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  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) sprang into action to assist a fishing vessel engulfed in flames off the east coast of Florida, Sept. 29. TR watchstanders spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. approximately 90 miles off the coast and coordinated rescue efforts with nearby Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) vessel 38 to assist […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    Twenty Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) donned the khaki uniform for the first time as chief petty officers (CPO) during a chief pinning ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, Sept. 16.   The U.S. Navy chief petty officer rank dates back to 1893 when the Navy first created the chief […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Afloat Training Group (ATG) Atlantic, from Naval Station Norfolk, came aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 16, to conduct 25 days of training underway for Tailored Ship’s Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP).   ATG conducts TSTA and FEP aboard every carrier prior to deployment. These evolutions test […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Authorities

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) escorted by USS Normandy (CG 60), transited the Strait of Hormuz from its station in the Arabian Sea to the Arabian Gulf April 24, to rejoin other U.S. and coalition forces supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Theodore Roosevelt and Normandy had operated in the Arabian Sea since April 19 […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Argyll and the nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt joined up in shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National Anthem in Baltimore.   HMS Argyll sailed down Chesapeake Bay to link up with the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 12, which sailed from […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) began a six-month test of two new ASTM International D3240 certified jet fuel-free water detection systems aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Aug. 4. ASTM International is an independent organization that sets international standards for product quality and safety. One of the two new systems under test will […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 embarked the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) to conduct integrated training Sept. 16 to Oct. 9. The arrival of CVW 1, composed of eight squadrons, 61 aircraft, and about 1,300 personnel, is a huge step forward for TR as the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group prepares for […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two hundred Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, embarked aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sept. 16 for training in preparation for TR’s upcoming deployment.   The Marines’ senior enlisted members aboard TR noticed the high level of morale from their crew after observing the enthusiasm and hard work they […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) in-port emergency team and Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Department (NNSFD) conducted an integrated fire drill aboard the aircraft carrier Jan. 30 to evaluate how effectively the two teams work together. “The purpose of the drill was to train to make sure we know how to interact with NNSFD in […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) hosted senior officials, two from the Department of Defense and one from the White House, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for an overnight underway as part of the Navy’s distinguished visitor program, Jan. 19 to 20. Brent Colburn, assistant to the Secretary of Defense […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed its homeport in Norfolk for an around-the-world deployment, March 11. TR and its Sailors will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility during the deployment. The deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Oct. 25 when “The Big Stick” and her crew celebrated the 25th anniversary of the ship’s commissioning, which comes at the midpoint of TR’s 3-year Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNSY). The crew honored the ship’s anniversary with a dining out event […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully engaged incoming aerial threats with its NATO Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) system during a Combat System Ship Qualification Trial (CSSQT), May 21.   TR launched multiple ESSMs to verify the defensive capabilities of the missile system are functional and effective. “The ESSM is the ship’s […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) won three out of five available awards at the 3rd annual Best of the Mess competition Jan. 25 at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, Va. TR took home the people’s choice award for the second year in a row, second runner up, and best decoration. There were five awards […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 13, to tour the ship and visit with Sailors about TR’s progress in its multi-year refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) in Newport News, Va. During his visit, Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr. toured the ship’s flight deck, hangar bay, medical spaces, aft galley […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 hosted the British Ambassador to the U.S. and four other high-ranking officials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) for a day at sea, Sept. 30.   Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott was joined on the visit by British Consul General David Prodger, British Royal Navy Commodore Richard […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) successfully completed Tailored Ship’s Training Availability (TSTA) and the Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) Oct. 8. TSTA/FEP is a three-week training and evaluation period that prepares the ship and crew for integrated training with carrier strike group (CSG) assets through a wide range of drills, exercises, and […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton Carter visited the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) as a part of a scheduled tour of the ship Jan. 17. TR Sailors took the opportunity to welcome Carter as the carrier finishes its final year of Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Capt. Daniel C. Grieco, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) commanding officer, and Capt. Benjamin Hewlett, deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing 1 (DCAG), successfully recorded the 200,000th arrested landing aboard TR, Jan. 15. Logging the 200,000th trap was the result of decades of dedication and professionalism from the team aboard TR, ranging […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) took on 500,000 gallons of JP-5 fuel Feb. 10, marking the first time the ship has received fuel since it entered refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) more than three years ago. Sailors assigned to TR’s Air Department V-4 division oversaw the operation, which involved a barge pulling alongside the ship […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed aboard Carrier Air Wing One (CVW 1) for a luncheon and tour of the air wing’s ready rooms, July 1.   CVW 1 and TR will work closely together over the coming year as they conduct increasingly complex integrated training to prepare for future deployments. “On the […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made its third port visit of her 2015 deployment when she pulled in to Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7-11. TR Sailors and Marines enjoyed a few days of relaxation before TR pulled back out to sea for another stretch of underway operations. […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Training & Education

    Snow aboard an aircraft carrier is a pretty rare sight, however the winter storm that swept through the United States has treated the crew of the U.S. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) with a taste of home.   About three inches of snow (7 centimeters) dawned on the aircraft carrier’s flight deck […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 to conduct a pass-and-review as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, July 15.   Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), USS Farragut (DDG 99), USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), the Military Sealift Command fast combat support […]

  • 16 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) outperformed all other large sea-based commands in the mid-Atlantic region for the second consecutive year earning two ship awards for their community relations projects (COMRELs) Oct 6. The Environmental Stewardship Flagship award and the Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship award were presented to TR for its exemplary voluntary community service […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers took significant steps in the next phases of their mission-readiness during a major ammunition movement July 16.   Through a collaborative effort between USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), Truman off-loaded more […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    French Navy air-defense frigate FS Chevalier Paul has concluded three weeks of counter-Daesh operations in the Persian Gulf with the US carrier strike group centered around aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. During her time with the carrier strike group, Chevalier Paul provided air defense for the USS Theodore Roosevelt as it launched sorties against Daesh […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Authorities

    Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) – Adm. Phil Davidson, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and FLTCM(AW/SW/IDW) Chuck Clarke, U.S. Fleet Forces Fleet Master Chief, visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The visit occurred on Feb. 3-4 during the ship’s COMPTUEX assessment and certification for their upcoming deployment. Davidson took to […]