USS Theodore Roosevelt Navel Station Norfolk
INDIAN OCEAN (October 22, 2015)– This October, Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) will celebrate many birthdays with cake and festivities on the aft mess deck as they have every month since going on deployment in March. However, this month holds a special place for two birthdays that all Sailors aboard the ship celebrate. Oct. 25 will mark the 29th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Theodore Roosevelt while Oct. 27 is the 157th birthday of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States and the ship’s namesake.
“I think it would be nice if people took the time to learn about Theodore Roosevelt because I think most people would find something interesting or relatable about him,” said Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Flood, a Naval Heritage Coordinator for the ship’s enlisted surface warfare program.
There are certainly volumes of literature written about Theodore…
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