USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) follows a Los Angeles-class submarine in waters east of the Korean Peninsula. Built by Newport News shipbuilders, Reagan is homeported in Japan and is the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. U.S. Navy photo

Happy Birthday, U.S. Navy

Published October 11, 2022

The U.S. Navy is celebrating its 247th birthday Thursday, Oct. 13. Newport News Shipbuilding is proud to partner with the Navy to build and maintain the aircraft carriers and submarines that defend American freedom and protect American sailors.