Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Eisenhower Strike Group homecoming. On Wednesday, 5,000 Sailors returned home to the Norfolk, Mayport, and Whidbey Island areas, finishing a four and a half month deployment.
Read Rear Adm. Michael Gilday‘s blog that explains how the Sailors have been operating forward in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Rear Adm. Gilday is the commander, Carrier Strike Group Eight.
Welcome home Ike Sailors!