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Sailors to return to USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier

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DefenceTalkMay 1st, 2020, U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander ADM. John Aquilino and Fleet Master Chief FLTCM. James Hornea arrived in Guam to visit the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier, currently docked at Naval Base Guam after pulling into port over a month ago for initiating COVID-19 quarantine and deep-clean measures. ADM. Aquilino and FLTCM. Hornea […]https://www.defencetalk.com/sailors-to-return-to-uss-theodore-roosevelt-aircraft-carrier-75412/

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2nd Sailor from USS Theodore Roosevelt moved into Intensive Care

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DefenceTalkA second crewmember of the virus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier has been moved into the Intensive Care Unit at Naval Hospital Guam on Tuesday. This comes just a day after another Sailor from the carrier lost his life to complications arising from the coronavirus. The second Sailor, admitted into the ICU for shortness […]https://www.defencetalk.com/2nd-sailor-from-uss-theodore-roosevelt-moved-into-intensive-care-75149/

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550 Sailors tested positive on USS Theodore Roosevelt

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DefenceTalk550 out of the 4,865 Sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier (hull number CVN-71) have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus infection as of April 11th, 2020. Thus far, 93% of the carrier’s crew have been tested for the coronavirus – 3,673 of which returned negative results. Just under 3,700 Sailors have disembarked […]https://www.defencetalk.com/550-sailors-tested-positive-on-uss-theodore-roosevelt-75124/

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Troubled Waters

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DefenceTalkUnited States Acting Secretary of the Navy (SecNav) Thomas B. Modly resigned from office on the morning of April 7th, 2020, after his mishandling of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (abbreviated TR) aircraft carrier situation led to mass outrage from active-duty Sailors, former Navy officers, Members of Congress and the public alike. On Monday, Acting SecNav […]https://www.defencetalk.com/troubled-waters-75087/

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