US Nuclear Airman Ronald Reagan left base in Japan 9 years later

American Nuclear Airman USS Ronald Reagan (Ronald Reagan) left the Yokosuk naval base in Tokyo at the end of the mission that began in 2015.

According to the official agency Kyodo, the captain of the ship Daryl Cardona called Japan the “second house” for the crew.

The ship and its crew are involved in maintaining the supremacy of international law and ensuring the free and open Indo-Pacific region, he said.

US Ambassador to Tokyo Ram Israel Emanuel congratulated the crew of the vessel in connection with dedication and devotion in ensuring security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

Aircraft carrier, moored in Yokosuk in October 2015, patrolled in the region against the backdrop of the growing influence of China in the Indo-Pacific region and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea.

The nuclear power plant took part in the Tomodachi operation (“Friend Operation”), organized in Japan after an earthquake and a nuclear disaster in March 2011.