Lt. Shanique Howard, from Uriah, Ala., and Chief Legalman Ru Li, from Groton, Conn., pause for a photo following a Women’s History Month celebration on the mess deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is operating in the Indo-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 Seaman Gavin Shields/Released) See Less

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gavin Shields |  VIRIN: 180401-N-YP490-0001.JPG