USS Halsey (DDG-97) conducts flight operations in the Arabian Sea on Aug. 21, 2021. US Navy Photo

Destroyer Squadron 15 is based in Yokosuka, Japan, and is embarked on the carrier. U.S. 7th Fleet has not fully specified the escorts accompanying USS Reagan on its patrol, but the CSG includes the USS Halsey (DDG-97), homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

[Photo and caption via USNI News.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 610 – Spook Spazz, Helicopter Boarding 101 & Surf Splat

[Found here, here and here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 395 – Contortion Copter, Cheap Baby Food & A Mad WTF.

Paper Baby Food
Angry WTF

[Found here, here and here. Guess what’s going on in the 3rd one.]

Saturday Matinee – Current Events, Helicopter Synch, Happy Shining, Big Splash and BB, SRV & EJ

15 Seconds.

Helicopter/Camera Synch. [via]

Happy Shining.

Big Splash.

BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Etta James at the Ebony Showcase Theatre Los Angeles, 15 April 1987, with The Wicked Wilson Pickett‘s “Midnight Hour.” (Check out the amazing background of Nick Stewart, founder of the EST linked above.)

Great way to wrap up this edition of The Saturday Matinee. Have a great weekend folks, see you back here tomorrow.

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