Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group: Talisman Sabre 2015

09/10/2015
09/10/2015: Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group formation during Talisman Sabre 2015. [maxgallery id="79482"] Credit: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6):7/16/15 INDIAN OCEAN (July 16, 2015)Eleven of the ships that participated in Talisman Sabre 2015 steam in formation off the western coast of Australia.   The ships [from left to right] are…

Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group on Deployment

05/26/2015
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…

USS Bonhomme Richard: Malaysian port visit

02/27/2015
02/25/2015: The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulls into Sepanggar, Malaysia, for a scheduled port visit. Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group, comprised of USS Ashland (LSD 48), USS Germantown (LSD 42) and, the newest member, USS Green Bay…

CARAT 2014

07/03/2014
07/03/2014:USS Ashland leaves the pier in Thailand for the sea phase of exercise CARAT. CARAT (Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training) is part of an annual bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the naval forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand. As a longstanding venue…

Integrating the Seabase Into Operation Damayan: The Osprey and the SDF

11/30/2013
11/29/2013: During Operation Damayan, JTF-505 demonstrated the successful cooperation between partners in the Asia-Pacific, enabled by the forward presence of U.S. military assets. The versatility of the Osprey makes it ideal for operating across international platforms during crises and contingencies and integrating the seabase into overall operatons. [slidepress gallery='the-osprey-and-the-sdf'] Credit:…

V-22 Osprey Aboard USS Ashland During Philippine Relief Effort

11/25/2013
11/25/2013: In this video, we see the V-22 Osprey, for the first time to ever land and take-off aboard the USS Ashland (LSD-48).   It was doing so while the ship was underway in the Leyte Gulf, Philippines. USS Ashland (LSD-48) is a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship of the…

Pumas in Support of the US Fleet Global Operations

03/28/2012
03/29/2012: This slideshow features various photos of the EurocopterPuma working in support of the USN-USMC team worldwide. [slidepress gallery='pumas-in-support-of-the-us-fleet-global-operations'] Credit: USN Visual Service In the first photo, an SA-330 Puma helicopter picks up pallets from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Lewis and Clark during a vertical replenishment…