PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 17, 2020) Rear Adm. Fred Kacher, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 7, and Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) discuss interoperability between the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and the America Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG). Operating as an Expeditionary Strike Force, the Navy-Marine Corps team integrates the combat power of the Theodore Roosevelt CSG with the flexible capability of the America ESG to provide the fleet commander with a capable, credible combat force that can be deployed anywhere in the world.
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand)
Source: U.S. Navy (video statements)