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NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY POINT MUGU, Calif. (May 3, 2013) - Three helicopters from the San Diego-based HSC 3 and HSC 21 are providing firefighting support in response to wildfires at NBVC.
Chief Naval Aircrewman Jay Okonek, left, and Naval Aircrewman 1st Class Jason Blase, both assigned to the "Merlins" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, help guide pilots as they fill a 360-gallon capacity precision helicopter firefighting Bambi bucket to help extinguish fires near Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu's base housing. Three helicopters from the San Diego-based HSC 3 and HSC 21 are providing firefighting support in response to wildfires at NBVC.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Fahey
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