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  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), concluded a three-month patrol of Indo-Asia- Pacific returning to its base at Yokosuka, Japan, on August 9. During the patrol, Ronald Reagan participated in exercise Talisman Saber 2017, designed to enhance U.S.-Australian military interoperability through a variety of maritime, land and air operations scenarios. The […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) completed her first Unit Level Training Assessment – Sustainment (ULTRA-S), the final phase of her Fleet Response Training Cycle, November 7. Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (ATGWP) inspectors embarked aboard Ronald Reagan and conducted a four-day evaluation, which consisted of the review of the ship’s […]

  • 24 October 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), departed Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK), October 21 after a scheduled five-day port visit. Ronald Reagan arrived in Busan Oct. 16 after participating in exercise Invincible Spirit 2016. One of the highlights for Ronald Reagan sailors visiting South Korea was an opportunity to […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities

    Several Japanese and U.S. Navy distinguished visitors visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for an all-hands call and ship tour, Aug. 24. Among the visitors were Hiroyasu Izumi, minister plenipotentiary and deputy chief of mission, Embassy of Japan; Rear Adm. Yuri Sekignuchi, defense and naval attaché, Embassy of Japan; Vice Adm. […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The crew aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) began preparations for the 2016 Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), Oct. 7. Ronald Reagan’s INSURV is a required material inspection of 18 functional areas conducted every six years to verify the ship is fit for service to conduct combat […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Ambassador to Japan visited the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Sept. 6. Ambassador William F. Hagerty met with senior leaders from Ronald Reagan and Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70. The visit was Ambassador Hagerty’s first to Ronald Reagan since taking the office of U.S. Ambassador to Japan in July. […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan carrier strike group and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JSMDF) Murasame-class destroyer JS Kirisame (DD 104) on October 28 concluded seven days of maritime operations during a cooperative deployment in the Philippine Sea. Ronald Reagan strike group units and Kirisame conducted multiple exercises including ship maneuvering, communications, […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participated in bilateral exercises with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships JS Izumo (DDH-183), JS Murasame (DD-101) and JS Akebono (DD-108) in the South China Sea earlier this month.  As informed, the ship quartet practiced communication methods, tactical maneuvering drills and liaison officer exchanges […]

  • 12 November 2018
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    An F/A-18 Hornet flying from US Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) crashed into the Philippine Sea during routine operations on November 12. The F/A-18 from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 experienced a mechanical issue that forced the crew to eject, the US Navy said. The crew was recovered by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) […]

  • 14 July 2015
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    An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Kestrels of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 launches at sunset from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is underway off the coast of Southern California. USS Ronald Reagan is a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier. The ninth ship of her class, she […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Three ships and more than 5,000 Sailors and Marines from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Phuket, Thailand, May 1, for a scheduled port visit. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) and guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) are anchored off Thailand’s largest island. While in […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) began a selected restricted availability (SRA) maintenance period on January 10. The ship’s crew and civilian contractors are slated to perform repairs and maintenance to ensure the ship is structurally and operationally ready for future patrols. “SRA is important because it’s the way we keep […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) concluded the first segment of its 2016 patrol and returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) July 26. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group conducted 53 days of strike group operations in the Western Pacific, including the waters south of Japan, Philippine Sea […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 together with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) completed carrier qualifications, September 9-12. To certify, Ronald Reagan and CVW-5 were required to conduct approximately 200 sorties, take-offs and landings, as well as demonstrate proficiency in flight related operations during both day and night. Each pilot […]

  • 19 October 2018
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    An MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter crashed aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during flight operations on Friday, the US Navy informed. The helicopter, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier shortly after takeoff at approximately 9 a.m., Oct. 19. The navy said the cause of the mishap […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Vessels

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay on September 10. After serving more than two years as commanding officer of the ship, Capt. Michael “Buzz” Donnelly was relieved by Capt. Patrick Hannifin. During Donnelly’s tenure from […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on May 7 set sail from naval base Yokosuka, Japan, to start sea trials following a maintenance period. Ronald Reagan started its selective restricted availability (SRA) maintenance period on January 10. “I am extremely proud of the Reagan crew’s accomplishments up to this point of our […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

     USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, currently stationed in Yokosuka, Japan, completed its annual integrated fire drill in preparation for an upcoming selective restricted availability (SRA) period. During the drill, civilian contractors and Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) Fire and Emergency Services cooperated with Ronald Reagan’s emergency response team […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and ships from its carrier strike group returned to Yokosuka, Japan, on July 24, after three months of operations. During the three months, Ronald Reagan was joined by Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), got underway from Singapore June 21 following a four-day port visit. Ronald Reagan arrived in Singapore June 17, and sailors had the opportunity to experience local culture and participated in a variety of command-sponsored projects and tours. Ronald Reagan’s Command Religious Ministries Department coordinated […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Mitch Martin, From Astoria, Ore., Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Jarod Coleman, from Ft. Myers, Fla., and Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Joseph Russell, from Salem, Ore., fire an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).   Ronald Reagan is underway participating in an […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the “Black Eagles of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The image was taken during Ronald Reagan’s deployment in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Southern California, on July 17. Ronald Reagan is […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities

    The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Air Station North Island Aug. 10 to initiate a crew and equipment swap with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) before beginning its transit to Norfolk, Virginia, where it will prepare for its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Authorities

    Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) welcomed the 75th Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) April 20, who thanked the crew for their efforts during Operation Tomodachi. SECNAV Ray Mabus expressed his gratitude to the crew during an all-hands call in the hangar bay, praising them for their efforts in providing humanitarian assistance and disaster […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s Ronald Reagan Strike Group has arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) pulled into Brisbane July 5, while the Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) reached Townsville, Australia, on […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departed Yokosuka, Japan, May 11, for post-repair sea trials. The carrier got underway after wrapping a two-day fast cruise, a simulated underway period that prepares the crew for life at sea. The week-long sea trials are designed to test the ship’s systems and equipment after […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) welcomed more than 15,000 visitors while the ship was moored at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 12. America’s flagship opened her brows to allow visitors the opportunity to tour the ship, learn how it operates and interact with Sailors who work on board. […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities

    We bring you a stunning image of the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transiting Tokyo Bay en route to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, arrived to their new mission area yesterday, October 1, where they will provide a combat-ready force that protects […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Authorities

    After nine years of calling Naval Air Station North Island its homeport, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departed San Diego for Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 31. The vessel replaced the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier and will assume duties in the 7th […]