USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Story Archive

Taking Care of Sailors: Bonhomme Richard Welcomes New Deployed Resiliency Counselor   (1 February 2019)
Sailors, aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), combat professional and personal stress with the help of deployed resiliency counselor.
Bonhomme Richard Hosts Rise Above Initiative Resource Fair  (4 March 2019)
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.
BHR Captain Discusses "Ready Now! Ready Always!," Introduces New Self-Improvement Initiative - Rise Above  (4 March 2019)
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.
USS Bonhomme Richard Serves as "Partner-Ship" to Local Elementary School  (4 March 2019)
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.
A Sailor's Journey to Sailor of the Year   (11 March 2019)
Facing adversity in life is inevitable, but as the famous "Rocky" saying goes, "it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."
BHR Earns Golden Anchor Award  (19 March 2019)
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.
Preserving Midway  (25 March 2019)
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event on the USS Midway Museum March 21.
BHR Sailors Participate in Community Beautification Project   (8 April 2019)
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event at the San Diego Center for Children, March 28-29.
Bonhomme Richard Chiefs Complete Ragnar Relay  (19 April 2019)
Chief Petty Officers assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a 200 mile relay race down the Southern California coast, April 13.
S2T2 Course Tosses Sailors into the Deep End   (23 April 2019)
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.
Bonhomme Richard Sailor Recognized for Heroic Action  (29 April 2019)
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.
BHR Sailors Enhance Skills Using NSST   (28 May 2019)
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.
USS Bonhomme Richard Sailor Dies in Vehicle Crash   (6 June 2019)
A Sailor assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) died during a motor vehicle crash near Interstate 8 in San Diego, June 2.

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