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Sailors assigned to the Golden Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9, launch a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft at Naval Air Station Sigonella.
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SIGONELLA, Sicily (Sept. 28, 2015) Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Nana Piccione, left, and Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Henry Kessler, both assigned to the Golden Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9, launch a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft at Naval Air Station Sigonella. VP-9 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility and is assigned to CTF 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Porter/Released)

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