HSC-85

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Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 85
NEW FIREHAWK small.jpg
HSC-85 Emblem
Active 2006 - present
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Navy Seal United States Navy
Type Navy Helicopter Squadron
Role Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW)
Combat Search & Rescue (CSAR)
Search & Rescue (SAR)
Special Operations (SpecOps)
Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP)
Garrison/HQ NAS North Island
Nickname "Firehawks"
Motto "Et Fun Faciendo"
Colors Red, Blue, Gold
Commanders
Current
commander
Commander Kit Brown

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 85 (HSC-85) Firehawks is a United States Navy Reserve helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California. HSC-85 currently flies the HH-60H Seahawk. On July 8, 2011 the squadron was retasked as a Naval Special Warfare support squadron, providing aviation support to US special operations forces.

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