U.S. without an aircraft carrier in Middle East this fall
For the first time since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. Navy will not have an aircraft carrier stationed in the Middle East for at least one to two months.
By U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Todd M. Flint. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
USS Theodore Roosevelt and her escorts are expected to depart the area this fall and the replacement, USS Harry Truman, won’t arrive till early Winter.
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