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Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group MED 99 Deployment
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
"Rough Rider"

TR began her sixth deployment on Mar. 26, 1999 with CVW-8. They were immediately called to duty in the Ionian Sea to support NATO's Operation ALLIED FORCE. TR and CVW-8 aircraft conducted air strikes for two months over the skies of Kosovo against the Serbians. TR and CVW-8 were then dispatched to support Operation Southern Watch, enforcing the "no-fly" zone over Southern Iraq. TR returned to her homeport of Norfolk, Virginia on Sept 24, 1999.


    30 Sep 1999 - Homeport
    28 Aug 1999 - Departed Gulf
    15 Jul 1999 - Arrived Persian Gulf
    15 Jun 1999 - Departed Adriatic
    03 Apr 1999 - Arrived Adriatic
    27 Mar 1999 - Departed for 6-month Med/Gulf
    02 Jul 1998 - 1-year DPIA overhaul complete

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