USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) African American/Black History Month Celebration

by Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet
Stripes Japan

SASEBO, Japan (Feb. 17, 2017) - Capt. Jeffrey Ward, (center) commanding officer of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), and representatives of the ship’s Heritage Committee participate in a cake cutting following an African American/Black History Month celebration on the ship’s mess decks. Bonhomme Richard, forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan, is serving forward to provide a rapid-response capability in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster.

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