Stars and Stripes stripes.com 24 Dec, 2020 18:30 am

USS Theodore Roosevelt sails west for second deployment this year

USS Theodore Roosevelt sails west for second deployment this year
The ship and its more than 5,500 sailors have been operating off the coast of California since leaving its berth at Naval Air Station North Island Dec. 7. It began sailing west on Wednesday, the Navy said in a statement.

USS Theodore Roosevelt sails west for second deployment this year The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Pacific Ocean Dec.Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting routine operations in the U.NAVY (Tribune News Service) — After leaving its home port of San Diego more than two weeks ago, the Navy announced the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has officially begun its second deployment in less than a year.The ship left San Diego just over two weeks ago.

Sailing with the Roosevelt's strike group is the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and guided missile destroyers USS Russell and USS John Finn, all based in San Diego.Eric Anduze, the ship's commanding officer.

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