Avondale sailor on rotational deployment


Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Jonah Allen, from Avondale, assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, performs routine maintenance on a drill in the hangar bay of Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10).

Gabrielle Giffords is on a rotational deployment to INDOPACOM, conducting operations, exercises and port visits throughout the region and working hull-to-hull with allied and partner navies to provide maritime security and stability, key pillars of a free and open Indo-Pacific.