Hands-on lesson


Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Shannon Potter, right, from Jamestown, Pa., teaches Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 3rd Class Andrew Aderhold, from Salineville, Ohio, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist fundamentals on an MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the “Dusty Dogs” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Ike is underway conducting flight deck certification during the basic phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ashley M.C. Estrella)