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CFAS is the home of the Navy's only forward-deployed Amphibious Ready Group, anchored by USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
Supporting Bonhomme Richard, our seven other forward-deployed ships and all U.S. Seventh Fleet ships is the mission of this installation.
The base is strategically important in carrying out our defense treaty with Japan in ensuring peace and stability throughout the region.