Women at sea

Lt. Shanique Howard, left, from Uriah, and Chief Legalman Ru Li, from Groton, Conn., pause March 28 for a photo following a Women’s History Month celebration on the mess deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. The ship is operating in the Philippine Sea is part of a regularly scheduled patrol and provides a rapid-response capability in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy