Following recent dual carrier operations, three ships, including USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), anchored in Hong Kong Harbor for a port visit, Nov. 21.
The ship departed the waters near Guam and CNMI, Nov. 20, after assisting with Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts.
Participants from 27 nations took part in the symposium at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.
The Navy and Marine Corps team aboard the ship supported security efforts during the APEC leaders summit.
NMCB 1's Guam detachment relieved the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts continue.
The two navies wrapped up their 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, Nov. 16.
The Ronald Reagan and John C. Stennis carrier strike groups are conducting high-end dual carrier operations.
Part of an annual mine countermeasures exercise series between the U.S. Navy and JMSDF, the Royal Australian Navy will join for the first time this year.