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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

USS Theodore Roosevelt sent to Yemen in response to Iran

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)The USS Theodore Roosevelt left the Persian Gulf on Sunday and is now headed towards Yemen where there are currently three U.S. amphibious ships and two destroyers.

According to CBS News, the Roosevelt was sent in response to Iran appearing to send seven to nine ships towards Yemen, which might be carrying arms.

The Norfolk-based guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy is accompanying the Roosevelt.

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