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Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Parker Thompson fires a .50-caliber machine gun at a killer tomato inflatable target.
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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (July 16, 2018) Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Parker Thompson fires a .50-caliber machine gun at a "killer tomato" inflatable target from an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to the "Vipers" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48, attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Michael Allred/Released)

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