Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group on Deployment

05/26/2015: Amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrives at White Beach Naval Facility joining USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). Green Bay along with USS Ashland (LSD 48) are part of the Bonhomme Richard ARG on deployment to the…

CLB-8 Marines Train for Deployment

09/25/2012: U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 8, Headquarters and Service Company (H&S Company) practice helicopter support training on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 2, 2012.The Marines are participating in a field exercise in preparation for deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. [gallery] Credit:2nd Marine Logistics Group - Combat Camera:8/2/12

Apaches on Deployment in Afghanistan

03/05/2012: An AH-64 Apache from Task Force Wolfpack (82nd Combat Aviation Brigade) flying near Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan. Shot from the back of a UH-60 Black Hawk flying alongside the Apache.   Credit:82nd Combat Aviation Brigade:02.19.2012

Amphibs on Deployment

10/24/2011: Amphibs on Deployment [slidepress gallery='amphibs-on-deployment'] Credit: USN Visual Service:Various dates in September 2011 In the first two photos, Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) gets underway off the coast of Naval Air Station, North Island, Calif. In the third picture Petty Officer 3rd Class Larry Ildefonso (right)…

Weapons Training for Deployment

08/26/2011: During the visit to CRW, the need for providing for security for the insertion force was highlighted.  In this posting, the weapon training for personnel was highlighted.  The presentation was made by Sgt. Barden who also discussed the Haiti operation.In a later posting, the basic approach to providing security…

Mobile Aircraft Maintainers

08/23/2011: During the CRW visit, Technical Sgt. Hall explained the tools and approach to providing for mobile aircraft maintenance during a CRW deployment. Photo Credit : SLD 2011 SLD: Could you describe your background? TSgt Hall:  I started off as an air reclamation specialist and then blended that with a…

Providing Security for the Deployment

07/20/2011: As the CRW is deployed to carry its core missions, security is a must.  Sgt. Gomez led the discussion during the SLD visit to the CRW about this challenging task. [slidepress gallery='providing-security-for-the-deployment'] Credit: SLD 2011 Sgt. Gomez: I've been with this CRW, actually, since its inception in 2005. SLD: …