Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Smith rides in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter while participating in a composite training unit exercise in the Pacific Ocean, June 11, 2018.

Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Freeman

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