Ronald Reagan Sailors train to fight and to save lives. They train often to maintain the ship's readiness to respond and they train when it may not be the most convenient so that they have the upper hand at all times. (Photos by MC2 Abbate, MC2 Peters and MC3 Watson).
Ronald Reagan conducted a RAS today with USNS Walter S. Diehl, receiving fuel, supplies and many care packages.
What is your Sailor's favorite item that you have sent them?
Let's support our superheroes as we take a look back in this week-in-review.
Ombudsman Position Announcement
USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) Command Ombudsman
The command ombudsman serves as a liaison between the command and command families, keeps the command informed regarding the overall well-being of command families, and regularly communicates and distributes information to and from the command and command family members.
The responsibilities of this volunteer position include:
• Assist command family members with information and referral.
• Ensure communication between command and families including a newsletter, telephone care line message, etc.
• Share information about the Ombudsman Program at various command meetings and functions.
• Provide support and assistance during disasters or crises.
Applicant must be the spouse of a service member (officer or enlisted, active duty or Reservist) who is assigned to this command. The ideal applicant will have experience with the Navy lifestyle, good communication skills, and the desire to help others. It is estimated position requires 10-20 hours a week to fulfill the expected responsibilities.
Visit the USS RONALD REAGAN website and click on families under the reporting tab and look for Ombudsman printable application, Email CMDCM Darrell Timpa, at Darrell.email@example.com or contact the REAGAN OMBUDSMAN at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an application and further information.
Deadline for applying is July 31, 2018. Interviews are planned for August 3, 2018. Training for the selected ombudsman will be announced at a later date.
From seaman to funboss - meet MWR Fitness Yokosuka's David.
Early morning shoot with the "Killer Tomato" and a nice day to conduct flight operations (Photos by MC2 Abbate).
Check out these photos MC2 Abbate captured of flight operations yesterday!
Do you know what powers our catapults?
Sailors participated in a MWR sponsored 5K run on the flight deck aboard Ronald Reagan. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Kenneth Abbate)
Photos from around the ship, from aircraft to spare ribs. (Photos by MC2 Abbate and MC2 Peters).
Check out photos of Ronald Reagan receiving supplies and fuel from USNS Cesar Chavez and USNS Walter S. Diehl during a replenishment at sea.
We are focused, we are present, and we are always ready. (Photos by MC2 Kenneth Abbate)
AOs assembling an inert bomb and ITs assembling RAMs, just another day on the Ronald Reagan (Photos by MC3 Watson and MC3 Miciano).
Many Sailors had an opportunity to spend time with residents at the "Little Sisters of the Poor" care home during last week's port visit to Manila. (Photos by MMN3 Jonathan Bailey)
Ronald Reagan Sailors participated in eight community volunteer events during the ship's recent port visit to Manila. Click here to see photos from one of these projects at "A Home for the Angels" orphanage.
Ronald Reagan departed Manila today after a five-day, scheduled port visit. (Photos by MC2 Kenneth Abbate and MC3 Tyra Watson)
Thirty Sailors from USS Ronald Reagan packaged over 3,000 boxes for disaster relief today during a port call to Manila. (Photos by MC3 Eduardo Otero)
Ronald Reagan Sailors danced with children during a volunteer community
project at Home of Angel's Orphanage today while on a port visit in
Manila. (Photos by MR1 Jerome Hill)
USS Ronald Reagan pulls into Manila for a scheduled port visit. (Photos by MC2 Kaila Peters and MC3 Tyra Watson)
Air Department Sailors worked with pilots and air crew assigned to Carrier Air Wing 5 to conduct F/A-18 flight operations throughout the night. (Photos by MC2 Kenneth Abbate)
Ronald Reagan conducted a replenishment at sea today with USNS Walter S. Diehl. (Photos by MC2 Kenneth Abbate and MC3 Tyra Watson)