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Sailors on Carrier With Lemoore Crews Get Virus for Second Time

Five sailors have tested positive for COVID-19 a second time after returning to the sidelined aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, the Navy said Thursday. Two F/A-18 fighter squadrons with nearly 800 personnel from NAS Lemoore are deployed onboard the Roosevelt, which is docked in Guam as crew members recover. The...

Trump Tweets He’s Ordered Navy to Destroy Iranian Gunboats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he has ordered the Navy to “shoot down and destroy” any Iranian gunboats that harass U.S. ships, a directive that comes a week after the Navy reported a group of Iranian boats made “dangerous and harassing approaches” to American vessels in the Persian Gulf....