Replenishment Oiler in At-Sea Operation
Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the only forward-deployed amphibious ready group and is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
Credit: Navy Media Content Services :10/4/12
- In the second photo, Lt. David Roach, ship’s boatswain aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), supervises a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). Admiral Buzby, the Commander of Military Sealift Command, has identified replacing the oilers as his number one priority.