07 April 2020

Battle of the USS Theodore Roosevelt: a Timeline


Eastern Time unless noted. Last updated: 12:10 p.m. on April 7.January 17: USS Theodore Roosevelt ( CVN 71, or TR ), a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, departs Naval Base San Diego with 4,865 sailors aboard and Capt. Brett Crozier in command. TR sails in company with its strike group on a deployment to the western Pacific region.A special “preventive medical unit” is aboard , one of four embarked on the ships of the strike group.But no Navy ship has COVID -19 test kits. “There are [...]