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USS Ronald Reagan takes leave of Japanese port it has called home since 2015

Stars and Stripes 16 May 2024
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, ... The Ronald Reagan first arrived in Yokosuka in 2015, when it replaced the George Washington, which relocated to Newport News, Va., for mid-life nuclear refueling and maintenance.

US warship’s rest stop at Japanese island spurs civilian dockworker strike

Stars and Stripes 12 Mar 2024
Navy guided-missile destroyer visited a civilian port on the southern Japanese island of Ishigaki, according to local news reports. The USS Rafael Peralta, based south of Tokyo at Yokosuka Naval Base, ...

USS Antietam shifts homeport to Hawaii after 11 years in Japan with 7th Fleet

Stars and Stripes 26 Jan 2024
YOKOSUKA ... Sailors manned the rails in their dress blue uniforms as the guided-missile cruiser left Yokosuka, bound for its new home in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the fleet said in a news release Friday.

UK has right to transit the Strait: British secretary

Taipei Times 15 Dec 2023
The carrier strike group, consisting of one aircraft carrier and escort ships, is to visit Japan as part of the flagship 2025 Indo-Pacific deployment, the British Ministry of Defence said in a news release.

In Japan, civilian feds say health care crisis still isn’t fixed

Federal News Radio 29 Nov 2023
Earlier this month, Federal News Network published an article summarizing an extended interview with Lt ... Another Yokosuka-based DoD employee wrote to say the health care situation there is “worse than it’s ever been.” ... Sign up for breaking news.

USS Ronald Reagan returns to sea to continue its Indo-Pacific patrol

Stars and Stripes 29 Sep 2023
The ship, at Yokosuka since Aug ... The ship afterwards rescheduled and canceled numerous departures before casting off its mooring lines Friday morning, according to Yokosuka city news releases.

Mid-ocean birthday celebration breaks out aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Stars and Stripes 31 Jul 2023
The USS George Washington, the carrier the Ronald Reagan replaced in 2015, is expected to return to Yokosuka after six years of maintenance and midlife nuclear refueling at Huntington IngallsNewport News Shipbuilding in Virginia.

EDITORIAL: United against China’s expansionism

Taipei Times 23 Jun 2023
This was demonstrated on Thursday when Italian patrol vessel the ITS Francesco Morosini made a stop at a US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. Italian news site Le Formiche reported on the visit, calling ...

US Coast Guard transits Taiwan Strait

Taipei Times 22 Jun 2023
Separately, Italian patrol vessel Francesco Morosini yesterday made a stop at a US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan, in a display of Italian commitment to the Indo-Pacific region, Italian news site Le Formiche reported.

U.S. Navy Destroyer Sunk in WWII Discovered Off Japanese Coast

NBC Bay Area 25 May 2023
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US aircraft carrier arrives in NATO-member Norway

Stars and Stripes 24 May 2023
COPENHAGEN, DenmarkA U.S ... (Terje Pedersen, NTB Scanpix/AP) ... After 6-year overhaul, USS George Washington departs Newport News shipyard for sea trials USS Ronald Reagan departs Yokosuka for what may be its final patrol before carrier swap ... .

USS Ronald Reagan departs Yokosuka for what may be its final patrol before carrier swap

Stars and Stripes 23 May 2023
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, JapanStrong winds and rough seas greeted the USS Ronald Reagan as it left the home of the U.S ... It left the shipyard on Monday for sea trials expected to last several days, USNI News reported that day.

As Japan’s population drops, one city is turning to ChatGPT to help run the government

CNN 21 Apr 2023
Yokosuka City, in Japan’s central Kanagawa ... But at least in Yokosuka, government leaders are focusing on the positive – with the news release saying it has high expectations for the roll-out.

First Italian Warship to Dock at Japanese Port in June - Italian Foreign Minister

Urdu Point 18 Apr 2023
TOKYO (UrduPoint News / ... "The goal is to strengthen Italy's presence (in the Indo-Pacific) and at the same time to showcase the importance of free navigation," Tajani told Japanese news agency Kyodo.

USS George Washington destined for Japan to replace USS Ronald Reagan, report says

Stars and Stripes 03 Mar 2023
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The aircraft carrier USS George Washington is expected in two years to return to Japan, its base of operations until eight years ago when it was replaced by the USS Ronald Reagan, according to a Japanese news agency.