Chief Boatswain’s Mate William Garcia, from Los Angeles, serves as the flight deck safety observer as an MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Scorpions of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, takes off from the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69).
Chief Boatswain’s Mate William Garcia, from Los Angeles, serves as the flight deck safety observer as an MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Scorpions of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, takes off from the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69). Milius is underway conducting operations in the Indo-Pacific region while assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor DiMartino/Released)

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