command Photo Gallery

210730-N-WS494-1288 ARABIAN SEA (July 30, 2021) – Sailors prepare an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, to launch on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in response to a call for assistance from a vessel in distress in the Arabian Sea, July 30. Ronald Reagan 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 Quinton A. Lee)

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Quinton A. Lee |  VIRIN: 210730-N-WS494-1288.JPG