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Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 “Blackjacks”

Welcome

The World Famous Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO ONE (HSC-21) are based at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California. HSC-21 operates the multi-mission MH-60S Seahawk and unmanned MQ-8C Firescout. The primary mission areas of HSC-21 include Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM), Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW), and Combat Logistics.

Leaders

  • Commander Philip “Lurch” Pretzinger

    Commanding Officer, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21

  • Command Master Chief Drew Worth

    Command Master Chief, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21

  • Commander David “Houston” Eckardt

    Executive Officer, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21


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