Ronald Reagan Earns Project Good Neighbor Award

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Janweb B. Lagazo, USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), was selected as the winner for the Navy’s Project Good Neighbor award in the overseas command (large) category. Project Good Neighbor recognizes the best year-round volunteer supported program…

CNO Visits CTF 70 Units in Japan

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara B. Sexton, Commander, Task Force 70 Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson visited Sailors at various units under Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 while travelling throughout Japan, Dec. 16-19. Richardson spent time interacting with personnel from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, USS…

NEXCOM Continues Tradition of Distributing Free Phone Cards During the Holidays

To thank service members away from home this holiday season, the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) is giving away free $10 phone cards. NEXCOM expects to distribute nearly 35,000 free phone cards to Sailors and Marines away from their homeports and those forward deployed to overseas ports during the holidays. “For over 10 years, NEXCOM…

SRF-JRMC helps USS McCampbell crew prepare for an emergency

By Elizabeth Kearns, SRF-JRMC Corporate Communications YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 7, 2017) – As the workday unfolded aboard USS McCampbell (DDG 85) on the morning of Nov. 7, the ship’s crew and Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) personnel were largely unaware that their routine would soon be interrupted. After months of planning and…

USS Mustin Conducts Navy Surface Firing Support Recertification

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Morrissey, USS Mustin Public Affairs WATERS OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN — The Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) completed a Naval Surface Fire Support (NSFS) recertification on Nov. 2. Naval Surface Fire Support includes the Navy’s destroyers and cruisers’ ability to provide support from the…