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SAN DIEGO (May 22, 2009) -- The mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4) arrives at Naval Base San Diego after participating in search efforts for a downed HH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter that went down May 19 off the coast of Southern California. Champion is assigned to Commander, Mine Countermeasure Squadron and is shifting homeports from Ingleside, Texas to Naval Staion San Diego as part of the Defense Base Realignment and Closure. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer S. Kimball (Released)

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Photo Date
May 22, 2009
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer S. Kimball
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
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