NORFOLK 134 officers and sailors leftNorfolk Tuesday afternoon as their submarine deployed.

The Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Boise is going on a regularly-scheduled six-month deployment.

The sub will be on duty in the European Command area of responsibility, which includes all of Europe, large portions of Asia, parts of the Middle East and the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. The command is responsible for U.S. military relations with NATO and 51 countries on two continents with a total population of close to a billion people.

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