A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, assigned to the “Dragons” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 Reinforced (Reinforced), and an AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 are spotted on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance partnerships and be a ready-response force for any type of contingency. – US Navy

Watch: Marine Attack Squadron 231 AV-8B Harrier Flight Ops

Featured image U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes

USS Bonhomme Richard transits the Coral Sea at sunrise

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