USS Ronald Reagan Departs Yokosuka

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Randy Lee Adams II, USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), commenced a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations after departing Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 8. Ronald Reagan’s departure marks the beginning of a…

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Visits USS Ronald Reagan

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Macadam Weissman, USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – 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…

USS Shiloh Holds Change of Command Ceremony

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara B. Sexton, Commander Task Force (CTF) 70 Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – Capt. Robert “Bo” Johns relieved Capt. Adam Aycock as the commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 30. Aycock has served as Shiloh’s Commanding Officer since…

USS Barry Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Guadalcanal Campaign

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Collins III, USS Barry Public Affairs HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) visited the port of Honiara, Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Guadalcanal Campaign, Aug. 4-9. The World War II battle…

Ronald Reagan Returns to Yokosuka

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Jamal McNeill, USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 9, after completing a scheduled three-month patrol. During the patrol, Ronald Reagan participated in exercise Talisman Saber 2017, designed to enhance U.S.-Australian military…