Congratulations on your orders to HSC-9. HSC-9, home to the World Famous Tridents, is an operational
squadron attached to Carrier Air Wing EIGHT onboard the USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH
(CVN 77). HSC-9 employs the MH-60S for the following missions: Search and Rescue,
Plane Guard, Medical Evacuation, Anti-Surface Warfare, Personnel Recovery /
Combat Search and Rescue, Non-Combatant Evacuation, Vertical Replenishment,
Helicopter Visit Board Search and Seizure, Strike Coordination and
Reconnaissance, Close Air Support, Intelligence, Surveillance and
Reconnaissance, and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection. As the first east coast
transition squadron, the first squadron to receive the armed version of the
MH-60S, and the first east coast HSC/CVW squadron to deploy with an HSM/CVW
squadron, HSC-9 continues to set the standard for the future of the helicopter
The Tridents here at HSC-9 are looking forward to welcoming
you to the best helicopter squadron in the Navy. We want to help make your
transition here to HSC-9 as smooth as possible. As you receive orders and being
the move, you will be assigned a sponsor from within the command. Please
coordinate with your sponsor to help with details of your move. If you have
orders and have not received a sponsor please contact our HSC-9 Sponsorship
Team (email below) or call the quarterdeck and we will be happy to help. Please
keep your sponsor informed of travel plans, especially your arrival date or any
changes, so we can assist you as necessary. As you arrive at the squadron
please check in with the quarterdeck to have your orders stamped and help you
get checked in.
Listed below are links to help aid you and your family as
you move. You can also obtain information at http://www.militaryonesource.com.
This website contains many helpful links, as well as some crucial telephone
numbers and e-mail addresses.
Arriving by Car: HSC-9 is located at 1340 CV Tow Way Dr. on
Naval Station Norfolk. Gates 2 and 3 are closest and can all be accessed from
Arriving by Plane: Prior to arriving at the airport please
contact your sponsor to coordinate transportation. Transportation can also be
coordinated through the Military Information Booth located on the first level
of the Arrivals Terminal (baggage claim) , (757) 444-3040. The USO Welcome Center is also available on
the second level of the Arrivals Terminal (baggage claim), (757) 233-0567.
Operating hours for the USO are 0900-2359 everyday.
CONTACT THE QUARTERDECK OR YOUR SPONSOR FOR THE UNIFORM
REQUIREMENTS UPON INITIAL CHECK-IN. IF
YOU ARE TRAVELING OVERSEAS TO A PORT OF CALL CIVILIAN CLOTHES ARE REQUIRED, YOU
WILL NOT BE IN UNIFORM WHILE TRAVELING ABROAD.
Note: Bring all
records, orders, endorsements, travel-related receipts, new address, etc. After hours, please make sure you leave a
good contact number (i.e. cell phone/relative/friend), in case we need to reach
you prior to the next work day.
Helseacombatron 9 (HSC-9)
1340 CV Towway Dr., Building LF-59
Norfolk, VA 23511
(24 Hours Per Day)
Quarterdeck Phone # (757) 444-0346
HSC-9 Sponsorship Team