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PACIFIC OCEAN (April 6, 2012) Sailors assigned to the air department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) check email after several hours of flight quarters. The ship will be relieving amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) in Sasebo, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane/Released)