Howard on USS Bonhomme Richard

PHILIPPINE SEA (March 9, 2017) – Lt. Shanique Howard, at right, from Uriah, administration officer aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), provides instructions to sailors participating in the E-5 Navy-wide enlisted advancement exam on the ship’s mess decks. USS Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, 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 Kyle Carlstrom/Released