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    Marine Air Assault training aboard USS Bonhomme Richard [Image 215 of 328]

    Marine Air Assault training aboard USS Bonhomme Richard



    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Quinlan  

    U.S. Navy           

    170324-N-WF272-094 EAST CHINA SEA (March 24, 2017) Marines, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), embark a CH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to the "Flying Tigers" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262, on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during an air assault exercise as part of a certification exercise (CERTEX). CERTEX is conducted to evaluate the integration of all elements of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHR ESG) and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to test their ability to plan for and execute mission essential tasks. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the BHR ESG, with embarked 31st MEU, is on a routine patrol, operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance warfighting readiness and posture forward as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)



    Date Taken: 03.24.2017
    Date Posted: 03.28.2017 00:55
    Photo ID: 3264884
    VIRIN: 170324-N-WF272-094
    Resolution: 3000x1996
    Size: 912.87 KB
    Location: EAST CHINA SEA

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