190309-N-YG414-144 EAST CHINA SEA (March 9, 2019) – Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Shawn Bernard, from Atlanta, Ga., and Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Daniel Keatona, from Tulsa, Okla., attach a pallet of supplies to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) aboard U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Patrick Semales)
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