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Electricians Mate 2nd Class Joe Gerolmo holds his daughter for the first time during a homecoming celebration for the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) at Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 7, 2013. Kearsarge completed an eight-month deployment as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rafael Martie)
Electricians Mate 2nd Class Joe Gerolmo holds his daughter for the first time during a homecoming celebration for the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) at Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 7, 2013. Kearsarge completed an eight-month deployment as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rafael Martie)

Kearsarge ARG Returns to Naval Station Norfolk

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group’s homecoming following an 8-month deployment.

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines serving in the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group arrived at their homeports in Norfolk, Va., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 7.

USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) supported  maritime security operations, crisis response, theater security cooperation and providing a forward naval presence in the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

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