T-AKE Ship at Sea Replenishment Operation

11/26/2012
11/26/2012: The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) transits the Philippine Sea prior to pulling alongside the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) to conduct a replenishment at sea. Bonhomme Richard, commanded by Capt. Daniel Dusek, is the lead ship…

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Flight Ops

11/08/2012
11/08/2012: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Flight Ops [slidepress gallery='uss-bonhomme-richard'] Credit: Amphibious Squadron 11:9/20/12 In the first photo, Marine pilot Maj. Howard Longwell from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, top, makes final preparations in the cockpit prior to takeoff in an AV-8B Harrier jet aircraft, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron…

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…

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…

Amphibs on Deployment

10/24/2011
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)…

Connective Replenishment

10/31/2010
10/31/2010 - USS Bonhomme Richard conducting vertical replenishment and connective replenishment during Rim of the Pacific 2010. Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, July 13th, 2010 Vertical replenishment is conducted by the transfer of the cargo from the USNS Guadalupe to USS Bonhomme Richard by a U.S. Navy SH-3H Sea…

USS Freedom and Rim of the Pacific 2010

08/24/2010
Franscisco Valdovinos, chief boatswain's mate, assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Freedom, watches as Freedom approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling at sea. Freedom and Bonhomme Richard are participating in Rim of the Pacific 2010, the world's largest international maritime exercise. [slidepress gallery='uss-freedom-and-rim-of-the-pacific-2010'] Credit:…