Sep 6, 2012

Marines and Sailors from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit helps the crew of the USS Bonhomme Richard in conducting a Replenishment At Sea operation by supplying a 100-man working party here, September 4. Over 260 pallets of food and supplies were transferred by using FA-330J Puma Helicopters while simultaneously pumping over 800,000 gallons of fuel into the BHR. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.

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