Theodore Roosevelt CSG Bilateral Exercise with JMSDF

January 15, 2021 – Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Jan. 15. The exercise, which focused on increasing combat readiness and warfighting excellence, included USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), USS John Finn (DDG 113), JS Kongo (DDG 173), and JS Asahi (DD 119). “Carrier…

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USS Russell Engages with Partners during Oceania Transit

January 18, 2021 – USS Russell (DDG 59) completed an Oceania transit and presence operation Jan. 18 interacting with partners and upholding commitments with the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and Papua New Guinea. Russell conducted a brief stop for fuel in Majuro, RMI Jan. 7. After successfully completing their fueling and replenishment at Majuro, Russell…

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Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group completes SUSTEX, deploys

December 23, 2020 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) completed their sustainment exercise (SUSTEX) and began a scheduled deployment, Dec. 23. “Our Sailors worked incredibly hard to make sure we set sail with a healthy, capable, and ready crew,” said Capt. Eric Anduze, Theodore Roosevelt’s commanding officer. “Our success is a testament to the professionalism and dedication of…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Escort and COVID-19 Survivor USS Kidd Returns to Everett

September 21, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett following the ship’s deployment to the U.S. 7th and 4th Fleets area of operations (AOR), Sept. 21. The deployment began in January as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, which ended with a major outbreak of COVID-19 on Theodore Roosevelt and…

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USS Rafael Peralta Completes Maiden Deployment

September 4, 2020 – USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) returned to San Diego, Sept. 3,marking the completion of the ship’s maiden deployment. Rafael Peralta spent seven and a half months in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. Rafael Peralta deployed January 17 with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike group to conduct security and stability operations in the Western Pacific.…

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