Mar 6, 2014

USS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea - Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, rappel from a Navy MH-60S helicopter onto the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during fast rope insertion training here, Mar. 2. The Marines utilize rope entry for operations where the helicopter cannot land; such as during a visit, board, search and seizure operation. The 31st MEU is currently conducting amphibious integration training alongside Amphibious Squadron 11 and is deployed for its regularly scheduled Spring Patrol. (Official U.S. Marine Photo by Cpl. Henry Antenor)

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