Flight operations aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

11/01/2012
11/01/2012: Flight operations aboard USS Bonhomme Richard [slidepress gallery='b-richard'] Credit: Amphibious Squadron 11:9/13/12 In the first photo, Aviation Boatswain's Mates (Handling) direct an AH-1W Cobra helicopter during takeoff from the flight deck aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard during flight operations.The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group, along…

Amphibious Operational Moments at Sea

10/06/2012
10/06/2012: Amphibious Operational Moments at Sea  [slidepress gallery='amphibious-moments-at-sea'] Credit:Amphibious Squadron 11:9/1/12 In the first photo, Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct open ocean operations using combat rubber raiding crafts. Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), commanded by Capt. Daniel Dusek, is the lead ship of the…

31st MEU and Japanese in Joint Operation

10/03/2012
10/03/2012: 31st MEU and Japanese in Joint Operation [slidepress gallery='31-st-meu-and-japan'] Credit: In the first photo, a combat rubber raiding craft baring Marines and Sailors with Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and soldiers with 1st Company, 51st Infantry Regiment, 15th Brigade, Japanese…

PHIBRON 11, USS Tortuga, Japan

09/02/2012
09/02/2012: PHIBRON 11, USS Tortuga, JapanIn [slidepress gallery='phibron'] Credit: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6):8/30/12 In the first photo, Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, climb aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), during a sea-to-ship Combat Rubber Raiding Craft training operation.The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready…

31st MEU Completes Jungle Endurance Course

05/14/2012
Marines with Company B., Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, complete the jungle endurance course following a two-week training evolution at the Jungle Warfare Training Center at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa.Some of the skills showcased are rappelling, rope sliding and stretcher making while alternatively allowing the…

The 31st MEU’s Battalion Landing Team hone skills in helicopter assaults

01/25/2012
01/25/2012: Marines and Sailors with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a helicopter assault on Ie Shima Island, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. As the MEU’s Helo Company, this raid type training prepares the unit for real-time objectives it may face…

31st MEU Amphibious Assault (4)

08/24/2011
08/24/2011: U.S. Marines with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit perform an amphibious landing at Freshwater Bay, Australia on July 19th. The amphibious landing was a part of the force on force training during Talisman Sabre. Talisman Sabre 2011 is an exercise designed to train U.S. and Australian forces to plan and…

31st MEU Amphibious Assault (3)

08/23/2011
08/23/2011: U.S. Marines with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit perform an amphibious landing at Freshwater Bay, Australia on July 19th. The amphibious landing was a part of the force on force training during Talisman Sabre. Talisman Sabre 2011 is an exercise designed to train U.S. and Australian forces to plan and…