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Amphibious Assault Leaves Okinawa

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Feb. 2, 2018) A tug boat guides the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) away from the pier during the ship’s departure from White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa. 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Sykes/Released)

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Feb. 2, 2018) A tug boat guides the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) away from the pier during the ship’s departure from White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa. 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Sykes/Released)

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Feb. 2, 2018) A tug boat guides the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) away from the pier during the ship’s departure from White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa. 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Sykes/Released)