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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group returns home after deployment

The carrier strike group left Norfolk back in January, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.

NORFOLK, Va. — There's good news for some military families: The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and its strike group are home after a seven-month deployment.

The carrier strike group left Norfolk back in January, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. The strike group operated in the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation and continued to function and maintain maritime stability as the pandemic spread across the globe.

The Ike, along with guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), returned to Naval Station Norfolk on Sunday.

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