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 security operations in international waters around the world.
Working with allied and partner maritime forces, TR will focus heavily on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional stability.
The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) consists of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, TR, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 staff, the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), and the guided-missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) and USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81).
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