Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Homecoming

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.

Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as the ship arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, July 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Andrew Schneider/Released)

Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as the ship arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, July 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Andrew Schneider/Released)

 

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!

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