A U.S. Navy Sailor conducts a fast roping exercise from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) while under way in the Atlantic Ocean Jan. 9, 2007. Bataan is on a regularly scheduled deployment as the flagship of the Bataan Expeditionary Strike Group. The Sailor is with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 2, Detachment 24, based out of Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight. DoD photoby Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeremy L. Grisham, U.S. Navy. (Released)
MO just mentioned the Bataan Expeditionary Strike Group last night.