USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) hosted a Rise Above initiative resource fair to provide Sailors with the resources to advance themselves into a multifaceted tool capable of surmounting any challenge, Feb. 20.
Capt. LeBron, commanding officer of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), held an all hands call in which he explained his philosophy of Ready Now, Ready Always! He also discussed what he hopes to see his crew accomplish during the yard period, both personally and professionally.
The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is serving as the "Partner-Ship" for Lincoln Acres Elementary School, allowing Sailors to volunter a day out of their week to spend time with students in the classroom, interacting, helping with school work, and mentoring.
The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) earned the fiscal year 2018 Retention Excellence Award (REA) for demonstrating superior accomplishment in executing programs and policies which best enable Sailors to succeed in their careers.
Medical Sailors assigned to USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Comstock (LSD 45), Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 9 and Naval Medical Center, San Diego participated in the Shipboard Surgical Trauma Training course (S2T2) at the Strategic Operations facility in San Diego.
Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, awarded Religious Programs Specialist Seaman David Miller, assigned to USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his heroic actions.
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a drill combining navigation and seamanship training with visual information training at the Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling Trainer (NSST) on Naval Base San Diego May 21.