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Pacific Ocean (Apr. 26, 2004) -- An Amphibious Assault Vehicles assigned to the 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif., enter the well deck aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is at sea conducting Amphibious Specialty Training while undergoing a Tailored Ship's Training Assessment (TSTA), in preparation for their upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jennifer Swader. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
April 26, 2004
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jennifer Swader
Caption Writer
LCDR Paul Jensen, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
AAVs in the water, approaching the well deck, ship ballasted down