Our Man in the Arabian Sea

The U.S. Navy sends occasional photos of local folks, often serving in farflung parts of the world. Here’s the latest.


ARABIAN SEA (April 2, 2014) Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Zachary Deg, from Lodi, Calif., assigned to the “Tridents” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, cleans a MH-60S Seahawk aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

The George H.W. Bush is in the U.S. 5th Fleet. The 5th Fleet patrols the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Arabian Sea, and parts of the Indian Ocean.

—Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Johnson courtesy of U.S. Navy.

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