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Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea

Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea 21 May, 2020

With the rapid spread of the coronavirus within the crew the US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) anchored at Guam Naval Base.  After nearly two months side-lined in Guam with a coronavirus outbreak, the USS Theodore Roosevelt has gone out to sea for training, in preparation to return to duty in the Pacific.

At the end of the training, there are about 3,000 crew members expected to return to duty. More than 1,000 crew members were diagnosed with the virus. The ship plans to conduct required carrier qualifications for about two weeks, including recertification of the flight deck and fighter squadron, such as take-offs and landings on the carrier.

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