USS Leyte Gulf returns to Naval Station Norfolk after deployment

Posted at 6:54 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 20:08:05-04

NORFOLK, Va. - More than 300 sailors returned to Norfolk Naval Station Friday when the USS Leyte Gulf arrived from its deployment.

The guided-missile cruiser's return marked the end of its seven month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

The ship, while on deployment, conducted maritime security operations.