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  • 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) […]

  • 22 November 2017
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    A US Navy aircraft with 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Philippine Sea southeast of Okinawa, the US 7th Fleet said in a statement. The aircraft crashed at approximately 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, while en route to the US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Ronald Reagan’s carrier air wing completed carrier qualifications aboard the aircraft carrier on May 22. More than 100 pilots in more than 60 aircraft from nine squadrons based out of Naval Air Facility Atsugi and Iwakuni, Japan, completed almost 700 events, including more than 200 touch and goes and almost 500 arrested landings, to qualify […]

  • 2 October 2015
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2015
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    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 […]

  • 22 June 2017
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    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 […]

  • 1 October 2015
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    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) has arrived at the new homeport Fleet Activity Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 1. By docking at the base, USS Ronald Reagan has replaced USS George Washington (CVN 73) as America’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. The arrival of the carrier comes at a time when Japan is actively committing to […]

  • 21 November 2018
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    A US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit on November 21. The arrival of Ronald Reagan to Hong Kong follows China’s refusal to allow amphibious assault ship USS Wasp to visit the city in September this year. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2011
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 22 May 2019
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    The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) got underway from Yokosuka, Japan, on May 22, to start a deployment to the Indo-Pacific. The carrier deployed with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units for routine operations in the region. “Forward presence truly matters. For more than seventy years, our forces have been present […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) got underway from Yokosuka, Japan, for patrols and operations in the western Pacific Ocean. The carrier departed Japan May 29 together with the accompanying carrier strike group composed of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) completed a search and rescue (SAR) limited training team (LTT) assessment on January 12. Inspectors from afloat training group, detachment Western Pacific (ATGWP) visited USS Ronald Reagan to carry out a three-day, ship-requested inspection of the ship’s deck department and SAR swimmers. […]

  • 13 April 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) has changed command. After two years of service, the current commanding officer, Capt. Christopher Bolt was relieved by Capt. Michael Donnelly during a change of command ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, April 12. During Bolt’s tenure from July 2013 to April 2016, Ronald Reagan earned […]

  • 1 June 2015
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    A T-45A/C Goshawk training aircraft prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The operation was conducted in the Pacific Ocean on May 24. Ronald Reagan is underway off the coast of Southern California. [mappress mapid=”16122″] Image: US Navy

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2019
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    The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in Manila, the Philippines, for a port call on August 7. The carrier arrived together with ships from its carrier strike group, Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) and USS Antietam (CG 54). The ships arrived in the Philippines after concluding their participation in […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Japan’s defense minister visited together with the country’s navy chiefs the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) at the American Navy outpost in Yokosuka on August 23. Minister of Defense Tomomi Inada, Adm. Tomohisa Takei, Vice Adm. Yasuhiro Shigeoka and Vice Adm. Tetsuro Doshita were welcomed aboard by the Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Shortly after starting its summer patrol, the US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) embarked Carrier Air Wing 5 (CVW-5) off the coast of Japan, June 3. The three-day fly-on and requalification of flight deck crew and aircrew involved more than 60 aircraft and included a pre-patrol embark of 1,900 sailors who […]

  • 13 October 2015
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    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. […]