USS Theodore Roosevelt Command Investigation Results Released

June 19, 2020 – Today, with the full concurrence of the Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth J. Braithwaite, the Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mike Gilday, announced the results of the command investigation into the events surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Following a thorough review, Adm. Gilday determined that the promotion of Rear Adm. Stuart…

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Seventh Fleet in Damage Control Mode After Theodore Roosevelt CO Removal

April 5, 2020 – The Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) leadership in port at Naval Base Guam while the aircraft carrier undergoes its COVID-19 recovery efforts April 5. Vice Adm. Bill Merz, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet arrived on Guam to support the ongoing recovery effort on the Nimitz-class carrier, and he met with the…

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