Japan has a new American resident who arrived in Yokosuka to take up residency.
According to the Mainichi Shimbun:
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- The American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan docked at its new home in Japan's Yokosuka naval port Thursday just as Tokyo tries to deepen defense ties with the U.S. under new security laws that expand the role of Japan's military.
The warship's arrival received a warm welcome from Japanese officials because of its role in disaster relief after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster as part of the U.S. government's "tomodachi," or friends, project.Perhaps the USS Ronald Reagan will be a new tourist attraction (at least from a distance) for the Yokosuka area along with the Godzilla slide.
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