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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Bush Carrier Strike Group to deploy Saturday

USS George H W BushFour ships, one air wing and more than 5,000 sailors that comprise the Bush Carrier Strike Group will get underway Saturday to conduct maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 5th and 6th Fleets, Fleet Forces Command said Wednesday.

The CSG includes two Norfolk-based ships: the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and the guided missile destroyer Truxtun. Two escorts, the destroyer Roosevelt and the cruiser Philippine Sea, will leave the same day from Mayport, Fla.

The guided missile destroyer Arleigh Burke will also depart Norfolk on Saturday on an independent eight-month ballistic missile defense patrol to 5th Fleet, the FFC news release said.

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