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Change of command ceremony held for USS Roosevelt

Friday - 3/1/2013, 2:49pm  ET

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt has a new commanding officer.

Capt. Daniel Grieco took command of the aircraft carrier during a ceremony Thursday. Grieco relieved Capt. William Hart.

WAVY-TV reports (http://bit.ly/YaTPHS) that the USS Roosevelt is in its final overhaul steps of a refueling and overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding.

The Nimitz Class aircraft carrier has been in Newport News for the overhaul work since 2009. A carrier undergoes the 41-month maintenance project once in its 50-year life.

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Information from: WAVY-TV, http://www.wavy.com/


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