Category Archives: Military Personnel

Navy, CDC to Study COVID-19 Outbreak on Carrier Theodore Roosevelt

Navy, CDC to Study COVID-19 Outbreak on Carrier Theodore Roosevelt

Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) depart the ship to move to off-ship berthing on April 10, 2020. US Navy Photo

To better refine how the Navy fights COVID-19, the service and the Center for Disease Control are mounting a study see how the virus spread aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). Read More

More Than 1,000 Sailors Test Positive for COVID-19; Service Has Highest Share of Active Duty Infections

More Than 1,000 Sailors Test Positive for COVID-19; Service Has Highest Share of Active Duty Infections

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Tyler Dowling, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, speaks with Capt. Eric Correll, Commander, Task Force 75 during Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) site preparations on April 16, 2020. US Navy Photo

The Navy reported 1,017 active duty COVID-19 cases throughout the fleet, the service announced on Friday. Of those, infected sailors on USS Theodore Roosevelt account for the majority of the Navy’s active duty cases. Read More

Destroyer USS Roosevelt Now in Europe, USS Porter Operating in Black Sea

Destroyer USS Roosevelt Now in Europe, USS Porter Operating in Black Sea

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG-80) departs Naval Station Mayport to commence its homeport shift to Naval Station Rota, Spain on March 21, 2020. US Navy Photo

Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG-80) is now operating in U.S. 6th Fleet as the newest hull in a quartet of U.S. warships based in Spain, the service announced on Tuesday. Read More

MCPON: Navy Working to Keep Personnel Pipeline Flowing Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

MCPON: Navy Working to Keep Personnel Pipeline Flowing Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith speaks with U.S. Naval War College sailors on Jan. 16, 2020. US Navy Photo

The Navy’s top enlisted sailor is confident that the measures the service is taking now to keep the training pipeline moving will help smooth the flow of personnel in the coming months, when the Navy can resume its movement of sailors across the force. Read More

950 Sailors Now Have COVID-19; 2nd USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor in Intensive Care

950 Sailors Now Have COVID-19; 2nd USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor in Intensive Care

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Tavish Davis with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, tests a Sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) for symptoms of COVID-19, on Naval Base Guam on April 8, 2020. US Marine Corps Photo

The Navy is reporting 950 sailors have tested positive for COVID-19, and a second sailor from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) has been admitted into the intensive care unit at Naval Hospital Guam, the service announced on Tuesday. Read More