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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Aug 20, 2009

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit de-rig a sling load of supplies brought by helicopter to the USS Bonhomme Richard during a vertical replenishment Aug. 20. The Marines, assigned to the ship’s combat cargo, assisted in de-rigging and moving supplies from the flight deck to the hangar bay of the ship. During vertical replenishment helicopters deliver supplies from ship-to-ship using cargo nets slung beneath them.

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