VP-47 Responds to Typhoon Yutu

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U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn/RELEASED
U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn/RELEASED

VP-47 Responds to Typhoon Yutu

by: Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Flinn | .
U.S. Navy | .
published: October 30, 2018

PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct 29, 2018) — Aircrewman (Operator) 2nd Class David Grissom, attached to Patrol Squadron (VP) 47, takes photographic documentation of the Northern Mariana Islands' aftermath to Typhoon Yutu during flight operations while VP-47's Combat Aircrew Two conducts Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. The "Golden Swordsmen" are currently deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan conducting maritime patrol and reconnaissance and theater outreach operations within U.S. 7th Fleet (C7F) area of operations in support of Commander, Task Force 72, C7F, and U.S. Pacific Command objectives throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.