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 conducts Monthy Weapons Proficiency Check

Patrol Squadron 47

OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 8, 2019) — Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Joseph Moreland, attached to the "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron 47, conducts a post-load inspection of a Mark 54 torpedo during a monthly task force weapons proficiency check. 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.

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