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US Navy - Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78 (HELMARSTRIKERON 78)

HSM-78 'Blue Hawks'

 
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STATUS:   HSM-78 established on March 1, 2012
Homebase: NAS North Island, San Diego, California
ACTIVE UNIT
AIRCRAFT:   Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk
DEPLOYMENTS:   June 11, 2014 - August 14, 2014 with CVW-2 aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
 
September 8, 2015 - December 17, 2015
with CVW-2 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73)
 
January 5, 2017 - June 23, 2017
with CVW-2 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
+ detachment deployments aboard various surface ships of Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG)
 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) launches a sonar buoy - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) over San Diego, California - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) over San Diego, California - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) over San Diego, California - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) over Naval Base San Diego, California - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) - November 2017

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an AGM-114 Hellfire missile was mounted onto a MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - June 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - June 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) - May 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires flares - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires flares - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires flares - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires flares - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) fires flares - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - April 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - March 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - March 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - March 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - February 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - February 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - February 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - January 2017

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - October 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - October 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) - October 2016

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - November 2015

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - October 2015

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - October 2015

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - October 2015

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - September 2015

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) at NAS North Island, California - October 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - August 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) - August 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - June 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) - May 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) - May 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - March 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78) aboard USS Pinckney (DDG 91) - March 2014

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - November 2013

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - November 2013

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-78 / CVW-2) at NAS North Island, California - September 2013
  

 
 
 
 
 

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