USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to return home April 18th

Posted at 3:03 PM, Apr 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-11 15:27:09-04

Norfolk, Va. – The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group will return home on Friday, April 18th following a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

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The Truman, USS Bulkeley, USS Mason, USS San Jacinto and USNS Arctic will all return to their homeport of Norfolk, while the USS Gettysburg will return to Naval Station Mayport.

Carrier Air Wing 3 will also return home.

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