USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducts Flight Ops in preparation for Cobra Gold 2018

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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Cosmo Walrath/Released
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Cosmo Walrath/Released

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducts Flight Ops in preparation for Cobra Gold 2018

by: U.S. Navy | .
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published: February 14, 2018

GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 10, 2018) - Sailors run to remove the chains from an UH-1Y Huey Helicopter assigned to the "Gunfighters" of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369 on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) prior to its debarkation in preparation for Cobra Gold 2018 (CG18). Cobra Gold, a Thai-U.S. co-sponsored exercise in its 37th iteration, is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional crises by bringing together a robust multinational force to address shared goals and security commitments in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Bonhomme Richard is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as part of a regularly scheduled patrol and provides a rapid-response capability in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster.

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