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Isle-based warships linking up with trio of carriers

  • U.S. NAVY

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113, flew over the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday. The Pearl Harbor-based ships USS Halsey and USS Preble are with the USS Theodore Roosevelt strike group in the Western Pacific.

Three U.S. aircraft carriers and about a dozen escort ships — including three destroyers from Pearl Harbor with over 1,000 Hawaii-­based sailors — are part of a rarely seen armada in the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean that soon could be in position to threaten North Korea with massive firepower. Read more

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