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USS Theodore Roosevelt

Deployment: Sent to the Arabian Sea on September 19, 2001. Returned to home port on March 27, 2002.
Type of vessel: Nimitz-class, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
Home port: Norfolk, Virginia
Total personnel: 5,500 approx.
Aircraft: 85 approx.
Maximum speed: 30+ knots
Nuclear reactors: 2
Flight deck: 4.5 acres
Commissioned: October 25, 1986
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CARRIER AIRWING ONE
VF-102 Diamondbacks (F-14 Tomcats)
VFA-82 Marauders (FA-18 Hornets)
VFA-86 Sidewinders (FA-18 Hornets)
VMFA-251 Thunderbolts (FA-18 Hornets)
VAW-123 Screwtops (E-2 Hawkeyes)
VAQ-137 Rooks (EA-6 Prowlers)
VS-32 Maulers (S-3 Vikings)
HS-11 Dragon Slayers (SH-60 Seahawk and HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters)
VRC 40 Rawhides (C-2 Greyhounds)
BATTLE GROUP
Two submarines
- USS Hartford
- USS Springfield
Two cruisers
- USS Leyte Gulf
- USS Vella Gulf
Four destroyers
- USS Ramage
- USS Ross
- USS Peterson
- USS Hayler
One frigate
- USS Elrod
Three amphibious assault ships
- USS Bataan
- USS Shreveport
- USS Whidbey Island
One combat support ship
- USS Detroit


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