HSL- 48 - The Viper Nation

December 2011
Wings of Gold;Winter2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p44
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the U.S. Navy's Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Eight HSL 48 Vipers that was set up in 1989 and have risen to a squadron that has 50 officers, 229 enlisted personnel, and 14 aircraft. Comments on the squadron's deployments in several operations including Desert Shield, Desert Fox, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and their involvement in several missions including combat, anti-piracy and anti-narcotics are also presented.


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