|U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. R.J. Smith says goodbye to his fiance at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., April 10, 2007, before boarding the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) for a six month deployment in support of the war on terror.|
Smith is assigned from 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Expeditionary Strike Group Five.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Shannon K. Cassidy