Last update on Apr.12, 2017
Aircraft Carrier Locations
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

CVW-8 (AJ)
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
08Jul1997,
entered the Newport News Shipbuilding
for a Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA)
01Jul1998, completed EDSRA
02Jul1998, returned to Norfolk

27Jul-03Aug1998, WestLant
26Aug-21Sep1998, WestLant
19Nov1998, Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX)
26Nov-30Nov1998, St.Maarten
12Feb-02Mar1999, Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 99-1
26Mar1999, departed Norfolk for Med/Adriatic/Gulf deployment
27Mar-31Mar1999, Lant
03Apr1999, Med
04Apr-07Apr1999, port call at Palma Is., Spain
09Apr-13Jun1999,
Adriatic Sea, in NATO's Operation Allied Force,
CVW-8 flew about 1,600 strike missions
14Jun-20Jun1999, port call at Palma, Mallorca, Spain
21Jun-29Jun1999, Med
30Jun-05Jul1999, Cannes, France
06Jul1999, start sailing For the Persian Gulf
09Jul1999, transited the Suez Canal and entered the Red Sea
14Jul1999, entered the Persian Gulf
14Jul-23Jul1999, Persian Gulf
24Jul-28Jul1999, Bahrain
29Jul-28Aug1999, Persian Gulf
28Aug1999, departed Persian Gulf
30Aug1999, Arabian Sea
03Sep1999, transited the Suez Canal to the Med
04Sep1999, Rhodes, Greece
13Sep1999, Med
14Sep1999,
departed the Med
Tiger Cruise planned from NS Bermuda on 21Sep
was canceled by the contingencies of Hurricane Gert
24Sep1999, returned to Norfolk
30Oct1999, a one day 'Dependents Cruise' to the Virginia Capes
CVW not assigned
Locations and Remarks
07Jan2000,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth
for a Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
10Jan-30Jun2000, PIA at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth
28Jul-31Jul2000, sea trials in the WestLant
CVW-1 (AB)
Locations and Remarks
11Sep-18Sep2000, WestLant
02Oct-05Oct2000, port call at Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
05Oct-06Oct2000, Tiger Cruise
07Oct2000, returned to Norfolk
30Oct2000, WestLant
04Dec2000, WestLant
22Jan-30Jan2001, WestLant
05Mar-26Mar2001, WestLant
23Apr-30Apr2001, WestLant
09Jun-12Jun2001, St. Thomas
13Jun-30Jun2001,
Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the Vieques bombing range, Puerto Rico
06Aug-15Aug2001,
Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 01-3 off the Vieques bombing range, Puerto Rico

19Sep2001,
departed Norfolk for a regularly Scheduled 6-month Med/Gulf deployment.
In addition, is required remain off the Virginia Capes,
within range Of NAS Oceana, for a few days while CVW-1 finishes Carrier qualifications.
Beginning of October, 2001
participated the exercise "Bright Star" in the Med
which is scheduled to take Place from 08Oct through 01Nov
13Oct2001,transited the Suez Canal to southward
17Oct2001-23Feb2002,
Northern Arabian Sea, part of Operation Enduring Freedom
27Feb2002, arrived in Bahrain
06Mar2002,
relieved by CV-67 in the Red Sea, and, Conducted a turn-over with CV-67,
supplies were transferred to CV-67
08Mar2002,
transited the Suez Canal northbound and Entered the Med.
12Mar2002, Med.
16Mar 2002, Marseille, France
27Mar2002,
returned to homeport Norfolk,
it was only Eight days delay from originally schedule.
TR completed A record 159 consecutive days at sea
during deployed 189 days in support of Operation Enduring Freedom,
and Covered some 60,000 miles.
CVW-1 dropped 1.7 million Pounds of ordnance, completed 10,000 arrested landings,
and flew more than 30,000 flight hours while on station.
CVW not assigned
Locations and Remarks
06May2002,
moved to Norfolk Naval Shipyard for a Phased Incremental Availability (PIA)
30Oct2002, completed PIA
09Nov-17Nov2002,
flight deck certifications off the Virginia and North Carolina coasts,
CVW-1, CVW-8, and VX-23 came aboard to assist in the certification of the Flight deck
CVW-8 (AJ)
Locations and Remarks
03Dec-17Dec2002,
Tailored Ship Training Availability (TSTA) off the Virginia and North Carolina Coasts
19Dec2002, returned to Norfolk
06Jan2003, departed Norfolk for a Composite training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX)
13Jan2003,
commenced use of the Vieques Island inner Range in conjunction with COMPTUEX
13Jan-04Feb2003, COMPTUEX
04Feb2003, COMPTUEX completed, and began heading directly toward Middle East
07Feb2003, Lant
19Feb-03Mar2003, Med
04Mar-07Mar2003, Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
08Mar2003, departed Souda Bay
08Mar-18Apr2003, Med
24Apr-20May2003, Med
22May-28May2003, Lant
29May2003, returned to home port Norfolk
23Jul-26Jul2003, Tiger Cruise off the coast of Virginia
12Aug-21Aug2003, WestLant
09Sep-19Sep2003, WestLant
20Sep2003, returned to Norfolk
31Oct2003, departed Norfolk
31Oct-10Nov2003, Carrier Qualifications in the WestLant
19Feb2004, entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard to Begin a Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
11Dec-13Dec2004, sea trials, WestLant
15Dec2004, returned to homeport Naval Station Norfolk
12Jan-19Jan2005, WestLant
28Jan-03Feb2005, carrier qualifications for Fleet Replacement Squadron in the WestLant
04Feb2005, returned to Norfolk
23Feb-24Feb2005, WestLant
02Mar-15Mar2005, WestLant
23Mar-14Apr2005,
Tailored Ship Training Availability and Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) in the WestLant
15Apr2005, returned to Norfolk
16May-27May2005, WestLant
22Jun-02Jul2005, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the WestLant
03Jul-07Jul2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
08Jul-29Jul2005, Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) in the WestLant
30Jul2005, returned to Norfolk
01Sep2005,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment to the Persian Gulf,
and will relieve Nimitz CSG, which is currently in the Persian Gulf.
01Sep-12Sep2005, Lant
13Sep-16Sep2005, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
17Sep-18Sep2005, Med
19Sep-22Sep2005, Naples, Italy
23Sep-27Sep2005, Med
27Sep2005, transited the Suez Canal for way to the Red Sea
28Sep-29Sep2005, Red Sea
30Sep-02Oct2005, Gulf of Aden
03Oct-04Oct2005, Arabian Sea
05Oct-23Nov2005, Persian Gulf
24Nov-27Nov2005, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
28Nov-23Dec2005, Persian Gulf
24Dec-27Dec2005, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
26Dec2005-10Feb2006, Persian Gulf
12Feb-14Feb2006, Red Sea
15Feb2006, transited the northern passage of the Suez Canal and entered the Med
16Feb-19Feb2006, Marmaris, Turkey
21Feb2006, Aegean Sea
22Feb2006, Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
23Feb-26Feb2006, Corfu, Greece
27Feb-02Mar2006, Med
03Mar2006, transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Lant
03Mar-10Mar2006, Lant
11Mar2006, returned to Norfolk
CVW-8 launched 5,412 sorties totaling nearly 19,362 flight hours
in support of operations in Iraq and Maritime Security Operations (MSO)
in the Persian Gulf and surrounding waters

21Apr-28Apr2006, carrier qualifications in support of the fleet response plan in the WestLant
01May-02May2006, Port Everglades, FL.
03May2006, WestLant
04May2006, returned to Norfolk
10May-18May2006, WestLant
06Jun-12Jun2006, maintaining qualifications in the WestLant
26Jun-29Jun2006, WestLant
21Jul-31Jul2006, maintaining qualifications in the WestLant
01Aug2006, returned to Norfolk
12Aug2006, friends and family day cruise in the WestLant
21Aug-25Aug2006, carrier qualifications for FRS in the WestLant
19Sep-26Sep2006, WestLant
17Oct-23Oct2006,
maintaining qualifications as part of the fleet response plan in the WestLant
05Dec-16Dec2006,
maintaining qualifications as part of the fleet response plan in the WestLant
17Dec2006, returned to Norfolk
17Jan-19Jan2007,
maintaining qualifications as part of the fleet response plan in the WestLant
06Feb2007, departed Norfolk
06Feb-08Feb2007,
maintaining qualifications as part of the fleet response plan in the WestLant

07Mar2007,
moved to Norfolk Naval Ship Yard for a nine-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
28Nov2007,
transited the Elizabeth River to return to homeport of Naval Station Norfolk
after completing a nine-month PIA in Norfolk Naval Shipyard

04Dec-06Dec2007, sea trials and flight deck certification in the WestLant
17Dec-20Dec2007, carrier qualifications in the WestLant
28Jan-03Feb2008,
carrier qualifications for the FRS and the CNATRA off the Virginia coast
05Feb-08Feb2008, off the Virginia coast
02Mar-10Mar2008,
tested the NATO Sea Sparrow Missile System, carrier qualifications for CNATRA,
off the coast of Virginia
16Mar2008, departed Norfolk
16Mar-09Apr2008,
tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP)
10Apr2008, returned to Norfolk
24Apr-19May2008,
Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Virginia
20May-23May2008,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ) off the coast of Virginia
24May2008, returned to Norfolk
06Jun-13Jun2008,
carrier qualifications for fleet replacement squadrons
and training squadrons off the coast of Virginia
18Jul2008, departed Norfolk for a JTFEX
18Jul-20Jul2008, off the coast of Virginia
21Jul-31Jul2008,
Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 08-4 "Operation Brimstone"
in North Carolina and off the eastern U.S. coast from Virginia to Florida
01Aug-08Aug2008,
Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination (ORSE) in the WestLant
09Aug2008, returned to Norfolk
08Sep2008, departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment to the Middle East
08Sep-03Oct2008, Lant
04Oct2008, anchored off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa
04Oct-06Oct2008, Cape Town, South Africa
07Oct2008, departed Cape Town, South Africa
08Oct-15Oct2008, Indian Ocean
16Oct-14Nov2008, North Arabian Sea
15Nov-18Nov2008, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
19Nov-23Dec2008, North Arabian Sea
24Dec-27Dec2008, port visit in the Middle East
28Dec2008-22Jan2009, North Arabian Sea
23Jan-26Jan2009, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
27Jan-24Feb2009, North Arabian Sea
25Feb-28Feb2009, port visit in the Middle East
01Mar-20Mar2009, North Arabian Sea
21Mar-24Mar2009, Arabian Sea
25Mar-26Mar2009, Red Sea
27Mar2009, transited the Suez Canal and entered the Med
27Mar-03Apr2009, Med
04Apr2009, Lant
05Apr-08Apr2009, anchored off Portsmouth, UK
09Apr-17Apr2009, Lant
18Apr2009, returned to Norfolk,
after a successful seven-month deployment
supporting Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and maritime security and coalition operations
in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)

18May-21May2009, off-loaded ammunition off the coast of Virginia
30May2009, Friends and Family Day Cruise
CVW not assigned
Locations and Remarks
26Aug2009,
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a $2.4 billion contract
to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding - Newport News
for the Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)
29Aug2009,
entered Newport News Shipbuilding for a RCOH
21May2011,
left dry dock and transitted the James River
as relocates from dry dock 11 to a pier 2 at Newport News Shipbuilding
for the second half of RCOH
17May2013, rotate position "turn ship" at pier
19Aug2013, began simulating an at sea environment "Fast Cruise"
25Aug2013, departed Newport News Shipbuilding
25Aug-28Aug2013, Sea Trials
29Aug2013, completed RCOH and returned to Norfolk
CVW-1 (AB)
Locations and Remarks
12Sep2013, departed Norfolk
12Sep-20Sep2013, flight deck certification and CVW-1 Carrier Qualifications in the WestLant
21Sep2013, returned to Norfolk
23Oct2013, departed Norfolk
23Oct-01Nov2013, Carrier Qualifications in the WestLant
02Nov2013, returned to Norfolk
08Nov2013, departed Norfolk
08Nov-17Nov2013,
X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations,
test of the Joint Precision Approach Landing System (JPALS),
off the coast of Virginia
18Nov2013, returned to Norfolk
03Dec2013, departed Norfolk
03Dec-13Dec2013, Carrier Qualifications off the coast of Virginia
14Dec2013, returned to Norfolk
15Jan2014, departed Norfolk
16Jan-04Feb2014,
FRS/TRACOM Carrier Qualifications (CQ) and routine training in the WestLant
05Feb2014, returned to Norfolk
09Apr2014, departed Norfolk
09Apr-11Apr2014, sea trials in the WestLant
12Apr2014, returned to Norfolk
28Apr2014, departed Norfolk
28Apr-09May2014,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ),
ammo onload with the USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13),
in the WestLant
10May2014, returned to Norfolk
19May2014, departed Norfolk
19May-23May2014,
Combat System Ship Qualification Trial (CSSQT),
surface gun exercise (GUNEX),
in the WestLant
24May2014, returned to Norfolk
02Jun2014, departed Norfolk
03Jun-12Jun2014,
FRS/TRACOM Carrier Qualifications (CQ) and routine training in the WestLant
13Jun2014, returned to Norfolk
24Jun2014, departed Norfolk
24Jun-25Jun2014, Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
26Jun2014, returned to Norfolk
11Jul2014, departed Norfolk
12Jul-16Jul2014, FRS Carrier Qualifications in the WestLant
17Jul2014, ammo onload with the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
18Jul2014, returned to Norfolk
16Aug2014, departed Norfolk
17Aug-24Aug2014,
unmanned X-47B carrier deck and flight operations with an FA-18F from VX-23,
and routine training in the WestLant
26Aug2014, returned to Norfolk
27Aug2014, Friends and Family Day Cruise
18Sep2014, departed Norfolk
18Sep-10Oct2014, TSTA/FEP in the WestLant
11Oct2014, returned to Norfolk
28Oct2014, departed Norfolk
28Oct-07Nov2014,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRSCQ) in the Virginia Capes
13Nov2014, returned to Norfolk
08Jan2015, departed Norfolk
08Jan-06Feb2015, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the WestLant
07Feb-09Feb2015, WestLant
10Feb2015, returned to Norfolk
09Mar2015,
departure for deployment was delayed
because sea water piping is fouled by marine growth
11Mar2015,
departed Norfolk
for a scheduled Middle East deployment
and a homeport change to San Diego
11Mar-22Mar2015, Lant
22Mar-26Mar2015,
anchored off Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, UK
27Mar-30Mar2015, Lant
31Mar2015,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Med
01Apr-05Apr2015, Med
06Apr2015,
transited the Suez Canal and entered U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
07Apr-08Apr2015, Red Sea
09Apr2015, Gulf of Aden
10Apr-12Apr2014, North Arabian Sea
13Apr2014,
relieved the USS Carl Vinson CSG in the Gulf of Oman
14Apr-18Apr2015, Persian Gulf
19Apr2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
19Apr-23Apr2014, North Arabian Sea
24Apr2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
25Apr-03May2015, Persian Gulf
04May-07May2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
08May-07Jun2015, Persian Gulf
08Jun-11Jun2015, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
12Jun-18Jul2015, Persian Gulf
19Jul-22Jul2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
23Jul-31Aug2015, Persian Gulf
01Sep-07Sep2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
08Sep-03Oct2015, Persian Gulf
04Oct-07Oct2015, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
08Oct2015, Persian Gulf
09Oct2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
10Oct-15Oct2015, North Arabian Sea
16Oct-22Oct2015, Indian Ocean
23Oct2015, Strait of Malacca
24Oct-27Oct2015, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
28Oct-10Nov2015, South China Sea
11Nov-12Nov2015, WestPac
13Nov2015, entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
13Nov-14Nov2015, U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
15Nov-17Nov2015, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
18Nov-22Nov2015, Tiger Cruise in the EastPac
23Nov2015, arrived at new homeport San Diego
CVW-17 (NA)
Locations and Remarks
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
20Feb2016, departed San Diego
20Feb-08Mar2016,
Carrier Qualifications with CVW-17 and offload ordnance,
off the coast of southern California
09Mar2016, returned to San Diego
02May-08Dec2016, Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
19Dec2016, departed San Diego
19Dec-21Dec2016, sea trials off the coast of southern California
22Dec2016, returned to San Diego
12Jan2017, departed San Diego
12Jan-16Jan2017,
off the coast of southern California
17Jan2017, returned to San Diego
18Jan2017, departed San Diego
18Jan-27Jan2017,
flight deck certification and carrier qualifications,
CVW-17 Carrier Qualifications,
off the coast of southern California
28Jan2017, returned to San Diego
30Jan2017, departed San Diego
30Jan-06Feb2017,
off the coast of southern California
07Feb2017, returned to San Diego
09Feb2017, departed San Diego
09Feb-13Feb2017,
FRS Carrier Qualifications, off the coast of southern California
14Feb2017, returned to San Diego
15Feb2017, departed San Diego
15Feb-01Mar2017,
routine training, off the coast of southern California
02Mar2017, returned to San Diego