An aircraft director aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5) guides an SH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter.

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 13, 2010) An aircraft director aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) guides an SH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 onto the ship's flight deck. Bataan is underway conducting portions of a basic-training phase, including an aviation certification that will allow the ship to land and recover aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Rivera/Released)

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 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 13, 2010) An aircraft director aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) guides an SH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 onto the ship's flight deck. Bataan is underway conducting portions of a basic-training phase, including an aviation certification that will allow the ship to land and recover aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Rivera/Released)