Service Member Spotlight: Lt. Bryan “Twilight” O’Loughlin, From Norfolk, Virginia


Norfolk native exchanges flight suit patches with sailor from French Navy.

(U.S. Navy photo by Ensign James French)

Lt. Bryan “Twilight” O’Loughlin, from Norfolk, Virginia, assigned to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, attached to the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), exchanges flight suit patches with a sailor from the French Navy Floréal-class frigate FS Vendémiaire (F 734). Charleston, part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, is on a rotational deployment, operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.