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US Military Readiness Suffers as Virus Takes Its Toll

Aircraft carrier USS Roosevelt travels across the Arabian Sea. (US Navy/Getty)

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 08:16 AM

Tuesday’s stunning announcement that personnel are being evacuated from the USS Roosevelt due to a major coronavirus outbreak was the clearest sign to date the pandemic is degrading US military readiness.

The temporary loss of the force-projecting, 117,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier docked at Guam, manned by over 4,000 Navy men and women, is a major blow to peacekeeping efforts in the South and East China seas.

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Tuesday's stunning announcement that personnel are being evacuated from the USS Roosevelt due to a major coronavirus outbreak was the clearest sign to date the pandemic is degrading US military...
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