Last update on Aug.11, 2015
Aircraft Carrier Locations
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan

CVW not assigned
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
31May1995,
construction started at Newport News Shipbuilding, VA
11Nov1995, 1st sub-assemblies started
02Sep1998, Keel Laid
04Mar2001,
Nancy Reagan christened the CVN-76 in a public ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding
11Mar2001, launched
05May2003,
departed for a four-day builder's sea trial
by still under control of Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard
05May-08May2003, off the coast of Virginia
08May2003, returned to Newport News Shipbuilding
27May2003, departed Newport News Shipbuilding for two-day acceptance trials
28May2003, returned to Newport News Shipbuilding

12Jul2003, commissioned into service
23Jul2003, departed Norfolk
23Jul-05Aug2003, flight deck certification, off the coast of Virginia
12Aug-15Aug2003, WestLant
05Sep-10Sep2003, WestLant
17Sep2003, departed Norfolk to evade Hurricane Isabel
20Sep2003, returned to Norfolk
30Sep-06Oct2003, WestLant
07Oct2003, returned to Norfolk
17Oct-30Oct2003, WestLant
05Nov-10Nov2003, WestLant
11Nov-14Nov2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
30Apr-11May2004, flight deck certification, off the coast of Virginia
12May2004, returned to Norfolk
27May2004,
embarked CVW-11,
departed Norfolk to new homeport San Diego around the Cape Horn.
The partial air wing includes the following squadrons:
(NH)1xx VFA-41 "Black Aces" FA-18F,
(NH)2xx VFA-14 "Tophatters" FA-18E,
(NH)60x VAW-117 "Wallbangers" E-2C HE2K,
(NH)61x HS-6 "Indians" SH-60F/HH-60H,
(RW)xx VRC-30 DET. "Providers" C-2A
27May-03Jun2004, WestLant
04Jun-08Jun2004, SoLant
09Jun-12Jun2004, Rio De Janeiro
13Jun-20Jun2004, SoLant
21Jun2004, transited through Strait of Magellan
22Jun-23Jun2004, SoPac
25Jun-29Jun2004, Valparaiso, Chile
30Jun-08Jul2004, Pac
09Jul-12Jul2004, Callao, Peru
13Jul-22Jul2004, Pac
23Jul2004, arrived at new homeport San Diego
CVW not assigned
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
05Nov-10Nov2004, EastPac
15Nov-19Nov2004, EastPac
29Nov-02Dec2004, EastPac
06Dec-08Dec2004, EastPac
13Dec-17Dec2004, carrier qualifications for Fleet Replacement Squadrons in the EastPac
11Jan2005,
departed San Diego for routine carrier operations in the local area
and to drop off two VRC-30 C-2As in Hawaii to help support Operation Unified Assistance.
11Jan-21Jan2005, Pac
22Jan2005, pulled into Pearl Harbor
22Jan-24Jan2005, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
25Jan-04Feb2005, Pac
05Feb2005, returned to San Diego
CVW-14 (NK)
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
28Apr-29Apr2005, EastPac
09May-20May2005, carrier qualifications for Fleet Replacement Squadrons in the EastPac
24May-03Jun2005, combat system ship's qualifications trials in the EastPac
15Jun-30Jun2005,
routine carrier operations,
Board of Inspection and Survey inspection,
carrier qualifications for West coast Fleet Replacement Squadrons
in the EastPac
08Jul-14Jul2005, Tailored Ships Training Availability in the EastPac
15Jul2005, returned to San Diego
17Jul2005, departed San Diego for a Tailored Ships Training Availability
17Jul-02Aug2005, Tailored Ships Training Availability in the EastPac
03Aug2005, returned to San Diego
08Aug-18Aug2005, carrier qualifications for Fleet Replacement Squadrons in the EastPac
19Aug-22Aug2005, Santa Barbara, CA.
23Aug-24Aug2005, EastPac
19Sep-23Sep2005,
carrier qualifications for the west coast Fleet Replacement Squadrons in the EastPac
01Oct2005, Friends and Family Day Cruise
17Oct2005, departed San Diego for an 18-day COMPTUEX
17Oct-09Nov2005, COMPTUEX (Composite Training Unit Exercise) in the EastPac
10Nov2005, returned to San Diego
06Dec2005, departed San Diego to participate in JTFEX (Joint Task Force Exercise)
07Dec-15Dec2005, JTFEX off the coast of Southern California
17Dec2005, returned San Diego
04Jan2006,
departed San Diego to the Western Pacific and certain combat duty in the Persian Gulf
04Jan-22Jan2006, Pac
23Jan-27Jan2006, Brisbane, Australia
27Jan2006, departed Brisbane, Australia
28Jan-02Feb2006, Philippine Sea
03Feb2006, Celebes Sea
06Feb2006, Philippine Sea
07Feb-10Feb2006, Singapore
11Feb2006, departed Singapore
12Feb2006, Bay of Bengal
13Feb-17Feb2006, Indian Ocean
18Feb2006, arrived in the 5th Fleet Area of Operations
20Feb-14Mar2006, Persian Gulf
15Mar-19Mar2006, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
20Mar-15Apr2006, Persian Gulf
16Apr-20Apr2006, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
21Apr-13May2006, Persian Gulf
14May-18May2006, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
19May-28May2006, Persian Gulf
29May2006, concluded military operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
30May-02Jun2006, Indian Ocean
03Jun-05Jun2006, Port Kelang, Malaysia
06Jun2006, Andaman Sea
07Jun-09Jun2006, South China Sea
10Jun-12Jun2006, Hong Kong, China
13Jun2006, departed Hong Kong
13Jun-15Jun2006, South China Sea
16Jun-18Jun2006, Guam operating area
19Jun-23Jun2006,
Exercise "Valiant Shield 2006" with the CV-63 and the CVN-72 in the Guam operating area
24Jun-27Jun2006, Pac
28Jun2006,
pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for a one-day port visit on the return leg of deployment
29Jun2006, departed Pearl Harbor
29Jun-05Jul2006, "Tiger Cruise" on the return leg
06Jul2006, returned to San Diego

15Aug-18Aug2006, EastPac
28Aug-01Sep2006, Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ) in the EastPac
16Oct-19Oct2006,
training squadron carrier qualifications in the southern California operating area
20Oct2006, returned to San Diego
24Oct-31Oct2006,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications in the southern California operating area
09Nov2006,
departed San Diego for quarterly sustainment training
under the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP)
09Nov-11Nov2006, EastPac
12Nov-16Nov2006, in support the JTFEX of JCS CSG off the coast of Southern California
17Nov-20Nov2006, EastPac
21Nov2006, returned to San Diego
29Nov-05Dec2006, routine carrier operations in the Southern California operating area
11Dec-15Dec2006, EastPac
27Jan2007, departed San Diego for a short-notice deployment to the Western Pacific
27Jan-08Feb2007, Pac
09Feb2007, entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
09Feb-23Feb2007, WestPac
24Feb2007, pulled into Sasebo
24Feb-27Feb2007, Sasebo, Japan
28Feb2007, departed Sasebo
28Feb-06Mar2007, East China Sea
07Mar-10Mar2007, Hong Kong
11Mar-13Mar2007, South China Sea
14Mar-18Mar2007, WestPac
19Mar-21Mar2007, East China Sea
22Mar-25Mar2007, Busan, South Korea
26Mar2007,
kicked off Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward Movement
and Integration/Foal Eagle (RSOI/FE) 2007
26Mar-29Mar2007, RSOI/FE 2007 in the Sea of Japan
02Apr-06Apr2007, WestPac
06Apr2007, concluded military operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
07Apr-09Apr2007, Pac
09Apr2007, pulled into Naval Station Pearl Harbor for a scheduled port visit on the return leg
09Apr-13Apr2007, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
13Apr2007, departed Pearl Harbor for a "Tiger Cruise", the final leg of the deployment
13Apr-19Apr2007, Pac
20Apr2007, returned to San Diego

May-Oct2007, Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
29Oct2007, departed San Diego for sea trials as part of the PIA
29Oct-30Oct2007, sea trials
31Oct2007,
completed six-month PIA and sea trials, Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV),
and returned to Home Port of San Diego

05Nov2007, departed San Diego
05Nov-08Nov2007, flight deck certification in the EastPac
09Nov2007, returned to San Diego
11Nov2007, "Friends and Family Day Cruise"
27Nov2007, departed San Diego
27Nov-17Dec2007,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability and Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP)
off the coast of Southern California
18Dec2007, returned to San Diego
08Jan2008, departed San Diego
08Jan-10Jan2008, EastPac
11Jan-13Jan2008, Santa Barbara
14Jan2008, EastPac
15Jan2008, returned to San Diego
28Jan-01Feb2008,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ)
off the coast of Southern California
10Feb-14Feb2008, EastPac
09Mar-12Mar2008,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ)
off the coast of Southern California
17Mar2008, departed San Diego
17Mar-06Apr2008,
Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California
07Apr2008, returned to San Diego
11Apr2008,
departed San Diego to participate in Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 08-5.
11Apr-18Apr2008, JTFEX off the coast of Southern California
19Apr-21Apr2008, off the coast of Southern California
22Apr2008, returned to San Diego
19May2008,
departed San Diego
for a scheduled six-month deployment to the WestPac and the 5th Fleet AOR
19May-21May2008, EastPac
26May2008, off the coast of Hawaii
27May2008,
Undersea Warfare Exercise (USWEX) in the waters of the Hawaiian operating area
31May-04Jun2008, Pac
05Jun2008,
crossed the international date line and entered the 7th Fleet AOR
05Jun-16Jun2008, WestPac
17Jun-18Jun2008, South China Sea
19Jun-21Jun2008, Hong Kong
22Jun-24Jun2008, WestPac
25Jun-02Jul2008,
off the coast of Panay Island in the Sulu Sea to providing humanitarian assistance
and disaster response in the wake of Typhoon Fengshen
03Jul2008,
departed the off coast of Panay Island in the Sulu Sea,
after assisting the Philippine government's humanitarian relief operation
04Jul-05Jul2008, WestPac
06Jun2008, pulled into Agana Harbor off the coast of Guam
06Jul-09Jul2008, Apra Harbor, Guam
10Jul-13Jul2008, WestPac
14Jul-17Jul2008, Busan, Republic of Korea
18Jul2008, East China Sea
19Jul-27Jul2008, WestPac
28Jul2008, pulled into Sasebo
28Jul-31Jul2008, Sasebo, Japan
01Aug2008, departed Sasebo
01Aug-04Aug2008, WestPac
05Aug-12Aug2008, South China Sea
13Aug-17Aug2008, Java Sea
18Aug-20Aug2008, Port Kelang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
21Aug2008, departed Port Kelang
21Aug-27Aug2008, Indian Ocean
28Aug2008,
Ronald Reagan CSG assumed the duties as CTF-50, and relieved the Abraham Lincoln CSG
28Aug-01Oct2008, North Arabian Sea
02Oct-05Oct2008, port visit in the Middle East
06Oct-18Oct2008, North Arabian Sea
19Oct-24Oct2008, Indian Ocean
25Oct-31Oct2008, Port Kelang, Malaysia
01Nov-14Nov2008, WestPac
14Nov2008,
concluded military operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)
15Nov-16Nov2008, Pac
17Nov-18Nov2008, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
19Nov-24Nov2008, Tiger Cruise en route to San Diego
25Nov2008, returned to San Diego

17Feb2009, departed San Diego
17Feb-25Feb2009,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ)
off the coast of Southern California
26Feb2009, returned to San Diego
11Mar-25Mar2009, sustainment exercise (SUSTAINEX) in the EastPac
26Mar2009, returned to San Diego
16Apr2009, departed San Diego
16Apr-20Apr2009,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ)
off the coast of Southern California
21Apr2009, returned to San Diego
28May2009,
departed San Diego on a scheduled 6-month overseas deployment
to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility
28May-05Jun2009, EastPac
06Jun-07Jun2009, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
08Jun2009, EastPac
09Jun2009,
crossed the international date line, entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
09Jun-17Jun2009, WestPac
19Jun-23Jun2009, Philippine Sea
24Jun-27Jun2009, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
28Jun2009, departed Singapore and passed through the Strait of Malacca
29Jun-02Jul2009, Indian Ocean
03Jul-05Jul, North Arabian Sea
06Jul2009,
relieved the Eisenhower CSG and launched first sorties
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
06Jul-08Aug2009, North Arabian Sea
09Aug-12Aug2009, Jebel Ali, UAE
13Aug-18Sep2009, North Arabian Sea
19Sep-21Sep2009, Indian Ocean
22Sep-25Sep2009, Phuket, Thailand
26Sep-12Oct2009, WestPac
13Oct-14Oct2009, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
15Oct-20Oct2009, Tiger Cruise en route to San Diego
21Oct2009, returned to San Diego

Nov2009-May2010, Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
17May2010, departed San Diego for Sea Trials
17May-19May2010, Sea Trials off the coast of Southern California
19May2010, returned to San Diego

02Jun2010, departed San Diego
02Jun-06Jun2010, Flight Deck Certification off the coast of Southern California
07Jun-08Jun2010, EastPac
09Jun-12Jun2010,
International Canadian Fleet Review commemorating the 100th birthday of the Canadian Navy
in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
13Jun-27Jun2010, tailored ships training availability (TSTA) in the EastPac
28Jun-05Jul2010, Pearl Harbor
06Jul2010,
departed Pearl Harbor to participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)
06Jul-30Jul2010, participated in RIMPAC in the Hawaiian Operating Area
31Jul-02Aug2010, Pearl Harbor
05Aug-07Aug2010, EastPac
08Aug2010, returned to San Diego

23Aug2010, departed San Diego
23Aug-26Aug2010, EastPac
27Aug2010, returned to San Diego
08Sep2010, departed San Diego
08Sep-16Sep2010, EastPac
17Sep2010, returned to San Diego
18Oct2010, departed San Diego
18Oct-14Nov2010,
Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of California
14Nov2010, completed a successful COMPTUEX
15Nov2010, returned to San Diego
15Dec2010, departed San Diego
15Dec-17Dec2010, off the coast of Southern California
18Dec2010, returned to San Diego
04Jan2011, departed San Diego
04Jan-20Jan2011, off the coast of Southern California
21Jan2011, returned to San Diego
02Feb2011, departed San Diego
03Feb-04Mar2011,
Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) and pre-deployment training
off the coast of Southern California
05Mar2011,
departed the Southern California area of operations
for regularly scheduled deployment to the WestPac and CENTCOM AOR
05Mar-08Mar2011, Pac
09Mar2011, arrived in the 7th Fleet AOR
09Mar-12Mar2011, WestPac
13Mar-04Apr2011,
providing disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in support of "Operation Tomodachi"
following the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami,
off the coast of northern Japan, WestPac
05Apr-07Apr2011, WestPac
08Apr-18Apr2011, East China Sea
19Apr-22Apr2011, Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan
22Apr2011, departed Sasebo
22Apr-30Apr2011, WestPac
01May-04May2011, Phuket, Thailand
05May2011, South China Sea
06May2011, Bay of Bengal
07May-08May2011, Indian Ocean
09May2011,
arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR and relieved USS Carl Vinson CSG
10May-21May2011, North Arabian Sea
22May-25May2011, Kingdom of Bahrain
26May-28Jul2011, North Arabian Sea
29Jul-01Aug2011, Arabian Sea
02Aug-06Aug2011, Indian Ocean
08Aug-11Aug2011, South China Sea
12Aug-15Aug2011, Hong Kong
16Aug-20Aug2011, WestPac
21Aug-23Aug2011, Guam
24Aug-30Aug2011, Pac
31Aug-02Sep2011, Pearl Harbor
03Sep-08Sep2011, EastPac
09Sep2011, returned to San Diego

14Oct2011, departed San Diego
14Oct-02Nov2011,
Carrier Qualifications for CVW-14 off the coast of southern California
03Nov2011, returned to San Diego
04Nov2011, departed San Diego
04Nov-08Nov2011,
Training Command Squadron Carrier Qualifications off the coast of southern California
09Nov2011, returned to San Diego
10Nov2011, departed San Diego
10Nov-15Nov2011,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications off the coast of southern California
16Nov2011, returned to San Diego
06Jan2012,
departed San Diego en route to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
for scheduled Dock-Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA)
06Jan-09Jan2012, EastPac
10Jan2012,
sailed into Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for a 12-month DPIA.
DPIA will cost $218 million and take one year to complete.
Ronald Reagan will be homeported in Bremerton.
09Mar2013, departed Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
09Mar-11Mar2013, sea trials in the EastPac
12Mar2013, returned to Bremerton
18Mar2013, departed Bremerton
18Mar-20Mar2013, EastPac
21Mar2013, returned to San Diego
CVW-2 (NE)
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
03May2013, departed San Diego
03May-15May2013,
flight deck certifications and carrier qualifications off the coast of Southern California
16May2013, returned to San Diego
06Jun2013, departed San Diego
06Jun-12Jun2013, off the coast of Southern California
13Jun2013, returned to San Diego
11Jul2013, departed San Diego
11Jul-22Jul2013,
Carrier Qualifications for FRS and TRACOM off the coast of southern California
23Jul2013, returned to San Diego
06Sep2013, departed San Diego
06Sep-12Sep2013, routine training off the coast of southern California
13Sep2013, returned to San Diego
17Oct2013, departed San Diego
17Oct-21Oct2013, EastPac
22Oct2013, returned to San Diego
31Oct2013, departed San Diego
31Oct-15Nov2013,
Carrier Qualifications (CQ) and Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA),
off the coast of southern California
16Nov2013, returned to San Diego
05Dec2013, departed San Diego
05Dec-12Dec2013, off the coast of southern California
13Dec2013, returned to San Diego
23Jan2014, departed San Diego
23Jan-30Jan2014,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ) off the coast of southern California
31Jan2014, returned to San Diego
17Mar2014, departed San Diego
17Mar-08Apr2014,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) off the coast of southern California
08Apr2014, returned to San Diego
09Apr2014, Friends and Family Day Cruise
20May2014, departed San Diego
21May-29May2014,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ),
mmo offload with the USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7),
off the coast of southern California
30May-01Jun2014, Santa Barbara, Calif.
02Jun2014, off the coast of southern California
03Jun2014, returned to San Diego
13Jun2014,
departed San Diego
for Carrier Qualifications (CQ) and to participate in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014
13Jun-18Jun2014,
Carrier Qualifications off the coast of southern California
19Jun-25Jun2014, en route to Hawaii for RIMPAC
26Jun-07Jul2014, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in-port phase of RIMPAC
08Jul-29Jul2014, RIMPAC in the Hawaiian Operating Area
30Jul-02Aug2014, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
03Aug-09Aug2014, Pac
10Aug2014, returned to San Diego

04Sep2014-16Apr2015,
Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
at Naval Base Coronado/Huntington Ingalls Inc.
17Apr2015, departed Huntington Ingalls Inc. for sea trials
17Apr-19Apr2015, sea trials
20Apr2015, returned to San Diego
28Apr2015, departed San Diego
28Apr-28May2015
Flight deck certifications,
Carrier Qualifications for CVW-2, CVW-11, FRS and TRACOM,
and ammo onload,
off the coast of southern California
29May2015, returned to San Diego
26Jun2015, departed San Diego
26Jun-23Jul2015,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP)
off the coast of southern California
20Jul2015, returned to San Diego
23Jul2015, Friends and Family Day Cruise