The Aircraft Carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Conducts Operations in Support of Exercise Valiant Shield 2020.

200914-N-ER806-1242 PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN) 76 steams ahead during exercise Valiant Shield 2020. Valiant Shield is a U.S. only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training in a blue-water environment among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking, and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nick Bauer)