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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Natasha ChevalierLosada
3rd Class Nathan Holmes

Yokosuka-based USS Ronald Reagan sailors perform maintenance

Aerographer’s Mate 3rd Class Nathan Holmes, from San Diego, opens a panel to a fan coil assembly aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), in the Philippine Sea, August 7.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Natasha ChevalierLosada
Rear Adm. Michael Donnelly and Vice Adm. Tatsuya Fukuda

Commander, Task Force 70 conducts Flag Talks with JMSDF

Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 conducted flag talks with their counterparts from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Fleet Escort Force, aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Philippine Sea, Aug. 5.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sergio Montanez
Vice Adm. Karl Thomas

C7F visits Kadena Air Base

Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, speaks to Sailors assigned to the ‘Mad Foxes’ of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 during an all hands call in Kadena Air Base.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mandeville, 35th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight stockpile management crew chief, poses in front of assets inside a maritime shipping container ready to be exported for a retrograde at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2022. After the cancellation of the previous retrograde, Mandeville led Misawa through a three-month process that cleared a two-year backlog of unserviceable and excess munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joao Marcus Costa)
Senior Airman Mandeville

Wild Weasel Highlight: Senior Airman Mandeville, Ammo Flight

Last year, the 35th Maintenance Group (MXG) Munitions Flight, or ammo flight, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, postponed their retrograde, a process which ships out any unserviceable and excess assets and munitions to the U.S. for disposal and distribution.

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