Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Visits Hong Kong

November 21, 2018 – USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) and USS Curtis D. Wilbur (DDG 54) anchored in Hong Kong Harbor, Nov. 21. They were to have been accompanied by USS Benfold (DDG 65) but no announcement has as yet been made on why not. Ronald Reagan is the flagship for Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70,…

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USS Wasp Calls at Singapore After China Refuses Hong Kong Visit

October 2, 2018 – USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Singapore on Oct.2, for a scheduled port visit. While in Singapore, Sailors and Marines will have the opportunity to explore the lion city. Capt. Colby Howard, commanding officer of Wasp says Singapore offers a well-deserved rest and relaxation opportunity for the more than…

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USS Ronald Reagan wraps up Hong Kong port visit

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), departed Hong Kong after a scheduled port visit, Oct. 6. The first visit in three years by a U.S. aircraft carrier, the four-day visit allowed Sailors assigned to Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing 5 opportunities to experience Hong Kong, participate in community service projects, tours, cultural exchanges, and sporting events. “Since being forward-deployed in…

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USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Hong Kong for port visit

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) anchored in Hong Kong Harbor Oct. 2. Ronald Reagan is the flagship for Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70, embarked with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15. “The Sailors and airmen of Carrier Strike Group Five look forward to rich…

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USS Makin Island, 11th MEU arrive in Hong Kong

April 6, 2017 – USS Makin Island (LHD 8), with Marines of the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit, April 7. The port visit will allow the Sailors and Marines to experience the local culture and conduct community relations projects. Makin Island’s commanding officer, Capt. Mark Melson, said port visits and liberty…

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