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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Story Archive

Flight Deck 50; Recreating a Tragedy
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- July 29, 1967, the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA 59) experienced the worst U.S. aircraft carri...

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Undergoes Ordnance Inspection
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the Shipboard Ex...

Preparing TR for the Future
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The Afloat Training Group (ATG), along with Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Rooseve...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Combined Manned, Unmanned Operations
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy's unmanned X-47B returned to carrier operations aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug....

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Promoted at Command Picnic
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) surprised 29 Sailors ...

TR Sailors, Families Unwind at Command Summer Picnic
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Among smiling faces and bouts of laughter, the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (...

Test Finds TR's Center of Gravity
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from various departments aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participate...

TR Sailors Lend the Community a Helping Hand
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Room after room, objects once owned by someone else lined walls, stacked to the ceiling. The home go...

Health Fair Aboard TR Helps Keep Sailors Mission Ready
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Navy Environmental and Preventative Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 held a health fair and blood drive a...

Truman Passes Torch to Theodore Roosevelt with Ammo Off-load
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers took significant steps in the next phases of their mission-readiness...

TR Sailors Receive Batch of Flame Resistant Coveralls
USS Theodore Roosevelt, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) received their first shipment of...

Carrier Strike Group 12 Assets Join Forces During At Sea Maneuvers
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2...

Members of Congress Visit TR at Sea, Become Honorary Rough Riders
At Sea (NNS) -- The men and women aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed five members ...

CSADD Sailors Happily Train to be Better Mentors
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the second annual ...

TR Sailors Enjoy Camaraderie Through Fitness Competition
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the fourth annual ...

Midshipmen Experience the Fleet Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed 21 Midshipmen from several universitie...

CVW-1 Tours USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for First Time
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed aboard Carrier Air Wing One (CVW 1) for a ...

DESRON 2 Holds Change of Command on Churchill
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 held a change of command ceremony aboard the guided missile destroyer ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Successfully Completes Inspection
NORFOLK (NNS) -- After a year of preparations, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully comp...

TR Sailors Are Ready to Show Off Their Skills During INSURV
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicked off the three-day Board of Inspection an...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Pins Newest Stars
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Ten chief petty officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) stood at attent...

FIFA Frenzy: TR Sailors Take to the Ship's Pitch to Enjoy the World Cup
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sounds of shuffling feet echoed off the bulkhead in the hangar bay. Orange overhead lights glowed in...

TR Sailors Simulate Danger to Send Safety Message
USS THEODROE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Deci...

Remembering the Battle of Midway
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors held a Battle of Midway remembrance ceremony on the fantail of the Nimitz-class aircraft car...

Suns Out, Guns Out
At Sea (NNS) -- As the orange sun broke over the horizon, 30 Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevel...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Participate in National Runner's Day
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated National Runner's Day...

Theodore Roosevelt Bids Farewell to Fallen Photographer's Mate
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) laid to rest a retired Photograp...

Theodore Roosevelt Prepares for INSURV
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) team will step aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore ...

Theodore Roosevelt Tests AFFF System
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed Board of Inspection and Survey (INSUR...

258 Petty Officers Promote Aboard TR
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) frocked 258 Sailors to their new pay-grade duri...

Naval Academy Alumni Honor TR Sailor for Exceptional Leadership
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Members of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Class of 1971 honored a junior officer onboard the aircraft...

Carrier Strike Group 12 Promotes Three Sailors
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 frocked three Sailors to their new pay-grade during a ceremony held in...

TR Launches Missiles During Combat System Ship Qualification Trial
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully engaged incoming aerial threats wi...

TR Prepares Sailors to Deal With Summer Safety Hazards
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Launching jets on the flight deck and firing NATO Sea Sparrow missiles can be a dangerous job, but S...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Mock Mass Casualty Drill
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Medical and Air Departments part...

TR Tracks Aerial Target During Combat System Ship Qualification Trial
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) close-in weapons system (CIWS) successfully t...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Fires Weapons During Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) close in weapons system (CIWS) successfully t...

Shore Sailors Experience Sea Life for the First Time
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC), stationed at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga...

Mentors Shape Lives During L.A.D.I.E.S. Night on Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Leadership through Attitude, Discipline, Integrity, Empowerment, and Self-Esteem (L.A.D.I.E.S.) held...

TR's Day at the Tides Game
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a Norfolk Tides baseball ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Asks Sailors to Shape Command Climate
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Leadership wants to hear from Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosvelt (CVN 71) in ...

TR Locked and Loaded After Two Day Ordnance Onload
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed its first weapons onload in more than...

Staying Connected at Sea
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, at sea (NNS) -- When Sailors are at sea for weeks at a time and only able to communicate through the occasional Face...

TR Transitions to Basic Phase
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed Command Assessment of Readiness and T...

TR Bunny Delivers Easter Cheer to PEEPS
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) volunteered their time to organize...

TR Sailors Bid Farewell to a Fallen Shipmate
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) laid to rest one of their own in...

USS Theodore Roosevelt's V-2 Division Plays Integral Role in Landing Aircraft
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Visual Landing Aids (VLA) shop in Air Department's V2 division on board USS ...

TR Sailors Pledge to 'Step Up, Stand Out' Against Sexual Assault
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicked off Sexual Assault Awaren...

TR Celebrates Birth of the Chief Petty Officer
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Chiefs aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a cake-cutting ceremony in ...

Theodore Roosevelt Celebrates Women's History Month
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated women's history month...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Participate in Admirals' Night
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) watched the Norfolk Admiral...

Keeping TR Connected to Family and Friends
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Out to sea, after 8 p.m., the rapid clicking of keystrokes resounds through the ship's spaces as Sai...

TR Celebrates African American/Black History Month
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Diversity Committee held a ceremony honoring African American /Bla...

PASCAC Checks Aboard TR
At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) implemented the Personnel Accountability System...

TR Celebrates Super Bowl At Sea
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors celebrated Super Bowl XLVIII while underway aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Rooseve...

Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Supply Replenishment from Above
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully conducted a vertical replenishment...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sails through Winter Wonderland
USSTHEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) shoveled the biggest driveway of...

The Walking Blood Bank Provides Life's Blood on Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The term "walking blood bank" may sound ominous, but it could mean the difference between life and d...

TR Promotes Career Development, Mentoring For Women Sailors During Symposium
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Approximately 80 Sailors attended an all-women symposium to discuss USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71...

TR Sailors Prepare for the Worst, Train to be the Best During Mass Casualty Drill
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a mass-casualty drill, Jan. 25, to prepare...

Motivated Sailors Work to Keep Theodore Roosevelt Afloat in Emergencies
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors hurriedly transit through the ship as alarms sound over the 1MC, calling the crew to their r...

Paperless Electronic Leave Process Comes to USS Theodore Roosvelt
At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is transitioning from the paper leave chits to...

Small Arms Acquire Big Time Gains Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
AT SEA (NNS) -- The sound of gunfire echoed off the USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) fantail as empty shells clatte...

TR Search and Rescue at the Ready
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- "Man overboard, man overboard!" These words let search and rescue (SAR) swimmers aboard the aircraft...

TR Celebrates 103 Years of Carrier Aviation
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) commemorated the 103rd anniversary of carrier-b...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Holds King Day Celebration
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a ceremony honoring the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther Kin...

TR Sailors Test For Anchors
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 200 Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) took the chief pet...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Lend a Hand at Library
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) cleaned up the Mary D. Pretlow Anchor ...

Defense in the Dark
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors decipher the electronic language of radar from the cramped confines of a dark space on the O...

Steering Clear of Danger
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Imagine trying to drive a skyscraper. The tower weaves between buildings at more than 30 miles per h...

Leading New Aviators on the Deck
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The four-acre flight deck bustles with Sailors methodically arranging equipment and numerous flight ...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Stuff Stockings for Exceptional Children
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) teamed up to decorate and stuff ...

TR Gives to CFC
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) smashed their goal of $71,000 by contributing more th...

Filtering Fuel for Flight
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A sparkling gold liquid runs through the purple pipes that line the walls and overheads of the aircr...

Theodore Roosevelt's Push for Peace
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Theodore Roosevelt was a man of many firsts. He was the first president to ride in an automobile in ...

Peter the Painter Gives TR a Splash of Color
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- In the ship's foc'sle stands a portrait of a brawny Sailor, with his cover cocked to the side and a ...

TR's Supply Department Provides Comforts of Home
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A dreary-eyed Sailor wakes, crawls out of his rack and staggers toward the head. Everything is going...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Honors Fallen Pearl Harbor Heroes
At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a ceremony in the ship's ha...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Launches New Aircraft
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) launched and recovered E-2D Hawkeyes, from the ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Advances 249 Sailors
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Two hundred forty-nine Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participa...

TR Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) came together to celebrate Nativ...

TR Sailors Help Furnish Hope
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) teamed up with Hope Charitable S...

AIMD Sailors Keep Aircraft Flying Onboard Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A jet engine and numerous repair parts lay in the back of hangar bay 3 awaiting the skilled technici...

TR's CATCC Provides Safe Approaches During Dangerous Conditions
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Imagine driving down the highway at 500 miles per hour in fog so thick, visibility is 50 feet or les...

New Pilots Make First Launches, Traps on Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Nathan Shuey banks left as he prepares for his first aircraft carrier landing. The familiar feel of ...

The Doctor is in the House Onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, at sea (NNS) -- A slip and fall down a ladderwell is one thing, but a full-scale mass casualty is quite a different ...

TR's Tire and Wheel Shop: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, at sea (NNS) -- In a hidden space behind a hatch on the side of the hangar bay sits a small shop where aircraft mech...

TR's Crash and Salvage Team Stands Ready to Save Lives
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A thin sheen of steam from the catapults clouds the flight deck aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 7...

Sailors Compete to Increase Safety Onboard Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Engineering department took top honors in the Damage Control (DC) Olympics aboard the aircraft c...

5K Underway: TR Sailors Enjoy Morning Run At Sea
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a 5K run held in...

X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the ai...

Heart of the Ship
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Nine levels above the USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) hangar bay there's a space surrounded by win...

Touring the TR Museum
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated President Roosevelt's...

RHIB Training: 'It's About Saving Lives'
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Deck department participated in ...

Navigating an UNREP
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) steamed through the Atlantic Ocean early on the windy morning of Oct...

TR Fights Domestic Violence
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- As the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway to maintain mission readiness, i...

#BeReady: TR Warfighters Train to Forward Deploy When the Nation Calls
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 22 to conti...

TR Sailors Earn Leadership Awards from Navy and Marine Association
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The commanding officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) presented the Navy and Marine Corps Associ...

TR's Second Commanding Officer Visits "National Treasure"
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Day Ritt walked along pier 12 on Naval Station Norfolk toward aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevel...

SNOOPIE Team to the Rescue
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Running up the ladder well, panting for air, Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anthony Hilkowski ...

President of the Republic of Poland Visits Theodore Roosevelt
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski, visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 7...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Completes First Underway Replenishment in Four Years
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) pulled alongside the supply ship USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) Sept. 17 an...

River Rattlers Train Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The River Rattlers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 204 from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve ...

Theodore Roosevelt Association Honors Junior Naval Officer for Leadership
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) will present the 2013 Junior Officer of the Year award to a...

Punching out Stress aboard Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Logistics Specialist Seaman Rich Diggs stood in the darkness of USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) ha...

Theodore Roosevelt Completes Flight Deck Certification
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, successfully completed flight deck cer...

Suicide Prevention: A Mission for All
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), along...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Flight Operations Certification
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began flight operations certification, Sept. 12, and will continue t...

Theodore Roosevelt Pins New Chief Petty Officers at Sea
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Thirty-eight Sailors onboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made the time-honored ...

HS-11 Arrives Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 11 (HS-11) from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, known as the Drag...

Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Norfolk as a Ready for Tasking Carrier
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to its homeport, Naval Station Norfolk, Au...

ADTT, Keeping TR Sailors Prepared
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) flight-deck Sailors participated in a simulated emergency aircraft...

Sea and Anchor Detail Kicks off Fast Cruise
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began fast cruise by executing a...

TR Sailors Hone Skills During At-Sea-Fire-Party Drill
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors executed an at-sea fire-party drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN ...

TR Starts Fast Cruise, Begins Final Preps to Return to the Fleet
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- With the announcement "we have now commenced fast cruise," Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS T...

Take TR to the Ball Game! Rough Riders Enjoy Tides Day
NORFOLK (NNS) -- During a cool, overcast summer evening, Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosev...

TR Recertifies in First Phase of Landing Aircraft
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) received phase one certification on the Precision Aircraft Landing S...

TR Sailors Excel During Phase III of Crew Certification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed Phase III of the Crew Certification, excelling in the proc...

TR Sailors Have Fun in the Mud During 5K Challenge
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (NNS) -- Stumbling, sliding and crawling, Sailors and civilians - covered in a brown moist muck - frantically...

US Naval Academy Alumni Honor TR Sailor for Exceptional Leadership
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Members of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Class of 1971 honored a junior officer assigned to USS Theo...

TR's Missile Launchers Ready to Fire
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Fire controlmen aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed final loading tests on the ship's R...

TR Celebrates Diversity with Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Event
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Diversity Committee onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) hosted a multicultural event celebra...

Sailor's Daughter Saves Mother
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The daughter of a Sailor assigned to the nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 7...

About Face: USS Theodore Roosevelt Rotates Position at Shipyard Pier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Through a combination of tug boats and the power of the natural tide, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71...

TR Motorcycle Club Rides for Safety
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Fourteen Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Motorcycle Club revved their bikes at the No...

USS Theodore Roosevelt's Air Traffic Controllers Train in Pensacola
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Air Traffic Controllers from USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (C...

New Starbucks Coffee Shop Helps Fuel USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) can now savor the flavor of signatur...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Works to Eliminate Summer Season Mishaps
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicks off its 2013 Summer Safety campaign this mont...

Carrier Strike Group 12 Conducts Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 12 held a change of command ceremony at the Pennsylvania House on Naval Station...

TR Completes Phase I of Crew Certification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), emerging from Refueling and Comple...

TR Sailors Run to Commemorate CPO Mess
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the Chief Petty Officer's 5k Anc...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor is 2012 Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year
Norfolk (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command announced the 2012 USFF Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of t...

"National Asset" Receives New Commanding Officer
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) received its 13th commanding officer during a c...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Undergoes First Fuel Onload in Almost 4 Years
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) took on 500,000 gallons of JP-5 fuel Feb. 10, marking the first time...

USS Theodore Roosevelt, Newport News Shipbuilding Conduct Integrated Fire Drill
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) in-port emergency team and Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Depar...

TR Earns Retention Excellence Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) was awarded the Fleet Forces Command Retention ...

TR Sets Record with Three Awards at 'Best of the Mess'
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) won three out of five available awards at the 3rd annual Best of the...

TR Trains to Rejoin Fleet with Readiness Exercise
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a third readines...

TR Sailors Encouraged to Live the Dream During Dr. King Celebration
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) diversity team sponsored a memorial program in the ship's wardro...

Deputy Secretary of Defense Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton Carter visited the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (C...

TR Sailors Honor Fallen Heroes during Holiday Season
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- More than 50 Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) gathered at Hampton National Cemete...

TR Sailors, Families Celebrate Holiday Season
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 1,450 Sailors of all ages and ranks aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended the sh...

Children Enjoy Gifts, Games during Holiday Party
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a children's holiday p...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Conduct Equipment Testing Evolution
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors attached to USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (...

TR Conducts Shipwide Readiness Exercise for Damage Control
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed its second readiness exercise Dec. 10, consisting of damag...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Donates Presents to Hampton Roads Area Children
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Volunteers from USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Weapons Department delivered more than 225 present...

Fleet Forces Commander Visits CVN 71
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) visited aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (C...

TR Leads the Way in Implementing Paperless Process
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began implementing a paperless routing system named "R-Rider," Nov. ...

Theodore Roosevelt Volunteers Support Special Needs Children
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors volunteered at Gatewood Preschool for Educating Exceptional ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Completes First 'Fast Cruise' in Three Years
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- For the first time since she entered Newport News Shipbuilding in early 2009, USS Theodore Roosevelt...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Reopens Wardroom Three
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The aroma of lobster tail, steak, and freshly-made dinner rolls wafted throughout the passageways of...

#Warfighting: USS Theodore Roosevelt Monitors Computer Network for Cyber Threats
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The network security team aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) actively monitors the ship's recent...

#Warfighting: USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Repair Locker Training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) now receive regularly scheduled damage control (DC) t...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Door Team Nears 100 Percent Completion
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The non-watertight door team aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is nearing ...

TR Damage Control Division has Rich Hispanic Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- As Hispanic American Heritage Month wraps up, the celebration and education of Hispanic culture aboa...

TR Ombudsmen Honored at Appreciation Dinner
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy Family Program of Hampton Roads honored area ombudsmen with a special appreciation dinner h...

TR Diversity Team Hosts Hispanic American Heritage Celebration
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Diversity Team hosted a 2012 Hispanic American Heritage Month ce...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Completes Anchor Drop
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Engineering and Deck departments aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the ship's s...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Opens Self-Serve Laundry
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Washers and dryers hummed to life aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Oct. 3 as Supply Department...

TR Supply Department Re-Opens Chief's Mess
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The chief's mess aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) hosted a re-opening day...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Rehab Neglected Spaces
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Three Sailors stationed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) are currently in the process of rehab...

TR Supply Department Prepares to Open New Galleys
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Supply Department started receiving larger amounts of food stores ...

Married Couple Pins Each Other as Chief Petty Officers
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Chief Operations Specialist (SW/AW) Priscilla Jones and Chief Master-at-Arms (SW) Mark Jones, who ha...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Chief Selectees Attend Adm. Harvey Speech
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- In one of his last speeches before retirement, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Adm. John C. Harvey Jr.,...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Begin Moving Onboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crewmembers of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) have moved aboard Sept. 12, as part of TR's Complete ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors attend Sept. 11 attack memorial ceremony
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a Sept. 11 memorial ceremony in Gosnol...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Run Club Competes in Half Marathon
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) run club competed in the Rock n' Roll Half Marathon in ...

Theodore Roosevelt Opens Barber Shop Doors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) opened its barber shop doors for the first time in nearly three year...

Theodore Roosevelt Celebrates Women's Equality Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Diversity Team celebrated Women's Equality Day, Aug. 24, by host...

TR Sailors Visit Sponsored Recruit Division for Graduation
GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, Aug...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Opens Three Gyms Onboard During Overhaul
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt Supply Department opened three newly-renovated gyms onboard Aug. 3, allowing ...

Fleet Forces Visits Theodore Roosevelt in Overhaul
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 13, to tour the ship...

TR Sailors Visit Sponsor Recruit Division For Final Physical Readiness Test
GREAT LAKES, Il (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors visited Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Il. Aug. 9 to ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Transitions to New Computer Network
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Combat Systems Department began a computer network tran...

Theodore Roosevelt Executive Officer Films Web Reality Show
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) executive officer (XO) stars in the production of a new web series...

Theodore Roosevelt Begins Chief Induction Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicked off the chief induction season Aug. 6, with a vigorous 6-week...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors attend Sacramento Navy Week
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NNS) -- Three USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors attended Sacramento Navy Week July 16-22, to paticipat...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sponsors Command Health Fair
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a health fair at Huntington Hall in Newport ...

TR Sailors Celebrate Fourth of July at Namesake's Sagamore Hill Home
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) commanding officer and five Sailors from the ship spent Fourth of ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sponsors Recruit Division at Great Lakes
Great Lakes, Ill. (NNS) -- Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great ...

TR Sailors Make Big Impact at Preschool
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) read books and delivered teddy bears to children at the...

TR Rough Rider Motorcycle Group Deliver Teddy Bears to Children's Hospital
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sixteen Sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Motorcycle Group rode from Newport News, Va...

TR Engineering Department Enables the Crew Move Aboard Process
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Engineering Department has made the ship's crew move-aboard (CMA) pr...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Berthing Team Overhauls Living Quarters for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Berthing Team have refurbished 53 living quarter...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Begins Crew Move Aboard Process
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) began the first phase of the ship's crew move aboard (CMA) process M...

Theodore Roosevelt Spray Team Paints Ship for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Spray Paint team are applying fresh coats of p...

Roosevelt Safety Standdown Focuses on Crew Move Aboard, Summer Season
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducted a safety standdown at the Hampton Roads Convention Center ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Forms Junior Enlisted Association
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors in paygrades E-1 through E-4 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) formed the ship's first ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Unveils Command CSADD Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Junior Enlisted Association adopted one of the fleet's fastest growi...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Aid Shipmate after House Fire
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- When a tragic fire struck the Virginia Beach, Va., home of a USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailor ...

Theodore Roosevelt Overhead Rehabilitation Team Prepares for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The overhead rehabilitation team aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is playing a large role in h...

Theodore Roosevelt Officer Receives Ethical Leadership Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Class of 1971, presented one of T...

#SAAM: Theodore Roosevelt Leadership Engages Sailors on Sexual Assault
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) executive officer conducted training April 16 with several key mem...

Theodore Roosvelt Sailor Donates Bone Marrow, Saves a Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailor donated life-saving bone marrow to a 65-year-old woman Marc...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailor Pulls 34,000 Pound Jet for Wounded Warriors
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Strapped in a yellow harness, a USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor pulled a 34,000-pound F/A-18C Hornet a...

TR Sailors Support School for Exceptional Children
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) partnered with the Preschool for Educating Exceptional People (PEEP)...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Earns People's Choice Champions at Best of The Mess
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Food Service Administration (FSA) was voted as the People's Choice...

Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation Teams with TR to Administer Ship's Scholarship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation (WOASF) began accepting applications for USS Theodore Roos...

MCPON speaks at TR's First-ever Mentorship Fair
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (SS/SW) Rick West visited Sailors on board USS Theodore Roose...

TR Sailor Earns Dual Ship Qualifications Quickly, Credits Mentorship Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A seaman apprentice from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) became the most junior Sailor onboard to ea...

Snowball Express Receives Gold Star Reception from TR Sailors
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors greeted Gold Star families arriving to Norfolk International...

TR Sailors Travel to Sagamore Hill, NY for Namesake's Birthday Memorial
OYSTER BAY, NY (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Sailors of the Quarter attended a memorial service honoring the bi...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Largest Shipboard CPI Event
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) continuous process improvement (CPI) division conducted the larges...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Safety Standdown
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducted a safety standdown at the Hampton Roads Convention Center ...

Theodore Roosevelt Celebrates 25 Years
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Oct. 25 when "The Big Stick" and her ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Wins Community Service, Environmental Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) outperformed all other large sea-based commands in the mid-Atlantic ...

TR Meets CNO's Mandate to Vaccinate 100 percent of Crew in 72 hours
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN-71) Medical department completed flu vaccinations for more than 1,900 ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Motorcycle Group Delivers Teddy Bears to Children's Hospital
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Rough Riders Motorcycle Group rode from Newport New...

TR Sailors Honor Fallen SEALs
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 1,000 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a ceremonial event to h...

Sailors Aid Habitat for Humanity During Indianapolis Navy Week
INDIANAPOLIS (NNS) -- Sailors from around the fleet worked alongside Habitat for Humanity volunteers to construct a house ...

Sailors Cook For Indianapolis Ronald McDonald House Families
INDIANAPOLIS (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Indianapolis...

Hampton Roads Sailor Speaks at Indianapolis School
INDIANAPOLIS (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined other Sailors from different Navy backgr...

TR Sailors Conduct Underway Replenishment Training
LITTLE CREEK, Va. (NNS) -- Forty-seven USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Deck Department Sailors spent two days conducting underw...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Begins Continuous Process Improvement
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) division onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began its ...

TR Sailors Support Union Mission in Norfolk
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) First Class Petty Officer Association (FCPOA) donated 224 pairs of...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Celebrate Fourth of July at Namesake's Home
SAGAMORE HILL, N.Y. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) commanding officer, command master chief and four of the ship's to...

Former SECNAV, Sponsor Visit Roosevelt
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A former secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for a tour during th...

TR Sailors Volunteer for Career Day at Elementary School
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a career day at Coleman Place Elementary Sch...

TR Sailors Strengthen Bodies and Minds, Donate Blood for Service Members
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) hosted a health fair, blood drive and fitness competition June 3 at ...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Connect with Local School Children
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) volunteered at Sewells Point Elementary School in Norfo...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Make a Difference at Relay for Life Event
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 40 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) gathered at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va., J...

Videos Promote Safety aboard Theodore Roosevelt
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) kicked off its summer safety program by presenting a series of custo...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month May 19 duri...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Underway
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed a major milestone May 21, by leaving dry dock and transiti...

Theodore Roosevelt to Leave Dry Dock
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is scheduled to complete its 20-month dry dock period May 21, when i...

Theodore Roosevelt Overhauls Website
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) overhauled its website May 19, to better inform its Sailors, their f...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Officer Judges Contest at Theodore Roosevelt High School
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The assistant combat direction center officer aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) served as a jud...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Promote Fitness at Local Elementary
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Twenty-one Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) gathered at Willis A. Jenkins Elementary Sch...

Roosevelt Sailors visit Holocaust Museum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Diversity Team took 24 Sailors to the United States Holocaust Memo...

TR Prepares to Undock with Fast Cruise
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a "fast cruise" May 12 during its Refueling Complex Overhaul (R...

Senior Enlisted Academy Brings Waterfront Initiative to USS Theodore Roosevelt
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Instructors from the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) visited USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN 71 and co...

Roosevelt Family Readiness Group Offers Scholarships for Children, Spouses
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Family Readiness Group (TRFRG) announced April 26, that it is ac...

Roosevelt Sailors Teach STEM Students
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors hosted fifth-grade students from Campostella Elementary for ...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors use Navy PT Test to Mentor Local Students
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Students from Lindenwood Elementary School in Norfolk, Va., participated in the Navy Physical Fitnes...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Clean-up Norfolk Parks on Earth Day
NORFOLK (NNS) -- More than 60 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Supply Department volunteered their off-...

Theodore Roosevelt Releases RCOH Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt released an informational video about its Refueling Complex Overhaul period A...

TR, Hampton Roads Chiefs Support Scholarship with Annual Challenge
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 100 chief petty officers from Hampton Roads, Va., area commands gathered aboard Naval Stat...

Roosevelt Sailors Assist at Youth Summit
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors volunteered at the 14th Annual Hampton Roads Youth Leadersh...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Assist Special Olympics
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Approximately 50 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) volunteered, April 7 at Old Dominion U...

USS Theodore Roosevelt, CPR 11 Educate S.T.E.M. Students about Japan
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Amphibious Squadron 11 personnel talked to 4th and 5th graders i...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Prepares to Leave Dry Dock
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is scheduled to leave dry dock in April after spending nearly two ye...

TR Sailors Graduate College Prep Class, Improve ASVAB scores
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Twelve Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) graduated from the English Academic Skills cou...

TR Marksmanship Team Trains to Compete
MOYOCK, N.C. (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) marksmanship team competed in its first pre-competition match wi...

Roosevelt Sailors Learn Effective Habits
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) first class petty officers attended the "7 Habits of Highly Effectiv...

Roosevelt Mast-Stepping Ceremony Features Namesake's Great-Grandson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a "stepping the mast" ceremony aboard the carrier's flight deck...

Theodore Roosevelt Highlights Mast-landing as Special RCOH Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A major milestone was completed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) when the 34-ton upper main ma...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Mentor Elementary School Students
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors partnered with Campostella Elementary School staff during an...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Win Inaugural Best-of-the-Mess Cooking Competition
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Three USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) culinary specialists competed in, and won, the first Best of t...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Help with Extreme Makeover Home Edition Show
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- While conducting an extreme overhaul of their own nuclear powered aircraft carrier, Sailors of USS T...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Judge School Science Projects
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors partnered with Campostella Elementary School Jan. 21, to hel...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As people across the nation celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Sailors aboard USS ...

CNAL visits Theodore Roosevelt in RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, paid a visit to the crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Jan...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Puts Safety First with Holiday Party
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a very safety-conscious holiday party Dec. 9 at the Hampton Con...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Gives Gift of Reading to Norfolk School
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailors gave the gift of reading in the form of 375 brand new b...

Theodore Roosevelt Receives Propeller, Shaft Upgrades
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The installation of four new 32-ton propellers on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) (TR) was completed ...

Theodore Roosevelt Begins New Mast Installation
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The first major section of USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) (TR) mast was installed Dec. 3, marking...

Roosevelt Takes Back Port Anchor Chain
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Deck department showed their strength Nov. 30 when they installed ...

Theodore Roosevelt Conducts New Type of Standdown
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) conducted the command's first behavioral health standdown at th...

Roosevelt Completes First Berthing Upgrade
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Berthing Rehabilitation Team aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) held a ribbon-cutting ceremo...

Roosevelt Sailors Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the 2010 Hampton Roads Making Strides A...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Build Community Playground
POQUOSON, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors assembled a playground at a community park in Poquoson, Va. ...

Theodore Roosevelt Receives New Island Level During Mid-life Overhaul
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Oct. 8 when the 0-10 level of the ship's i...

Roosevelt Engineering Department Begins Electrical Load Center Testing
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Engineering Department personnel began testing electrical load cen...

Theodore Roosevelt Deck Removal Team Reaches New RCOH Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Deck Removal Team members aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Sept. 30 ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Earns Community Service, Environmental Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) Sailors outperformed all other large sea-based commands in the ...

New Captain at Helm of USS Theodore Roosevelt
HAMPTON, Va., (NNS) -- Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) held a change of command ceremon...

Sailors Celebrate Opening of New Barracks Amenities
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) and staff from Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipb...

Sailor of the Year Named at TR Holiday Party
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) announced the Sailor of the Year at the command holiday party...

New PAMO Designator: TR's First Five Pinned
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Five Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) received the Navy's newly authorized i...

TR's Fastest Man: On the Run
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- One Sailor aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) has put the Navy's culture of fitness on the fast ...

President Roosevelt's 151st Birthday Remembered in Oyster Bay
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) and Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Amityvi...

TR Sailors Celebrate Birthday of Ship and its Namesake
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) celebrated its namesake's birthday, as well as...

TR Sailors and Northrop Grumman Shipyard Workers: In the Zone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt "TR" (CVN 71) is beginning its four-year Refueling Complex Overhaul at Northr...

TR Sailor Donates Bone Marrow to Save a Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- An airman assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) recently donated bone marrow, which was u...

Helo Squadron Shows Fifth Graders: Math, Science, Technology Applied
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Twenty-two fifth-graders from Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space ...

America's 'Big Stick' Celebrates Navy's 234th Birthday
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) celebrated the Navy's 234th birthday Oct. 13 as ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Transitions to Newport News Shipyard for Complex Overhaul
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) made the move across the James River Aug. 29 to Northrop Grumma...

Chief Selects Bring Smiles, Teddy Bears to Children's Hospital
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Chief selects from USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) participated in a community relations (COMRE...

Navy's Commitment to Quality of Life Pays off for Sailors in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailors benefited from recent renovations and upgrades to Hunti...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Scoops Equipment to Prep for Overhaul
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began a shipboard coordinated off-load and outfitting...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Welcomes Families, Friends
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors hosted 3,000 friends and family members aboard May 30 for a ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Frocks New Master Chief Petty Officers
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Norfolk, Va. (NNS) -- Four Sailors were frocked to the rank of master chief petty officer at a pinning ceremony aboard USS...

Theodore Roosevelt, The Sullivans Visit to England Strengthens Ties
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) visited Portsmouth, England, April 4-...

Deployed TR Sailors Raise More than $20,000 for Veterans, Warriors, Heroes
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 competed in a ...

Mass Reenlistment Leads to Massive Bonus
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Weapons Department reenlisted together March 6 aboard...

Mass Reenlistment Held Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Ten first-term Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), who worked, lived and advanced throug...

NFL Players, Cheerleaders Visit TR
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Five National Football League (NFL) players and five NFL cheerleaders visited USS Theodore Roosevelt...

Sailors Aboard Theodore Roosevelt Qualify for STA-21
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Two Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR)(CVN 71) will leave the ship in January to begin the t...

Fleet Forces Commander Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Jan. 19 as t...

TR Sailors Exceed CFC Donation Goal
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) announced Jan....

USS Theodore Roosevelt Hosts Training for TAD Sailors
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) are serving in the Air department as temporarily...

Monterey Conducts Burial-at-Sea Ceremonies
Aboard USS Monterey, at sea (NNS) -- Five former service members and one spouse were laid to rest in the waters of the Gulf of Oman durin...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Hosts Mother and Daughter Reunion
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)Sailor received a special visitor for Thanksgiving Nov. 27 while th...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Hosts General Petraeus on Thanksgiving
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) hosted Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Com...

Strike Fighter Squadron 15 Changes Command Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 15 held a change-of-command ceremony at sea Oct. 25 aboard the aircraf...

Nitze Wins Energy Conservation Award
USS NITZE (NNS) -- Improvements in the efficient operation of the ship earned the USS Nitze (DDG 94) the prestigious Se...

USS Mason Embarks Georgian Coast Guard Officers
BATUMI, Georgia (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-Class guided missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) hosted two Georgian Coast Guard ...

Fleet Hometown News Program Brings Sailors Home
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- On board USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), there is a program that is seldom heard about, yet heard t...

TR Celebrates Navy Birthday
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated the Navy's 233rd birthday with a cake-cutt...

At-Sea Fire Party Flaming Success Aboard CVN 71
Oct 10, 2008 (NNS) -- 'Fire, Fire, Fire!' Every Sailor aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) has heard this announce...

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Completes Multinational Exercise
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Ships from the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TR CSG), assigned to Commander U.S. 6th Flee...

TR Completes South African Port Visit
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) pulled anchor as it departed Cape Town, South Africa Oct. 7, af...

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Group Arrives in Cape Town, South Africa
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Ships from the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TR CSG), assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Europ...

Reading Program Unites TR Families During Deployments
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- While on deployment half a world away conducting maritime security operations, USS Theodore Roosevel...

Theodore Roosevelt SCPOA Raises Crew Morale
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- To break-up some of the monotony that can occur when underway, the Second Class Petty Officers Assoc...

Safety Department Keeps TR Sailors Out of Harm's Way
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Working on an aircraft carrier like USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) can be very dangerous, so the sh...

JTFEX Tests Strike Groups' Capabilities
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group and the USS Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group participated in ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Deploys in Support of Maritime Security Operations
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- More than 5,000 Sailors departed their homeport Sept. 8 as USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), flagship...

Legal Department Provides Sailors Invaluable Support
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Sailors have many resources available to take care of issues...

TR Sets Sail with French Navy
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed Naval Station Norfolk July 18 for a historic collaboration ...

French Sailors Experience Flight Operations Aboard Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)(TR) is conducting carrier qualifications with members of the French ...

Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Attend Inaugural Motorcycle CourseWatch Video
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a motorcycle rodeo held at Norfolk Nava...

TR Completes FRS Carrier Qualifications
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed four days of Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) carrier qual...

New Commanding Officer for 'Blacklions'
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Blacklions" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 recieved a new commanding officer May 15, duri...

Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group Makes the Grade During COMPTUEX
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) completed a three week-long Composite Unit Train...

Midshipmen Experience Shipboard Life
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) received 24 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 9. These f...

TR's Ouija Board
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- During flight operations May 9, Sailors on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) are busy helping launch, ...

No. 88 Visits No. 71
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Professional stock car drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski made a special visit to the Sa...

TR Carrier Strike Group Returns from Group Sail
USS Theodore Roosevelt, At Sea (NNS) -- The ships and airwing of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) returned t...

HSL 42 : The First to Embark on USS Nitze
ABOARD USS NITZE (NNS) -- Like a new neighbor moving in next door, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 "Proud Wa...

TR Completes Successful TSTA FEP Process
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors successfully completed the three-week Tailored Ship's Traini...

TR celebrates 115th anniversary of Chief Petty Officers
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- On April 1, chief petty officers (CPO) aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) reflected on thei...

'Holy Helo' Brings Easter to TR Strike Group
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Two chaplains from USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) traveled to the destroyers and cruisers of t...

This is a Drill, This is a Drill!
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Firefighting and damage control techniques are key areas that USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailor...

Evaluated Mass Casualty Drill held Aboard TR
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) held a mass casualty drill March 22 while underway.

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TR Sailor Named AIRLANT Engineer of the Year
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Naval Air Force Atlantic (AIRLANT) announced on March 13, its awardee for the AIRLANT Engineer of th...

TR Security Evaluates Force Protection
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailors currently working in security will be busy practicing t...

TR conducts CIWS PAC fire during underway qualifications
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members a board USS Theodore Roosevelt (TF) (CVN 71) conducted a Pre-action Aim Calibration (PA...

TR Prepares for Busy Underway
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) got underway March 17, in preparation for upcoming carrier qual...

Sea Sparrow Test conducted onboard "America's Big Stick"
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) tested the NATO Sea Sparrow Missile System March 4.

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TR's Tire and Wheel Shop stress teamwork in mission accomplishment
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Many capable hands support the aviation mission aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Personnel at...

Jet Shop Fires Up Engines for Air Wing
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The mission of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) is to use its a...

Pro Hockey, Baseball Sports Figures Visits TR
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Former professional hockey player and Hall of Famer Larry Murphy and Cincinnati Reds Director of Bas...

Civilian Diver picked up off Florida Coast
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A civilian diver was rescued March 6 off the coast of Florida after the U.S. Coast Guard requested U...

Navy Reserve On Board TR Celebrates 93 Years of Honor, Courage, Commitment
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Twenty-three Navy reservists took time March 3 to reflect on the 93rd birthday of the U.S. Navy Rese...

Hydraulics Shop Provides a 'Lift' to TR Flight Operations
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Performing successful flight operations aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) requires hard wo...

Joint Forces Staff College Tour America's "Big Stick"
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Members of the Joint Forces Staff College toured USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) during an oppo...

TR Sailor Receives Navy & Marine Association Award
NORFOLK (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailor received the Navy & Marine Association (NMA) peer-selected ...

Norfolk Admirals Tour TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) welcomed members of the Norfolk Admirals hockey team on board f...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns from Successful Underway
NORFOLK (NNS) -- As USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, TR Sailors looked back on...

TR Performs CONREP with USNS Mount Baker
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) completed a connected replenishment (CONREP) with ammunition sh...

Super Bowl Sunday Kicks off Aboard TR
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) celebrated Super Bowl Feb. 3 with a little help ...

Sailor of the Year Named Aboard USS Leyte Gulf
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Norfolk-based guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) recently named the ship's Sailor of ...

TR Receives Personal Excellence Partnership Award
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) (TR) Command Religious Ministries Department (CRMD) was notified J...

Wheeler Takes Helm of Theodore Roosevelt
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Capt. Ladd Wheeler relieved Capt. J. R. Haley as commanding officer of the Norfolk-based aircraft ca...

TR Carrier Strike Group Completes First Group Sail
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), flagship for Carrier Strike Group 2 (CSG2), completed its first wor...

TR Nominated for Outstanding Maintenance Performance
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) has been nominated for the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Phoeni...

Operational Specialists from Theodore Roosevelt train underway with Bainbridge
USS BAINBRIDGE, At Sea (NNS) -- Three Operational specialists from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) as...

Theodore Roosevelt Quartermasters Train with Bainbridge
USS BAINBRIDGE, At Sea (NNS) -- Four quartermasters from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) in early Apr...

Theodore Roosevelt Moves to Shipyard
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made a four-hour plus transit of the Elizabeth River in Hampton Road...

Theodore Roosevelt Basketball Team Wins Naval Station Norfolk Championship
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) "Rough Riders" basketball team beat USS Harry S. Truman’s (CVN 75)...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor Leads ODU Hockey
ONBOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- When the current hockey season began and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. needed a hockey coa...

Wilson selected as TR Sailor of the Year
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class (AW/SW) Ried Wilson was named Dec. 16 as USS Theodore Roos...

Lewis and Clark Conducts First-Ever Underway Replenishment
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1) conducted its first-ever underway replenishment (UNREP) Dec. 15-16 as...

TR Sailors Make CFC a Success
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) donated $111,016 to the Combined Federal Campaig...

Theodore Roosevelt Marks 20 Years
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A ceremony honoring the 20th anniversary of the commissioning of the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier ...

Gloria Estefan Visits TR to Promote Literacy Program
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Gloria Estefan made a trip to the Norfolk-based air...

TR Hosts Annual RP Workshop
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) hosted the 2006 Religious Ministries Workshop Aug. 18-19, marking th...

Admiral Visits TR To Discuss AIRSpeed
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Walter B. Massenburg, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, visited USS Theodore Roosevelt...

MCPON Focuses on Leadership Traits During Visit Aboard Theodore Roosevelt
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SW/FMF) Joe R. Campa Jr. arrived at Naval Station No...

Tomcat Chapter Draws to a Close
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A long, storied chapter in naval aviation history came to a close July 28 with the final aircraft ca...

Roosevelt Sailors Lend a Hand at Lindenwood Elementary Career Day
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors continued their “adopt-a-school” community relations (COMREL...

TR Sailors Spend Memorial Day in Nation’s Capital
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A group of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors, along with Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, and Airme...

Vitale Assumes Command of TRCSG
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Michael Vitale relieved Rear Adm. James Winnefeld Jr. as commander, Carrier Strike Group 2...

Theodore Roosevelt Welcomes Sailors and Marines of VFA-106
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The “Gladiators” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, home-based at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., ...

TR's CS-1 Sets Standard for Communication Readiness
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (TR) (CVN 71) CS-1 division of USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Combat Sys...

TR Traps Last Tomcat from Combat Mission
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A chapter in naval aviation history drew to a close Feb. 8 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) wi...

Personnel’s Customer Service Team Ranks Among Top in Navy
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- According to recent statistics from Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), USS Theodore Roos...

‘Best in Class:' TR's Supply Department Receives Excellence Award
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Supply Department’s S-3 Division, which is made up of 60 Sailors who run USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (C...

Roosevelt Sailor Named AIRLANT ATC of the Year
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (NNS) -- Air Traffic Controller 1st Class (AW) Steven Johns, leading petty officer for TR’s carrier air traff...

‘Holy Helo’ Delivers Mass to TRCSG
USS DONALD COOK, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Command Religious Ministries Department (CRMD) personnel performed S...

‘Fearless Warriors’ Re-enlist at Sea
ABOARD USS DONALD COOK (NNS) -- During the span of Jan. 31 through Feb. 1, a total of eight USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) Sailors re-enli...

Secretary of the Navy Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter arrived aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Jan. 30 to meet a...

VS-24 Scouts Take S-3B Viking to New Horizons
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- During their current deployment with USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) embarked air wing, Carrier Ai...

CNO Holds All Hands Call Aboard The ‘Big Stick’
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (SS/AW) ...

Father, Daughter Serve Aboard Separate Ships in TRCSG
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A father and daughter, both serving on ships in the Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group, are helping eac...

USO Show A Hit on The ‘Big Stick’
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (NNS) -- The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, came aboard USS Theodore Ro...

TR Flight Deck Crew Reaches Mishap-Free Milestone
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The flight deck personnel on board USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) reached a major milestone Dec. 12...

TR Families, OPM Celebrate Holidays
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) joined the families of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for ...

"Black Lions" Reach Halfway Point of Deployment
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (NNS) -- The “Black Lions” of Fighter Squadron (VF) 213 reached the halfway point of their current deployment...

ROVER System Revolutionizes F-14's Ground Support Capability
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- As F-14 Tomcat aircraft 207 of the "Blacklions" of Fighter Squadron (VF) 213 launched the morning of...

“Big Stick” Reaches Halfway Point of Persian Gulf Deployment
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, has marked the ...

Shadowhawks Overcome Challenges, Establish Land-Based Prowler Presence in Iraq
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- During their current deployment with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the Shadowhawks of Carrier Air...

Sailors Baptized Aboard Theodore Roosevelt
ON BOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministries Department (CRMD) baptized 16 Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt...

"Cactus Air Force" Comes to Iraq
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- In late November, approximately 50 aircrew and maintenance personnel from the Valions of Strike Figh...

TR-based Aircraft Continue Support of Operation Steel Curtain
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 stationed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conti...

TRCSG Continues to Make Impact in Gulf
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), along with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) ...

“Gear Dogs” Hook Up TR With New Milestone
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The arresting gear personnel “Gear Dogs” of USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (TR) (CVN 71) V-2 division help...

Oscar Austin's Damage Control Team Provides Training to Bahraini Ship
ABOARD USS OSCAR AUSTIN (NNS) -- USS Oscar Austin's (DDG 79) Damage Control Training Team and senior members from the ship’s Engineer...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Destroy IED Production Facility
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 stationed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conti...

VF–213 Welcomes New Commanding Officer
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8’s Fighter Squadron (VF) 213 “Black Lion...

MCPON Visits TR, Answers Sailors’ Questions
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (SS/AW) Terry Scott and Sgt. Major of the Marine Corps John E...

TRCSG Sailor Reenlists Aboard Spanish Ship Alvaro de Bazan
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Keison Hunt reenlisted aboard the Sp...

Knight Named TR Senior Sailor of the Quarter
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) selected Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Ingrid Knight as its Se...

Harpham Selected as TR Sailor of the Quarter
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) selected Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class (AW/SW) Kev...

Swift Named TR BJOQ
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) named Airman (AW) Lori Swift of V-2 division's Maintenance Control a...

VAQ-141 Supports Troops in Al Asad
ON BOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (NNS) -- Personnel from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 ,along with two of its ...

TR CSG Offers OIF Air Support
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 launched its first combat operations from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) i...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Transits Through Suez Canal
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), currently on a routine, scheduled deployment, transited through the...

TR Sailors Act as Ambassadors in the Med
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), on a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean Sea, visited Palma de Mall...

Theodore Roosevelt CSG Deploys in Support of Global War on Terrorism
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), along with Carrier Air Wing 8, departed Norfolk...

TR Earns Combat Operations Efficiency Certification
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) officially achieved Combat Operations Efficiency (COE) certific...

Haley Takes Helm of TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Capt. J.R. Haley relieved Capt. Johnny ‘Turk’ Green as commanding officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt ...

TR Helps Family, Friends Grasp Sailor Lifestyle with Daylong Cruise
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) Sailors gave more than 3,600 family and friends a chance to experi...

TR Welcomes NASCAR Busch Series Drivers
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors were paid a special visit as they welcomed aboard NASCAR Bus...

Spanish Ship Joins TR Strike Group
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A ceremony held aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) May 4 recognized the ongoing friendship ...

Weapons Sailor Ready to Become a Midshipman
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Ginger Elliott is making the jump from enlisted to officer when she leav...

TR Crew Ensures Safety First While At Sea
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) crew raised the bar on safety during an underway for completion of...

Preventive Medicine Ensures TR a Healthy Home at Sea
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (TR) (CVN 71) preventive medicine technicians (PMTs) constantly help Sailor...

TR Corpsman Receives Top Honor
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVLT (NNS) -- Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Webster Nicholson, USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) aerospace medi...

AIMD Sailor Named TR Senior SOY
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Danilo Meulener was named USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71...

Thoftne Named TR Sailor of the Year
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Shannon Thoftne was named USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) 20...

TR’s Flight Deck Certifications Take Off
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 got underway Jan. 12 for flight de...

America’s ‘Big Stick’ Paints on Golden Anchors
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) painted the ship’s anchors gold Jan. 24 as part ...

Team ‘TR’ Combines for Rescue at Sea
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71), Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 3, Airborne Early Warn...

‘America’s Big Stick’ is Good as New
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) met its goal of completing its Docked Planned Incremental Avail...

Fast Cruise Marks End of DPIA for ‘Big Stick’
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) conducted a "fast cruise" Dec. 6-10 that marked the end of the ...

Reactor Gives Its Nukes Knowledge to Attain Perfection
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- In the early stages of USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) Docked Planned Incremental Availabilit...

Snoopy Team Has A Way with Pictures
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- While USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailors are simulating being underway conducting a fast c...

TR Sailor Named Atlantic Fleet ‘Outstanding RP of the Year’
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailor was recognized as U.S. Atlantic Fleet's Outstanding Re...

TR's Medical Response Team On the Scene
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) Medical Response Team (MRT) remains on high alert seven days ...

TR Sailors Celebrate the Holidays on the Spirit of Norfolk
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVLET (NNS) -- Sailors and family members of USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (TR) (CVN 71) duty section four came together...

35th Ryder Cup Matches Hosts TR Sailors
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) took part in the opening ceremonies of...

TR Sailor Relieves His Mother of the Watch at Retirement Ceremony
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Derek Thornton of USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) weapons d...

TR Sailors Donate Furry Friends to CHKD
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) Sailors donated more than 100 stuffed animals of all shapes and...

TR Sailors Participate in Annual Clean the Bay Day
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) came together with thousands from the community ...

TR Sailors Lead Memorial Day Parade in Portsmouth
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) led the 120th Memorial Day Parade in Portsmouth Ma...

TR Sailors Lend Helping Hand to Local Elementary School
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Children were the center of attention May 22, as Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) w...

TR Sailor Wins $5,000 Sinking Free Throws
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailor became the winner of the 2003 Morale, Welfare and Recr...

TR Helps Battleship Wisconsin Celebrate 60 Years
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) Sailors and the city of Norfolk came together April 16 to celeb...

TR Sailors Getting Ready to Help Save A Life
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) medical department began a shipwide requalification April 20 ...

TR Sailors Help Lindenwood Students Find Academic Success
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) is again reaching out to help the community through the adopt-a...

TR’s Lagging Team Keeps the Ship Comfortable for Sailors
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Keeping USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), "America’s Big Stick," insulated is more than a nine-to-fiv...

TR Sailors Tune in to Family Advocacy
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) received a wake up call in April, as the annual Famil...

TR Sailors Exceed Expectations for Blood DriveWatch Video
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth sponsored an armed forces blood ...

TR Sailor Named Legalman of the Year
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The Judge Advocate General of the Navy named Legalman 1st Class Shannon Minixpryor of USS Theodore R...

TR Paint Team Transforms Ship’s Image
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is in the process of transforming the ship to a fresh, brand new-loo...

FOD Walkdown Marks End to Historic Chapter for TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) moved from Norfolk Naval Base to Norfolk Naval Shipyard Feb. 19, and...

IM-4 Overhauls Aviation Support Equipment
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Although Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s IM-4 Division has been out of sight since USS ...

TR Leads Way in AT/FP
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is raising the standard when it comes to the Ship’s Self-Defense For...

TR Selected for Retention Honor Roll
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) have done it again. March 4, the TR crew received wor...

TR Ship’s Store Honored as Best in Fleet
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) Sales and Services Division was recognized Feb. 3, outshining nine...

Naval Air Force Atlantic Names TR Sailor 'Air Traffic Controller of the Year'
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailor was selected as the Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Fle...

TR Honors Native Spirit
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- During the month of November, time is set aside to honor American Indian and Alaskan native heritage...

TR Completes Ammunition Off-Load Evolution
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully completed an enormous ammunition off-load Nov. 10, afte...

Pre-Holiday Season Sales Event Sells
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Several hundred USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors packed into Hangar Bay 2 for the Pre-Holiday...

Signalmen Shine a Fading Light
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) approved the disestablishment of the signalman (SM)...

PGA Pros Visit TR Sailors
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Two golf professionals visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), giving the crew pointers to improve ...

TR Passes 3M Inspection With Flying Colors
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) became the first aircraft carrier to pass the Navy’s revamped Mainte...

CRMD Offers Sailors a Little Bit of Everything
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- There’s no room for complaining during downtime aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). There’s alwa...

TR Names Senior SOQ
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Legalman 1st Class (SW/AW) Shannon Minixpryor, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Legal Department lead...

TR Embraces Halloween Spirit Underway
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) "fun boss" announced the winners of the Halloween door decorating ...

TR Celebrates 17th Birthday
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The ship that has gone to war more than any other Nimitz-class carrier celebrated its 17th birthday ...

Big Stick Sailors Surge to Support Tennessee Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (NNS) -- Oct. 12 brought a strange sight to Nashville’s Coliseum where the Tennessee Titans were about to cla...

TR Sailors Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month in true TR fashion...

America’s Big Stick Recognized For Making Contributions to Local Community
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The City of Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission (VBCCC) presented USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN ...

TR Sailors Lend a Hand After Isabel
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Two USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors put their own needs aside in the wake of Hurricane Isabe...

Cook Cooks for Second Time on TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Eighteen years ago, before USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) was commissioned, a young, energetic, tal...

TR ‘Plank Owner’ Aboard for Third Time
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- When the sea part of the sea/shore rotation came up for one Sailor, and it was time for him to choos...

Polished and Shined, New TR Chiefs Sparkle with Golden Anchors
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- In the midst of avoiding Hurricane Isabel, 43 Sailors celebrated a career milestone Sept. 16 at the ...

TR Ship's Store Opens With New Look
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The ship’s store aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) took a gigantic leap in providing customer s...

TR Remembers Those Lost on Sept. 11
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Crewmembers aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt(CVN 71) took time out of their busy underway schedule to r...

TR Sailors Plan to Stay S.A.F.E.
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- "Impair" and "judgement" are two words Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) were told to l...

E-5s Triumphant in TR’s BMR Jeopardy
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- In Hangar Bay 2 of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), a gigantic projection TV showed an interesting e...

TR Makes Food into Art
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The enlisted mess aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is known throughout the fleet for giving gr...

History-Making Citizenship Ceremony Held Aboard TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A group of Sailors who had participated in the global war on terrorism became even more patriotic Au...

TR Underway for Carrier Qualifications
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) have geared up to support two Fleet Replacement Squad...

Tigers Loose on TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- For months, family members watched their Sailors in action overseas on TV during Operation Enduring ...

TR Sailor Earns AO of the Year Award
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- An Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom veteran aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is t...

TR Sailors Volunteer in Local Community
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- There are as many different reasons why USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors choose to volunteer ...

USS Theodore Roosevelt Gets New Commanding Officer
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The former chief of staff for Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet took command of USS Theodore Roosevelt...

TR Sailors Lend a Helping Hand in Cartagena, Spain
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT , At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy spirit and tradition of helping those in need was again realized during USS Theodore R...

Two traps on TR; CAG Eight Hits 1000, CO Lands His Last
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) Eight, Capt. David Newland, completed his 1,000th carrier arrested...

Dishwalla Rocks TRWatch Video
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Hangar Bay Two on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) became a blaze of colored flashing lights in the m...

TR Completes 100,000 Successful Catapult Launches
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The slam of a catapult slinging a naval aircraft from the flight deck into the air was heard for the...

TR Crew Unwinds with Liberty in Slovenia
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sailors took a break from supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom with a ...

Norfolk Radio Station Rocks 'America's Big Stick'
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Tommy and Rumble Show" has done many remotes on its popular Hampton Roads-based radio program f...

TR Chopper Helps HST in Rescue of Downed PilotsWatch Video
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A search and rescue team (SAR) from Helicopter Squadron (HS) 3, deployed aboard USS Theodore Rooseve...

Guided Ordnance A Key to Coalition Success
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At sea (NNS) -- The enemy forces are lobbing mortar at coalition special forces in northern Iraq.

Suddenl...

Commander 6th Fleet Visits TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, 6th Fleet Vice Adm. Scott A. Fry visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) April 7, bringin...

VFA-201 Wins Reserve Battle ‘E’
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 201, currently deployed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), is the...

TR Planes Pound Northern Iraq
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Fighter and strike fighter aircraft from Carrier Air Wing 8, deployed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt ...

America's Big Stick Launches Operation Iraqi Freedom Strikes
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Months of training and sacrifice paid off for the crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrie...

America's Big Stick Wins 2nd straight Ney Award
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- For the second year in a row, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) has won the Capt. Edward F. Ney Award ...

Sailing with Carrier, Cruiser: Different Roles, Same Team
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- An aircraft carrier and a cruiser have completely different roles to play in a battle group, yet the...

Air Defense Cruiser Lives in the Shadow of America's Big Stick
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- “All engines ahead full.”

“All engines ahead full aye. All engines ahead full.”

“...

Commander, 6th Fleet Welcomes TR to the Med
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Scott Fry, Commander, 6th Fleet, visited USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Feb. 14 to welcom...

Super Bowl XXXVII, TR Style
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- The bulkheads of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) echoed Sunday with sounds familiar to sports fans: ...

Rescuing Two Downed Pilots Part of a Day’s Work For HS-3 Crew
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- “Aircraft in the water. Aircraft in the water.”

The words of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 7...

VFA-201 “Hunters” Make History Aboard TR
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- A group of naval Reservists from Texas is making history on the decks of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN...

Hawkeye Squadron CO Hits 4,000 Hour Milestone
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Many amazing things happen on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. The ballet of planes moving ov...

TR Battle Group Begins COMPTUEX
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began its Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) Jan. 13 to com...

Theodore Roosevelt Ops Officer Earns Distinguished Flying Cross
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Operations Officer Cmdr. Mark Hunter has been recognized with one of...

Under Secretary of the Navy Visits America's Big Stick
ABOARD USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (NNS) -- Emphasizing safety and empathizing with individual Sailors, Under Secretary of the Navy Susan M. Liv...

Sailors from TR Have Field Day with Area School Children
NORFLOK, Va. (NNS) -- Friday, Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) got to help children from Portsmouth experienc...

TR Sailors Show Up in Force for Clean the Bay Day
PORTSMOUTH Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in the 14th Annual Clean the Bay Day rece...

Theodore Roosevelt Takes Battenberg Cup
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- This year America's Big Stick takes the cup -- the Battenberg Cup, that is.

Though not the...

TR Sailors Enjoy Free NASCAR Tickets
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) experienced all the sensations of NASCAR’s Grand Natio...

Patriotism Propels TR to Place on Retention Honor Roll
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Showing positive patriotic effects of Operation Enduring Freedom on the crew of USS Theodore Roosev...

TR Celebrates Asian/Pacific American Month
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) recently celebrated Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, as the m...

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