A U.S. Navy sailor prepares to chock and chain a helicopter.
190627-N-NU281-1420.JPG Photo By: US Navy

Valparaíso - 190627-N-NU281-1420 SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN (June 27, 2019) Seaman Jaelin Haugabook prepares to chock and chain an SH-32 "Cougar" helicopter, assigned to the Chilean Navy's Esquadron de Helicopteros de Ataque (HA-1) as it lands on the flight deck aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) during a helicopter cross deck flight operations exercise. Michael Murphy is participating in UNITAS LX in Valparaiso, Chile, from June 24-July 3. UNITAS, Latin for "unity," is the world's longest-running multinational maritime exercise. Conceived in 1959 and first executed in 1960, UNITAS is a demonstration of U.S. commitment to the region and the strong relationships forged between our partner nations and their militaries. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco)


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