Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft operates out of Azores, Portugal

191205-N-CR843-0016 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 5, 2019) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and members of Combat Aircrew SEVEM pose for a photo on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 5, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)
191205-N-CR843-0016 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 5, 2019) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and members of Combat Aircrew SEVEM pose for a photo on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 5, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191130-N-CR843-0127 LAJES, Portugal (Nov. 30, 2019) Lt. Cmdr. Alexander Rodeck, a pilot and patrol plane commander assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, performs a pre-flight walk around inspection of a squadron P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft in preparation for an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 30, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191130-N-CR843-0140 LAJES, Portugal (Nov. 30, 2019) Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Chad Giessregen,, assigned the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, loads sonobuoys on to a squadron P-8A Poseidon aircraft in preparation for an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 30, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191130-N-CR843-0147 LAJES, Portugal (Nov. 30, 2019) Naval Aircrew Equipmentman 2nd Class Wesley Spindler, hands a sonobuoy up to Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Brian Lewis in preparing a Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft for an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 30, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191130-N-CR843-0155 LAJES, Portugal (Nov. 30, 2019) Naval Aircrew Equipmentman 2nd Class Wesley Spindler, hands a sonobuoy up to Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Brian Lewis in preparing a Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft for an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 30, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191201-N-CR843-0116 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 1, 2019) Aviation Maintenance Administrationman 3rd Class Shea Wright, assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 recovers a squadron P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 1, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191201-N-CR843-0119 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 1, 2019) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 is parked on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 1, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191201-N-CR843-0148 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 1, 2019) Sailors assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 make their way across the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 1, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191201-N-CR843-0152 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 1, 2019) Sailors assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 make their way across the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 1, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191201-N-CR843-0191 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 1, 2019) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 takes off from Lajes Air Base, Portugal, on an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 1, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191205-N-CR843-0010 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 5, 2019) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 is parked on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 5, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191205-N-CR843-0016 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 5, 2019) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and members of Combat Aircrew SEVEM pose for a photo on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, following an anti-submarine warfare mission over the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 5, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

191205-N-CR843-0032 LAJES, Portugal (Dec. 5, 2019) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 is parked on the apron of Lajes Air Base, Portugal, after flying into theater from the 4th Fleet area of responsibility, Dec. 5, 2019. VP-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)

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