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US military in Japan counts 57 new coronavirus cases as end of 2020 nears

Stars and Stripes 30 Dec 2020
Yokosuka Naval Base, homeport south of Tokyo of the U.S ... The base has 78 people with the virus under observation, according to a news release. Yokosuka reported 27 of its new cases are individuals associated with the U.S.

US military reports 33 new coronavirus patients in Japan and South Korea

Stars and Stripes 14 Dec 2020
The government also ordered schools in Seoul and the surrounding area to close starting Tuesday, the Nikkei Asia news service reported Monday ... Someone with the Army being screened for a routine medical procedure at Yokosuka Naval Base on Friday also came up positive, according to a Sunday news release.

Menifee native serves aboard USS Ronald Reagan in the Indo-Pacific region

The Press Enterprise 03 Sep 2020
I know we are making a difference and I am proud to be a part of it,” Halsell said in a news release. Since the ship’s departure from Yokosuka in June, the USS Ronald Reagan has completed a trilateral naval exercise with the Japan Maritime ...

Who fired the final salvo of World War II? Depends on who’s calling the shots

Stars and Stripes 31 Aug 2020
The United States was thrust into World War II abruptly with the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941 ... 15, 1945, when the emperor of Japan announced the country’s surrender and ended the war ... About an hour after that news, gunners on the destroyer spotted a Yokosuka D4Y Suisei carrier bomber break through the cloud bank.

Bravo!: Girl Scouts honored for boosting relationship between police and mosque

Orange County Register 20 Aug 2020
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Thomas Truong, from Fountain Valley, poses for a photo at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Truongnow serves at Commander, Submarine Group Seven based in Yokosuka, Japan ... Electronics Technician 2nd Class Thomas Truong, from Fountain Valley, poses for a photo at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

USS ‘Mustin’ transits Taiwan Strait after Japan drill

Taipei Times 19 Aug 2020
By Aaron Tu and Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporters ... The US Seventh Fleet said in a news release that the Mustin of the Yokosuka, Japan-based Destroyer Squadron 15 accompanied the Ronald Reagan strike group to the South China Sea for exercises and on Saturday continued to the East China Sea for drills with the Suzutsuki ... .

Yokosuka increases its health-risk level as coronavirus cases ease elsewhere in Japan

Stars and Stripes 10 Aug 2020
TOKYO — Yokosuka Naval Base, home of the 7th Fleet in Japan, increased its health protection level Monday as expected to reflect a substantial risk of coronavirus infection a day after reporting six new cases on base ... The prefecture reported a pandemic one-day record of 159 new patients Sunday, according to local news reports.

Veterans’ Voices: Sam Houston

Waco Tribune-Herald 08 Aug 2020
He picked cotton after he graduated before deciding to join the U.S ... 19, 1951 ... Houston also went in his free time to Tokyo, where he accidentally became part of a Japanese news piece that he unknowingly walked in the middle of. The cameraman filmed him, but Houston never saw the news reel. He made another trip to Yokosuka to visit a missionary group.

A year ago today, in pictures: Cheese rolling competition and more moments you may remember

Richmond Times Dispatch 27 May 2020
Also on this day in 2019 President Donald Trump met with U.S. servicemen at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka base south of Tokyo. See more top news photos as selected by the Associated Press ....

Herd immunity could keep coronavirus-afflicted carriers in the fight, former Navy captain says

Stars and Stripes 01 Apr 2020
At Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan, at least two sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan have tested positive for the virus, Fox News reported Saturday. The Navy hasn’t confirmed the news or released information about any other tests on the carrier, but Yokosuka went into lockdown on Saturday.

Report: Two Yokosuka sailors who tested positive for coronavirus are assigned to USS Ronald Reagan

Stars and Stripes 30 Mar 2020
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, JapanA major U.S. news broadcaster reported over the weekend that two sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan tested positive for coronavirus. It was unclear Monday whether those cases, which were reported by Fox News on Saturday citing unnamed U.S.

A US aircraft carrier could be stuck in port for almost a month for coronavirus testing, but the Navy is trying to cut that time down

Yahoo Daily News 28 Mar 2020
By Friday morning, more than 30 sailors aboard the carrier had reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Fox News ... The TR is one of two US carriers in the Pacific, the other being the USS Ronald Reagan, which is currently in port at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan.

Arrested Navy member accused of raping girl in North Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal 20 Sep 2019
A U.S ... Due to redactions in the report, released to the Review-Journal on Thursday, it was unclear if the girl who reported the suspected rape was the only victim ... The Naval Criminal Investigative Service arrested Macrae-Hodgin aboard the USS Ronald Reagan at a naval base in Yokosuka, Japan, according to a U.S. Marshals Service news release ... .

Misaligned propeller shaft delays collision-damaged USS McCain’s return to sea, Navy says

Stars and Stripes 19 Jul 2019
McCain will be out of service longer than anticipated due to problems discovered during testing after the guided-missile destroyer moved out of dry dock in November, according to a report Thursday in Defense News ... The news site reported that Naval Sea Systems Command confirmed the misaligned shaft will delay the McCain’s return to service.

Pentagon chief says military will not 'become politicized' amid USS McCain questions

The Hill 31 May 2019
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick ShanahanPatrick Michael ShanahanTrump claims USS McCain report was 'an exaggeration, or even Fake News' Overnight Defense ... Speaking at a news conference in Singapore, Shanahan was asked whether he shares Trump’s assessment that whoever gave the order was “well-meaning.”.